Born: 1891, Doncaster, Yorkshire.
Died: 3rd August 1917; age: 25; Died of Wounds.
Residence: 3, Hartley Street, Ipswich.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 250804.
Regiment: Essex Regiment, 9th Battalion.
Formerly 3324, Essex Regiment.
Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.
Pas de Calais,
Image from 15th June 1917 Chronicle newspaper.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Frederick William & Ellen Louisa Dakin, of 3, Hartley Street, Stoke, Ipswich.
1901 29, Oxford Road, Donacster, Yorkshire.
Frederick was 9 years old and living with his parents & siblings.
Frederick William Dakin, 33, a Railway Engine Driver, born Lincoln, Lincolnshire.
Ellen Louisa Dakin (nee Batty), 30, born Doncaster.
Dorothy Dakin, 11, born Doncaster.
Elsie Dakin, 8, born Doncaster.
Alice May Dakin, 6, born Doncaster.
Charles William Dakin, 3, born Doncaster.
John Ernest Dakin, 8 months, born Doncaster.
1911 4, West Terrace, Garland Road, Parkeston, Essex.
Frederick was 19 years old, a Grocer’s Assistant. He was living with his parents & siblings.
Frederick, 43, a Railway Engine Driver – Great Eastern Railway.
Tom Sydney Dakin, 5, born Parkeston.
Walter Batty Dakin, 3, born Parkeston.
Soldiers’ Effects to Frederick William Dakin – father.
Frederick is also remembered on the war memorial at the Harwich, Dovercourt & Parkstone Co-Operative Society, Fryatt Room, Harwich Redoubt, Essex.