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Frederick Ramscar

Rank:Warrant Officer 2Number:3591275
Name of Rgt or Ship:Pioneer Corps
Country of burial:FranceGrave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:Le Grand-Luce Cemetery
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the March quarter 1894 in the Salford R.D. - ref: 8d/176, the
eldest son of William Lawrence & Elizabeth Jane Ramscar (nee Higgins).

1901 Census - 10 Dean Road, Salford.    Son - aged: 7 - born: Salford.  
Head of household - William J. Ramscar - Married - aged: 35 - occ:
Engineer's Labourer - born: Salford.   Also - Eliza J. Ramscar - Wife -
aged: 28 - occ: Coal Yard Manageress - born: Fleetwood, Lancashire.   Plus
2 younger sisters.

His mother died in 1905, aged: 32.

1911 Census - 29 Dorset Street, Salford.   Nephew to Head - aged: 17 - occ:
Iron Planer - born: not recorded.   His father - William L. Ramscar was
lised as Brother to Head.   Widowere - aged: 49 - occ: Machine Man at Cable
Works - born: Fleetwood ????   Plus 1 younger brother, aged: 7.   His
parents had produced five children, of whom two had been lost.   The head
of the house hold was his paternal uncle - James Ramscar and his wife -
Jane and their four children. 

Married Sarah Ann Dale during the September quarter 1913 in the Chorlton
R.D. - ref: 8c/1707.

Frederick enlisted in WWW1.   His MIC states that he first served in the
2nd Battalion, Border Regiment - No. 4393, later serving in the Royal Welsh
Fusiliers - No. 42619.    He was posted to France on the 26th November
1914, thereby missing out on a 1914 Star by just four days.   He was
awarded the 15 Star, the BWM & the VM.

Frederick enlisted again in WW2, this time because of his age, (aged: 45 in
1939) into the Pioneers Corps.

Warrant Officer Class 2 - C.S.M.

He resided at Sale Moor at the time of his WW2 enlistment.

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