Private Frederick Ivett, York and Lancaster Regiment, was the son of John Ivett and Rebecca Ivett, of The Poplars, Ryhall. He was born at Essendine on 14 November 1896. Educated at St. Michael's School, Stamford, he was a farm worker before enlisting on 17 May 1916. Fred served in France and Belgium and died from drowning on 5 April 1918, but the circumstances are not known. He is buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, near Poperinghe, grave XXVI.E.14, and is remembered on the war memorial in Ryhall. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission records his age as 22.
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