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Second Lieutenant FREDERICK GEORGE WHEATCROFT

Regiment & Unit/Ship

East Surrey Regiment

5th Bn., attd. "B" Coy., 13th Bn.

Date of Death

Died 26 November 1917

Age 35 years old

Buried or commemorated at

ANNEUX BRITISH CEMETERY

I. F. 12.

France

  • Country of Service United Kingdom
  • Additional Info Son of James and Mary Wheatcroft; husband of Susan Jessie Wheatcroft, of 18, The Mall, Swindon, Wilts.
  • Personal Inscription ONE WHO NEVER TURNED HIS BACK BUT MARCHED BREAST FORWARD
  • Additional Citation note

    A Schoolmaster, Frederick Wheatcroft was an Amateur International and Professional Footballer for amongst other clubs, Alfreton Town, Swindon Town and Reading. Native of Alfreton, Derbyshire.

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