Gilbert Raper Frere (1888 - 1915)

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Death: Died in Killed In Action, Merville
Occupation: Captain, 10th Bn., Rifle Brigade
Managed by: Paul Holman
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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 Frere's Timeline

1888
1888
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
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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
- present
Age 27
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Haileybury & Brasenose