Image from 1915 Suffolk Chronicle & Mercury newspaper.


Born: 1896, Ipswich.

Died: 13th August 1915; age 19; Died at Sea. Drowned Dardanelles, Aegean Sea, aboard ‘Royal Edward’, following torpedo attack by enemy submarine.

Residence: 8, Grimwade Street, Ipswich.

Employed: at Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies, Orwell Works, Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 2342

Regiment: Royal Medical Corps. (Territorial Force) 3rd/1st East Lancs. Field Ambulance.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Memorial Reference:

Panel 199 & 200 or 236 to 239 & 328.

Helles Memorial,

Turkey (including Gallipoli).


Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mr & Mrs J.T.Sharman, of 8, Grimwade Street, Ipswich.




1901   5, Brunswick Road, Ipswich.


Fred was 5 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

John Thomas Sharman, 40, a Grinder – Iron Foundry, born Ipswich.

Elizabeth Mary Sharman (nee Simpson), 33, born Ipswich.

Thomas Sharman, 15, a Puncher – Iron Foundry, born Ipswich.

Lucy Sharman, 14, a Nursemaid – Domestic, born Ipswich.

George Sharman, 12, born Ipswich.

Emily Sharman, 9, born Ipswich.

Robert Sharman, 8, born Ipswich.

Florence Sharman, 10 months, born Ipswich.


1911   5, Brunswick Road, Ipswich.


Fred was 15 years old, an Iron Moulder.. He was living with his parents & siblings.

John, 50, a Machine Grinder – Plough Works.

Elizabeth, 48.

Thomas, 25, a House Painter.

Lucy, 24, a Charwoman.

George, 22, a Plough Fitter.

Robert, 17, a Case Maker.

Florence, 10.

Harry Sharman, 6, born Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to John F. Sharman – father.


Frederick is also remembered on the war memorial at  St. Pancras Catholic Church , Ipswich, and the Orwell Works Memorial Ransomes Sims & Jefferies Ipswich.

 Royal Medical Corps

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