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Gilbert Raper Frere

Birthdate:
Death: Died in Killed In Action, Merville
Immediate Family:

Son of Ernest Rowland Frere and Elizabeth Charlotte Frere
Brother of Patrick Raper FRERE

Occupation: Captain, 10th Bn., Rifle Brigade
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About Gilbert Raper Frere

Captain Gilbert Frere. Joined 10th Bn., Rifle Brigade. Killed In Action, Merville on 26 October 1915, aged 27. Listed on Merville Memorial

"Son of Ernest Rowland Frere and Elizabeth Charlotte Frere, of St. George's Lodge, Cookham, Berks. Educated at Haileybury College, and Brasenose College, Oxford."

Record of service of solicitors and articled clerks with His Majesty's forces, 1914-1919": Articled to A. F. Foster, of 28 Lincoln's Inn Fields, W.C. Joined Aug. 1914, as Private, Public Schools Batt. Gazetted 2nd Lieut. 10th Batt. The Rifle Brigade Sept. 1915, appointed Adjutant Oct. 1915, promoted Capt. shortly before his death. Served at Home and in France. Wounded Oct. 26, 1915, at Laventie, and died the evening of the same day at the Casualty Clearing Station at Merville, where he was buried.

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Gilbert Raper Frere's Timeline

1888
1888

Name: Gilbert Raper Frere
Father: Ernest Rowland Frere
Mother: Elizabeth Charlette Frere
Birth: South Kensington St Jude, England
Baptism: 28 Jul 1888 in South Kensington St Jude, England

1911
April 1911
Age 23

First Name - ROWLAND
Last Name - FRERE
Birth Year - 1860
Age - 51
Year Of Marriage - 1887
Years Of Marriage - 24
Occupation - CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT

First Name - ELIZABETH CHARLOTTE
Last Name - FRERE
Birth Year - 1862
Age - 49

First Name - GILBERT RAPER
Last Name - FRERE
Birth Year - 1889
Age - 22
Address - 45 SUSSEX GARDENS PADDINGTON
Parish - PADDINGTON
Occupation - SOLICITOR ARTICLED CLERK
Where Born - ST LUKES S KLININGTON
Condition - S

Archive Reference - RG14
Census Reference - RG14PN77 RG78PN3 RD1 SD3 ED9 SN149
Folio -
Page -
Piece Number - 77
Sub District - PADDINGTON SOUTH

1915
October 26, 1915
Age 27
Killed In Action, Merville

Probate

FRERE Gilbert Raper of Sutton Lodge, Cookham Berkshire captain 10th battalion Rifle Brigade died 26 October 1915 at Merville in France of wounds received in action. Administration to Ernest Rowland Frere, accountant. Effects £148 19s 5d.

October 1915
- 1
Age 27

First Name Gilbert Raper
Last Name Frere
Additional Title -
Service Record 1 Soldier Number: 3489, Rank: Private, Corps: Royal Fusiliers
Service Record 2 Rank: Lieutenant and Adjutant, Corps: Rifle Brigade
Service Record 3 Rank: Captain, Corps: Rifle Brigade
Archive Ref WO372/7
Archive Reference Description Campaign Medal Index Cards and Silver War Badge Cards
Record set Medal Index cards

November 2, 1915
Age 27

FALLEN OFFICERS
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Lieut. Gilbert Raper Frere, was born in 1881 and was the elder son of Mr and Mrs E.R. Frere. He was educated at Haileybury and at Brasenose College, Oxford, where he was captain of the college rowing. After leaving Oxford he entered the firm of Messrs Frere, Cholmeley, and Co., solicitors, of Lincoln's Inn Fields, as an articled clerk. He was for four years an officer in the London Rifle Brigade, retiring in 1913. On the outbreak of the war he received a commission in the 10th Battalion Rifle Brigade, he was appointed adjutant shortly after joining. He was wounded on October 26 and died on the evening of that day at a Casualty Clearing Station in France.

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