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Forename(s): Frederick Towers
Place of Birth: Steeton, Yorkshire
Service No: C/390
Regiment / Corps / Service: King’s Royal Rifle Corps
Battalion / Unit: 16th (Service) Battalion. (Church Lads Brigade)
Division: 33rd Division
Date of Death: 1916-01-27
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: K. 3.
CWGC Cemetery: CAMBRIN CHURCHYARD EXTENSION
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: STEETON-WITH-EASTBURN, YORKSHIRE
Frederick Towers Ellison (born 5 October 1891) was the son of Christopher and Jane Ellison, née Towers. Christopher was born at Austwick and Jane at Winksley, Yorkshire.
1901 Steeton, Yorkshire Census: 38, Emsley [Elmsley] Street - Frederick T. Ellison, aged 9 years, born Steeton, son of Christopher and Jane Ellison.
1911 Steeton, Yorkshire Census: 38, Elmsley Street - Frederick Towers Ellison, aged 19 years, born Steeton, son of Christopher and Jane Ellison.
The British Army Service Record for Fred [Towers] Ellison exists but may be incomplete.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Frederick Ellison, C/390, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Theatre of War first served in: (1) France. Qualifying date [for 1914-15 Star]: 16 November 1915.
Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
ELLISON, Fred, aged 24, King’s Royal Rifles, (C.L.B. Battalion), son of Mr. and Mrs. Ellison, Emsley Street, Steeton, killed in action Western Front Jan. 27, 1916.
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Rifleman Frederick Towers ELLISON
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: King’s Royal Rifle Corps
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 33rd Division
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