Born: 1892, Ipswich.

Died: 4th May 1915; age 23; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 3/8448

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.


Grave Reference:

‘Rest & Be Thankful’ Farm,


Memorial 1,

Wytshaete Military Cemetey,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mrs E.B. Mills, of 27, Mount Street, Ipswich.




1901   Randall’s Court, Rope Walk, Ipswich.


Frederick was 9 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Benjamin Mills, 39, a Driver – own account, born Ufford, Suffolk.

Emma Elizabeth Brooks, 29, born Hadleigh, Suffolk.

Ethel Mabel Brooks, 11, born Ipswich.

Wilfred Ernest Brooks, 6, born Ipswich.

Arthur John Brooks, 5, born Ipswich.

Emma Elizabeth Brooks, 7 months, born Ipswich.


1911   27, Mount Street, Ipswich.


Frederick was 19 years old, a Printer’s Assistant. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Benjamin, 49, a General Labourer.

Emma, 40.

Ernest, 15, an Errand Lad.

Emma, 10.

Nellie Louisa Brooks, 8, born Ipswich.

Flora I. Mills, 2 months, born Ipswich – died 1912, Ipswich.


Frederick’s parents Benjamin & Emma married in 1907, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Emma Brooks – mother.


Frederick is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Peter’s Church, Ipswich.

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Frederick is also remembered at The Mission Free Church Ipswich Curriers Lane

Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements

Suffolk Regiment website

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment

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