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About Fred Etherington

Date of Birth
19 January 1895

Service Number
74518

Birth Place
Staindrop, Durham, England

Date of Death
14 May 1953

Place of Death
The General Hospital, Northampton, England

Relationships

Parents
Willie Etherington born abt 1871 and Elizabeth Florence Richardson born abt 1872 Married Q2 1894 Teesdale, Durham, England

Siblings
Emmie born abt 1903

Marriage
Lena Felicia A Antrobus born 28 July 1895 Married Q4 1921 Ripon, Yorkshire, England

Children
Ronald A born 1928, John C born 1932

Career

Service
Army

Unit
Royal Garrison Artillery 161 Hy. Bty. RGA. 131st Hvy. Batt 25 February 1916 to 20 September 1919

Rank
Gunner paid as battery tailor

Enlisted Address
Streanshalk House, North Rd Darlington, Durham, England

Medals
British War Medal and Victory Medal

Silver Badge
No

Service Record
Yes

Civilian Employment
1911 Tailor (apprentice), 1939 Outfitting (Manager) Drapery

Campaigns
France and Belguim

Additional Information

Census Information
1901 Winston Lane, Staindrop, Durham, England, 1911 8 Barnard Street, Staindrop, Durham, 1953 132 Ardington Road, Northampton, England

Absent Voters Roll
Reklaw House, Staindrop, Durham, England 74518, 131st Hvy. Batt., R.G.A.

1939 Register
132 Ardington Road , Northampton C.B., Northamptonshire, England

Sources
Staindrop Roll of Honour, Ancestry and Find my Past

- Research by JB