Biography of Private Frederick North (15621)
7th Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment
Died 27th September 1915


  • Name: Frederick North (registered as Ralph before renaming)
  • Date of birth: 25th June 1892
  • Place of Birth: North Street, Bourne, Lincolnshire, England
  • Date of Birth Registration: July – September 1892
  • Place of Birth Registration: Bourne, Lincolnshire, England


  • Name: William Alfred North
  • DOB: 1842
  • Place of Birth: Dyke, Lincolnshire, England
  • Occupation: Shoe maker


  • Name: Sarah Jane Ravell
  • DOB: 1855
  • Place Of Birth: Haconby, Lincolnshire, England
  • Marriage: 1875 Bourne, Lincolnshire, England

Siblings: (Name), (DOB), (POB)

  • Elizabeth Mary, 1876, Bourne
  • James Ernest North, 1878, Bourne (died 1902)
  • Eva Ravell North, 1880, Bourne
  • William Alfred North, 1882, Bourne
  • Sydney Harry North, 1885, Bourne (died 1897)
  • Nellie North, 1887, Bourne (died 1892)
  • Frank North, 1889, Bourne
  • Frederick North, 1892, Bourne
  • Geoffrey North, 1896, Bourne


  • 1901: Frederick is living with his older brother William and Mother in Haconby, Lincolnshire.
  • 1911: Frederick is living with Kemshead family at47 Edinburgh Road, Northampton, Northamptonshire. The census gives him an age of 18 and he is listed as a boot maker (clicker).
Relatives in services

  • None found


  • No marriage for Frederick has been found and because of his age we can assume that he never had the opportunity to marry.

Newspaper Mentions

  • War Office Casualty Lists 29th October 1915
    N.C.O’s and MEN
    Northamptonshire Regiment 7th Battalion
    North 15621 Private F.


  • John Bull Saturday 13th November 1915
    Pte. F. North, 15621, B Co., 7th Northants

Military Records

Attestation Papers

  • None found

Soldier’s Died In The Great War

  • These records show that Private Frederick North, 15621, 7th Bn Northamptonshire Regiment was killed in action on 27th September 1915 in the Western European Theatre in France and Flanders.

Pension Records

  • Available

Effects Left To

  • Father William


  • The British Medal
  • The Victory Medal
  • The 15 Star


  • UK:
  • Bourne, Roll of Honour in Bourne Abbey Church
  • Bourne War Memorial in the Memorial Gardens


  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
  • In memory of Private Frederick North, 15621, 7th Bn.,Northamptonshire Regiment who died on 27 September 1915
  • Remembered with honour, Loo Memorial
  • Panel 91 to 93.

© Picture taken by South Lincolnshire War Memorials

© Picture taken by South Lincolnshire War Memorials

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