Regiment : 71st Company Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Formerly 2116, Middlesex Regiment.
Service number : 30782
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Died of wounds on 7th May 1917
Buried : Noeux-les-Mines Communal Cemetery, France, Grave I. R. 8.
Birthplace : Worcester, resident Redditch, enlisted Birmingham
Relatives : Son of Mr T. Such, 6 Silver St., Redditch, Worcestershire
Memorial : Redditch War Memorial
Credits : Researched by Jillian Coombes.
On the 1911 census Frederick Such, aged 12, lived with his parents Thomas and Esther Such at 6 Silver Street, Redditch.
Evening Despatch, Saturday 26th May 1917:
The relatives of Private Such, of 6 Silver Street, Redditch, have been officially informed that their son died in hospital on 6 May as a result of wounds received in action. Deceased, who was 19 years of age, was the younger of three brothers in the Army.
Evening Despatch courtesy of the British Library: