FRANK DAWKINS

 

 

Born: 1887, Ipswich.

Died: 13th June 1917; age 29; Died of Wounds – 17 Casualty Clearing Station.

Residence: 10, Sterling Street, Ipswich.

Employment: Messrs. W. & A.J. Turner’s, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Gunner; Service Number: 146014

Regiment: Royal Garrison, 297th Siege Battery.

Formerly 2039, R.G.A. (T.F. Essex & Suffolk).

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

XV.H.14A.

Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery,

West-Vlaanderen,

Belgium.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mrs Dawkins, of 10, Sterling Street, Ipswich.

 

Brother to GEORGE ALFRED DAWKINS.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   3, Handford Road, Ipswich.

 

Frank was 3 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

William Dawkins, 42, a Boot Fitter, born Northampton, Northamptonshire.

Lily Eliza Dawkins (nee Hand), 39, born Northampton, Northamptonshire.

Lily Caroline M. Dawkins, 21, born London.

Rebecca Dawkins, 20, born London.

William Thomas Dawkins, 17, a Boot Fitter, born Colchester, Essex.

Frederick Charles Dawkins, 14, an Errand Boy, born Ipswich.

George Alfred Dawkins, 8, born Ipswich.

Arthur Henry Dawkins, 5, born Ipswich.

Annie Dawkins, 1, born Ipswich.

1 Lodger

 

1901   10, Sterling Street, Ipswich.

 

Frank was 13 years old and living his parents & siblings.

William, 52, a Boot Machinist.

Lily, 49.

Frederick, 24, a Printer’s Machinist.

George, 18, a Plasterer.

Arthur, 15, a Boot Worker Clicker.

Annie, 11.

 

1911   10, Sterling Street, Ipswich.

 

Frank was 23 years old, a Legging Clicker at a Leather Merchants. He was living with his widowed father & siblings.

William, 62, a Boot Closer at a Leather Merchants.

Arthur, 25, a Railway Labourer.

Annie, 21, a Factory Hand.

 

Frank’s mother, Lily died in 1908, Ipswich, his father William died in 1914, Ipswich.

 

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Royal Garrison Artillery, 297th Siege Battery:

http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-royal-artillery-in-the-first-world-war/

 

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