Remembered by Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies with entrance gates, dedicated in May 1958, at Ransomes Sports’ Centre, Sidegate Avenue, Ipswich.
Known on war records as John Raymond Lewis GOULD.
Born: 6th August 1927, Ipswich.
Died: 2nd June 1945; age: 17; Died of Leuko Erythroblastosis at R.N.S.Q., Shotley, Suffolk.
Residence: 10, King Edward Road, Ipswich.
Employed: at Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies, Ipswich.
Rank: Air Mechanic (o) 2nd Class; Service Number: FAA/FX 741647.
Regiment: Royal Navy, H.M.S. ‘Gosling’
Stationed at Royal Naval Air Training Establishment, Risley, near Warrington, Cheshire.
Father: Percy William Goold, born November 1888, Chelmsford, Essex.
Mother: Florence May Goold (nee Clouting), born 1892, Burston, Norfolk – died 1936, Ipswich.
ENGLAND & WALES REGISTER 1939
John was at school and living with his widowed father & siblings at their family home – 10, King Edward Road, Ipswich.
Percy, an Export Ledger Clerk – Agricultural Works.
Doris May Goold, a House Keeper – Paid Domestic, born December 1914, Ipswich – died September 1944, Ipswich.
Joan Margaret Goold, an Assistant, born September 1918, Ipswich.
Russell Hugh Goold, at School, born August 1929, Ipswich.