Frederick Edward Ashwood

Name

Frederick Edward Ashwood

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

26/11/1918
17

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Airman 2nd Class
102678
Royal Air Force

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

STEVENAGE (ST. NICHOLAS) CHURCHYARD
United Kingdom

Headstone

>Not Researched

UK Memorials

Stevenage Old Town Memorial
St Nicholas' Church Memorial, Stevenage Old Town
Holy Trinity Church Memorial Roll of Honour, Stevenage Old Town

Pre War

Frederick was the only son of Thomas & Eliza Ashwood of 2 Stanmore Road. His father was a well-known Special Constable in the town. Frederick was employed, before joining the Royal Air Force, as an under groom to Professor Newel of Madeley, Cambridge and joined the Royal Flying Corps on the 7th November 1917. Official records show that his civilian occupation was described as Poultry Rearer.

Wartime Service

He Died from the effects of Influenza at Sandridge Hospital, near St. Albans, whilst still undergoing his training. As Frederick had not served overseas he was not entitled to any of the Great War campaign medals. His grave can be found in the St. Nicholas Churchyard, Stevenage.

Additional Information

www.stevenageatwar.com

Acknowledgments

Paul Johnson