Driver Frederick Bullimore was one of eight children of James Bullimore, from Exton, and his wife Maria who originally came from Whitwell. His younger brother William also died in the First World War. Fred was a carter and in 1911 aged 19 he was working for Henry and Hannah Mease on a farm near Burley on the Hill. He enlisted in the Army Service Corps in October 1916, going out to the Western Front in November the same year. But he contracted cerebrospinal meningitis and died in hospital on 21 February 1918. Fred is buried at St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, grave O.VI.H.13, and is remembered on the war memorial in Exton.
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