We remember Fred Clegg

We remember Fred Clegg

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Timeline

Timeline

1897
sibling Hubert Clegg Source:9542864 1897
1898
birth Mossley near Oldham, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:7021729 Source:9542864 1898
1900
sibling Norman Clegg Source:9542864 1900
1905
sibling Eric Clegg Source:9542864 1905
1911
dates Age 13 Source:9542864 2nd April 1911
1911
employment Cotton Weaver Not known Clitheroe, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:9542864 2nd April 1911
1911
location 22 George Street, Clitheroe, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address Source:9542864 2nd April 1911
1914
dates Age 16 Source:9542815 4th August 1914
1918
hospitalisation "Gun shot wounds forearm (right) right thigh and buttocks" Hospital/Institution Source:9542860 26th May 1918
1918
dates Age 20 Source:9542815 27th May 1918
1918
service British Army Private 291409 Welsh Regiment 17th (Service) Battalion (1st Glamorgan) attached Drake Battalion Royal Naval Division Source:9542806 1918
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9542806
1918
death Died of wounds Fred Clegg died at the time of the German Spring Offensive (21 March – 18 July 1918). He was 20. Doullens, Department of the Somme France Source:7021729 Source:9542806 27th May 1918
burial Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No. 2 CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme France Cemetery/memorial reference: I. C. 23 Source:9542806

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Fred
Initials F
Last Name Clegg
Source 9544114
Last Name Frederick
Source 9544114
Last Name Clegg
Source 9544114
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
22 George Street, Clitheroe, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 291409 Welsh Regiment 17th (Service) Battalion (1st Glamorgan) attached Drake Battalion Royal Naval Division Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elizabeth Clegg nee Wrigley mother
Frederick Clegg father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Hubert Clegg brother 1897
Norman Clegg brother 1900
Eric Clegg brother 1905

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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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CWGC website entry for 291409 Fred Clegg - Welsh Regiment Keith22624
Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Keith22624
Birth Recorded Ashton-under-Lyne Registration District, Lancashire Keith22624

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