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Person Details
24 Jun 1896
Hucknall Torkard Nottinghamshire
Frank was the only son of Albert John a cigar manufacturer and Julia Emma Fidler of 'Havana House' Hucknall Torkard Nottinghamshire. Albert and Julia had three children but one died in infancy. Frank's only surviving sibling was Dorothy.
He was a student at Worksop College in 1911. He was a clerk upon enlistment.
01 Jul 1916
20
751696 - CWGC Website
439
Private
10th Bn Lincolnshire Regiment
Frank enlisted in Grimsby on 23rd September 1914 and served with the 10th (Grimsby service ) Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment. He embarked for France 9th January 1916. On the first day of the battle of the Somme he was killed in action. His body was never recovered and his name is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial Somme.
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    Frank Fletcher Fidler - Courtesy of Julie Campbell
  • This photo shows the panel on the Thiepval Memorial upon which Frank Fletcher Fidler name appears
    Frank Fletcher Fidler - This photo shows the panel on the Thiepval Memorial upon which Frank Fletcher Fidler name appears
  • The Thiepval Memorial upon which Frank Fletcher Fidler's name appears along with nearly 73,000 men who bodies were never recovered or identified during the Battles of the Somme 1916 18.
Photo courtesy of CWGC
    Frank Fletcher Fidler - The Thiepval Memorial upon which Frank Fletcher Fidler's name appears along with nearly 73,000 men who bodies were never recovered or identified during the Battles of the Somme 1916 18. Photo courtesy of CWGC