James is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.
Born: 1924, Ipswich.
Died: 17th June 1945; age 21.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 14318194.
Regiment: Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry, 2nd (Airborne) Battalion.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of James William & Ruby Annie Rider, of Waltham Abbey, Essex.
Father: James William Rider, born 1903, Harlow, Essex.
Mother: Ruby Annie Rider (nee Woods), born 1905, Ipswich.