Fred Vaughan Ashcroft


A Sapper (WR/203625) in the Railway Operating Division of the Corps of Royal Engineers who died at home on Monday 13th May 1918 as a result of gas poisoning. Frank was formerly in the Scottish Rifles (17804) 42nd B.G.O. Company and arrived in France in October 1915. Although born in Manchester, Frank was a resident of Chesterfield and is buried in Newbold (St John) Churchyard.

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