image from 1917 Chronicle newspaper


Born: 16th March 1895, Ipswich.

Died on or since death presumed: 28th September 1916; age 21; KiA.

Residence: 20, Dillwyn Street West, Ipswich.

Employed: at Hunt Ltd.

Enlistment Location: Chelmsford, Essex.


Rank: Private; Service Number: G/14720

Regiment: Royal Sussex Regiment, 2nd Battalion.

Formerly 2842, Essex Regiment.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Memorial Reference:

Pier & Face 7C.

Thiepval Memorial,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of James & Julia Sarah Procter, of 20, Dillwyn Street, Ipswich.




1901   36, Elliott Street, Ipswich.


Ralph was 6 years old and living with his parents & brothers.

James Thomas Procter, 31, a Journeyman – Scalemaker, born Bishopsgate, London.

Julia Sarah Procter (nee Hiskey), 31, born Elmsett, Suffolk.

James Albert Procter, 9, born 139, West Street, Mile End, London.

Stanley Robert Procter, 7, born Ipswich.


1911   36, Elliott Street, Ipswich.


Ralph was 16 years old, a Gardener – Domestic. He was living with his parents & brother.

James, 41, a Scale Weighing Machine Worker & Repairer.

Julia, 41.

Stanley, 17, an Apprentice Window Blind Fitter.


Soldiers’ Effects to James T. Procter – father.


Ralph is also remembered on the St. Nicholas Congregational Church war memorial, once sited at St. Nicholas Street, Ipswich.


 Royal Sussex Regiment, 2nd Battalion



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