Image from 1st November 1944, Evening Star newspaper.

Born: 12th December 1925, Ipswich.

Died: 20th July 1944; age: 18; MPK at sea off the Normandy coast during operations in connection with the Liberation of Europe.

Residence: 18, Howe Avenue, Ipswich.

Occuaption: a Parcel Boy for the Eastern Counties Omnibus Company.


Rank: Telegraphist; Service Number: P/JX 429072.

Regiment: Royal Navy, H.M.S. ‘Isis.’


Memorial Reference:

Panel 84. Column 3.

Portsmouth Naval Memorial,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of George Herbert & Margaret Rinder, of Ipswich.


Father: George Herbert Rinder, born November 1901, Birmingham, Warwickshire.

Mother: Margaret Rinder (nee Reynolds), born March 1905, Ipswich.



George was living with his parents & siblings at their family home – 18, Howe Avenue, Ipswich.

George, a Passenger Omnibus Conductor.

Margaret, unpaid Domestic Duties.

Francis R. Rinder, born 1930, Ipswich.

Pamela M. Rinder, born 1935, Ipswich.

Ronald Harry Rinder, born April 1939, Ipswich.


George is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Augustine of Hippo Church, Ipswich.


H.M.S. ‘ISIS’   20th July 1944.

H.M.S.’Isis’ was a destroyer, built by Yarrow Shipbuilders Ltd. Glasgow, laid down 6th February 1936, launched 12th November 1936, and commissioned 2nd June 1937. Commander Lt. Cdr. Henry Dumaresq Durell, RN. The H.M.S. ‘Isis’ hit a mine 5 miles off North-East of Courseulles-sur-Mer, Normandy. 20 men saved, 155 officers & men lost.

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