FREDERICK TOWNLEY WEAVERS

 

 

Born: 1892, Ipswich.

Died: 4th September 1916; age 24; KiA.

Enlistment: Ipswich.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 42513

Regiment: Worcestershire  Regiment, 10th Battalion.

Formerly: 26660, Bedfordshire Regiment.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

I.H.7.

Dranoutre Military Cemetery,

West-Vlaanderen,

Belgium.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Frederick & Charlotte Weavers, of 122, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich.

 

Brother to GEORGE ARTHUR ROBERT WEAVERS.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   60, Victoria Street, Ipswich.

 

Frederick was 9 years old and living with his parents, siblings & maternal grandmother.

Frederick William Weavers, 42, a Painter & Glazier – own account, born Ipswich.

Charlotte Weavers (nee Rampling), 39, born Stonham Aspall, Suffolk.

George Arthur Robert Weavers, 19, a Clothes Shop Assistant, born Ipswich.

Dora Amy M. Weavers, 6, born Ipswich.

Ann Rampling, 63.

 

1911   60, Victoria Street, Ipswich.

 

Frederick was 19 years old, a Packer – House Furnisher’s. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Frederick, 49, a Painter & Glazier – own account.

Charlotte, 46.

George, 26, a Painter – Coach Maker.

Dora, 16, Apprentice to Mantle Making.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Charlotte Weavers – mother & Dora A.M. Weavers – sister.

 10th (Service) Battalion
Sept 1914 Formed at Worcester as part of the Second New Army (K2), then moved to Salisbury Plain and joined the 57th Brigade of the 19th Division.
Mar 1915 Moved to Tidworth
19.07.1915 Mobilised for war and landed at Boulogne and the Division was engaged in various action on the Western Front including;
During 1915
The Action of Pietre, (a diversionary action during the Battle of Loos).
During 1916
The Battle of Albert, The attacks on High Wood, The Battle of Pozieres Ridge, The Battle of the Ancre Heights, The Battle of the Ancre. 

Worcestershire  Regiment, 10th Battalion

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