CEDRIC CLARENCE RATLIFF

Born: 1919, Ipswich.

Died: 21st November 1941; age: 22.

Residence: 10, Cavendish Street, Ipswich.

 

Rank: Trooper; Service Number: 7888496.

Regiment: 1st Royal Tank Regiment, Royal Armoured Corps.

 

Memorial Reference:

Column 24.

Alamein Memorial,

El Alamein,

Maruth,

Egypt.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Florence May Ratliff (wife of Charles Harold Ratliffe), of Ipswich.

 

Mother: Florence May Ratliff (nee Webb), born April 1892, Crowfield, Suffolk.

In 1927, Ipswich, Florence married Bertie Lewis Askew, born March 1899, Ipswich.

 

ENGLAND & WALES REGISTER 1939

Cedric was living with his mother, step father & step siblings at their family home – 10, Cavendish Street, Ipswich.

Bertie, a Stoker Civil Staff. During the Second World War Bertie was a Stoker Engineer Officer for the Royal Navy at H.M.S. ‘Ganges.’

Florence, unpaid Domestic Duties.

Joan Winifred Ratliff, a Machinist – Tailoring, born May 1922, Ipswich.

Myrtle Gwendoline Askew, born 1928, Ipswich.

Jasmine Iris Askew, born 1931, Ipswich.

Gerald Lewis Askew, born 1933, Ipswich.

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  • Fascinating history. Florence May Askew (nee Ratliff) was my grandmother. My mother Jasmine is the only surviving child of Florence.

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