Private Frederick Richard Burrell/Borrell/Borrill

Frederick Richard Burrell, was born on 15th September 1897, the son of Joseph and Mary, a farm labourer of Stickford Fenside which is now better known as The Cul-de-Sac. He had a brother William and three half sisters. After leaving Stickford School Frederick became a miller and most likely worked at Shaw’s windmill near Bar Green. Frederick enlisted at Grimsby and joined the 1/7th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment. In March 1915 they were mobilised and sent to war. They landed at Le Havre and became part of 143rd Brigade 48th South Midland Infantry Division in May 1915. Frederick died on 22nd August 1917 at the age of 20 at the Battle of Langemarck which began on 16th August 1917 and was the second allied attack of the Third Battle of Ypres better known as Passchendaele. Frederick is remembered with honour at the Tyne Cot Memorial Zonnebeke West-Vlaanderen in Belgium.

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