FREDERICK CHARLES PEPPER

Born: 1891, St. Mary’s Quay, Ipswich.

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

Residence: The Gun Inn, Key Street, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 8th November 1914.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 1108

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion – Machine Gun Section.

 

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 identified by a cross on the grave, certified report and clothing, before reburial.

 

Grave Reference:

VII.B.13.

Aubers Ridge British Cemetery,

Aubers,

France.

 

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

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CENSUS

 

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 Gun 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 on the 30th December 1912, at The Gun Inn, Key Street, Ipswich.

His mother, Hannah Pepper died on the 13th April 1916, at The Gun Inn, Key Street, St. Mary Quay, Ipswich, after a long and painful affliction.

 

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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