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.


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Cemetery,



Father: Percy William Goold, born November 1888, Chelmsford, Essex.

Mother: Florence May Goold (nee Clouting), born 1892, Burston, Norfolk – died 1936, Ipswich.



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.

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