Cpl Warwick George Frederick

  • Date of birth: 25/08/1894
  • Place of birth: City of Westminster, County of London, England, United Kingdom
  • Date of death: 05/10/1917
  • Place of death: Northwest of Poelkapelle, Belgium
  • Cause of death: Killed in action (K.I.A.)
  • Age: 23
  • Profession: porter
  • Country: England, United Kingdom
  • Rank: Corporal
  • Service number: 30468
  • Enlistment date: Unknown
  • Enlistment place: Lambeth, County of London, England, United Kingdom
  • Last known unit: Royal Warwickshire Regiment, 1st Bn.
  • Force: British Expeditionary Force

Memorial

Additional information

On the 4th of October the 4th Division attacked with the 11th and 10th Brigade near Poelkapelle. The 1st Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment (part of the 10th Brigade) was in support. Due to heavy machine gun fire en a couter attack the 1st Royal Warwicks came to assist. A gap between the 4th and 29th Division was filled with the 1st Warwicks. The new line was held at Ferdan House - Kangaroo Huts - west of Tragique Farm and 19 Metre Hill, northwest of Poelkapelle. On the 5th of October George Frederick must have died consolidating the new frontline . (Formerly 77895, Royal Engineers)