Date of Birth 1887.
Place of Birth Southampton.
Date of Marriage 1914.
Place of Marriage Southampton.
Service No 353906.
Regiment Royal Garrison Artillery.
Battalion 219th Siege Battery.
Died 29th November 1917.
Death Location France / Flanders.
Life Before The War.
Frederick was born in 1887 to Frederick R Stephens and Alice J Stephens in Southampton Hampshire.
He had 2 sisters Alice (1891), Dora (1895) and 1 brother Vernon born in 1898. In 1891 the family are recorded as living at 185 Derby Road.St.Marys Southampton. Fredericks’ father was working as a clerk.
In 1901 they were living at 99 Derby Road. St.Marys.By 1911 the family had moved to 99 Clovelly Road.Southampton, Frederick senior was working as a dock clerk and Frederick Albert was a shipping clerk, his sister Alice was a shorthand typist and Dora was a student shorthand typist.
In 1914 Frederick married Helen E Barfoot in Southampton.
Frederick enlisted at St.Pauls Churchyard London into the Royal Garrison Artillery as a Gunner and from 2nd December 1916 he saw action in France.
He was killed in action at Ypres on 29th November 1917, and is buried at Moeuvres Communal Cemetary Exension, grave reference V.A.17.
Frederick was awarded the British War Medal and the Victory Medal.