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100 Years Ago: Frederick Coburn Killed in Action

The Intelligencer November 3, 1915 (page 2)

“Belleville Boy Killed in Battle. Mrs. H.E. Baldree, 81 Mill Street, received a cable from her daughter, Mrs. F. Coburn, to say that they had received a cable from the English Government to say that Pte. F. Coburn, of the 1st Middlesex Regt., had died of wounds received in battle on September 25th. He was a member of the L.O.L. No. 274, and his residence was 149 Lingham street.”

[Note: Private Frederick Coburn died on October 1, 1915. He is commemorated on Page 566 of the First World War Book of Remembrance.]