FREDERICK CHARLES BUTT

Image from 1917 Suffolk Chronicle and Mercury newspaper.

FRED

Born: 1883, Blandford, Dorset.

Died: 2nd March 1916; age 33; KiA. Served 316 days.

Residence: Social Settlement, 135, Fore Street, Ipswich.

Employed for 12 years, at the Plough Works, for Ransomes Sims & Jefferies Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich; Date: 21st April 1915; Occupation: Fitter. Height: 5ft 4ins.

Service:

Home: 21st April 1915 – 4th August 1915.

B.E.F. France 5th August 1915 – 2nd March 1916.

Date of Entry Therein: 5th August 1915 – France.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: G/10198;

Regiment: Duke of Cambridge’s Own,

(Middlesex Regiment), 11th Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.

 

Memorial Reference:

Panel 99 to 101,

Loos Memorial,

Pas de Calais,

France.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   14, Grey Friars Road, Ipswich.

 

Frederick was 7 years old and living with his parents & brothers

William Butt, 32, an Assurance Agent, born Frome, Somerset.

Sarah Anne Butt (nee Griss), 33, born Ipswich.

Berthold William H. Butt, 10, born Newbury, Berkshire.

William Ewart Butt, 5, born Blandford, Dorset.

 

1901   Social Settlement, 135, Fore Street, Ipswich.

 

Frederick was 17 years old, a Weaver of Silk. He and his brothers were living with his parents at their place of employment, with their employer and 3 other employees.

William, 41, Caretaker of the Social Settlement.

Sarah, 43, Housekeeper of the Social Settlement.

Bertie, 20, a Clerk at Shipping Works.

William, 15, a Gas Fitter.

 

1911   Social Settlement, 135, Fore Street, Ipswich.

 

Frederick was 27 years old, a Tool Fitter at the Foundry. He was living with his parents at their place of employment with his brothers

William, 50, Caretaker of Club.

Sarah, 50, Caretaker of Club.

Berthold, 30, a Telephone Operator.

William, 24, a Gas Fitter.

1 boarder

1 servant.

 

Frederick is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Margaret’s Church, Ipswich.The Orwell Works Memorial Ransomes Sims & Jefferies Ipswich.

 

 

Duke of Cambridge’s Own, (Middlesex Regiment), 11th Battalion:

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

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