Ipswich War Memorial and Cenotaph



Born: 1879, Ipswich.

Died: 3rd January 1918; age 40; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Redhill, Surrey.

Rank: Gunner; Service Number: 168056

Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery, 279th Siege Battery.

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:

XIII. H. 5.

Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery,





Relatives Notified and Address: Son of Jonathan and Catherine Mary Crisp, of Ipswich, Suffolk; husband of Elizabeth Rose Crisp, of 32, St. John’s Road., Red Hill, Surrey.




1881   8, Rendlesham Terrace, Ipswich, Suffolk.


Frederick was 2 years old and living with his parents & sister

Jonathan Crisp, 30, Printers Compositor; born Lawford, Essex.

Catherine Mary Crisp (nee Manning), 27; Colchester, Essex.

Edith Kate Crisp, 4 months, born Ipswich.


1891   45, Waterloo Road, Ipswich, Suffolk.


Frederick was 12 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Jonathan, 40, a Printers Compositor.

Catherine, 36.

Edith, 10.

Clifford Charles Crisp, 6, born Ipswich.

Ernest Manning Crisp, 2, born Ipswich.


1901   37, Park Road, Hornsey, Middlesex.


Frederick was 22 years old, a Compositor. He was living with his maternal aunt, Emily Lovelace & her husband, 2 cousins + 1 visitor.


1911   146, Earlsbrook Road, Redhill, Surrey.


Frederick was 32 years old and a Linotype Operator – General Printers. He was lodging with Frederick Cooper Crosier a linotype operator.


On the 13th December 1913, at St. John’s Church, Redhill, Surrey, Frederick married Elizabeth Rose Peters, born 1888.


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



Royal Garrison Artillery, 279th Siege Battery:

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