Born: 1879, All Saints. Ipswich.

Died: 29th March 1918; age 38: KiA.

Residence: Springfield Lane, Ipswich.

Occupation: a Carpenter and Joiner.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Sapper; Service Number: 184199

Regiment: Royal Engineers, 234th Field Coy.

Formerly 57936, Northumberland Fusiliers.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Memorial Reference:

Pozieres Memorial,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Arthur C. & Susan Pryke, of 38, Richmond Road, Ipswich; husband of Ellen Pryke, of 59, Springfield Lane, Ipswich.




1881   Enwins Cottages, Bramford Lane, Ipswich.


Frederick was a year old and living with his parents & brother.

Arthur Charles Pryke, 24, a Carpenter, born Ipswich.

Susannah Pryke (nee Baalham), 25, born Polstead, Suffolk.

Sydney Albert Pryke, 7 months, born Ipswich.


1891   46, Bramford Lane, Ipswich.


Frederick was 11 years old and living with his parents & brothers.

Arthur, 33, a Carpenter & Joiner.

Susannah, 34.

Sidney, 9, born Ipswich.

Edgar Robert Pryke, 3, born Ipswich.


1901   38, Richmond Road, Ipswich.


Frederick was 21 years old, a Carpenter & Joiner. He was living with his parents & brothers.

Arthur, 44, a Foreman – Carpenter & Joiner.

Susannah, 45.

Sydney, 20, a Carpenter & Joiner.

Edgar, 13.


1911   Westwood, 49, Springfield Lane, Ipswich.


Frederick was 32 years old, a Joiner – Building Trade. He was married and Head of the Household.

Ellen, 36.

Dorothy, 7.


On the 2nd April 1903, Tattingstone, Suffolk, 23 year old, Frederick, a Joiner, married, 28 year old, Ellen Palmer, born March 1875, Semer, Suffolk.

They had 1 daughter:

Dorothy Margaret Pryke, born December 1903, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Ellen Pryke – widow.


Royal Engineers, 234th Field Coy


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