Wilfred Feber

Pte 201488 Wilfred Feber

Regiment: 2nd Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Age: 20

Date of death: 27th September 1917

Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium (Ypres)

Address: 38 Farmer's Grove, Dean Lane

Next of Kin: Mr & Mrs Feber (parents)

Died of wounds at a Canadian clearing station and was buried in Belgium.

Enlisted in 1916, reported to be only man in medical category C3 from the area to be sent to France in June 1917.

He received many prizes at Sunday School (RFP has Acre Mill Baptist Sunday School). Parents told of his death in a letter from a chaplain.

Source: Rossendale Free Press 13.10.1917 p.8 col.2