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John Geoffrey Frere

Birthplace: Wimbledon, Surrey, England
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of John William Corrie Frere and Madeline Westly Frere
Husband of Jessica Mary Frere (Dawbarn)
Ex-husband of Violet Ivy Frere
Father of <private> Frere; Nicholas Frere; Jeremy Barte FRERE and James Arnold Frere
Brother of Kathleen Margaret Frere; Audrey Armytage and John Howard Frere

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- 1919


also known as the King's Own Royal Regiment

The regiment was formed on the creation of the Territorial Force in April 1908 and placed under orders of the Eastern Mounted Brigade.

1/1st Norfolk Yeomanry

August 1914 : moved with the brigade to Woodbridge and came under orders of 1st Mounted Division.
July 1915: moved nearer to the coast.
25 September 1915 : dismounted and sailed from Liverpool on SS 'Olympic' for service at Gallipoli.
10 October 1915 : landed at Anzac cove and brigade under orders of 54th (East Anglian) Division.
December 1915 : evacuated from Gallipoli and moved to Egypt.
22 February 1916 : Eastern and Southern Mounted Brigades formed 3rd Dismounted Brigade, on Suez Canal defences.
July 1916 : brigade moves to join Western Frontier Force,
7 February 1917 : formally converted to infantry and became 12th (Norfolk Yeomanry) Battalion of the Norfolk Regiment. Placed under orders of 230th Brigade in 74th (Yeomanry) Division.
7 May 1918 : landed with division at Marseilles for service in France.
21 June 1918 : transferred to 94th Brigade in 31st Division., John Geoffrey
Sq/987, 5/8/14 ; Norf. Yeo . 27/10/14. M.G.C.. att. Norf R.;
Capt 51 Tergunter Road, S. W. 1082

June 21, 1895
Wimbledon, Surrey, England
June 21, 1895
Greater London, UK

St Jude's Kensington:
- 1895 July 30
- John Geoffry
Parents: John William Corrie & Madeline Westly Frere
Address: 30 West Cromwell Road
Occ: Solictor

July 30, 1895
Greater London, UK
April 1901
Age 5
London, England

FRERE, John W E Head Married M 39 1862 Solicitor Cape Colony
FRERE, Madeline W Wife Married F 37 1864 Cape Colony
FRERE, Kathleen M Daughter F 7 1894 London
FRERE, John G Son M 5 1896 London
FRERE, Audry Daughter F 3 1898 Wimbledon Surrey
BUSK, Elizabeth Mother-In-Law Widow F 71 1830 Russia British Subject
WRIGLEY, Kate Visitor Single F 45 1856 Trained Nurse Huddersfield Yorkshire
HARWOOD, Mary Servant Single F 36 1865 Cook Domestic Merton Surrey
WHEELER, Louisa Servant Single F 29 1872 Parlourmaid Domestic London
WHEELER, Annie Servant Single F 28 1873 Housemaid Domestic Blicheldever Hampshire
MARTIN, Winifred Servant Single F 18 1883 Nurse Maid Domestic Manchester
CASS, Rosa Servant Single F 22 1879 Kitchen Maid Domestic Little HallingburyEssex

RG number: RG13 Piece: 14 Folio: 90 Page: 17
13, Norfolk Crescent, Paddington County: London

October 27, 1914
Age 19

Norfolk (TKe King's Own Royal Regiment)

The undermentioned to be Second Lieutenants. Dated 27th October, 1914: —
Private John Geoffrey Frere, from the
Inns of Court Officers Training Corps.

August 16, 1915
Age 20

Norfolk (The King's Own Royal Regiment).
Second Lieutenant John G. Frere to be
temporary Lieutenant. Dated 16th August,

October 8, 1915
Age 20

Norfolk Yomenary : 2/L, promoted to Captain
First Theatre of War : Gallipoli

Ref: British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920 Record for John Geoffrey Frere

JF Elliott applied for medals 9/8/24 to be sent to
Rudboek Kop
South Rhodesia

Medals OFF/210 p10

February 1917
Age 21

2nd Lt. (temp. Lt.) J. G. Frere to be Lt.

September 16, 1918
Age 23
Kensington, Greater London, UK

Marriages from period Jul-Aug-Sep 1918
Sparks, Violet I. Frere Kensington 1a 227