RAYNER, Ronald Charles George

No.2723825, Guardsman, Ronald Charles George RAYNER
Aged 19
Irish Guards
medal entitlement unknown
Died of illness on Wednesday, 24th May 1944

Ronald Charles George Rayner was born on 21st October 1924 in Fornham All Saints (Bury St Edmunds Q4-1924 4A:1429), son of Frederick Percy and Anna Rachel RAYNER (née COOMBS). He appears to have had 2 sisters (Betty C [1924] and Ruth R [1929] and 2 brothers, Lawrence F (1920-2004) and Cyril John (1940-1998).

In the 1939 register, Ronald was a domestic gardener living at 6 Council Houses, with his father Frederick P. [29-8-1897] a shepherd; his mother Anna R [1-7-1897]; brother Laurence F [1-4-1920] labourer in timber yard; sister Betty C [4-2-1927] later Mrs LARTER.

All that has been found of his death is in the Bury Free Press article below

photo:-Adrian Pye

Ronald Rayner is buried in Fornham All Saints Cemetery, row 3 grave 2

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