Born: 29th July 1878, Stoke, Ipswich.

Died: 31st May 1916; Age: 38; MPK. Killed in action (Battle of Jutland).

Enlistment Details: Chatham, Kent; Occupation: Seaman. Signed up for 12 years on the 10th June 1898. Height: 5ft 3ins, fresh complexion, blue eyes & brown hair. Tattoo of an anchor on left forearm, scar on right hand.



Pembroke II – Stoker 2nd Class – 10th June 1898 – 30th October 1898.

Terrible – Stoker 2nd Class – 31st October 1898 – 17th December – 1898.

Pembroke II – Stoker 2nd Class – 18th December 1898 – 9th January 1899.

Furious – Stoker 2nd Class – 10th January.

Furious – Stoker – 11th May 1899 – 3rd April 1900. Character – Very Good.


Rank: Able Seaman; Service Number: London Z/3216(ch).

Regiment: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserves H.M.S. ‘Defence.’


Memorial Reference:

Panel 20.

Chatham Naval Memorial,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mr. & Mrs. Stannard, of 97, Rectory Road, Ipswich; husband of Mrs. J. Tilley (formerly Stannard), of 5, Burghley Buildings, Convey Street, Southwark, London.




1881   7, Croft Street, St. Mary Stoke, Ipswich.


Frank was 2 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Alfred Stannard, 32, an Engine Painter, born St. Mary Stoke, Ipswich.

Sarah Stannard (nee Sewell), 33, born Ipswich.

Alfred Enos Stannard, 12, born Ipswich.

Susannah Stannard, 10, born Ipswich.

William Stannard, 9, born Ipswich.

Fred Stannard, 7, born Ipswich.


1891   68, Croft Street, St. Mary Stoke, Ipswich.


Frank was 12 years old and living with his parents.

Alfred, 43, an Engine Painter.

Sarah, 43.


1911   23, Exeter Buildings, Zoar Street, Southwark, London.


Frank was 33 years old, a Marine Fireman – Steam Ship. He was married and Head of the Household.

Jemima, 28.

Alfred, 7.

Sarah Ellen, 3.

William, 10 months.


On the 18th November 1901, at St. Saviour, Southwark, London, Frank married, Jemima Hampshire, born July 1882, Southwark. Frank was 29 years old, a Mariner. Jemima, 19 years old. Address for both: 49, Great Suffolk Street, Southwark.


Alfred Stannard, born December 1903, Southwark. Baptised: 10th January 1904, at St. Alphege Church, Southwark. Father a Planer. Address 54, Great Suffolk Street, Southwark.

Frank Stannard, born March 1906, Southwark. Baptised: 22nd May 1906, at St. Alphege Church, Southwark. Father an Engineer’s Labourer. Address: 76, Friar Street, Southwark.

Sarah Ellen Stannard, born 1908, Southwark.

William Stannard, born 1910, Southwark.

Frank is also remembered on St Mary at Stoke Church Ipswich, War Memorial.

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