Born: 1879, Ipswich.

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

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Sapper; Service Number: 184199

Regiment: Royal Engineers, 234th Field Coy.

Formerly 57936, Northumberland Fusiliers.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave 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, Frederick married, Ellen Palmer, born 1875, Semer, Suffolk. They had 1 daughter:

Dorothy Margaret Pryke, born March 1904, Ipswich.


Royal Engineers, 234th Field Coy


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