LAPPAGE, Frederick

Private Frederick Lappage
Regiment Unknown

Frederick was born 1888 at Codnor Park, Derbyshire the son of Enoch Lappage, a furnace man and later a coal miner at Pye Hill Colliery, born Darlaston , Staffs and his wife Elizabeth (nee Giles) born Ironville. Frederick was an only child and was christened at Ironville Church on 27th March 1895. In 1891 the family was living at 44, Market Street, Ironville, lodging at the home of George Barton. In 1901 and also in 1911 the family was living at 37, Pye Hill, Jacksdale and Frederick, aged 23 is a coal miner/hewer.

No military information has been forthcoming. Frederick’s cousin also named Frederick, Private 10671 serving with the South Staffordshire Regiment, also born Codnor Park but later resident of Darlaston was killed in action in 1916.

Further information would be welcome.