Regiment : 9th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment
Service number : 27275
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action aged 23 on 25th January 1917
Buried : Amara War Cemetery, Iraq, Grave XIX. F. 7.
Birthplace : Born and enlisted Redditch, Worcestershire
Relatives : Son of Frank and Bertha Freeman, 192 Evesham Rd., Headless Cross, Redditch, Worcestershire
Memorial : Headless Cross C of E School now in St Luke's C of E First School
Also appears on : Headless Cross The Bridge Church formerly St Luke’s Church. Headless Cross Methodist Church WW1 Memorial.
Credits : Researched by Jillian Coombes.
On the 1911 census William Henry Freeman aged 16, Fish Hook Filer, lived with his parents Frank and Bertha and siblings at 182 Evesham Road, Headless Cross.
The Bromsgrove, Droitwich and Redditch Messenger, Saturday 17th February 1917:
Headless Cross Soldier Killed
News has been received by the parents of Private W. H. Freeman of Headless Cross, that he was killed in action at the end of January. He was in the Worcestershire Regiment and was 22 years of age.
Bromsgrove, Droitwich and Redditch Messenger digitised by and courtesy of Martin Stephens: http://www.bromsgrovebmsgh.co.uk
He is remembered on the Worcestershire Regiment Roll of Honour at: