Born: 1897, Ipswich.
Died: 3rd November 1918; age 21; Military Hospital, Fulham.
Enlistment Location: Ipswich.
Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 586730
Regiment: Labour Corps, 5th Battalion – 688th Home Service Employment Coy.
Formerly 16127, Coldstream Guards.(no battalion mentioned)
Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.
Ipswich Old Cemetery,
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of William & Gertrude Mary Staff, of 67, Ranelagh Road, Ipswich.
1901 67, Ranelagh Road, Ipswich.
Frederick was 3 years old and living with his parents, sister & patneral uncle.
William Staff, 9, a Railway Shunter – Points, born Debenham, Suffolk.
Gertrude Mary Staff (nee Johnson), 32, born Lackford, Suffolk.
Dorothy Lydia Staff, 1, born Ipswich.
Alfred Staff, 21, Railway Labourer – G.E.Railways, born Aspall, Suffolk.
1911 67, Ranelagh Road, Ipswich.
Frederick was 13 years old, a Telegraph Boy – G.P.O. He was living with his parents & sisters.
William, 39, a Shed Foreman – Corporation Tramways.
Bessie Ada Staff, 9, born Ipswich.
Lilian Kate Staff, 7, born Ipswich.
Frederick is also remembered on the war memorial at the Royal Mail Centre, Commercial Road, Ipswich.