Born: 1918, Ipswich.

Died: 14th February 1942; Age: 24; Killed in the fighting for Singapore/Malaya at Malaya, Cervantes, Ilocos Sur, Phillipines.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 5827631.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.


Memorial Reference:

Column 55.

Singapore Memorial,



Father: Gerald Thomas Gooding, born 1880, Claydon, Suffolk – died 1946, Ipswich.

Mother: Emma Lydia Gooding (nee Catchpole), born 1882, Ipswich – died February 1944, Ipswich.


In 1940, Ipswich, Ronald married Pauline Elizabeth Jones, born November 1919.

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