Born: 1896, Ipswich.

Died: 26th April 1917; age 21; died of shell wounds at No. 33rd Casualty Clearing Station.

Residence: 208, Bramford Lane, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 23715

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 9th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Bethune Town Cemetery,

Pas de Calais,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of William Thomas & Susannah Mary Ann Mussett, of 208, Bramford Lane, Ipswich.




1901   208, Bramford Lane, Ipswich.


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

William Thomas Mussett, 45, a Bricklayer, born Bures St. Mary, Essex.

Susannah Mary Ann Mussett (nee Smith), 43, born Rockford, Essex.

Edith Mary Mussett, 14, born Ipswich.

Elsie May Mussett, 12, born Ipswich.

Annie Elizabeth Mussett, 11, born Ipswich.

Ethel Maud Mussett, 9, born Ipswich.

Lily Mereweather Mussett, 8, born Ipswich.

Arthur Henry Mussett, 7, born Ipswich.

Mabel Hilda Mussett, 1, born Ipswich.


1911   208, Bramford Lane, Ipswich.


Frederick was 15 years old, a Grocer’s Errand Boy. He was living with his parents & siblings.

William, 55, a Bricklayer.

Susannah, 54.

Ethel, 19, a Domestic Servant.

Arthur, 17, a Sweet Packer – Confectionary Manufacturer.

Mabel, 11.


Soldiers’ Effects to Susannah Mussett – mother.


Frederick is also remembered on the war memorial at Burlington Baptist Church, London Road, Ipswich.


The 6th Division, in which the 9th battalion served took over a front extending northwards from the Double Crassier at Loos for a distance over six miles in March and remained there through a long and trying period of frequent raids and bombardments.

Suffolk Regiment, 9th Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment battalion movements

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