Images and extra information courtesy of Clare Furneaux


Born: 1879, Reading, Berkshire.

Died: 2nd November 1918; age 39; Died of Wounds – at the Advance to Victory. Lille and Cambrai

Residence: 11, Fonnereau Road, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich, 1916.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 204566

Regiment; Gloucestershire Regiment, 18th Battalion.

Formerly 4630, Suffolk Regiment.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Taintignies Communal Cemetery,







1881   22, Jesse Street, Reading, Berkshire.


Frank was a year old and living with his parents & siblings.

William Anthony Weatherhead, 37, a Draper, born Peckham, Surrey.

Caroline Weatherhead (nee Barber), 31, born Tower Hill, London.

William Edward Weatherhead, 7, born New Cross, London.

Arthur James Wetaherhead, 5, born New Cross.

Ernest Brunton Weatherhead, 3, born Reading, Berkshire.

1 companion.

1 general servant.

1 dressmaker.

2 assistant drapers.

2 miliners.


1891   8, Onslow Road, Southampton, Hampshire.


Frank was 11 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

William, 47, a Draper.

Caroline, 41.

William, 17, a Drapers Assistant.

Arthur, 15.

Ernest, 13.

Ellen Caroline Weatherhead, 9, born Reading.

Charlotte Elizabeth Weatherhead, 7, born Reading.

Louisa Augusta Weatherhead, 4, born Southampton, Hampshire.

1 general domestic servant.


1901   6, St. John’s Road, Woolston, Itchen, Hampshire.


Frank was 21 years old, a Pinter’s Compositor. He was a boarder at the home of 55 year old, Stephen Crockford, a Shipyard Labourer.


1911   11, Fonnereau Road, Ipswich.


Frank was 31 years old, a Printer. He was boarding at the home of 66 year old, widow, Margaret Game, a Boarding Housekeeper.


Soldiers’ Effects to Esther Game.


Probate to Esther Game – spinster. Former grant to William Edward Weatherhead, a Grocer & Draper revoked.

Gloucestershire Regiment, 18th Battalion

Frank Anthony Weatherhead during his time with the Suffolk Regiment.


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