Born: 3rd April 1912, Felixstowe, Suffolk.
Died: 19th May 1944; age: 33.
Residence: 2, Grange Road, Felixstowe.
Rank: Corporal; Service Number: 5833656.
Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion – Infantry.
Originally buried 20th May 1944. Body exhumed, identified by a cross on grave and reburied 30th December 1944.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of William James & Dora Studd; husband of Joyce Hazel Studd, of Whitton, Suffolk.
Father: William James Studd, born 1885, Walton, Suffolk – died 22nd November 1918, from pneumonia during the First World War. William was ranked a Driver, service number 10926, for the Royal Engineers, 1st Pontoon Park. Laid to rest at Caudry British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.
Mother: Dora Ellen Elizabeth Studd (nee Hearn), born April 1886, Felixstowe, Suffolk.
Robert’s mother, Dora remarried in 1920 to Thomas J. Williams, they made their family home at – 71, Princes Road, Felixstowe.
In 1936, Ipswich, Robert married Joyce Hazel Roper, born July 1916, Felixstowe, Suffolk – daughter of Percy Jack Roper, a postman and Frances Elsie Roper (nee Emmerson), of 463, Nacton Road, Ipswich.
They had 3 children:
Ann E. Studd, born June 1937, Felixstowe.
Janice E, Studd, born 1938, Felixstowe.
Richard J. Studd, born 1941, Ipswich.
ENGLAND & WALES REGISTER 1939
Robert’s wife, Joyce and daughter, Ann were living at their family home – 2, Grange Road, Felixstowe.