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WILKINSON, Frederick Arthur

Frederick Arthur WILKINSON, only s/o
Sergeant 8336, C. Coy, 17th Battalion, Manchester Regiment
killed in action on the Somme, near Montauban
1st July 1916 and buried in Mametz Cemetery aged 26.
Extended Description
Son of Thomas Haworth and Sarah Jane Wilkinson
of 2 "Walthem Wilmslow Commemorated on a memorial on his parents grave in St Bartholomew churchyard, Wilmslow, Cheshire. He is at rest in Dantzig Alley,British Cemetery, Mametz, Somme, France
Some notes from what remains of his Army record
He joined up at Manchester on the 2nd September 1914 aged 24 years and six and half months. Occupation Clerk and living with his parents at the above address. He was posted to the Depot as Private on the 19th September 1914 he was promoted to unpaid Sergeant . promotion was later confirmed on the 24th November 1914 by Battalion Orders. He was serving with the 17th Battalion. He was sent to France on the 8th November 1915 and was killed in action on the 1st July 1916, after serving 1year and 303 days. He was buried in Dantzig British Cemetery, 3 and three quarters of a mile from Albert.
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