Laid to rest at the Field of Honour.


Born: 1889, Ipswich.

Died: 31st January 1921; age: 31. Killed on mounted duty when his horse shied at a tram and bolted, Frederick was pitched against a tram standard, and was killed instantaneously.

Employed: as a Police Constable – for the Manchester Constabulary. Joined April 1920.

Date of Entry Therein: 13th August 1914.

Frederick was taken PoW by the Germans, and not released until after the Armistice.


Rank: Rifleman; Service Number: 7590.

Regiment: King’s Royal Rifle Corps, 1st Battalion.


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


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,






1891   2, Lion Street, Ipswich.


Frederick was a year old and living with his parents.

Frederick William Hines, 34, an Ostler Groom, born Burstall, Suffolk.

Mary Ann Hines (nee Smith), 30, born Sproughton, Suffolk.


1901   4, Handford Road, Ipswich.


Frederick was 11 years old and living with his parents & brother.

Frederick, 45, an Ostler Groom.

Mary, 39.

Stanley Frank Hines, 8, born Ipswich.

1 boarder.


1911   New Barracks, Gosport, Hampshire.


Frederick was 22 years old, a Soldier ranked Private/Cook for the 1st Battalion of the King’s Royal Rifle Corps.


Frederick’s father was the Ostler at the Swan Hotel, Ipswich for 40 years.


In 1911, Portsmouth, Frederick married Annie F. Shiers, born 1889, Portsmouth, Hampshire. They had 3 children:

Annie M. Hines, born 1911, Portsmouth.

Frederick William Hines, born July 1913, Farnham, Surrey.

Hilda M. Hines, born 1918, Portsmouth.

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