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About Frederick Porter

Date of Birth
31 October 1895

Service Number
25758

Birth Place
Marwood,Barnard Castle, Durham, England

Baptism
14 October 1896 Parochial chapelry , Barnard Castle, Duruham, England

Date of Death
21 June 1964

Place of Death
Darlington Memorial Hospital, Darlington, Durham, England

Relationships

Parents
John Porter born abt 1849 Holwick, Yorkshire, England, died 8 November 1897 and( Phillis )Phyllis Watson born abt 1864 . Married Q4 1893 Teesdale, Durham, England.

Siblings
( Step siblings \ father's/ Henry born abt 1872, Joseph born abt 1874, William born abt 1877, Annie born abt 1881, Elizabeth born abt 1883,\ mother's/ Thomas Watson born abt 1888, Florence Watson born abt 1890 ) John born abt 1893, Harold born 1895, Susan born abt 1898 ( Step siblings \ mother's/ Robert Hall born abt 1900,

Marriage
Annie Sowerby born 22 July 1900, married Q1 1922 Auckland, Durham, England

Children
Wilfred H born 16 April 1922, Philip born 19 Jan 1924

Career

Service
Army

Unit
Household Cavalry and Cavalry of the Line, sub unit 18th (Queen Mary's Own Royal) Hussars. 03 September 14 to 03 May 19.

Rank
Private

Medals
1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal

Silver Badge
Yes

Service Record
No

Civilian Employment
1911 Cowman On Farm. 1939 Gunger Railway Material Checkers Grinder Heavy Worker

Campaigns
France and Flanders 1914-1919

Additional Information

Census Information
1901 Kinninvie, Barnard Castle, Durham , England. 1911 Billy Lane, Barnard Castle, Durham, England, Servant

Absent Voters Roll
Kinninvie, Barnard Castle, Durham , England. 25758 Pte , 18th Hus. Reg. Cav.

Electoral Roll
Living 1964 224 Parkside, Darlington, Durham, England

1939 Register
13 Lawrence Street , Darlington C.B., Durham, England

Sources
Staindrop Roll of Honour, Ancestry , Find my Past and Forces War Records.

Notes
John Porter married Ann Jackson Q2 1871 Weardale, Durham England. Ann died 1884. . Convalescent camp 14 February 1916 to 22 February 1916 Gunshot wound forearm right, knee right. Listed as "Wounded" on the Casualty List issued by the War Office from 23rd February 1916 . This man was entitled to wear a "Wound Stripe" as authorised under Army Order 204 of 6th July 1916. The terms of this award being met by their naming in this list. Discharged 3 May 1919 Silver badge no B226908 Surplus to military requirements (having suffered impairment since entry into the service)

- Research by JB