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Frederick Joseph Gratrix

Rank:PrivateNumber:3487
Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:12th Bn
Name of Rgt or Ship:Lancers
Died:08/03/1900Age:27
How Died:Died of Enteric (Typhoid)
Country of burial:U.K.Grave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:Royal Victoria Country Park Cem, Southampton
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the December quarter 1872 in the Altrincham R.D. - ref: 8a/172,
the son of Thomas & Margaret Gratrix (nee Hopkins).

1871 Census - His parents resided at Chapel Street, Altrincham.    Head of
household - Thomas Gratrix - Married - aged: 27 - occ: Labourer - born:
Timperley.   Also Margaret Gratrix - Wife - aged: 28 - born: Ireland.  
Plus their eldest daughter - Mary A. Gratrix - aged: 2 - born: Altrincham.

1881 Census - No Trace.  His parents resided at Albert Grove, Wilmslow
Road, Withington.    Head of household - Thomas Gratrix - Married - aged:
39 - occ: Agricultural Labourer - born: Sale.   Also - Margaret Gratrix -
Wife - aged: 39 - born: Dublin, Ireland.   Plus 4 siblings including Mary
A. Gratrix - aged: 12 - born: Altrincham.   Mary married James Marsland who
was head of household in 1891 at 3 King Street, Sale.

His father possibly died in 1889 ?

1891 Census 3 King Street, Sale, Cheshire - Lodger - aged: 19 - occ:
General Labourer - born: Sale, Cheshire.    Head of household - James
Marsland - Married - aged: 31 - occ: Platelayer - born: Sale.    Also
Frederick's eldest sister - Mary A. Marsland - Wife - aged: 26 - occ:
Charwoman - born: Sale.   Also Frederick's younger sister - Eliza A.
Gratrix - aged: 20 - born: Sale.

Died of Enteric Fever (Typhoid).

Buried on the 13th March 1900.

WO96 - entitled to QSA Medal with Cape Colony clasp.

Memorial plaque in St. Ann's P.C.
Memorials found on:
St. Anne's (Sale Moor)
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