Image from 1916 Suffolk Chronical & Mercury newspaper.


Born: 1875, Ipswich.

Died: 25th September 1916; age 41; Died of Wounds from a shell.

Residence: 201, High Street, Guildford, Surrey. Father resides at Rose Cottage, York Road, Ipswich.

Employed: for several years in the offices of Messrs. E.R. and F. Turner, leaving there to take up a position with Messrs. Dickenson and Eurns, Guildford, Surrey.

Enlistment Location: London; Date: May 1916.

Prior to the war he was an ardent worker in the Guildford V.T.C. holding the rank of Platoon Commander.


Rank: Company Sergeant Major; Service Number: 36258

Regiment: Royal Fusiliers, London Regiment, 37th Labour Battalion,


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Dantzig Alley British Cemetery,





Relatives Notified & Address: Son of James & Caroline Manthorp, of 28, York Road, Ipswich; Husband of Ellen Susan Manthorp of 101, Sackville Road, Hove, Brighton.




1881   3, Adela Cottages, York Road, Ipswich.


Frederick was 5 years old and living with his widowed father, siblings, paternal grandparents & aunt & uncles.

James Manthorp, 36, an Engine Smith, born Rendlesham, Suffolk.

Caroline Eliza Manthorp, 10, born Snape, Suffolk.

Alice Sarah Manthorp, 9, born Colchester, Eseex.

Richard Manthorp, 7, born Ipswich.

Louisa Manthorp, 3, born Ipswich.


Richard Manthorp, 58, a Shoeing Smith, born Eyke, Suffolk.

Anna Manthorp, 58, born Tunstall, Suffolk.

George Manthorp, 18, a Labourer – Smith Shop, born Wickham Market, Suffolk.

Martha Manthorp, 15, born Wickham Market.

Frederick Manthorp, 12, born Wickham Market.


1891   28, Rose Cottage, York Road, Ipswich.


Frederick was 15 years old and living with his father, siblings & grandparents.

James, 46, a Blacksmith.

Richard, 17, a School Pupil Teacher.

Louisa, 13.

Anna, 68, the Housekeeper.

Richard, 68, a Blacksmith.


Frederick’s mother was Caroline Eliza Manning (nee Rolingson), born 1846, Colchester, Essex – died 1880, Ipswich.


Frederick was educated at Ipswich Middle School.


Frederick was 31 years old, an Engineer’s Clerk, living at 23, Commercial Road, Guildford, Surrey when he on the 23rd March 1907, at Holy Trinity, Aldershot, Hampshire, he married Ellen Sarah Baxter, born 1872.


Ellen Sarah Manthorp enlisted – 20th August 1917 in the Queen Mary’s, Women’s Army Auxillary Corps (London), she served overseas. Ellen was discharged medical unfit on the 10th November 1918 and awarded the Victory, British War + Silver War Badge.


Soldiers’ Effects to Ellen S. Manthorp – widow.


Frederick is also remembered on the war memorial at Guildford, Surrey, and at Northgate High School. Formerly Ipswich Grammar School for Boys.


Royal Fusiliers, London Regiment, 37th Battalion

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