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.


Grave 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 Aspel, Suffolk.

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

Mary Ellen Race, 8, born Stonham Aspel.

Samuel Race, 6, born Stonham Aspel.

Harriet Dora Race, 3, born Stonham Aspel.


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.


Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment battalion movements

Suffolk regiment website

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment



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