Wale, Frederick



1898 - 1917
Rank Private
Service no.21462
Regiment 9th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment
DiedMay 3, 1917




Frederick was born in 1898 in Leicester and baptised at St. Saviours Church on 15.7.1898. His parents were Charles William Wale, a dustman and Eva (nee Harris) who were married at St Saviours.
There were 12 children-
John William 1893
Charles William 1894
Louisa 1896
Eva 1897
Frederick 1898
Emily 1900
Harold 1901
Herbert Alfred 1903
Dora 1905
John Beavan 1907
Eva 1908
Grace 1910

1901 census the family lived at 57 Elm St. Leicester. 1911 census the were at 48 Parry St. Leicester.

Frederick enlisted on 9.10.1915 but I think he lied about his age as his attestation gives his age as 19. He became Private 21462 9th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment. He was Killed In Action on 3.5.1917 and is on the Arras Memorial, Pas De Calais, France.

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