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Current record for: Frederick William Freshwater
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Name Frederick William Freshwater
Born in Cambridge - Cambridgeshire
Resident of Holloway - Middlesex
Died 05/08/1917
Age 35

Cause of Death Died of wounds

Cemetery or memorial Godewaersvelde British Cemetery, France
Grave or panel reference I. C. 25.

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World War 1
France and Flanders

Relative(s)      Relative(s)
  • Alice Freshwater, Wife
    91, Sussex Road, Holloway
  • Charles Freshwater, Father
    Cambridge
  • Mary Ann Freshwater, Mother
    Cambridge
Military Information Military Information


Rank Private
Service Number 26264
Unit 11th Battalion
Regiment Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment)
Service Army
Enlisted in Wood Green - Middlesex
Memorial(s) Memorial(s) link(s)



Royal Northern Hospital Entranceway Arch