SKELTON - IN - CLEVELAND
"WE WILL REMEMBER THEM"
Private FREDERICK BANNISTER.
235003, 4th Bn, Yorkshire Regiment.
who died, aged 22, on the 27th May 1918.
Son of George and Elizabeth Bannister of
143 High St, Skelton, N Yorkshire.
At the 1901 Census Fred, aged 5, was living at 143 High St and had
been born in Skelton.
His father, who came from Coddenham, Suffolk, was a waggoner at Home
His mother came from Eston, N Yorks.
He had two sisters, Florence 11 and Annie 10; and two brothers George 7
and Percy 2.
The 4th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment were formed in August 1914 in
They became part of the 150th Brigade, 50th (Northumbrian) Division.
After landing at Boulogne on the 14th May 1915, the Division took part
in most of the actions on the Western Front.
Fred was killed in action in the Battle of the Aisne, The Soissons
Memorial commemorates almost 4,000 missing men of the British forces
who died during the Battles of the Aisne and the Marne during May to
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