Born: 1897, Ipswich.

Died: 14th September 1918; age 20; Died of Wounds.

Residence: 71, Great Whip Street, Ipswich.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 400726

Regiment: Essex Regiment, 2nd Battalion.

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Both Frederick’s parents attended his funeral in France.

Grave Reference:


Terlincthun British Cemetery,


Pas de Calais,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Frederick & Annie Collins, of 71, Great Whip Street, Ipswich.




1901   8, Little Wingfield Street, Ipswich.


Frederick was 3 years old and living with his parents.

Frederick Collins, 29, a Labourer – G.E.Railway Co., born Ipswich.

Annie Collins (nee Sewell), 27, born Ipswich.


1911   71, Great Whip Street, Ipswich.


Frederick was 13 years old, an Errand Boy – Grocer. He was living with his parents & brother.

Frederick, 39, a Signal Fitter – Railway Co.

Annie, 37.

Arthur George Collins, 9, born Ipswich.

3 boarders.


Frederick is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Peter’s Church, Ipswich.

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Essex Regiment, 2nd Battalion:





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