image from 1917 Suffolk Chronicle & Mercury newspaper.


Born: 1887, Effingham, Surrey.

Died: 12th March 1917; age 30; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Corporal; Service Number: 40947

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 7th Battalion.

Formerly 938, Suffolk Regiment.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:IMG_6758


Faubourg D’Amiens Cemetery,


Pas de Calais,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mary Snelling of 285, Spring Road, Ipswich.




1891   19, Hans Road, Kensington, Middlesex.


Frederick was 2 years old and living with his parents.

Richard Snelling, 40, a Butler – Domestic Servant, born Islington, Norfolk.

Mary Snelling (nee Carey), 44, born Lawford, Essex.


1901   34, Pearce Road, Ipswich.


Frederick was 13 years old, an Errand Boy. He was living with his parents.

Richard, 50, a Butler – Domestic.

Mary, 54.


1911   34, Pearce Road, Ipswich.


Frederick was 23 years old, a Pattern Fitter – Engineer Works. He was living with his parents.

Richard, 60, a Butler – Domestic – unemployed.

Mary, 64.


Frederick is also remembered on the war memorial under Waterworks at the Town Hall, St. John the Baptist church memorial, Ipswich.

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Suffolk Regiment, 7th Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment battalion movements


Friends of The Suffolk Regiment

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