Nicholas Frears

Nicholas Frears

Birth 2 Oct 1895 Death 15th Jun 1918 Private
Border Regiment
Service #17811

Personal Details

Place of Birth Newcastle
Residence at Enlistment 33 Bowthorn Road ,Cleator Moor
Residence (Roll of Honour)
Residence 1911 Census 17 Fletcher Street, Cleator Moor
School(s) Attended Montreal
Religion/Church Attended C of E
Organisation Membership
Employment/Trade Collier
Place of Work
Family (Parents and Grandparents) Joseph & Margaret Frears
Siblings Mary Hannah, Elizabeth , Robert . Michael
Wife's Name and Maiden Name
Remarriage of Widow
Children's Christian Name(s)
Family Connection to Roll of Honour


The Victory Medal
The Victory Medal
The British War Medal, 1914-18
The British War Medal, 1914-18

Military Details

Regiment at Enlistment Border Regiment
Battalion at Enlistment 7th
Rank at Enlistment Private
Naval Vessels Served
Service Number at Enlistment 17811
Date of Enlistment 20 November 1914
Place of Enlistment Cleator Moor
Other Regiment
Other Battalion
Other Rank
Date of Transfer to other Regiment
Service Facts On 1 July 1916 he was wounded (shrapnel wounds to legs ) . 21 March 1918 Wounded in action Shrapnel wounds to left hand and gun shot wounds
Battalion Diary or Nautical Facts

Death and Memorial Details

Age at Death 23
Date of Death 15th Jun 1918
Regiment at Death Border Regiment
Battalion/Vessel at Death 7th
Rank at Death Private
Circumstances of Death Died of Wounds ( gunshot)wounds to waist and back)
Service Number at Death 17811
Field of Action at Death France
Place of Death Somme
Battle at Death Second Battle of the Somme
Grave/Memorial Image No image.
Grave Position II. E. 13.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Link,-nicholas/
Grave/Memorial Country France
Private Memorial St Johns War Memorial


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