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Capt Arthur de Bells Adam (MC)
1885 - 1916

CPL David Wallace Crawford
1887 - 1916

Lce-Corpl John Joseph Nickle
1894 - 1916

Pte 17911 Morton Neill
1897 - 1916

Lieut Edward Stanley Ashcroft
1883 - 1918
Lieut Edward Stanley Ashcroft

Pte 33102 Fred Gidney

  • Age: Unknown.
  • From: St John, Brunswick, Canada
  • Regiment: The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 20th Btn
  • K.I.A Wednesday 1st August 1917
  • Commemorated at: Menin Gate Memorial
    Panel Ref: Panel 4 & 6

Fred Gidney was born in 1887 in St John, Brunswick, Canada and resided in Liverpool. He was the son of Mrs. Mary Anne Gidney, of 125, Sydney St., Saint John, New Brunswick, and the late Robert Gidney.

He enlisted in Liverpool and was serving in the 20th Battalion, The King’s Liverpool Regiment as Private No 33102 when he was killed in action on the 1st August, 1917 aged 30 during the third Battle of Ypres.

He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Belgium.

His effects were sent to Rose Irwin. 

We currently have no further information on Fred Gidney, If you have or know someone who may be able to add to the history of this soldier, please contact us.

Killed On This Day.

(102 Years this day)
Saturday 10th August 1918.
Lance Corporal 30546 Charles Harold Fairclough
33 years old