We remember Frederick Cumber Baxter

We remember Frederick Cumber Baxter

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Timeline

Timeline

1890
sibling Charles Baxter Source:8535410 1890
1891
birth Shipley, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:8535382 Source:8535410 1891
1897
sibling George Baxter Source:8535410 1897
1911
employment Stuff Merchant Assistant Shipley, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:8535411 1911
1914
enlistment Bradford, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:8535382 5th August 1914
1914
service British Army Private 1742 West Yorkshire Regiment 1/6th Battalion Source:8535382 5th August 1914 - 11th September 1914
1914
service British Army Lance Corporal West Yorkshire Regiment 1/6th Battalion Source:8535382 11th September 1914 - 6th February 1915
1915
service British Army Corporal 1742 West Yorkshire Regiment 1/6th Battalion Source:8535382 6th February 1915 - 9th August 1915
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8535382 15th April 1915 - 31st March 1917
1915
service British Army Lance Serjeant 1724 West Yorkshire Regiment 1/6th Battalion Source:8535382 9th August 1915 - 16th October 1915
1915
hospitalisation Shell wound to the head Hospital/Institution Source:8535382 18th August 1915 - 7th September 1915
1915
service British Army Serjeant 1724 West Yorkshire Regiment 1/6th Battalion Source:8535382 16th October 1915 - 8th December 1915
1915
appointments Company Accountant Source:8535382 8th December 1915
1915
service British Army Acting Company Quartermaster Serjeant 1724 West Yorkshire Regiment 1/6th Battalion Source:8535382 8th December 1915 - 10th May 1916
1916
service British Army Serjeant 1742 West Yorkshire Regiment 1/6th Battalion Source:8535382 10th May 1916 - 2nd September 1916
1916
service British Army Company Serjeant Major 240282 West Yorkshire Regiment 1/6th Battalion Source:8535382 5th August 1916 - 3rd March 1917
1916
service British Army Company Serjeant Major 1742 West Yorkshire Regiment 1/6th Battalion Source:8535382 2nd September 1916 - 5th August 1916
1916
appointments Company Serjeant Major - B Coy 1/6th W York R Source:8535382 4th September 1916 - 25th March 1917
1917
service British Army Officer Cadet 240282 West Yorkshire Regiment 6th Officer Cadet Battalion (Oxford) Source:8535382 31st March 1917 - 25th September 1917
1917
discharge Source:8535382 25th September 1917
1917
service British Army Second Lieutenant West Yorkshire Regiment 1/7th (Leeds Rofles) Battalion Source:8535382 25th September 1917 - 16th April 1918
1917
commission Temporary Source:8535382 26th September 1917
1918
missing Believed killed in action in the Ypres Salient during the German Spring Offensive Source:7001695 16th April 1918
1918
dates Age 26 Source:7001695 16th April 1918
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:7444440
1918
death Killed in Action Posted missing, believed killed in action, aged 26, in the Ypres Salient during the German Spring Offensive on 16 April 1918. He is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial. Ypres, Salient Belgium Source:7444440 Source:7001695 16th April 1918
burial Tyne Cot Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial West-Vlaanderen No known burial place Belgium Source:7001695

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Frederick Cumber
Initials FC
Last Name Baxter
Source 7001695
First Names Frederick Cumber
Initials FC
Last Name Baxter
Source 7001695
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
4 Hall Royd, Shipley, Yorkshire United Kingdom parents address known 1911
Birklands Road, Shipley United Kingdom parents address known 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 1724 West Yorkshire Regiment 1/6th Battalion Serjeant
British Army 1724 West Yorkshire Regiment 1/6th Battalion Acting Company Quartermaster Serjeant
British Army 1742 West Yorkshire Regiment 1/6th Battalion Serjeant
British Army 1742 West Yorkshire Regiment 1/6th Battalion Company Serjeant Major
British Army 1742 West Yorkshire Regiment 1/6th Battalion Corporal
British Army 1742 West Yorkshire Regiment 1/6th Battalion Private
British Army 240282 West Yorkshire Regiment 1/6th Battalion Company Serjeant Major
British Army West Yorkshire Regiment 1/6th Battalion Lance Corporal
British Army 1724 West Yorkshire Regiment 1/6th Battalion Lance Serjeant
British Army 240282 West Yorkshire Regiment 6th Officer Cadet Battalion (Oxford) Officer Cadet
British Army West Yorkshire Regiment 1/7th (Leeds Rofles) Battalion Second Lieutenant
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
Edwin Baxter father
Clara Chapman nee Baxter nee Cumber mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Charles Baxter brother 1890
George Baxter brother 1897

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription M2740
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription M2740
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740

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CSM F Baxter M2740

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