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27312   Private Frederick Wigton
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 26/04/2017
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 18/05/1885
Died: 29/03/1918 (Killed in Action)
Age: 32
Frederick Wigton was the eldest son of William and Margaret Wigton. He was born on 18th May 1885 and lived at Cavan Hill, Killyman, Moy, County Tyrone. He was one of six children. Frederick was an agricultural labourer like his father. Frederick Wigton enlisted in Dungannon. Private Frederick Wigton (27312) was serving with C Company in the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action in France & Flanders on 29th March 1918, age 33.The CWGC also records Frederick Wigton as the husband of Mary Ann McMinn Wigton, of Culnagrew, Dungannon, Co. Tyrone.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Pozieres Memorial
  Albert, Somme, 
Grave Ref: Panel 38-40
CWGC Casualty 851201
Pozieres is a village 6 kilometres north-e