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EARY, Frederick Charles

CFHS Ref 516
War WW I
Surname EARY
Forenames Frederick Charles
Nationality UK
Rank Captain
Unit / Vessel 7th Battalion
Service Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry
Awards
Military CrossMilitary Cross
British War Medal WW IBritish War Medal WW I
Victory Medal WW IVictory Medal WW I
Citations MC – For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. During the advance of his battalion to its assembly position he took charge of the two rear companies which had lost touch owing to the mud and darkness, led them through heavy shell fire, and rejoined the battalion. Shortly afterwards he was stunned by a shell, but rejoined his company as soon as he had recovered, and by his personal example and gallant leadership overcame the resistance of an enemy battalion headquarters forty strong, who were holding out in a concrete blockhouse.
Residence The Barracks, Bodmin
Date Of Death 24-Mar-18
Will Yes
Cause Killed in action
Theatre France and Flanders
Parish War Memorial Bodmin Old Library. Bodmin Priory Park. Bodmin PC. Bodmin Col.
Other Memorial Pozieres Memorial
County/Country France.
Age 28
Year Born 1890
Parents Major C J and E EARY
Parents Residence St Nicholas Gate, Bodmin
Remarks Lectern in church.
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