Born: 28th September 1918, Ipswich.
Died: 27th August 1945; age: 27. (reported as killed in action)
Residence: 9, Upland Road, Ipswich.
Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 139083.
Regiment: Royal Army Service Corps.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Victor Percy & Kate Beatrice Symonds; husband of Doris Marie Symonds, of Twickenham, Middlesex.
Rank: Gunner, 631788, of the Royal Field Artillery, 874th Trench Mortar Battery, T.F. Victor was buried at Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.
Mother: Kate Beatrice Symonds (nee Ditcham), born September 1885, Ipswich.
ENGLAND & WALES REGISTER 1939
Douglas was living with his widowed mother & brother at their family home – 9, Upland Road, Ipswich.
Kate, unpaid Domestic Duties.
Humphrey James Symonds, an Air Compressor Engineer, born June 1916, Ipswich.
In 1941, Brentford, Middlesex, Douglas married Doris Marie Burgess, born November 1914, Lambeth, London, of 49, Dulwich Grove, Camberwell. A Canteen Worker.
Probate to Humphery James Symonds – brother.