Bryan, Frederick

St Peters Lodge, Lund Memorial Board, lists 35 men who served from Lund and 17 men killed in WW1

BORN SOUTH DALTON, YORKS, 1887. SON OF LAVINIA (ANN) NORRIS (1854-1924) & WILLIAM BRYAN (1844-1924), OF BRICKYARD HOUSES, DALTON HOME, BEVERLEY. HE MARRIED FANNY POOLE, ON 05/05/1913, AT HEALAUGH, TADCASTER.. HE WORKED AS A GAMEKEEPER. LIVED AT RAYWELL, COTTINGHAM.

HE ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 09/02/1916, AGED 29 YEARS AND 6 MONTHS. EX PRIVATE, 24493, EYR. HIS ARMY RECORDS, DESCRIBE HIM AS 5 FOOT, 7.5 INCHES TALL, 145 LBS WEIGHT, 38.5 INCH CHEST, A SCAR ON HIS RIGHT CHEEK, RELIABLE, INTELLIGENT, VERY SOBER, AND A VERY GOOD WORKER.. HE WAS POSTED TO FRANCE, ON 13/09/1916. RETURNED TO ENGLAND ON 19/06/1917, SUFFERING FROM BACK BOILS. TRANSFERRED TO THE MACHINE GUN CORPS ON 06/10/1917. EMBARKED FROM FOLKESTONE AND ARRIVED BOULONGNE, ON 12/12/1917. STATIONED AT CAMIERS, MGC DEPOT. HE WAS KILLED IN ACTION, ON 11/04/1918, AGED 31. HE HAD SERVED IN THE ARMY FOR 2 YEARS AND 62 DAYS. HE IS COMMEMORATED AT THE PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, BELGIUM. HIS WEEKLY ARMY PENSION, OF 29 SHILLINGS AND NINE PENCE, WENT TO HIS WIDOW, FANNY, AND THEIR THREE CHILDREN. SHE MOVED TO “HEALAUGH”, HERMITAGE ROAD, BRIDLINGTON. HE LEFT BROTHERS, WILLIAM AND JOHN, AND SISTERS, EMILY AND ELSIE. HIS BROTHER LIVED AT 32 WILBERFORCE STREET, HULL. ANOTHER SISTER EDITH, HAD DIED IN 1918.

HE IS COMMEMORATED ON THE LUND WW1 MEMORIAL BOARD, BEVERLEY.


First name:
FREDERICK
Military Number:
44411
Rank:
Private
Date Died
11/04/1918
Place died:
Ploegsteert Memorial, Hainaut, Belgium
Age:
31
, COTTINGHAM, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK