Vernon, Frederick

Frederick Vernon, Private 18206, 1st Battalion, Border Regiment
Died 21st August 1915 in Gallipoli, Turkey, aged 36



Son of John and Emma Vernon, of Bollington, Cheshire; husband of Drusilla Vernon, of 7 Edge Lane, Higher Openshaw, Manchester.





Private Frederick Vernon has no known grave and is commemorated on panel ref. 119 to 125 or 222 and 223 on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission holds casualty details for Private Frederick Vernon, and he is listed on the Imperial War Museum’s Lives of the First World War website.

Locally, Private Frederick Vernon is commemorated on the Bollington (Palmerston St) and Bollington (Parish) war memorials.

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