Born: 21st January 1893, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey.
Baptised: St. Mary’s Church, Walton-on-Thames, 9th April 1893; Address: Farley’s Cottage, Walton-on-Thames. Parents Caroline & Joseph – an Engineer.
Died: 11th April 1915; age 22; KiA.
Enlistment Location: Ipswich.
Date of Entry Therein: 8th November 1914.
Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 1135
Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.
Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.
Pas de Calais,
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Joseph & Caroline Smith, of 13, Cardigan Street, Ipswich.
1901 2, Rothbury Villas, Bramford Road, Ipswich.
Fred was 8 years old and living with his parents & siblings.
Joseph Smith, 46, a Steam engine Maker, born Chieveley, Berkshire.
Caroline Smith (nee Middleton), 41, born Ringwood, Hampshire.
Ethel Carrie Smith, 15, born Newbury, Berkshire.
Walter Harmon Smith, 13, born Newbury.
Lottie Nelly Smith, 10, born Walton on Thamse, Surrey.
Edith Kate Smith, 5, born Walton on Thames.
1911 13, Cardigan Street, Ipswich.
Fred was 18 years old, an Apprentice Engineer Pattern Worker. He was living with his parents & sisters.
Joseph, 56, an Engine – Turner – High Street Engine Works.
Ethel, 24, a Shop Assistant – Boot Trade.
Fred is also remembered on the Orwell Works Memorial Ransomes Sims & Jefferies Ipswich.
Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion: