Ballard, Frederick William

17 February 1899 to 22 August 1918

War Service:
Private 718323 FREDERICK WILLIAM BALLARD of 23rd (County of London) battalion London Regiment (the Queen’s) was killed in action on 22 August 1918. He was originally posted to the 15th Londons (Post Office Rifles) but on 24 April 1918 he was transferred to the Queens.

He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Vis-en-Artois memorial

Location of Memorial:
He is also remembered on the Sydenham South Suburban Gas Works war memorial.

He was born on 17 February 1899, the son of Frederick and Minnie Ballard of 9 Elderton Road, Sydenham. He was attested at Lewisham on 6 January 1917 at the age of 17 years and ten months and gave his occupation as clerk at the South Suburban Gas Company.


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