FREDERICK STRINGER

Laid to rest at the Field of Honour

Not on Christchurch Park Memorial

 

Born: 1887, Willenhall, Staffordshire.

Died: 2nd August 1915; age: 27; Died of Wounds to shoulder and Septicaemia, at Broadwater Hospital, Belstead Road, Ipswich.

Residence: 41, Wellington Place, Wednesfield Road, Willenhall, Staffordshire.

Occupation: Miner.

Date of Entry Therein: 12th August 1914.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 8705.

Regiment: Worcester Regiment, 3rd Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.

 

Grave Reference:

BA.I.32.

Ipswich Old Cemetery,

Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   Calves Croft, Willenhall, Staffordshire.

 

Frederick was 4 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

James Stringer, 44, a Core Miner, born Willenhall, Staffordshire.

Sarah Ann Stringer (Pilling), 44, born Willenhall.

Enos Stringer, 19, a Miner, born Willenhall.

James Stringer, 17, a Carter, born Willenhall.

Thomas Stringer, 15, born Willenhall.

Sarah Ann Stringer, 13, born Willenhall.

George Stringer, 9, born Willenhall.

Harry Stringer, 5, born Willenhall.

Harriet Stringer, 10 months, born Willenhall.

 

1901   Wellington Place, Willenhall, Staffordshire.

 

Frederick was 14 years old and living with his widowed father & siblings.

James, 53, Miner.

Enos, 29, a Miner.

Thomas, 25, a Miner – Loader at Wharf.

Sarah, 23.

George, 19, a Rim Latch Maker.

Harry, 16.

Harriet, 11.

Annie Stringer, 10, born Willenhall.

 

1911   28, Spring Vale Street, Willenhall, Staffordshire.

 

Frederick was 22 years old, a Loader – Underground – Coal Mine. He was living with his father, siblings & nephews.

James, 68, a Labourer.

Thomas, 36, a cripple.

Sarah, 35.

Harry, 24, a Collier Loader – Underground – Coal Mine.

Clifford Stringer, 8, born Staffordshire.

Jack Stringer, 1, born Staffordshire.

 

Frederick’s mother, Sarah Ann Stringer, died 1899, Willenhall, Staffordshire.

 

In 1912, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, Frederick married Emma Brown, born January 1890.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Emma Stringer – widow.

 

Frederick is remembered on the Willenhall war memorial at Stafford Street, Willenhall, Staffordshire.

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