Remembered with honour Bois-Guillaume Communal Cemetery Extension: Row C, Grave 3B.
He enlisted in St Alban’s, Herts; was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914-15 Star medals, his qualifying date being 11 August 1915, and died of wounds received in action in France. Unfortunately, Fredrick’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of Emma (nee FREEMAN) and the late James WEEDON; husband of Florence (nee SCAPLEHORN) WEEDON of Watford.
His parents married 25 February 1866 at Christ Church, Radlett, Herts. James died 1908 in Frogmore, Herts, and was buried 11 February at Holy Trinity, Frogmore.
Frederick was born 7 May 1888 in St Alban’s, and attended Colney Street C of E J.M.I. School, Frogmore, from 30 November 1891 to 16 December 1899. He married 1907 in the St Alban’s district; they had four children. He resided in Watford.
On the 1891 Census, a nurse child aged 2, he lived in St Alban’s. On the 1901 Census, an agricultural labourer aged 13 he lived in Frogmore, with his parents and no siblings. On the 1911 Census, a general labourer aged 24, he lived in Park Street, Herts, with his wife, one child and one step-child.
Unit"D" Company, 4th Battalion
Date of death11/01/1918
Age at death35
Place of death
- 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)