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He was the son of William Edwin and Edith Rebecca Elliott and the brother of Sylvia Constance Elliott. They lived at 46 Mapperley Road and later 310 Mansfield Road (both Nottingham). William Elliott was a hosiery manufacturer.
In 1911 he was a clerk in a wholesale tobacconists.
19 Jul 1916
24
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Second Lieutenant
Royal Field Artillery
Second Lieutenant Frederick William Elliott, 'B' Battery, 166th Brigade Royal Field Artillery. He landed in France on 12th November 1915. He was killed in action on 19th July 1916. He has no known grave, his name is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial.
The former Nottingham High School student, was initially reported as wounded but alive in the hands of the Germans. Article published 29th January 1916 in the Nottingham Evening Post : - “WOUNDED AND BELIEVED PRISONER. “Lieutenant F. W. Elliott. “An official intimation has been received by Mr. W. E. Elliott, of 284, Derby-road, Nottingham, that his only son, Second-Lieutenant F. W. Elliott, was wounded on July 19th, and is believed to have been taken prisoner. At any rate, it is established that a search party went out to relieve him, and found that he was in the hands of the enemy. Educated Elm Bank School and Nottingham High School, Sec.-Lieut. Elliott, who is 24 years of age, went on active service with the R.H.A., but in June of last year he received a commission in the R.F.A., and has served at the front since December last.” Above article is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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