|Durham Light Infantry||106457||27th A Coy|
|Welsh Regiment||68962||18th Battalion|
Born Starkholmes 1892 he died of influenza just after the war ended. He was the son of Joseph and Sarah Jane Gregory who worked as a printer and was employed by Lea Mills.
Fred had an elder brother John Joseph who died 25 April 1918 whilst a PoW of the Germans. John Joseph was a son by his father's first wife before he married Sarah Jane as a widower (John Joseph was aged six).
Fred actually survived the war whilst serving with the 18th Welsh Regiment. When the Armistice was declared he was serving at Lille but contracted influenza and died in a French Hospital on 24th December 1918.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
|Date of Death||24/12/18|
|Casualty type||Commonwealth War Dead|
|Cemetery||LILLE SOUTHERN CEMETERY|
Fred is remembered on several war memorials –
Photos Peter Patilla
1901: Yards End, Starkholmes, Matlock
1911: Church Street, Matlock