Frederick is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.


Born: 1916, Ipswich.

Died: 9th June 1944; age 28. During the D-Day landings

Residence: 11, St. John’s Road, Ipswich.


Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 2818145.

Regiment: 22nd Independent Coy, The Parachute Regiment, Army Air Corps, 6th Division.


Grave Reference:


Ranville War Cemetery,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of James Edward & Johanna Scoging; nephew of Mrs. E. Fulcher, of Ipswich.


Mother: Johanna Scoging, born July 1890, Staningley, Yorkshire.

Aunt: Evelyn Hall Fulcher (nee Scoging (1st marriage Dennis), born December 1898, Ipswich.

Uncle: William Stanley Fulcher, born 1910, Ipswich.


Frederick’s headstone is inscribed ‘Beloved By All At “Lyndhurst” 11, St. John’s Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England.’

A note by Kelvin Dakin:

Members of 22 Independent Coy were the first to land in Normandy just after midnight on 6th June. Coincidentally the first group was piloted by Fisons (Ipswich Head Office) employee, Claude Merrick, as per this account in their company magazine of July 1944.

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