FREDERICK RICHES

 

 

Born: 1888, Ipswich.

Died: 19th July 1916; age: 28; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 19th April 1914.

 

Rank: Gunner; Service Number: 46610

Regiment: Royal Field Artillery, 6th Battery.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star + Clasp.

 

Grave Reference:

VIII.E.7.

Dantzig Alley British Cemetery,

Mametz,

Somme,

France.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Emily Rozier (formerly Riches), of 72, Wallace Road, Ipswich & the late Samuel Riches.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   Wallace Road, Ipswich.

 

Frederick was 2 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Samuel Riches, 36, a Baker – own account, born Ipswich.

Emily Riches (nee Pope), 25, born Woolton Courtney, Somerset.

Samuel Edgar Riches, 5, born Ipswich.

Lilian Emily Riches, 4, born Ipswich.

 

1901   72, Wallace Road, Ipswich.

 

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

Samuel, 46, a Master Baker – employer – at home.

Emily, 35.

Edgar, 15.

Lilian, 14.

 

1911   India.

 

Frederick was 22 years old, a Soldier ranked Gunner of the 85th Battery of the Royal Field Artillery.

 

Frederick’s father Samuel Riches died January 1902.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Emily Rozier – mother.

 

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

 

Royal Field Artillery, 6th Battery.

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