Born: 10th January 1893, Westerfield, Suffolk.

Died: 12th May 1915; age 21; Military Hospital, Saxmundham, from injuries received through an armoured car, while cycling out with his company near Saxmundham.

Enlisted Date: 20th March 1912.

Rank: Lance Corporal

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 6th Battalion – Cyclists.


Grave Reference:IMG_6717


Ipswich Old Cemetery,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of John & Margaret Whiting, of 73, Surrey Road, Ipswich.




1901   Knights Dales, Ipswich.


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

John Whiting, 34, a General Carter, born Bruisyard, Suffolk.

Margaret Cecilia Whiting (nee Davis), 32, born Claydon, Suffolk.

Annie Whiting, 13, born Baylham, Suffolk.

William Whiting, 10, born Westerfield, Suffolk.


1911   20, Qualding Street, Ipswich.


Frederick was 18 years old, a Nursery Man Assistant. He was living with his parents & brother.

John. 44, a Horseman for Corporation.

Margaret, 42.

William, 20, Delivers Milk.


Soldiers’ Effects to John Whiting – father.

Suffolk Regiment, 6th Battalion

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements

Suffolk Regiment website

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment


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