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  • The family grave of the Adcock family commemorating Fred's death at Mansfield Cemetery.
Courtesy of Peter Gillings
Person Details
26 Aug 1886
Mansfield.
Fred was born on 26th August 1886 at Mansfield and was the son of Frank and Sarah Adcock of 23 Lord Street, Mansfield his siblings were Mary Ann born 1881 Mansfield and John born 1883 Mansfield.
Plumber
09 Aug 1915
28
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23 Lord Street, Mansfield.
Drummer
6th Bn Lincolnshire Regiment
Fred enlisted on 31st August 1914 in Skegness and was sent to Lincolnshire Regimental Depot on 2nd September 1914 where he was posted on 3rd September to 6th battalion Lincolnshire Regiment. He went out on 1st July 1915 to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force eventually arriving at Gallipoli. He was initially reported as missing in action on 9th August 1915 and on 12th August 1916 this was official confirmed and he was reported as killed in action on or since 9th August 1915. He has no known grave, his name is commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli.
The family headstone at Mansfield Cemetery reads " In loving memory of Frank Adcock died June 5th 19131 aged 74 years , Sarah his beloved wife died Oct 14th 1935 aged 78 years, Frederick their beloved son killed at Gallipoli Aug 9th 1915 aged 28 years 'At Rest' "
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  • The family grave of the Adcock family commemorating Fred's death at Mansfield Cemetery.
Courtesy of Peter Gillings
    Fred Adcock - The family grave of the Adcock family commemorating Fred's death at Mansfield Cemetery. Courtesy of Peter Gillings