RICHARD ARTHUR COLEMAN

Born: 9th November 1922, Ipswich.

Died: 14th January 1942; age 19; died of Acute Broncho Pneumonia – both lungs, at Gibraltar Barracks, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk. Post mortem without inquest.

Informant – father – Frank Coleman, of 470, Foxhall Road, Ipswich.

Residence: 470, Foxhall Road, Ipswich.

Occupation: a Grocery & Provisions Shop Assistant.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 5836890.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment.

 

Grave Reference:

Y.19.28.

Ipswich Old Cemetery,

Ipswich.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Frank & Mabel Eugenie Coleman, of Ipswich.

 

Father: Frank Schofield Coleman, born 1886, Bramford, Suffolk.

Mother: Mabel Eugenie Coleman (nee Overett), born 1888, Woodbridge, Suffolk – died 1937, Ipswich.

 

ENGLAND & WALES REGISTER 1939

Richard was a Grocery & Provisions Shop Assistant. He was living with his father, his siblings and his father’s new wife at their family home – 470, Foxhall Road, Ipswich.

Frank, a Bricklayer.

Annie Coleman (nee Groom), unpaid Domestic Duties, born February 1898.

Robert C. Coleman, born January 1921, Ipswich.

George F. Coleman, born 1924, Ipswich.

James E. Coleman, born 1926, Ipswich.

Nancy May Coleman, born July 1928, Ipswich.

Joan Evelyn Coleman, born April 1934, Ipswich.

 

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