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Arnold
Fred was born in 1894 in Arnold the son of George and Amelia (Milly) Dennison. In the 1911 Cencus the family are living at Smithy Row,Arnold, he is shown as being single and a market gardener with 6 siblings. He later worked at Gedling Colliery as a miner.
He was employed as a market gardener and then became a coal miner working at Gedling Collier
20 Aug 1918
24
69010 - CWGC Website
27522
Private
2/7th Bn Royal Warwickshire Regiment
He originally enlisted in May 1915 at Arnold into the Sherwood Foresters with number 3838 (which is an early number being pre 1916, when all numbers were changed to five and six figures in order to avoid confusion). The probability is that he served in France and Flanders with the Sherwood Foresters in 1917 he was gassed and came home.He recovered and returned to France in April 1918 and was transferred to the 2/7th Royal Warwickshire Regiment, During action near Merville the enemy heavily shelled the area with H.E. and Gas and inflicting several (13) casualties. Unfortunately Fred was one of these casualties.
he is buried at Tannay British cemetery, Thiennes, France
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