Born: 1st June 1894, St. Mary at the Elms, Ipswich.
Died: 4th November 1918; age 24; KiA.
Enlistment Details: Date: 11th April 1914; Location: Tunbridge Wells, Kent; Lodgings – 36, Calvary Street, Tunbridge Wells; Occupation: Chauffeur; Age: 20 years & 102 days; Religion: CofE. Height: 5ft 5 3/4ins, fresh complexion, grey eyes & brown hair.
Service: 6th May 1916 – Promoted to Lance Corporal. 25th August 1916 – Misconduct – Striped of Lance & Stripe for falling out of the ranks on the line of march in the field. 2nd February 1918 – Promoted to Lance Corporal. 12th April 1918 – Promoted to Corporal.
Wounded: 3rd September 1916 Gun Shot Wound to Left Shoulder taken to No. 4 Ambulance Train.
Rank: Corporal; Service Number: SD/470
Regiment: Royal Sussex Regiment, 9th Battalion.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Frederick William & Maria Scrivener, of Alexandra Ward, Heathfields, Ipswich.
1901 2, Morfeys Court, Curriers Lane, Ipswich.
Frederick was 6 years old and living with his parents & siblings.
Frederick William Scrivener, 48, a Foundry Labourer, born Ipswich.
Maria Scrivener (nee Francis), 47, born St. Marylebone, London.
Marie Eleanor Scrivener, 23, a Cook – Domestic, born Ipswich.
Edith Victoria Scrivener, 11, born Ipswich.
Florence May Scrivener, 9, born Ipswich.
Lily Rose Scrivener, 4, born Ipswich.
Arthur Charles Scrivener, 7 months, born Ipswich.
1911 Fourth Avenue, Frinton-on-Sea, Essex.
Frederick was 16 years old, a House Boy – Domestic. He was 1 of 3 servants at the home of 50 year old, Sidney Edward Trench, a Physician & Surgeon – own account.
Frederick’s father, Frederick William Scrivener died, 1907, Ipswich.
Soldiers’ Effects to Maria Scrivener – mother.
On the 8th May 1919, Mrs Maria Scrivener signed and added ‘with many thanks’ for the return of Frederick’s personal property: Motor Drivers Licence, Photo, Fountain Pen & Disc.
On the 18th September 1919, Maria Scrivener, of 4, Marfey’s Place, Curriers Lane, Ipswich received a Commemorative Scroll.
On the 12th October 1921, Maria Scrivener received Frederick’s British War medal.