Image from 1916 Suffolk Chronicle and Mercury newspaper.


Born: 1887, Ipswich.

Died on or since death presumed: 8th May 1915; age 28; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 23rd February 1915 – France.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 12357

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Memorial Reference:

Panel 21.

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mrs Martha Ann Catchpole, of 17, Blanche Street, Ipswich.




1891   31, Fore Hamlet, Ipswich.


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

Charles Catchpole, 33, a Dock Labourer, born Tunstall, Suffolk.

Martha Ann Catchpole (nee Kersey), 41, born Ipswich.

William John Catchpole, 9, born Ipswich.

Charles Catchpole, 6, born Ipswich.

Amy Ethel Catchpole, 1, born Ipswich – died 1901, Ipswich.


1901   78, Foundation Street, Ipswich.


Frederick was 15 years old, a Foundry Labourer. He was living with his widowed mother & brothers.

Martha, 50.

William, 19, a Foundry Labourer. Died 1906, Ipswich.

Charles, 16, a Foundry Labourer. Died 1907, Ipswich.


1911   83, Finchley Road, Ipswich.


Frederick was 25 years old, a Foundry Moulder – Iron Factory. He was living with his mother.

Martha, 60.


Frederick’s father Charles Catchpole, died 1900, Ipswich. His mother, Martha Catchpole died 1916, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Martha Catchpole – mother.


Frederick is also remembered on the Orwell Works Memorial Ransomes Sims & Jefferies Ipswich.

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