FREDERICK GEORGE STAFF

Image from Post office memorial, image since lost.

 

Born: 1897, Ipswich.

Died: 3rd November 1918; age 21; at Military Hospital, Fulham.

Employed: General Post Office, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

 

Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 586730

Regiment: Labour Corps, 5th Battalion – 688th Home Service Employment Coy.

Formerly 16127, Coldstream Guards.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:IMG_6717

BA.I.31.

Ipswich Old Cemetery,

Ipswich

 

 Relatives Notified & Address: Son of William & Gertrude Mary Staff, of 67, Ranelagh Road, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   67, Ranelagh Road, Ipswich.

 

Frederick was 3 years old and living with his parents, sister & patneral uncle.

William Staff, 9, a Railway Shunter – Points, born Debenham, Suffolk.

Gertrude Mary Staff (nee Johnson), 32, born Lackford, Suffolk.

Dorothy Lydia Staff, 1, born Ipswich.

Alfred Staff, 21, Railway Labourer – G.E.Railways, born Aspall, Suffolk.

1 boarder.

 

1911   67, Ranelagh Road, Ipswich.

 

Frederick was 13 years old, a Telegraph Boy – G.P.O. He was living with his parents & sisters.

William, 39, a Shed Foreman – Corporation Tramways.

Gertrude, 42.

Dorothy, 11.

Bessie Ada Staff, 9, born Ipswich.

Lilian Kate Staff, 7, born Ipswich.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Gertrude M. Staff – mother.

 

 

Frederick is also remembered on the war memorial at the Royal Mail Centre, Commercial Road, Ipswich.St Mary at Stoke Church Ipswich, War Memorial.

Labour Corps

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