Remembered with honour Lancashire Landing Cemetery: Row J, Grave 77.
He enlisted in Hitchin, Herts; was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914-15 Star medals, his qualifying date being 19 October 1915, and died at No. 11 Casualty Clearing Station of wounds received in action. Unfortunately, Frederick’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of Esther Elizabeth (nee HODGKINSON) and the late Edwin or Edward SEVERN; husband of Edith Flora (nee BAKER) SEVERN.
His parents married 1876 in the Kensington, London, district. Edward died 1912 in the Hendon, Middx, district, and was buried in Roxeth Hill Cemetery, Harrow, Middx.
Frederick was born 1889 in Greenford, Middx, and married 1910 in the Hendon district; they had three children. He resided in Hitchin. Edith remarried 3 January 1920 at St Mary’s, Watford, to Claude Samuel BRIXTON, and died 25 June 1958 in Watford aged 66.
On the 1891 Census, aged 1 he lived in Roxeth, with his parents and five siblings. On the 1901 Census, aged 11 he still lived in Roxeth, with his parents and five siblings. On the 1911 Census, a general labourer aged 21, he lived in Wealdstone, MIddx, with his wife and one child.
Unit13th Battery, 17th Brigade
Date of death31/12/1915
Age at death26
Place of death
NotesHis brother-in-law Henry BAKER died 4 November 1914 and also features on this Roll of Honour
- 1st S.W. Herts Scout Troop [in St Mary's Parish Church Watford] (4)
- Abbot's Langley Herts War Memorial (17)
- Aldbury Herts War Memorial (1)
- Aldenham Herts War Memorial (located in Letchmore Heath Herts) (8)
- All Saints Church Croxley Green Herts (12)
- All Saints Church Harrow Weald Middx (2)
- All Saints Church Hertford (1)
- All Saints Church King's Langley Herts (1)
- All Saints Church Leavesden Herts (31)
- All Saints Church Witham Essex (3)