Born: 29th May 1901, Ipswich.

Died: 12:15, 26th August 1942; age: 41; died from bomb explosion injuries at East Suffolk & Ipswich Hospital, Suffolk. Injuries received on the 25th August 1942, whilst on duty outside 65, King Edward Road, Ipswich.

Bomb exploded on Murray Road, at 11:30 p.m.

Residence: 65, King Edward Road, Ipswich.

Occupation: Test Engineer – Pneumatic Engineers – Reavell’s, Ipswich.


Civilian: A Firefighter, for the Civil Defence Service.


Grave Reference:

Ipswich Old Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Lucy Ada Nursey, 3, High View Road, Ipswich & the late Arthur Edward Nursey; husband of Florence Martha Nursey, of 65, King Edward Road, Ipswich.




1911   25, Coronation Road, Ipswich.


Raymond was 9 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Arthur Edward Nursey, 45, a Pastry Cook, born Colchester, Essex.

Ada Lucy Nursey (nee Mills), 42, born Ipswich.

Doris Ada Nursey, 12, born Ipswich.

Henry Norman Nursey, 8, born Ipswich.


Raymond’s father, Arthur Edward Nursey, of 2, Coronation Road, Ipswich, died August 1927, at Felixstowe.


In 1929, Ipswich, Raymond married Florence Martha Holonby, born December 1896, Ipswich.

They had 2 children:

Charles A. Nursey, born 1931, Ipswich – died 1932, Ipswich.

Patricia M. Nursey, born 1933, Ipswich.



Raymond was an Assistant Test Engineer – Reavell’s, Ipswich. He was living with his wife and daughter at the home of his widowed father-in-law – 64, Derby Road, Ipswich.

Charles Ransom Holonby, an Upholsterer, born September 1864, St. Pancras, London.

Florence, unpaid Domestic Duties.



Probate to Florence Martha Nursey – widow.


Raymond is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Augustine of Hippo Church, Ipswich.

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