HENRY WALTER REDNALL

 

 

Born: 1887, Botesdale, Suffolk.

Baptised: 9th October 1887, St. Mary’s Church, Redgrave with Botesdale, Suffolk – parents: Walter Berry & Mary Ann Rednall.

Died: 2nd August 1917; age: 30; KiA – Ypres.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

 

Rank: Rifleman: Service Number: 235064

Regiment: The Kings (Liverpool Regiment), 1st/5th Battalion.

Formerly 19870, Suffolk Regiment.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Memorial Reference:

Panel 4 & 6.

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial,

West-Vlaanderen,

Belgium.

 

Brother-in-law to EDWIN JAMES HUNTING.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   The Bank, Botesdale, Suffolk.

 

Henry was 3 years old and living with his parents, brother & paternal grandmother.

Walter Berry Rednall, 34, a Builder & Timber Merchant, born Rickinghall, Suffolk.

Mary Ann Rednall (nee Warren), 34, born Rickinghall.

Edward Herbert Rednall, 1, born Botesdale.

Harriey Emmerson Rednall, 76, a widow, living on her own means, born Thrandeston, Suffolk.

1 general domestic servant.

 

1901   Hill House, Botesdale.

 

Henry was 13 years old and living with his parents & brothers.

Walter, 44, a Carpenter & Bricklayer – employer.

Mary Ann, 44.

Edward, 11.

Philip William Rednall, 6, born Botesdale.

1 general domestic servant.

 

1911   5, Orwell Place, Ipswich.

 

Henry was 23 years old, a Newsagent Assistant. He was living with his widowed mother & brothers.

Mary Ann, 54, a Newsagent & Stationers – employer.

Edward, 21, a Shorthand Typist – Engineers.

Philip, 16, a News Agent Assistant.

1 general domestic servant.

 

Henry’s father Walter Berry Rednall died, November 1905, of 5, Orwell Place, Ipswich.

 

In 1915, Ipswich, Henry married Beatrice Elsie Hunting, born 1891, Ipswich.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Beatrice E. Rednall – widow.

 

Henry is commemorated on a headstone at Ipswich Old Cemetery, section J, with his brother-in-law Edwin James Hunting who died of wounds, 22nd March 1918, France.

 

The Kings (Liverpool Regiment), 1st/5th Battalion

 

 

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