Born: 14th May 1889, Ipswich.
Died: 9th July 1942; age: 53; Suicide at R.A.F. Brize Norton, Oxfordshire.
Service Date: 13th March 1916, aged 26.
Rank: Flight Sergeant; Service Number: 143742.
Regiment: Royal Air Force.
Relatives Notified & Address: Husband of Alice Norah Maria West, of Ipswich.
1891 12, Lancaster Road, Ipswich.
Rudolph was a year old and living with his parents & siblings.
Alfred West, 41, a Compositor Printer, born Ipswich.
Elizabeth Eliza West (nee Allen), 41, born Ipswich.
Eliza Elizabeth West, 20, a Tailoress, born Ipswich.
Agnes Maud West, 18, a Tailoress, born Ipswich.
Edith Mary West, 14, a Dressmaker, born Ipswich.
Harry Lambert West, 11, born Ipswich.
1901 5, Ashmere Grove, Ipswich.
Rudolph was 11 years old and living with his parents & siblings.
Alfred, 51, a Compositor Printer.
Eliza, 30, a Tailoress.
Harry, 21, a Carpenter & Joiner.
1911 ‘Dalegarth’ 32, Khartoum Road, Ipswich.
Rudolph was 21 years old, a Carpenter & Joiner. He was living with his parents & siblings.
Alfred, 61, a Compositor – Newspaper Publisher.
Eliza, 40, a Tailoress – Clothing Manufacturer.
Harry, 31, a Carpenter & Joiner.
Rudolph’s father, Alfred West died 1923, Ipswich. His mother, Elizabeth Eliza West died 1938, Ipswich.
In 1920, Ipswich, Rudolph married Dorothy Chandler, born 1894, Ipswich – died 1926, Ipswich.
In 1926, Ramsgate, Kent, Rudolph married Alice Norah Maria Booth, born February 1904, Ramsgate, Kent. Baptised: 26th October 1906, St. Luke’s Church, Ramsgate, Kent.
They had 3 children.
ENGLAND & WALES REGISTER 1939.
Rudolph was ranked a Sergeant, for the Royal Air Force. he was living with his wife and children at their family home – No.1, Airmen’s Married Quarters, R.A.F. Netheravon, Amesbury, Wiltshire.
Alice, unpaid Domestic Duties.
Eugenia Elizabeth West, born May 1929, Ipswich.