FREDERICK JAMES ASKEW

 

Born: 1896, Ipswich.

Died on or since death presumed: 23rd July 1916; age 20; KiA.

Residence: Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

 

Service:

France – Royal Fusiliers, 8th Battalion – 6th July 1916 – 11th July 1916

France – Manchester Regiment, 19th Battalion – 12th July 1916 – 23rd July 1916.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 34658

Regiment: Royal Fusiliers, London Regiment, 8th Battalion – attached to the 19th Battalion, Manchester Regiment.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Memorial Reference:

Pier & Face 8C, 9A & 16A.

Thiepval Memorial,

Somme,

France.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   15, Turpin Street, Ipswich.

Frederick was 4 years old and living with his parents.

David James Askew, 31, born Westerfield, Suffolk.

Emma Askew (nee Bishop), 29, born Washbrook, Suffolk.

2 boarders.

 

1911   15, Turin Street, Ipswich.

Frederick was 14 years old and living with his parents.

David James Askew, 41, a Maltster’s Labourer.

Emma Askew, 39.

1 boarder.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Emma Askew – mother.

Frederick is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Peter’s Church, Ipswich.

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THE ROYAL FUSILIERS 8th (Service) Battalion:

 

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