Born: 1882, Ipswich.

Died: 6th April 1918; Age: 36; Died of Wounds – at 37th Field Ambulance.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 27925

Regiment: Northampton Regiment, 5th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Varennes Military Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Husband of Mrs H. Smith, of 68, Upland Road, Ipswich.




1891   21, Beck Street, Ipswich.


Frederick was 9 years old and living with his parents & brothers.

Samuel Smith, 55, a General Gardener, born Dallinghoo, Suffolk.

Eliza Smith, 45, born Stowmarket, Suffolk.

Albert E. Smith, 23, a Compositor’s Printer, born Ipswich.

Arthur C. Smith, 16, a Cigar Maker, born Ipswich.

1 boarder.


1901   21, Beck Street, Ipswich.


Frederick was 19 years old, a Cellarman. He was living with his parents & nephew.

Samuel, 65, a Gardener – not domestic.

Eliza, 64, a Charwoman.

Albert C. Chittock, 10, born Ipswich.

2 boarders.


1911   68, Upland Road, Ipswich.


Frederick was 29 years old, a Warehouseman – Wines & Spirits. He was married and Head of the Household.

Harriet, 27.


In 1908, Ipswich, Frederick married Harriet Martin, born 1884, Diss, Norfolk. They had 4 children:

Margaret E.O. Smith, born 1912, Ipswich.

Charles O.O. Smith, 1914, Ipswich.

Phyllis M.O.Smith, born 1915, Ipswich.

Cyril William Smith, born 1916, Ipswich.

 Northampton Regiment 5th Battalion

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