Frederick William Emery

4/4560, Private, 2nd Battalion. Bedfordshire Regiment.

Killed In Action on the 19th April 1915 aged 28.

Frederick was the son of John & Julia Emery of 9 North Road.

He arrived in France on the 19th October 1914, some two months after his brother, Alfred. The battalion was billeted at La Gorgue, a suburb of Estaires, and it was here that Frederick is believed to have been shot by a sniper. His brother, Alfred, was later killed on the 23rd October 1918.

Frederick is buried in the Fauquissart Military Cemetery, Laventie, France. (Grave.F.4.)

Medal Entitlement: 1914 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal.

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