Photograph courtesy of Nicky Gibbs
(Top Image 1917 Newspaper)
Born: 1895, Beccles, Suffolk.
Died: 15th July 1916; age 21; KiA.
Residence: 2, Henniker Road, Ipswich.
Enlistment Location: Ipswich.
Date of Entry Therein: 8th November 1914.
He went the Suffolks from Colchester, Essex, and had been at the front except for a short break Christmas 1915.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 1890
Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.
Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.
Pier & Face 1C & 2A.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Frederick Eade &
Ellen Maria Lark, of 2, Pearce Villa, Henniker Road, Ipswich.
1901 8, Champion Cottages, Foxhall Road, Ipswich.
Frank was 6 years old and living with his parents & sisters.
Frederick Eade Lark, 30, a Tailor/Presser – Clothing Factory, born Beccles, Suffolk.
Ellen Maria Sampson, 31, born Redisham, Suffolk.
Constance Jessie Lark, 3, born Ipswich.
Gladys Eleanor Lark, 9 months, born Ipswich.
1911 Pearce Villas, 2, Henniker Road, Ipswich.
Frank was 16 years old, an Apprentice Cabinet Maker. He was living with his parents & siblings.
Frederick, 40, a Tailor – Journeyman.
Claude Arthur Lark, 9, born Ipswich.
Winifred Esther Lark, 6, born Ipswich.
Phyllis Ethel Lark, 3, born Ipswich.
Frederick George Lark, under 1 month.
Frank was a member of the All Saints’ Lads’ Brigade.
Soldiers’ Effects to Ellen M. Lark – mother.
Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion: