Burt, Frederick


Name recorded on Highfield War MemorialBitterne War MemorialSouthampton Cenotaph and Highfield School Roll of Honour.

Other Information

In 1901, Frederick (b.1894, Kidmore, Oxford) was living with his family at 18 Salisbury Road, Portswood, Parish of Christ Church, Southampton. His father, Thomas (b.1853, Bristol) was a gardener domestic. His mother was not present although his father was indicated to be married. Two other children were present, Ernest A. (b.1888) and Robert (b.1891). Both were born in Reading, Berkshire.
Source Citation: Class: RG13; Piece: 1069; Folio: 21; Page: 34.

Prior to this, in 1881, his family had been living at 36 Winslade Road, Hackney, London. His father was a gardener and his mother was Louise (b.1852, Southampton). Three other children were listed, Arthur J. (b.1875, Hertfordshire), 
George (b.1877, Hammersmith, Middlesex) and Emily (b.1879, Clapton, Middlesex). They also had a lodger, Francis T. Stubbings (b.1855, Edmonton) who was a schoolmaster.
Source Citation: Class: RG11; Piece: 286; Folio: 59; Page: 11; GSU roll: 1341062.

“Private 10650, 10th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died of wounds at Mudros 23 August 1915. Aged 21. Born Kidmore End, Berkshire, enlisted Southampton, resident Highfield. Son of Thomas and Louisa Burt, of Woodlands Cottage, Crescent Rd., Bassett, Southampton. Buried in EAST MUDROS MILITARY CEMETERY, Lemnos, Greece. Plot II. Row H. Grave 125. See also Highfield School Roll of Honour

Extract from the National Roll of the Great War – Southampton section:

BURT, F. C., L/Corporal, 10th Hampshire Regt.
Volunteering in September 1914 he was sent to the Dardanelles in the following June and took part in the heavy fighting. He was severely wounded in action on August 21st, 1915, and died two days later. He was entitled to the 1914-15 Star and the General Service and Victory Medals.
“Newbury,” Chamberlain Road, Highfield, Southampton. X972B “

Source: Roll-of-honour.com

It has subsequently been discovered that he received his injuries during the Battle for Sari-Bair, Gallipoli.

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