Initials: F
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment: Tank Corps
Unit Text: 3rd Tank Supply Coy.
Age: 27
Date of Death: 21/08/1918
Service No: 304901
Additional information: Son of Frederick and Julia Childs, of New Pond Farm, Bayford, Hertford; husband of Emma Elizabeth Childs, of Burditch House, Woolton, Woodstock, Oxon.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 11
Cemetery: VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, 10 kilometres south-east of Arras.
An e-mail from Valerie King.

1901 Census

Residence: New Pond Farm
Name Age
Frederick Childs 53 farmer, Middlx, Potters Bar
Julia Childs 52 , Middlx, Potters Bar
Ellen Childs 12 , Bayford
Walter Childs 16 , Bayford
Frederick Childs 9 , Bayford

Soldiers Who Died in the Great War

Name: Frederick Childs
Death Date: 21 Aug 1918
Death Location: France & Flanders
Enlistment Location: Hertford
Rank: Private
Regiment: Tank Corps
Number: 304901
Type of Casualty: Killed in action
Theatre of War: Western European Theatre
Comments: Formerly 2767, Hertfordshire Yeomanry.