FREDERICK EDWARD CLARKE

 

 

Born: 1896, Ipswich.

Died: 4th November 1918; age: 22; KiA.

Residence: Norwich, Norfolk.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 11th October 1915 – France.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 96249.

Regiment: Royal Fusiliers, London Regiment, 3rd Battalion.

Formerly 18786, Suffolk Regiment, 1st/4th Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.

 

Grave Reference:

I.B.19.

Cross Roads Cemetery,

Fontaine-au-Bois,

France.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   107, Bramford Lane, Ipswich.

 

Frederick was 5 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Frederick Edward Clarke, 34, a Bricklayer’s Labourer, born 17, Gipping Street, Ipswich.

Ellen Clarke (nee Mills), born Woodbridge, Suffolk.

Rose May Clarke, 12, born Ipswich.

Alice Clarke, 9, born Ipswich.

Arthur Charles Clarke, 3 months, born Ipswich.

 

On the 1911 census Frederick’s parents, of 23, Riverside Road, Ipswich, recorded that Frederick was at an Industrial School.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Frederick E. Clarke – father.

 

Royal Fusiliers, London Regiment, 3rd Battalion:http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-british-infantry-regiments-of-1914-1918/royal-fusiliers-city-of-london-regiment/

 

 

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