FREDERICK JONATHAN CRISP

Ipswich War Memorial and Cenotaph

Born: 1879, Ipswich.

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

Residence: 32, St. John’s Road, Earlswood, Redhill, Surrey.

Occupation: a Linotype Printer.

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,

Leper,

West-Vlaanderen,

Belgium.

 

Relatives Notified and Address: Son of Jonathan and Catherine Mary Crisp, of 46 and 48, Fitzroy Street, Ipswich, Suffolk; husband of Elizabeth Rose Crisp, of 32, St. John’s Road, Redhill, Surrey.

 

CENSUS

 

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 and her family and a visiting maternal cousin.

Benjamin John Lovelace, 53, a Bookseller – own account – at home, born St. Luke’s, Middlesex.

Emily Lovelace (nee Manning), 50, born Colchester.

Percy Edward Lovelace, 21, a Clerk – Wholesale Grocery, born Colchester.

Grace Emily Lovelace, 20, born Colchester.

Kate Manning, 28, an Elementary School Teacher, born Colchester.

 

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, 32 year old, Frederick, a printer, of 146, Earlebrokk Road, Redhill, married 25 year old, Elizabeth Rose Peters, of 199, Earlebrook Road, Redhill, born September 1888, Brighton, East Sussex – daughter of Richard Peters, a billiard marker and Martha Emma Peters (nee West), of 111, Sussex Street, Brighton. Mr. Frederick Cooper Crosier was a witness at the marriage ceremony.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Elizabeth R. Crisp – widow.

 

 

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

 

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Royal Garrison Artillery, 279th Siege Battery:

http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-royal-artillery-in-the-first-world-war/

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