Born: 1893, Ipswich.

Died: 8th November 1918; age: 25; at Ipswich.


Rank: Gunner; Service Number: 340773.

Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery, Essex & Suffolk.


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,





1901   30, Dorkin Street, Ipswich.


Frank was 7 years old and living with his parents, siblings and cousins.

Charles Cornelius Bartrum, 41, a Plough Fitter, born Witham, Essex.

Agnes Bartrum (nee Pinner), 41, born Ipswich.

William Charles C. Bartrum, 12, born Ipswich.

Beatrice Agnes Bartrum, 9, born Ipswich.

Mabel Florence Bartrum, 4, born Ipswich.

Rose Emily Watson, 17, born Ipswich.

William Arthur Freston, 5, born Ipswich.


1911   25, Bough Road, Ipswich.


Frank was 17 years old, a Boiler Maker. He was living with his parents and siblings.

Charles, 51, a Plough Fitter.

Agnes, 51.

William, 22, a Farm Driller.

Beatrice, 19, a Dressmaker.

Mabel, 14, a Mother’s Help – at home.


In 1917, Ipswich, Frank married Rose Ellen Madder, born 1892, Ipswich. They had 1 son:

Frank William Bartrum, born September 1918, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Rose E. Bartrum – widow.

Frank is remembered on St. Clement’s Congregational Church WW1 Memorial

Royal Garrison Artillery, Essex & Suffolk

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