Born: 1881, Hasketon, Suffolk.

Died: 23rd April 1917; age 36; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 201403

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Memorial Reference:

Bay 4,

Arras Memorial,

Pas de Calais,





1891   7, Rosemary Lane, Ipswich.


John was 9 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Samuel Race, 31, a Groom & Coachman, born Stonham Aspal, Suffolk.

Eliza Race (nee Creasy), 36, born Helmingham, Suffolk.

Mary Ellen Race, 8, born Stonham Aspal.

Samuel Race, 6, born Stonham Aspal.

Harriet Dora Race, 3, born Stonham Aspal.


1901   62, Newson Street, Ipswich.


John was 19 years old, a Fruiter – Grocer. He was living with his father, brother, step mother & step siblings.

Samuel, 41, a Groom & Coachman.

Florence Mary Race (nee Whight), born Ipswich.

Samuel, 16, an Upholsterer.

Arthur James Race, 9, born Ipswich.

Alice Florence Race, 5, born Ipswich.


1911   56, Curriers Lane, Ipswich.


John was 29 years old, a Railway Carman. He was living alone.


John’s mother, Eliza Race died 1897, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Samuel Race – father.


Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment battalion movements

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment



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