Died : 27 Aug 1914
Rank : Private
Service no at death: 6817
Surname: WEEKS
Initials: F H
Date of Birth 1884
Place of BirthSixpenny Handley
Place of Birth SourceParish Registers
Schools attended Sixpenny Handley School c. 1894-1895
Employment / tradeCareer soldier
Place of work
Family (parents and grandparents)Son of John Weeks and Charlotte Brewer Grandparents - William and Mary (nee Kettle) Weeks Robert and Jane (nee Raymond) Brewer
Spouse Name
NotesInformation on Commonwealth Graves is "Son of Mrs E. Weeks, of Handley, Salisbury". This could be an error as unable to trace another Frederick Weeks and his mother is Charlotte. Inscription on headstone "Their glory shall not be blotted out"
Regiment at call-upWiltshire Regiment
Regiment at discharge
Rank at call-upPrivate
Service no at call-up6817
Date of attestation -
Date of call-up 08 Mar 1904
Area reported toDevizes
Naval vessels served
Decorations and awards
Other service detailsFred would be an "Old Contemptible" as he served between August and November 1914.
Other rank
Other service no
Service facts
Age at death30
Date of death 27 Aug 1914
Regiment at deathWiltshire Regiment
Battalion at death1st Bn.
Rank at deathPrivate
Circumstances of death
Service no at death6817
Field of action at death
Place of death
Location of graveBethencourt Communal Cemetery
PositionSp. Mem 3.
Other memorialsSixpenny Handley War Memorial
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