Born: 1872, Beccles, Suffolk.
Died: 26th March 1900; age 28; Died of Disease at Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa.
Residence: 33, London Road, Ipswich.
Occupation: Grocer’s Assistant.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 3817.
Regiment: 16th (Queen’s) Lancers – Infantry, South Africa Field Force.
Clasps Awarded: Paardeberg & Relief of Kimberley.
1881 Collegiate School, Ballygate Street, Beccles, Suffolk.
Fred was 9 years old, a Scholar & Boarder. Schoolmaster – 37 year old, Alfred Knibbs Hockey.
1891 Market Square, All Saint’s, Northamptonshire.
Fred was 20 years old, a Grocer’s Assistant for 45 year old, Chamberlain Holyoak, a Grocer – employer.
Father: James Tipple Ecclestone, born 1842, Barford, Norfolk. A Grocer & Draper – employer at Hungate Street, Beccles, and later at Ipswich.
Mother: Mary Ann Ecclestone (nee Thrower), born 1841, Beccles.
Soldiers’ Effects to James T. Ecclestone – father.