Photograph courtesy of Angie

Born: 13th October 1915, 14, East Gate Street, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

Died: 6th June 1944; age: 28; – Normandy. Sword Beach

Residence: Ipswich.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 5826287.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion – Infantry.


Grave Reference:


La Delivrande War Cemetery,





The Battalion landed at 2 miles west of Ouistrehem. Queen White Beach.(Sword Beach.) at the end of the day Frederick and nine others had been killed from his battalion, Hillman Strongpoint being an objective.


Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Frederick Harold & Beatrice Ellen Monk; husband of Elsie Edith Catherine Monk, of Tresmeer, Cornwall.



Father: Frederick Harold Monk, born 1894.

Mother: Beatrice Ellen Monk (nee Bray), born 1893, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.


In 1940, Plymouth, Devon, Frederick married Elsie Edith Catherine Hamer, born 1919, Plymouth, Devon. They had 3 children.

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