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Also Frederick Humberstone

Missing in 1941

During the Second World War

Rest in peace

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Christchurch Cemetery Newport

Monmouthshire

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Frederick William

Humberstone

20th October 1916

Kensington, London

27th May 1941

Killed in action on the Island of Crete as part of Creforce attempting to hold the island from a major German air assault. The Welch suffered heavy casualties and made a last stand at Suda Bay until being forced to withdraw with many a brave action. From 700 men - 250 died and 400 forced to surrender. Charlie's official date of death is between the 27th May and 2nd June 1941

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Athens Memorial, Greece

Second World War

Private

1st Battalion Welsh Regiment

Also known as William Frederick. His father Frederick George was killed during the First World War serving with the 1st/9th Battalion London Regiment (Queen Victoria's Rifles) and died on the 5th October 1916 - two weeks before Frederick was born

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