Born: 1896, Ipswich.

Died: 4th November 1918; age: 22; KiA.

Residence: Norwich, Norfolk.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 11th October 1915 – France.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 96249.

Regiment: Royal Fusiliers, London Regiment, 3rd Battalion.

Formerly 18786, Suffolk Regiment, 1st/4th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Grave Reference:


Cross Roads Cemetery,






1901   107, Bramford Lane, Ipswich.


Frederick was 5 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Frederick Edward Clarke, 34, a Bricklayer’s Labourer, born 17, Gipping Street, Ipswich.

Ellen Clarke (nee Mills), born Woodbridge, Suffolk.

Rose May Clarke, 12, born Ipswich.

Alice Clarke, 9, born Ipswich.

Arthur Charles Clarke, 3 months, born Ipswich.


On the 1911 census Frederick’s parents, of 23, Riverside Road, Ipswich, recorded that Frederick was at an Industrial School.


Soldiers’ Effects to Frederick E. Clarke – father.


Royal Fusiliers, London Regiment, 3rd Battalion:



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