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Forename(s): Fred Kilding
Place of Birth: Castle Bolton, Yorkshire
Service No: 26237
Regiment / Corps / Service: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 8th (Service) Battalion
Division: 23rd Division
Date of Death: 1917-09-29
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: XLI. C. 14.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: CASTLE BOLTON, YORKSHIRE
Fred Kilding Shields was the son of Joseph and Elizabeth Shields, née Kilding. Joseph was born at Redmire and Elizabeth at Castle Bolton, Yorkshire.
1901 Castle Bolton, Yorkshire Census: Bolton Castle - Fred K. Shields, aged 4 years, born Castle Bolton, son of Joseph and Elizabeth Shields.
1911 Castle Bolton, Yorkshire Census: Fred Kilding Shields, aged 14 years, born Castle Bolton, son of Joseph and Elizabeth Shields.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Fred K. Shields, 26237, Yorkshire Regiment.
Photograph courtesy of Keith Taylor.
For additional information see: ‘Wensleydale Remembered - The Sacrifice made by the Families of a Northern Dale 1914-1918 and 1939-1945’ by Keith Taylor (2004, ISBN 1 898941 91 2).
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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Private Fred Kilding SHIELDS
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 23rd Division
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