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Father: Henry Freeman, born in 1866 in Lincolnshire, employed as an iron dresser. Mother: Mary Ann Freeman, born 1863 in Lincolnshire. The family lived at 18 Kingston Street, Nottingham, before moving to 23 Haywood Street, Sneinton, Nottingham. Brothers: Tyed, born 1886, working as a coal miner, Henry, born 1887, working as a lace dresser and Ernest, born in 1896 and working as a box maker. Sisters: Ada, born in 1892, working as a lace dresser, Margaret, born in 1894, working as a laundress and Mary Ann, born 1903.
26 Aug 1917
1640654 - CWGC Website
5/6th Bn Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment)
Freeman enlisted in the Highland Light Infantry, but was later posted to the Royal Scots. He was serving in the area of Flanders near the North Sea which had been partially flooded. Despite being a quiet area there were occasional sporadic shelling and machine gun fire. Freeman was killed in action but his body was never recovered. His name was commemorated on the Nieuport Memorial.
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