Wakeling, Fred



1891 - 1918
Rank Private
Service no.36351
Regiment Leicestershire Regiment 8th Bn. formerly 7th Bn.
DiedMarch 21, 1918



School Records give his date of birth as 8th April 1891 son of Charles & Hannah Wakeling, of 2, Harold St., AylestonePark; Fred Wakeling & Mary Ann Duffy married in 1916 and had a daughter Nellie in 1918 named after his sister, Mary Ann did not remarry and died 1981 aged 89


1911 census :  2 Harold St Leicester

WAKELING, Charles Head M 65 1846 Gas Works LabrLeics Whetstone

WAKELING, Hannah Wife Married 39 years  F 64 1847  Leics Willoughby Waterless

WAKELING, Mary Jane Daughter Single  F 28 1883 Machinist Shoe Trade Whetstone

WAKELING, Nellie Daughter Single F 26 1885 Gold Stamper Bookbinding Whetstone

WAKELING, Florence Daughter Single  F 21 1890 Packer In Factory Cotton Whetstone

WAKELING, Fred Son Single M 19 1892 Shoe Finisher AylestonePk


1901 Census 2, Harold Street, Leicester,

Charles Wakeling Head Married Male 55 1846 Whetstone, Leics, Labrer At Gas Works

HannahWakeling Wife Married Female541847Leicestershire,

Walter Wakeling  SonSingleMale221879Whetstone, Leics, Bricklayer’s Labourer

Mary Wakeling Daughter Single Female 181883 Whetstone, Shoe Hand Machinist

Nellie Wakeling Daughter Single Female 161885 Whetstone, Leics, Book Binder’s Gold Stamper

Florrie Wakeling Daughter Single Female 111890 Whetstone, Leicestershire,

Fred Wakeling Son  Single Male 9 1892 Leicester  Service Records


Enlisted Oct., 1914.

Three times wounded.


Panel Reference

29 & 30.



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