- Surnames starting with the letter S. 

Frederick Ernest Southern

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:07th Bn
Name of Rgt or Ship:Devonshire Rgt
How Died:Killed in Action
Country of burial:U.K.Grave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Mobberley (S.S. Wilfred & Mary) Churchyard
Town Memorial:Mobberley
Extra Information:
Born during the December quarter 1919 in the Bucklow R.D. - ref: 8a/275,
the son of John Thoma & Jessie Southern (nee Daniel).

1939 National Registration - No Trace.   This would indicate that he was
already serving, as Servicemen were not included in this census.   His
parents resided at Holly Cottage, Town Lane, Mobberley - John T. Southern -
Married - born on the 24th November 1888 - occ: Shift Coating Foreman on
Photographic Sensitive Paper (Rajar Works).    Jessie Southern - Married -
born on the 15th July 1884 - occ: Unpaid Domestic Duties.   Sydney C.
Southern (Frederick's youngest brother) - Single - born on the 25th
September 1923 - occ: At School.   There is one redacted record at this
address - it could be Frederick, but is probably his elder brother - John
T. Southern (Jnr) ???

It is understood that he died near Ashford, Kent, at the height of the
Battle of Britain.  On an Anti-Aircraft Battery perhaps ???   

His father John Thomas, died 25/08/1950 aged 61 years and his mother
Jessie, died 01/08/1959 aged 77 years.

Commemorated in The Mobberley Parish Council's Booklet - "1914-2014,
Remembering the Men from Mobberley who went to War for their Country" - per
Alistair MacLeod.

Memorials found on:
St. Wilfred's (Mobberley)
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