Born: 1887, Ipswich.

Died on or since death presumed: 29th October 1914; age 27; KiA.

Residence: 3, Hawes Street, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 6th October 1914.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 12868

Regiment: Grenadier Guards, 1st Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star + Clasp.


Memorial Reference:

Panel 9 & 11.

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial,








1891 Vernon Street, Ipswich.


Frank was 3 years old and living with his parents & sisters.

Caleb Joshua Newman, 29, an engine Fitter, born Ipswich.

Rosa Newman (nee Steward), 24, born Belstead, Suffolk.

Lillie Mary Winifred Newman, 2, born Belstead.

Lottie Maud Esther Newman, 4 months, born Ipswich.

1 nurse.


1901   124, Fore Street, Ipswich.


Frank was 13 years old, a Telegraph Messenger – Civil Service. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Caleb, 39, a Steam Engine maker – Fitter.

Rosa, 34.

Lillie, 12.

Lottie, 10.

Rosa May Newman, 8, born Wickham Market, Suffolk.

Walter Oliver Newman, 7, born Leiston, Suffolk.

John Newman, 5, born Ipswich.

Kathleen Agnes D. Newman, 3, born Ipswich.

Robert James Newman, 1, born Ipswich.


1911   St. George Hanover Square, London.


Frank was 23 years old, a Soldier ranked Private with the trade – Tailor, in the Grenadier Guards, 3rd Battalion.

Frank’s family back in Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Caleb J. Newman – father.


Frank is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Peter’s Church, Ipswich.


 Grenadier Guards, 1st Battalion

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