MUNFORD Frederick James

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Private Frederick James Munford was killed just two weeks after his brother Henry. He was born in Norfolk and was the son of Frederick Munford and his wife of Whitwell. He was a farm labourer before enlisting in June 1915 and joining the 1st/5th Battalion Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. He fought on the Somme, and was killed on 1 October 1918, less than a fortnight after his brother Henry. Frederick is buried in France at Proville British Cemetery, grave I.A.15, and is remembered with his brother on the memorial plaque inside Whitwell church.

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3 images The grave of Mr Muntford
By John Stokes on Wednesday 12th November '14 at 1:26pm
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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