Frederick Ivett

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Service number:
York and Lancaster Regiment
Date of birth:
14 November 1896
Date of death:
05 April 1918
Age at Death:
IVETT Frederick

Known information

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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  • Ryhall Church
  • Ryhall Memorial
  • Ryhall Memorial 2
  • Lijssenhoek Military Cemetery
  • Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery JS2
  • F Ivett 4
  • F Ivett 3
  • F Ivett JS1

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4 images Some pictures of Mr Ivett’s headstone, taken 19 April 2015.
By John Stokes on Tuesday 21st April '15 at 7:32pm
A Rutlander, living in Belgium

Rutland and The Battle of the Somme

More than 90 Rutland soldiers died in the Battle of the Somme which lasted from 1 July 1916 until the middle of November. Today they lie in cemeteries across the old battlefield in northern France or are remembered among the 72,000 names on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme. By using our interactive map, you can find out what happened to them.

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