Born: 23rd April 1893, Aldham, Suffolk.

Died: 10th April 1916; age 22; Died of Wounds – No.1. General Hospital from wounds recieved in action at Hulluch on the 2nd April.

Residence: Gatarce Road, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich: Date: 26th August 1914; Occupation: Leather Tanner.

Date of Entry Therein: 30th May 1915 – France.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 12396

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 7th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Grave Reference:

Etretat Churchyard,

Seine Marine,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Henry William & Julia Rudland, of 55, Gatacre Road, Ipswich.




1901   12, Surbiton Road, Ipswich.


Henry was 7 years old and living with his parents, siblings & maternal aunt.

Henry William Rudland, 47, a Worker on a Farm, born Elmsett, Suffolk.

Julia Rudland (nee Welham), 40, born Hadleigh, Suffolk.

William Charles Rudland, 15, a Milk Boy, born Aldham, Suffolk.

Deborah Milly Rudland, 12, born Aldham.

Baden Roberts J. Rudland, 1, born Ipswich.

Rosanna A. Welham, 22, a Tailoress, born Aldham.


1911   55, Gatacre Road, Ipswich.


Henry was 17 years old, worked at a Wash House. He was living his parents, brothers & nephew.

Henry, 57, a Farm Labourer.

Julia, 48.

William, 25, a Farm Labourer.

Baden, 11.

(Eddy) Joseph Edward Rudland, 9, born Ipswich.

Herbert Cecil G. Rudland, 3, born Ipswich.


Henry attended Bramford Road Boys School, Ipswich.

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