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Current record for: Frederick Arthur Aberdeen
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Name Frederick Arthur Aberdeen
Born in St. James Clerkenwell
Resident of Clerkenwell - Middlesex
Died 15/09/1916
Age 21

Cause of Death Killed in action

Cemetery or memorial Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, France
Grave or panel reference XII.C.11

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World War 1
France and Flanders

Military Information Military Information

Rank Sergeant
Service Number 1559
Unit 8th (City of London) Battalion (Post Office Rifles)
Regiment London Regiment
Service Army
Enlisted in London