Loss of Fred Eatwell

Loss of Fred Eatwell

May 1917

Henbury Parish Magazine War Diary, May 1917: May has brought us two more losses. Fred Eatwell and George Bullock have given their lives. Both were in the Gloucesters. Fred was on guard on Sunday May 6th, when he was shot by a sniper. His home is at Bath, but Fred has been groom at Blaise Castle for four and a half years. June 15th 1917: A letter from Mrs Eatwell, in answer to mine, about her eldest son Fred. Her second son is in the Welsh Guards, and she has two sons-in-law serving in France. Lance Corporal Fred Eatwell was 27 when he died. He is buried in the Chapelle British Cemetery, Holnon, Grave IH 19.

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    Born 1891

    Died 1917

    British Army 203459 Private Gloucestershire Regiment

    British Army 203459 Lance Corporal Gloucestershire Regiment 2/6th Battalion (Territorials)