Freeman, Frederick Thomas

Freeman, Frederick Thomas


Military History:


Regiment:                               Royal Field Artillery

Rank:                                      Driver

Regimental Number:              78106

Date of Enlisting:                    26.6.1914

Date of death:                         15.4.1976

Cemetery/ Memorial:   

UK Cemetery/Memorial:       St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour


Frederick enlisted on 26th June 1914 with the Royal Field Artillery, Regimental Number 78106. He was sent to the Western Front, France and Flanders on 9th February 1915. He survived the War and died on 15th April 1976.

Frederick was awarded the 1914 Star, the British War Medal and the Victory Medal.

He is commemorated on the St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour.


Family History:


Date of Birth:                3rd quarter 1896

Birth Place:                   Wallington, Hertfordshire

Residence:                     Sandon, Hertfordshire

Marriage:                      10.1923


Frederick was the eldest son of Edward Thomas and Emily Mary (nee Sole) Freeman born at Wallington, Hertfordshire in the 3rd quarter 1896.  He and his family lived in Ashwell when he was growing up and he was a pupil at the Merchant Taylors School there.

He married Dorothy Alice Leppard at St John the Evangelist Church, Westminster, London in October 1923.  They had one daughter, Nora Eileen Freeman born in July 1925 at Walkern, Hertfordshire.

Frederick was the licensee of The Anchor pub in Sandon for the years 1949-1952.

He died at Therfield on 15th April 1976.




16 Oct 1923P2 col 8 (top)AshwellWedding (also p3 col 8 (bottom))At St John the Evangelist, Westminster, London. Miss Dorothy A Leppard of Westminster to Mr Frederick Freeman, eldest son of Mr & Mrs Edward Freeman, Park Farm Cottage, Ashwell. Details given.




Frederick Thomas Freeman
Birth Place:Wallington, Hertfordshire
Residence:Therfield, Hertfordshire
Death Date:15.4.1976
Enlistment Place:Not known
Regiment:Royal Field Artillery
Battalion:D Battery 156th Brigade
Regimental Number:78106
Type of Casualty:Survived
Theatre of War:Western Europe, France and Flanders







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