Private Frederick Whipp
28685 1st East Yorkshire Regiment
Formerly 15583 11th East Lancashire Regiment
Born Burnley 28th November 1883
Died 23rd October 1918
Lived at 2 Junction Street
Commemorated on the Vis en Artois Memorial, France
Burnley Express 23rd November 1918

Son of John Thomas and Margaret (nee Rushton)
Married Maria Pickup 25th September 1909 son Harry Born 8th March 1910

Enlisted in the 11th East Lancashire Regiment (Accrington Pals) 19th September 1914 having previously served in the 2nd & 5th East Lancs. He was discharged as unfit 18th December 1914.

Re-enlisted 14th August 1916 into the 4th East Yorkshire Regiment and then posted to the 13th Battalion (4th Hull Pals " The Others") on the 1st of January 1917. Posted to the 1st Battalion in February 1918 on the disbanding of the 13th.
Killed in Action East of Ovillers and Vendegies - Au- Bois

Death Certificate no. 1G18-I33-318

(Courtesy of John Garwood)




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