Born: 1906, Battersea, Surrey.

Died: 11th April 1944; age: 38; of Cerebral Laceration from a gunshot wound of the head at ‘Alasdair’ The Street, Claydon, Suffolk – self inflicted – did kill himself at a time when the balance of his mind was disturbed.

Inquest held 12th April 1944.

Residence: 30, Bolderwood Way, West Wickham, Kent.

Occupation: a Commercial Traveller.


Rank: Second Lieutenant; Service Number: 302413.

Regiment: Royal Army Service Corps, 486 Tipper Company.


Grave Reference:


St. Mary & St. Botolph Churchyard,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of John Llott Sympson & Florence Sympson; husband of Ella Lydia Sympson, of Thurlton, Norfolk.




1911   62, Honeywell Road, Battersea, Surrey.


John was 5 years old and living with his parents & sisters.

John Llott Sympson, a Warehouseman – Drapery Warehouse, born Chelsea, Middlesex.

Florence Edith Sympson (nee Goodwin, born Pimlico, Middlesex.

Gladys Edith Sympson, 12, born Pimlico.

Ivy Florence Sympson, 8, born Battersea, Middlesex.


John attended Ipswich School.


In 1935, Thurlton, Norfolk, John married Ella Lydia Warford, born April 1903.

They had 1 daughter.


Probate to Ella Lydia Sympson, of ‘Deben’ Valley Road, Ipswich.


John is also remembered on the Ipswich School Chapel war memorial.

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