Recorded as RIDER on war records.

Ridger is remembered on the war memorial at the Town Hall.


Born: 1917, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

Died: 4th August 1943; age: 26; North Africa

Residence: Ipswich.


Rank: Craftsman; Service Number: 165253.

Regiment: Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers.


Memorial Reference:

Panel 20, Column 1.

Brookwood Military Cemetery,




Father: Arthur John Rumbellow, born 1889, Ipswich.

Mother: Alice Rumbellow (nee Leggett), born 1893, Ipswich.


In 1938, Ipswich, Rider married Olive E. Pooley, born 1920, Ipswich.

They had 3 sons.

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