image from 1917 Suffolk Chronicle & Mercury newspaper


Born: 1884, Ipswich.

Died on or since: 13th November 1916, age 32; KiA.

Employed: at John Fisher Limited.

Enlistment: Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 43368

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.

Formerly 2333, Suffolk Cyclist Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Memorial Reference:

Pier & Face 1C & 2A.

Thiepval Memorial.




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Louisa Maria Varley, of Vine Cottage, Duke Street & the late Charles James Varley.




1891   8, Salem Street, Ipswich.


Frederick was 6 years old & living with his parents & brothers.

Charles James Varley, 30, a Plumber & Gas Fitter, born Ipswich.

Louisa Maria Varley, 29, born Aldeburgh, Suffolk.

Maurice Gordon Varley, 5, born Ipswich.

Percy Edward Varley, 1, born Ipswich.


1901   8, Salem Street, Ipswich.


Frederick was 16 years old, a Hosier’s Apprentice. He was living with his widowed mother & siblings.

Louisa, 39, a Housekeeper.

Violet Varley, 9, born Ipswich.

Charles Louis Varley, 5, born Ipswich.


1911   32, High Street, Montlake, Surrey.


Frederick was 26 years old, a Clothiers Assistant. He was 1 of 6 members of staff living & working together.


Frederick‘s father, Charles James Varley, died in 1900, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Louisa M. Varley – mother.


Frederick is also remembered on St. Matthew’s church Memorial.


Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements


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