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Private 2304 Frederick Raven

2nd Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)
Killed in Action: Hooge,
France and Flanders, 9th August 1915, aged 26

  • Commemorated: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 39 and 41
  • Awarded: 1914 Star, British War and Victory Medals.
  • Son of George and Lottie Ester Raven
  • Husband of Lilian Raven [nee Suffolk] 5 Chronicle Yard, Abbey Street, Nuneaton. Married 29 Jun 1912 at Nuneaton
  • Father of George Raven, b 22 Aug 1912

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1911 Census and Family History Information

  • Born Apr Qtr 1889 at Sneinton, Nottingham
  • Lived at 18 Rock Terrace, Sneinton [1891]
  • Lived at Carlton Hill, Carlton, Notts [1901]
  • Employed as a General Labourer [1907]
  • Enlisted at Nottingham on 4 Nov 1907. Disembarked in France on 11 Nov 1914

    Frederick's service records show that he was originally buried at Sanctury Wood where there originally stood three cemeteries but two were destroyed in the subsequent Battle of Mount Sorrel and the bodies were never recovered.

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