- Surnames starting with the letter S. 

Frederick Edwin Saxon

Name of Rgt or Ship:Imperial Light Infantry
How Died:Killed in Action
Country of burial:South AfricaGrave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:Spion Kop Cemetery, Kwa-Zulu Natal
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the March quarter 1873 in the Chorlton R.D. - ref: 8c/818, the
son of Albert William Edwin & Mary Saxon (nee Garside).

1881 Census - 3 Ayre Street, Stretford, Lancashire - aged: 8 - Scholar -
son of Albert W. E. & Mary Saxon.   His father's Occ: Timber Merchant,
employing four men.

1891 Census - 27 Bland Street, Moss Side, Manchester.  Son - aged: 18 -
occ: Shorthand Clerk - born: Hulme, Manchester.     Head of household -
Albert W.E. Saxon - Married - aged: 50 - occ: Timber Merchant Traveller -
born: Ashton under Lyne.     Mary Saxon - Wife - aged: 42 - born:
Manchester.    Plus elder sister - Alice.

1901 Census - His parents were residing at 5, Raby Street, Moss Side,
Manchester.  Albert W.E. - Married - aged: 60 - occ: Timber Merchants Agent
- born: Ashton under Lyne.   Mary - Wife - aged: 52 - born: Manchester.   
Plus Alice.

He attested on the 15th November 1899 at Durban, South Africa.   His age
was given as: 27.   He had fair complexion - Hazel eyes - Brown hair - was
5 feet 8¾ inches in height and weighed 9 stone 8 lb.  Chest measurements
31½ inches to 34 incehes expanded.   He had a 6¾ inch head meaurement and
his feet were size 8

Commemorated on the family gravestone in Sale Cemetery - G.1321 where he is
listed as FRED EDWIN.

WO96 - entitled to the QSA Medal with the Relief of Ladysmith clasp.

His father Albert William Edwin Saxon died, 12th April 1910, aged 70 years.
  His Mother's maiden name was Mary Garside - they married at the Chortlton
R.D. - Sep Qtr 1868.
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