STANLEY JAMES RIGNALL

 

 

Born: 1896, St. Clement’s, Ipswich.

Died: 26th October 1918; age 22; died of Pulmonary Tuberculosis, at Ipswich. Served 4 years & 209 days.

Residence: 39, Upper Cavendish Street, Ipswich.

Occupation: a Carpenter at Ransome, Sims & Jefferies.

Enlistment: Location: Ipswich; Date: 12th January 1911; Age: 16 years & 2 months. Signed up for 4 years. Height: 5ft 2 ins.

Date of Entry Therein: 8th November 1914.

 

Service:

Posted – Boy – 12th January 1911

Recruit Training – Boy – 7th February 1911 – 29th May 1911

Annual Training – Boy – 1911

Brigade Camp – Private – 1912

Annual Training – Private – 1913

Embodies Service – Private – 5th August 1914.

Home: 5th August 1914 – 7th November 1914

Embarked – Southampton.

France: 8th November 1914 – 13th January 1915

Transferred from Boulogne to England by Hospital Ship ‘Oxfordshire.’

Home: 14th January 1915 – 9th August 1915.

 

Rank: Private: 1195

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.

 

Discharged: 9th August 1915; served overseas; Character – Good. Pulmonary Tuberculosis caused by getting wet everyday & exposed in the trenches. Originated 23rd December 1914 at La Bassee, France.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star + Silver War Badge – No. 76453.

 

Grave Reference:

Ipswich Old Cemetery,

Ipswich.

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CENSUS

 

1911   39, Upper Cavendish Street, Ipswich.

 

Stanley was 15 years old, Machine Erector – Agricultural Engineer. He was living with his father, siblings and father’s new wife & step brother.

Cyrus Rignall, 48, a Thrashing Machine Tester – Agricultural Engineer, born Chatteris, Cambridgeshire.

Agnes Ann Rignall (nee Foulsham), 41, born Middleton, Suffolk.

Annie Rignall, 13, born Roman, Romania.

Frederick W. Rignall, 11, born Roman, Romania.

George Rignall, 9, born Roman, Romania.

Cyrus Edward Rignall, 7, born Ipswich.

Maude Emily Rignall, 5, born Ipswich.

Glbert Rignall, 7 months, born Ipswich – died 1924, Ipswich.

 

Stanley’s mother was Anne Rebecca Rignall (nee Gooding), born 1865, Ipswich – died 1909, Ipswich.

 

Stanley attended Nacton Road Council School, Ipswich.

 

Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment battalion movements

 

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment

 

 

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