RONALD JABEZ HARRY BUSH

 

 

Born: 1896, St. John’s, Ipswich.

Died: 8th May 1919; age 23, at Ipswich.

Residence: 39, Pearce Road, Ipswich.

Occupation: Apprenticeship – Turner & Fitter – Ransome Sims & Jefferies – September 1916.

Enlistment Details: Location: Ipswich; Date: 9th January 1913; Age: 17 years & 3 months. Height: 5ft 5 1/2ins, dark complexion, blue eyes & dark hair.

 

Service:

Home: 9th January 1913 – 15th November 1915

France: 16th November 1915 – 29th February 1916

Mediterranean Expeditionary Force: 1st March 1916 – 28th September 1916

Home: 29th September 1916 – 17th November 1916.

 

Discharged – Medically Unfit – Rheumatic Fever – 17th November 1916.

Originated 16th July 1916 – at Suez – Rheumatism – chiefly in the thigh. Pain in back in lumbar region. Result of active service – hardship & exposure. Permanent – Total Incapacity.

 

Rank: Driver; Service Number: 723

Regiment: Royal Field Artillery, 3rd East Anglian Artillery Brigade.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 – 1915 Star.

 

Grave Reference:

BA.2.93.

Ipswich Old Cemetery,

Ipswich.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mr. Bush, of 39, Pearce Road, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   58, Pearce Road, Ipswich.

 

Ronald was 5 years old and living with his parents & brother.

Henry James Bush, 39, a Timber Carter, born Ardleigh, Essex.

Fanny Bush (nee Whiting), 39, born Ipswich.

Herbert James Bush, 2, born Ipswich.

 

1911   39, Pearce Road, Ipswich.

 

Ronald was 15 years old, a Brass Turner – Engineering Works. He was living with his parents & maternal grandmother.

Henry, 47, a Carter – Timber Trade.

Fanny, 49.

Mary Whiting, 75, a widow, born Capel St. Mary, Suffolk.

1 boarder.

 

 

Royal Field Artillery, 3rd East Anglian Artillery Brigade.

 

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