Pte
Frederick Watkin Redfern

Information about birth

Date of birth:
12/08/1896
Place of birth:
ON, Grey County, Owen Sound, Canada

General information

last known residence:
ON, Owen Sound, 12th St W 122, Canada
Profession:
Woodworker
Religion:
Methodist

Army information

Country:
Canada
Force:
Canadian Expeditionary Force
Rank:
Private
Service number:
838387
Enlistment date:
6/12/1915
Enlistment place:
ON, Owen Sound, Canada
Units:
 —  Canadian Mounted Rifles, 4th Bn.  (Last known unit)

Information about death

Date of death:
26/10/1917
Place of death:
Wallemolen, Zonnebeke, Belgium
Cause of death:
Killed in action (K.I.A.)
Age:
21

Memorial

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial
Panel: Panel 30, 32.

Points of interest 4

#1 Place of birth
#2 Last known residence
#3 Enlistment place
#4 ‘Place of death’

Additional information

"Killed in Action." While taking part in an attack on enemy positions West of Passchendaele, he was hit in the head and instantly killed by an enemy sniper's bullet.