FRANK WILLIAM LARK*

Photograph courtesy of Nicky Gibbs

 

Born: 1895, Beccles, Suffolk.

Died: 15th July 1916; age 21; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 8th November 1914.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 1890

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.

 

Grave Reference:

Pier & Face 1C & 2A.

Thiepval Memorial,

Somme,

France.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Frederick Eade &

Ellen Maria Lark, of 2, Pearce Villa, Henniker Road, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

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.

Ellen, 41.

Constance, 13.

Gladys, 10.

Claude Arthur Lark, 9, born Ipswich.

Winifred Esther Lark, 6, born Ipswich.

Phyllis Ethel Lark, 3, born Ipswich.

Frederick George Lark, under 1 month.

Suffolk reg

Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion:

http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-british-infantry-regiments-of-1914-1918/suffolk-regiment/

http://www.suffolkregiment.org/welcome.html

http://www.friendsofthesuffolkregiment.org/

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