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North Wheatley, Notts
Frederick was born in 1894 in North Wheatley,his father William Brammar was a wood man who lived in North Wheatley and had married Mary Elizabeth Hets. William and Mary had a large family of nine children, however William died in 1899 leaving Mary a widow at 36 years of age with a large family to bring up. In the 1901 census she is living at Bottom Street, North Wheatley and working on a corn thrashing machine. At the address are her 9 children Ellen - John Thomas - Charles born 1890 - Fanny - Harry - Fred born 1893 - Kitty - Frank and William. In 1908 Mary re married and became Mary Elizabeth Sharman, by the 1911 census , she is still living at North Wheatley with her two sons Charles 21 years a farm labourer and Fred 17 years a grocers assistant the rest of the children are living elsewhere. By the time of the 1911 census , Mary has remarried and become Mary Elizabeth Sharman. During the course of the 'Great War' Mary was to see further tragedy losing her two sons Charles on 1st July 1916 during the first day of the Battle of the Somme and the following year on 10th April 1917 Fred.
10 Apr 1917
23
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Private
10th Bn Lincolnshire Regiment
Frederick served with the 10th battalion Lincolnshire Regiment and died on 10th April 1917 aged 23 years , he has no known grave and is commemorated on the Arras Memorial
Frederick's brother Charles also served with the 11th battalion Sherwood Foresters and was killed on the first day of the Battle of the Somme on 1st July 1916
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