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Remembered With Honour: Rememberance Poppy Private, Frederick John Backhouse

Service Number 14398
Regiment King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry)
Date Died 05/11/1917
Age 30
Died How? Died Of Wounds
Died Where? France & Flanders
Known Grave? Yes
UK Memorial
Memorial Abroad ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY XXX. J. 14A.
Additional Information Awarded Distinguished Conduct Medal & The Military Medal. Gazette Issue 30234 published on the 14 August 1917: -8/14398 Pte. F. J. Backhouse, Yorks. L.I. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. When in charge of a Lewis gun post covering the left flank of our attack he displayed great skill and gallantry in repulsing A hostile counter-attack, although practically unsupported, and with three of his team, casualties. Son of Frederick and Jessie Backhouse, of Blackheath, Kent; husband of G. Backhouse, of 10, Berwick Rd, High St, Walthamstow, Essex.
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