Born: 1919, Mutford, Essex.
Died: 14th November 1942; age 23.
Rank: Gunner; Service Number: 922391.
Regiment: Royal Artillery, 67 Medium Regiment.
Father: Frederick James Northrop, born 1890, Chelsea.
Mother: Edith May Northrop (nee Baldry), born April 1891, Wickham Market, Suffolk.
In May 1936, Frederick was nominated Postman in Ipswich/Felixstowe.
In November 1938, Frederick was nominated Male Sorting Clerk & Telegraphists.
In 1941, Ipswich, Frederick married Jean E. M. Leggett, born 1920, Ipswich. They had 1 daughter.
Frederick is also remembered on the war memorial at the Royal Mail Centre, Commercial Road, Ipswich