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  • Photograph was published on 29th January 1916 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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Carlton
Frederick Bowley Young Smith BIRD as he was registered was born 1882 at Carlton. Son of Julia Bird, he was one of 15 children born to her, of whom only 8 survived. Julia was the Housekeeper to John Young a brickmaker of Carlton for several years and they appear to have had several children together, Frederick being one. By the 1901 census Frederick was working as a brickmaker whilst living at Gladstone Street, Carlton with John Young, his Mother and several of his siblings. By 1911 his Mother is living on her own at 35 Randolph Street, off Carlton Road with 3 of her children. Frederick is living with a married brother at 16 Car Street Ilkeston. He was a builder. His mother Julia Bird died in 1919 and the CWWG website states her address was 66, Station Rd., Carlton, Nottingham.
Builder
14 Dec 1915
33
927832 - CWGC Website
R/8347
Rifleman
7th Bn King's Royal Rifle Corps
Frederick enlisted in Nottingham. He went to France 19 May 1915 was killed in action 14 Dec 1915. Commemorated on the Ypres Menin Gate War Memorial. He was eligible for the 1915 Star, British and Victory medals.
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  • Photograph was published on 29th January 1916 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
    Frederick Bowley Youg Smith Bird - Photograph was published on 29th January 1916 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918