LANCE CORPORAL FREDERICK HUNT; U.K. ARMY

1890 or 1891 – September 3, 1916; 25 years old; unmarried
Last local address: 11 Harriet Street, Norwalk (renter)
17TH BATTALION, SHERWOOD FORESTERS

Frederick Hunt, Norwalk, Lieutenant, went July 1915; died prisoner of war August 1917

From http://www.beeston-notts.co.uk/ww1_hayes.shtml, footnote 2: Arthur Hayes returned on the SS New York from New York, arriving at Liverpool on 6 June 1915. He gave an address of “Wooley Street”, Beeston. He was traveling with Walter Spray and Walter Smith, who gave an address of 19 Freer Street, Long Eaton, Derbys and Fred Hunt, who gave an address of Hope Street, Beeston. Fred, the son of Edward Hunt of 29 Newton St, Beeston, is known to have gone to America in 1911, arriving at New York on SS Celtic on June 4th. He then traveled with his uncle, Henry Hunt and traveled on to Henry’s brother, “J Hunt” in Norwalk, Connecticut, (Ellis Island and UK Arrivals records)

Lance Corporal Hunt is buried at Ancre Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel, France; Plot I.B. 32.

Published by jeffd1121

USAF retiree. Veteran advocate. Committed to telling the stories of those who died while in the service of the country during wartime.

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