Born: 1905, Ipswich.

Died: 26th April 1940; age 34; after an operation, at the Isolation Hospital, Foxhall Road, Ipswich.

Residence: ‘Anjak’ Victoria Hill, Eye, Suffolk.

Occupation: Solicitor’s Clerk – Messrs. Harold Warnes and Co., solicitors, Eye and Felixstowe, Suffolk.


Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 1486698.

Regiment: Royal Artillery, 119 Battery, 30 Light Anti Aircraft Regiment.


Funeral service held at the Cemetery Chapel – Tuesday, 30th April 1940.

Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Henry Edgar & Florence Mary Gooding, of 220, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich; husband of Ann Evelyn Gooding, of Ipswich.




1911   220, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich.


Stanley was 5 years old and living with his parents & sister.

Henry Edgar Gooding, 32, a Gardener – Domestic, born Barking, Suffolk.

Florence Mary Gooding (nee Smith), 33, born Leavenheath, Suffolk.

Florence Gladys Gooding, 9, born Capel St. Mary, Suffolk.


In 1934, Ipswich, Stanley married Ann Evelyn Elliston, born November 1909, Ipswich.




Stanley’s wife, Ann was living at their family home – ‘Anjak’ Victoria Hill, Eye, with her sister, Mabel Helen Nickerson (nee Elliston), born August 1886, Ipswich – of Private Means.


Probate to Ann Evelyn Gooding – widow.


Evening Star – 1st May 1940.

Mr. S.J. Gooding, of Eye.

The funeral of Sergt. Stanley Jack Gooding, Royal Artillery, of Victoria Hill, Eye, only son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Gooding, of 220, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich, took place at Ipswich Cemetery yesterday.

Sergt. Gooding, who was 34, died on Friday at Ipswich Isolation Hospital after an operation. For ten years he was a clerk in the employ of Messrs. Turner, Martin and Symes, solicitors, Ipswich, and later for nine years he held a post with Messrs. Harold Warnes and Co., solicitors, Eye and Felixstowe.

There was a service in the Cemetery Chapel, and six sergeants of the R.A. acted as bearers. The Rev. D.W. Rutherford officiated.

Immediate mourners were the widow; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Gooding (parents), Mrs. Mabel Nickerson (sister-in-law), Miss G. Elliston (sister-in-law), Mrs. H. Gladwell, Otley (aunt), Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Gladwell, Mr. Clifford Dalby (brother-in-law) Mrs. Dalby was unable to attand.

In addition to floral tributes from officers and men of Sergt. Gooding’s battery, there were wreaths from: Ann; Mum and Dad; Gladys and Clifford; Aunt and Uncle; Mr. and Mrs. Ratcliff; Cousin Wilfred and Gwen; mr. and Mrs. W.A. Keys; T.B. Rice; Mrs. Andrews, Wilfred and Mary; Auntie; Mary and Svd; Mr. Martin and Eva; Stan and Gwen; Clifford, Gladys and Little Jill; Uncle William (Needham); Mrs. J. Dalby and family; Mabel and Gertie; Arthur and Mr. and Mrs. Dolman.

The funeral arrangements were carried out by Edward S. Singleton Ltd., under the personal supervision of Mr. M.E. Singleton.

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