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Fred Clipstone

Geddington Roll of Honour 1914-18


CLIPSTONE, Frederick

Rank: Private
Service No: 6200
Regiment/Service: London Regiment (London Scottish) 14th Battalion
Died: 01/07/1916 (on the first day of the Battle of the Somme), aged 23
Cemetery: Gommecourt British Cemetery No.2, Hebuterne – Grave: II. D. 6.
War Office Information: Son of John Clipstone, of Great Oakley, Kettering, Northants.


Personal Information

Parents: John & Julia Clipstone (nee Thompson)
Born: Q1 1893, Kettering, Vol. 3b, Page 193 (Geddington)
Baptised: 30 Apr 1893 Geddington (Ref: FHL Film No. 6127507; Page 170)


Census Information

1901 Census: 19, Digby Street, Kettering
John Clipstone (father); Aged 52; shoe stockman; b. Geddington
Julia Clipstone (mother); Aged 40;b. Great Oakley
William H Clipstone (brother): Aged 17; shoe clerk; b. Geddington
Edith E Clipstone (sister); Aged 15; shoe fitter; b. Geddington
Ethel R Clipstone (sister); Aged 13; shoe table hand; b. Geddington
John G Clipstone (brother); Aged 11; b. Geddington
Frederick Clipstone; Aged 8; b. Geddington
Harriett W Clipstone (sister); Aged 6; b. Kettering
Source Citation: Class: RG13; Piece: 1448; Folio: 193; Page: 44.

1911 Census: 19, Digby Street, Kettering
John Clipstone (father); Aged 62; caretaker at boot factory
Julia Clipstone (mother); Aged 50
Frederick Clipstone; Aged 18; florist & seedman assistant
Harriet Clipstone (sister); Aged 16; table girl in boot factory
William Thompson (grandfather); Aged 88; retired carpenter; b. Geddington
Source Citation: Class: RG14; Piece: 8583; Schedule Number: 267.


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