Rank: Private
Service Number:17974.
Regiment: Cheshire Regiment
Killed In Action Monday 3rd July 1916
Age 22
County Memorial Buerton & Wrenbury
Commemorated\Buried Connaught Cemetery, Thiepval
Grave\Panel Ref: Plot X11.D.7

Fred's Story.

Fred was born in Hightown, Manchester in 1894, only son of George (Police Officer) & Hannah Griffiths.  the family later moved to Brook Lane Burford, Nantwich and then to Cherry Lane, Lymm and Coronation Villas New Road, Lymm.

In civilian life he was employed as a diary man and was married to Beatrice Mercy Lloyd and in 1910 they had a son George Frederick Lloyd Griffiths.

He was killed in action on 3rd July 1916 aded 22.

Researched and compiled by Lynn Smith