Recorded on war records as Ray William Scarff.
Born: 6th February 1917, Ipswich.
Died: 20th August 1943; age: 26 – Japanese Prisoner of War – Thailand/Burma Railway.
Residence: 115, Camden Road, Ipswich.
Occupation: Clerk – Co-operative Society.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 5828793.
Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 5th Battalion – Infantry.
Father: Bertie Scarff, born 1890, Ipswich.
Mother: Edith Maud Scarff (nee Rose), born 1891, Ipswich.
England & Wales 1939 Register.
18, Chenery Street, Ipswich.
Roy was a Clerk in the Secretary’s Office of Co-operative Society. He was living at the home of Albert & Celia Bigmore.
In 1940, Ipswich, Roy married Dorothy Blanche Double, born July 1916, Ipswich.
Probate to Dorothy Blanche Scarff – widow.