Born: 26th March 1919, Islington, London.
Died: 10th September 1943; age: 24 – as a Japanese PoW – Thailand-Burma Railway.
Residence: 70, Reynolds Road, Ipswich.
Occupation: Milk Roundsman.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 5830611.
Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of John & Dorothy Roper; husband of Ruby Eva Kemp, of Ipswich.
Step Father: John Edward Roper, born March 1886, Ipswich.
Mother: Dorothy Kemp, born March 1893.
ENGLAND & WALES REGISTER 1939.
Reginald was a Milks Roundsman. He was living with his mother & step father and step brother at their family home – 69, Richmond Road, Ipswich.
John, a Builder’s Labourer.
Dorothy, unpaid Domestic Duties.
Herbert J. Roper, born 1926, Ipswich.
In 1939, Ipswich, Reginald married Ruby Eva Dale, born 1921, Ipswich.
Probate to Ruby Eva Kemp – widow.