Born: 29th July 1892, Saint’s Town, St. Pancras, Middlesex.

Died: 30th September 1946; age: 51; at the Isolation Hospital, Ipswich.

Residence: 508, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich.

Enlistment details: Location: Chatham, Occupation: Office Boy. Signed up for 12 years – 29th July 1910. Height: on joining 5ft 3 1/2ins, height at 18 years 5ft 6ins, fresh complexion, grey eyes & brown hair.

Rank: Master at Arms; Service Number: C/M 35840.

Regiment: Royal Navy, H.M.S. ‘Ganges’


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of William Edwin & Elizabeth Charlotte Rose Weston; husband of Hilda Emma Weston. of Ipswich.




1901   106, Goldsmith Avenue, East Ham, Essex.


Frederick was 8 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

William Edwin Weston, 41, a Commission Agent, born Limehouse, Middlesex.

Elizabeth Charlotte Rose Weston (nee Altree), 41, born Limehouse.

Edith Charlotte Weston, 18, a Shirt Machinist, born Limehouse.

Beatrice Mary Weston, 17, born Hackney, Middlesex.

Ada Rose Weston, 14, born Hackney.

George Thomas Weston, 12, born Bow, Middlesex.

Elsie Maud Weston, 6, born Manor Park, Essex.

Florence Victoria Weston, 3, born Manor Park.

Clarissa Amy Weston, 10 months, born Manor Park.


1911   Hanover Square, 65, Church Street, Harwich, Essex.


Frederick was 18 years old, an Ordinary Telegraphist for H.M.S. ‘Blenheim’ He was 1 of 8 visitors at the home & business of 55 year old, widow, Harriet Dorman, a Licensed Victualler & Restaurant.


Frederick’s mother, Elizabeth Charlotte Rose Weston died April 1926, Ilford, Essex. His father, William Edwin Weston died October 1946, Ilford, Essex.


Frederick’s brother, Charles William Weston lost his life in the First World War on the 1st November 1914, at Coronel, Chile. He was 29 years old, an Able Seaman for the Royal Navy on board H.M.S. ‘Good Hope’ He is remembered on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial.


Frederick married Hilda Emma Smy (1st marriage Burgess), born 1898, Harwich, Essex – died August 1941, Ipswich.

They had 4 children.


Probate to George Upson Parker, a Constructional Engineer.

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