Frederick Bullimore

Died 106 years ago today
View Frederick on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website
Service number:
T4/275698
Rank:
Driver
Service:
Army Service Corps
Origin:
Date of birth:
1891
Date of death:
21 February 1918
Age at Death:
26
BULLIMORE Frederick

Known information

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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  • Exton Church
  • Exton Church memorial
  • Exton Garden of Remembrance RR4
  • Exton Garden of Remembrance RR1
  • St Sever Cemetery Extension 1
  • St Sever Cemetery Extension 2
  • F Bullimore 3
  • F Bullimore 1
  • F Bullimore 2

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4 images Some pictures of the headstone, taken 8 January 2015.My apologies for the quality – weather and light conditions were very poor.
By John Stokes on Friday 9th January '15 at 9:58am
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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