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 Raymond Jones Catchpole. Born October 1886 to William John Catchpole 1848-1920 and Emily Jones 1852-1933. The badge he is wearing is the Royal Army Medical Corps.

25 Nov 1914 to be Second Lieutenant, 6th (Cyclist) Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment.

15 April 1915 temporary Lieutenant, Suffolk Regiment.

Sep 1916 Raymond married Phyllis M. Evans 1893-1980. They had 3 children - Stewart ...
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Raymond Jones Catchpole. Born October 1886 to William John Catchpole 1848-1920 and Emily Jones 1852-1933. The badge he is wearing is the Royal Army Medical Corps.
25 Nov 1914 to be Second Lieutenant, 6th (Cyclist) Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment.
15 April 1915 temporary Lieutenant, Suffolk Regiment.
Sep 1916 Raymond married Phyllis M. Evans 1893-1980. They had 3 children - Stewart 1918-1994, Patricia 1921-1989 and Kenneth R. 1926-1929.
1933 Raymond was a farmer in Suffolk
1936 Raymond and Phyllis living at Mondamin, East Road, West Mersea.
31 August 1939, Captain - draft conducting duty.
Raymond died at West Mersea 1 February 1955. He was found shot dead behind the doctor's surgery in Melrose Road. He had taken his own life.

Photo by Adolphus Tear, Ipswich - in 2016 this was found in the loft of Mondamin in East Road by the present owner. The Catchpoles had owned Mondamin for many years.
Date: c1914      


Photo: Mersea Museum - Jane Morgan
Image ID CHY_RJC_001


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This image is part of the Mersea Museum Collection.