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  cap badgePrivate Charles Frew

15th Battalion Highland Light Infantry (Glasgow Tramways)
Service No: 36642

Charles Frew grave

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Personal details

Family Information

Son of Robert (25/09/1864-28/12/1925) and Helen (Nellie) Morrison Frew (21/10/1872-08/12/1938) of 36 Paddock St, Coatbridge. From the 1901 Census - Address - 14 Sykeside St, Coatbridge - Robert Frew aged 36, Nellie Frew aged 28, Charles Frew aged 4, David Frew aged 2, Catherine Frew aged 3 months (05/09/1900-24/07/1959). Brother Robert (1905-1977) and sister Helen (1908-1986). Charles' brother David died at Glasgow Royal Infirmary on the 12/02/1915.

Born / Resided

10 Sykeside St, Coatbridge / 36 Paddock St, Coatbridge.

Died

Killed in Action 15/07/1917

Enlisted

Coatbridge

Employed

Speedwell Iron Works.

Age

20 / DOB - 18/11/1896

Buried / Remembered

Nieuport Memorial (Panel No. 20), West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery / Memorial Information

he Nieuport Memorial commemorates 566 Commonwealth officers and men who were killed in Allied operations on the Belgian coast during the First World War and have no known grave. Twenty of those commemorated served with the Royal Naval Division and were killed or mortally wounded during the siege of Antwerp in October 1914. Almost all of the remainder fell in heavy fighting in the region of Nieuport in the summer of 1917.

Additional Information

Charles was reported missing on the 15/07/1917. His death was not confirmed until March 1918. Also remembered on the Trinity Parish Church Roll of Honour (see photos). See photos for Charles' Medal Index Card, his Newspaper clippings x 2 (second one mentions Charles and his younger brother David), his Birth Certificate, Army Register of Soldiers Effects, his Service Medal and Award Rolls, his CWGC Grave Registration, Charles' name on the Nieuport Memorial x 2, his name on the Nieuport Memorial Panel List and the Highland Light Infantry Cap Badge.

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