FRANK PUNCHARD

 

 

Born: 1893, Ipswich.

Died: 21st August 1918; age 25; KiA.

Residence: Ipswich.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 205880

Regiment: Bedfordshire Regiment, 1st Battalion.

Formerly 265369, Suffolk Regiment.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

Panel 4 & 5.

Vis-En-Artois Memorial,

Pas De Calais,

France.

 

Brother to WILLIAM PUNCHARD.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   34, Austin Street, Ipswich.

 

Frank was 8 years old and living with his parents and brothers.

George William Punchard, 39, a Postman, born Ipswich.

Mary Ann Punchard (nee Woodward), 38, born Ipswich.

George Punchard, 16, a Leather Merchant’s Warehouseman, born Ipswich.

William Punchard, 15, a Grocer’s Apprentice, born Ipswich.

Robert Punchard, 9, born Ipswich.

 

1911   60, Spring Road, Ipswich.

 

Frank was 18 years old, a Tailor’s Porter – Tailors. He was living with his parents, brothers & widowed paternal grandmother.

George, 49, a Head Postman – Post Office.

Mary, 49.

Robert, 19, a Matress & Bedding Maker – Furnishers.

Maria Punchard, 75, born Harleston, Suffolk.

1 nurse.

 

In 1915, Ipswich, Frank married Alice Robinson, born February, 1896, Combs, Suffolk.

 

Bedfordshire Regiment, 1st Battalion

 

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