F. J. Payne
Service no. 11440
Private, Dorsetshire Regiment, 6th Battalion
Born in Lambeth; enlisted at Clifton Street, Surrey; lived in South Lambeth
Killed in action 4 July 1916, aged about 27
Remembered at Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France
Information from the 1911 census
In 1911 Frederick John Payne, 22, was a general labourer living at 6 Horace Street, Stockwell, where his family had four rooms. His father, Samuel Payne, 54, was a general labourer from Stogumber, Somerset; his mother Sarah Ann Payne, 50, was born in Surat, India. Frederick had five siblings (one had died), three of whom lived at home: Arthur Samuel Payne, 20, a brewer’s labourer; Ellen Kate Payne, 16, a scullery maid; Richard James Payne, 13. All were born in South Lambeth.