Image from 1919 Suffolk Chronicle & Mercury newspaper.


Born: 1896, Ipswich.

Died on or since: 21st September 1918; KiA.

Residence: 10, Curriers Lane, Ipswich.

Employed: Messrs. Churchman.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Lance Sergeant; Service Number: 471179

Regiment: London Regiment (County of London) Battalion, (The Rangers).


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:

Meath Cemetery,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mrs S. E. Ranson, of 10, Curriers Lane, Ipswich.




1901   42, Lady Lane, Ipswich.


Alfred was 5 years old and living with his parnets & siblings.

Charles Henry Ranson, 31, a Baker – own account – at home, born St. Matthew’s Square, Ipswich.

Sarah Eliza Ranson (nee Trench), 32, born 34, Arthur Terrace, Camberwell, London.

Lucy Elizabeth Ranson, 10, born Ipswich.

Jessie Ethel Ranson, 9, born Ipswich.

Myra Amy Ranson, 8, born Ipswich.

Charles Henry C. Ranson, 6, born Ipswich.

Walter Robert Ranson, 3, born Ipswich.

Telitha May Ranson, 1, born Ipswich.

2 lodgers

1 domestic servant.


1911   10, Curriers Lane, Ipswich.


Alfred was 15 years old, an Errand Boy – Grocer & Provision Merchant. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Charles, 42, a Baker – own account.

Sarah, 42.

Charles, 16, at a Tobacco Factory.

Walter, 12.

May, 11.

Cornelius George Ranson, 9, born Ipswich.

Elsie Florence Ranson, 7, born Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Charles H. Ranson – father.


London Regiment (County of London) Battalion, (The Rangers).

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