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Private F W Haddon


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Private Frederick William HADDON, G/17751, 6th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, death assumed on or since, 3rd  May 1917.

Born All Saints, Northampton, Northamptonshire, son of William Stephen & Annie Maria Haddon, 59 Poole Street, Northampton, Northamptonshire.

19th September 1897, All Saints, Northampton, baptism of Frederick William Haddon, son of William Stephen, (shoemaker), & Annie Maria Haddon, 1Woolmonger Street.


1911 Census - 59 Poole Street, Northampton, Northamptonshire - William Haddon, head, age 38, married, pressman, shoe trade, worker, born Northampton; Annie Haddon, wife, age 32, married 13 years, 6 children, 5 still alive, born Weedon, Northamptonshire; Frederick Haddon, son, age 13, buffing machine operator, shoe trade, born Northampton; Ellen Haddon, daughter, age 11, school, born Northampton; Albert Haddon, son, age 10, school, born Northampton; Herbert Haddon, son, age 5,  school, born Northampton; Arthur Haddon, son, age 3, born Northampton.


Enlisted Northampton, Northamptonshire, age 18 years & 4 months, height 5ft 3¾, weight 103lbs. Resided 59 Poole Street, Northampton, Northamptonshire. Formerly pressman, shoe trade.

Home 10th December 1915 to 6th October 1916; BEF 7th October 1916 to 3rd May 1917.

10th December 1915, enlisted; 10th December 1915, to Army Reserve; 10th May 1916, mobilized; 12th May 1916, posted 10th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment, Service No. G/11646; 1st September 1916, transferred & posted 23rd Battalion, Training Reserve; 7th October 1916, posted BEF & transferred to 10th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 16th April 1917, posted 6th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 22nd April 1917, joined Battalion, "C" Company, In the Field; 3rd May 1917, posted missing.

8th September 1919, Statement of Relatives - Father, William S Haddon, 59 Poole Street, Northampton; Mother, Annie Haddon, 59 Poole Street, Northampton; Brothers - Albert Haddon, age 18, 59 Poole Street, Northampton; Herbert Haddon, age 13, 59 Poole Street, Northampton; Arthur Haddon, age 11, 59 Poole Street, Northampton; Sisters - Helen Haddon, age 19, 59 Poole Street, Northampton; Ada Haddon, age 8, 59 Poole Street, Northampton.

Commemorated at Arras Memorial, Bay 7, France.


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