Born: 1891, St. Mary’s Quay, Ipswich.

Died: 8th April 1915; age 23; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 8th November 1914.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 1108

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.


The body was exhumed in 1925, from Rue Du Bacquerot (Winchester Post) Military Cemetery (Indian Corps made the cemetery behind the line from Neuve-Chappelle. It stood in front of a farm building) and was identified by a cross on the grave, certified report and clothing, before reburial.


Grave Reference:


Aubers Ridge British Cemetery,




Relatives Notified & Address: Frederick William & Hannah Pepper, and Miss Florence A. Pepper, of The Rose, St. Peter’s Street, Ipswich.




1901   1, New Cut East, Ipswich.

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

Frederick William Howes Pepper, 38, a Manager – Chemical Works, born Ipswich.

Hannah Pepper (nee Scarff), 40, born Great Dunham, Norfolk.

Florence Amy Pepper, 12, born Ipswich.

Ethel May Pepper, 6, born Ipswich.


1911   ‘The Gas Inn’ 19, Key Street, Ipswich.

Frederick was 18 years old, a Decorator – Painter. He was living with his parents & sisters.

Frederick, 47, a Licensed Victualler – own account.

Hannah, 50.

Florence, 21.

Ethel, 16, a Clerk – Paper Merchant.


Frederick’s father, Frederick William Howes Pepper died 1912, Ipswich. His mother, Hannah Pepper died April 1916, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Hannah Pepper – mother, and Ethel M. Marshall (wife of Walter Charles Marshall) – sister.


Frederick is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Mary at the Quay Church, Ipswich.


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