URQUHART, Frederick F

Service:
Army
Rank:
Private; Quartermaster
Unit:
11th Battalion Manchester Regiment
Place Enlisted:
Unknown
Service Number:
24336
Home Address:
Bridgegate
Family Details:

Son of George and Jane Urquhart of Bridge End, Startforth. 

Date of Birth:
Unknown
Place of Birth:
Startforth
Death:
Unknown
Place of Death
Unknown
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Place of Burial:
Unknown
Obituary:

Reports say that Frederick was trying to help his fellow comrades when he fell in action. He was described as being a 'brave and fearless soldier'. 

Teesdale Mercury-18/10/1916: Local and other notes: Fallen in action

Teesdale Mercury-25/10/1916: Local war news: Killed attending the wounded

 

Notes:

Frederick had been a page boy in 1891 and later served in the Royal navy for 20 years. The report given to the mercury by his brother at the time of his death describe his rank as being a Quartermaster Sergeant serving in the Royal Engineers. 

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