Frederick William Frost

Name

Frederick William Frost
1895

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

28/11/1915
20

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
2464
London Regiment
3rd (City of London) Bn. (Royal Fusiliers)

Awards

1914 /15 Star, British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

HELLES MEMORIAL
Panel 196.
Turkey (including Gallipoli)

Headstone

>He has no Headstone. He is commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Turkey

UK Memorials

Holy Rood Catholic Church Memorial, Watford,
St Matthew’s Church Memorial, Oxhey,
Bognor Regis Memorial Hospital War Memorial, Sussex

Pre War

Frederick William Frost was born in St Pancras/Kentish Town, London in 1895, the eldest of three surviving sons of James William Frost, a Baker and Confectioner and his wife Emma Elizabeth Frost, (nee Fulford), who had seven children, four of whom died in childhood.

His parents married in the Banbury, Oxon, district. Elizabeth died 1950 in the Chichester, Sussex, district aged 80; James died 28 April 1952 in Bognor Regis, Sussex, aged 83.

1901 Census records Frederick aged 6, living with his parents and brother Hubert 2, at 25 Villiers Road, Oxhey, Herts. Also living at the property were a Domestic Housekeeper, a Shop Assistant, and a Baker, employed by his father.

1911 Census records Frederick aged 16, living at home with his parents, brothers Hubert 12, and Leonard 2, at 25 Villiers Road, Oxhey, Herts. Also living at the property was a Shop Assistant employed by his father. He was employed by the London and North Western Railway Company, as a Clerk in the Audit Office.

Wartime Service

Frederick enlisted at 21, Edward Street, London in October 1914, were the 2nd/3rd (City of London) Battalion, London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers) were raised in September 1914, he was given the Service No. 2464.

His Medal Card records he arrived in Egypt in April 1915- his qualifying date being 19 April 1915, on route to Gallipoli. (The 2nd/3rd Battalion, landed at Suvla Bay on 23rd September 1915). Frederick was killed in Action on 28th November 1915, he is remembered with honour, Helles Memorial in Turkey, and commemorated at St Matthew’s Church, Oxhey.

He was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914-15 Star medals.

Additional Information

The value of his effects were £4-17s-5d, Pay Owing and £4-10s-0d, War Gratuity, which went to his father James.

Acknowledgments

Stuart Osborne
Dianne Payne - www.busheyworldwarone.org.uk, Jonty Wild, Sue Carter (Research) and Watford Museum (ROH on line via www.ourwatfordhistory.org.uk)