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Rifleman Z/661 Fred Downs

2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade
Killed in Action, France and Flanders, 9th May 1915, aged 33

  • Commemorated: Ploegsteert Memorial, Hainaut, Belgium. Panels 10
  • Awarded 1915 Star, British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of Isaac and Mary Downs [nee Hood], Arden Street, Atherstone
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Atherstone

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  • Born c1883 at Witherley, Leics.
  • Lived as a Boarder at Arden Street, Atherstone, last name listed as Hood, his mothers maiden name
  • Employed as a Colliery Labourer

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