Abner Edwin Sanders

Herbert Selby

Charles Sellors

John Shaw

Harry Shepherd

John Cecil Shipway

John William Simpson

Frank Sims

Frederick Skidmore

Percival Henry Slater

William Slater

Gerald Smith

John Alfred Smith

Charles Spencer

Charles Edgar Spencer

George Charles Spencer

William Arthur Spencer

William Henry Spencer

William Henry Spendlove

Eric William Parker Stamper

Thomas Stephenson

Albert Edward Stevens

Samuel Arthur Stone

Charles Stone

George William Stone

Frederick Street

Anthony Herbert Strutt

William Albert Sunderland

Arthur Swindall

James Swinscoe

Ernest Taylor

George William Taylor

Joseph Taylor

Herbert Throw

John Arthur Tomlinson

Arthur Tomlinson

George Topham

John Wilfred Topham

Thomas Turner

Private 36063

Frederick Skidmore

24th (Tyneside Irish) Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers

Killed in action during the Third Battle of Ypres on Tuesday 23rd October 1917 aged 28.

Frederick had just returned to his unit after being in hospital with a wound to his cheek.

The Third Battle of Ypres, or Passchendaele, was a very costly battle. For the sake of a few kilometres, the British had lost 310,000 men and the Germans 260,000.

Burial Place

Frederick has no known grave and is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial which is one of four memorials to the missing in Belgian Flanders which cover the area known as the Ypres Salient.




Born in Belper enlisted in Derby, Frederick was the son of Albert Skidmore a Framework Knitter and Clara Skidmore, of 63, Long Row, Belper and the husband of Flora E. Skidmore (nee Widdowson), of 32, Holbrook Rd., Belper, they had a two year old son.


Prior to enlisting Frederick had worked for Wragg and Selvey.

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