|1. Memorial:||The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour||21C GQS|
Awards & Titles:
|1914 (Mons) Star |
British War Medal
Silver War Badge 274455
- The First World War 1914-1918, World-wide.
|Unit / Ship / Est.: 1st Battalion, Cheshire Regiment|
|Action : POW|
PoW includes men who are identified as having died whilst formal Prisoners of War.
The masonic record shows a Sergeant of the Cheshire Regiment. The only likely candidate is 8410 Sergeant, F. Peters of the Cheshire Regiment whose Medal Card shows a soldier who was engaged in the war in France by 16th August, 1914. This particular soldier transferred to the 560th H.S. Emp. Coy. Labour Corps, with a regimental number of 267990. A footnote to the medal roll shows that F. Peters was discharged under Kings Regulations Para 392 xvi (sick) on the 18th September, 1917, aged 32.
Silver War Badge 274455 issued under Labour Corps roll LC/151. This roll shows the same man but referenced to the K.O.R.Lancs. with a service commencement date of 11th February. 1902.
|Type||Lodge Name and No.||Province/District :|
|Mother :||Aldershot Camp No. 1331 E.C.||Hampshire & IOW|
11th November 1908
9th December 1908
10th February 1909
When he joined the Aldershot Camp Lodge in 1908, Frederick was a 23 year old Sergeant of the 1st Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. The contribution record shows that from Q4 of 1914 Frederick was a "Prisoner of War". His contribution for the war years are marked with "PT" and then arrears for 1919-20. The last comment is that he is "Excl 31st Dec/20."
The project globally acknowledges the following as sources of information for research across the whole database:
- The Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- The (UK) National Archives
- Ancestry.co.uk - Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History online
- ugle.org.uk - The records of the United Grand Lodge of England including the Library and Museum of Freemasonry
- Founder Researchers : Paul Masters & Mike McCarthy
- Researcher : Bruce Littley