We remember Frederick John Holbrook

We remember Frederick John Holbrook

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Timeline

Timeline

1895
sibling Emily Florence Holbrook Source:5477785 1895
1898
birth Cardiff United Kingdom Source:5477785 5th May 1898
1900
sibling Arthur Thomas Holbrook Source:5477785 1900
1903
sibling Henry Ivor Holbrook Source:5477785 1903
1915
employment Bricklayer East Moors Ironworks Splott, Cardiff United Kingdom Source:5477785 February 1915
1915
enlistment Cardiff United Kingdom Source:5477785 February 1915
1915
service British Army Private 30649 Welsh Regiment Source:5477785 February 1915 - 11th May 1915
1915
service British Army Private 30649 Welsh Regiment Source:5477785 12th May 1915 - 26th July 1916
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:5477785 12th May 1915
1916
appointments Attached to 26th Field Company, RE for training Source:5477785 19th May 1916
1916
service British Army Royal Engineers Source:5477785 19th May 1916
1916
hospitalisation Wounded in Battle of the Somme, subsequently died of wounds Hospital/Institution Source:5477785 16th July 1916 - 26th July 1916
education Elementary school Moorland Road School Splott, Cardiff United Kingdom Source:5477785
service British Army Private 30649 Welsh Regiment Source:1921563
1916
death Died of wounds Wounded 16 July during the Battle of the Somme, presumably evacuated to a casualty clearing station at Heilly, where he died of his wounds Heilly France Source:7148287 Source:5477785 26th July 1916
burial Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L'abbe CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme Heilly Station Cemetery France Source:7148287 Source:5477785

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Frederick John
Initials FJ
Last Name Holbrook
Source 5477785
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
67 Llanelly Street, Splott, Cardiff United Kingdom parents address known 1911-04-02
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 30649 Welsh Regiment Private
British Army 30649 Welsh Regiment Private
British Army Royal Engineers
British Army 30649 Welsh Regiment Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ellen mother
Henry Holbrook father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Emily Florence Holbrook sister 1895
Arthur Thomas Holbrook brother 1900
Henry Ivor Holbrook brother 1903

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription David114
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription David114
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription David114
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription David114

External Evidence

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My Tommy’s War: An underage Welsh brickie on the Somme David114
Probate Service, Soldiers' Wills David114
GRO WAR DEATHS ARMY OTHER RANKS (1914 to1921) Transcription, FindMyPast David114

Multimedia

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Frederick Holbrook pictured in uniform David114
Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L’Abbe, Somme 1 Vincent96527
Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L’Abbe, Somme 2 Vincent96527
Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L’Abbe, Somme 3 Vincent96527
Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L’Abbe, Somme 4 Vincent96527
1914-15 Star Vincent96527
Welsh Regiment Cap Badge Vincent96527

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