We remember Fred Leach

We remember Fred Leach

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Timeline

Timeline

1892
birth United Kingdom Source:5520309 1892
1909
enlistment Bury, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:5518888 14th September 1909
1909
service British Army Gnr. 58621 Royal Field Artillery 40th Battery Source:5518888 16th September 1909
1909
employment Regular Soldier British Army Cahir and Athlone Ireland Source:5518888 16th September 1909 - 13th September 1912
1911
hospitalisation Serious Sprain - Left Wrist Hospital/Institution Source:5518888 9th August 1911
1914
service British Army Gnr. 58621 Royal Field Artillery 2nd Divisional Ammunition Column Source:5518888 17th August 1914 - 1st June 1918
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:5518888 17th August 1914 - 25th September 1918
1918
hospitalisation Wounded by Gas Shell Hospital/Institution Source:5518888 15th February 1918 - 1st June 1916
1918
service British Army Gnr. 58621 Royal Field Artillery 110th Brigade Source:2333481 1st June 1918 - 25th September 1918
1918
hospitalisation Shell Concussion Hospital/Institution Source:5518888 20th September 1918 - 25th September 1918
1918
dates Age 26 Source:5520309 16th October 1918
service British Army Gunner 58621 Royal Field Artillery Source:2333481
1918
death Died of wounds Died from shell concussion and a fractured skull wounds caused when a shell scored a direct hit on the dugout he was in. Peronne France Source:7160533 Source:5520309 Source:5518888 25th September 1918
burial Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension. Somme. France Source:7160533 Source:5520320
sibling Bertha Leach Source:5518888
sibling Stephen Howard Leach Source:5518888
sibling Emma Leach Source:5518888
location 6 Warren Street, Rochdale, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address Source:5518888

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Fred
Initials F
Last Name Leach
Source 2333481
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
6 Warren Street, Rochdale, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 58621 Royal Field Artillery Gunner
British Army 58621 Royal Field Artillery 110th Brigade Gnr.
British Army 58621 Royal Field Artillery 40th Battery Gnr.
British Army 58621 Royal Field Artillery 2nd Divisional Ammunition Column Gnr.
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star with Clasp 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
Sarah Ann Leach mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Bertha Leach sister
Stephen Howard Leach brother
Emma Leach sister
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Gray Brown
DateHeightSource
1911-08-09 5'8"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1909-09-16 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1

External Evidence

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Service Record Michael16032
Casualty Column Rochdale Observer 30th Sept. 1918 Michael16032
Burial Record Michael16032

Multimedia

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Fred Barrett Michael16032
Article from the Rochdale Observer Michael16032

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