Frederick Charles Cant

Census Address: 4 All Saints Place
Place of Birth: Stamford
Date of Birth: 1896
Enlistment Address: 4 All Saints Place
Regiment: Royal Horse Artillery, R.F.A
Service Numbers: 891212
Place of Death: Palestine
Date Died: 1917
4 All Saints Place

Frederick Charles Cant

Frederick was born in April 1895 and was the only child of Charles and Caroline Cant.
In 1901 they lived at 4 Stanley Street but by 1911 they were living at 4 All Saints Place.
After leaving school, he was a grocer’s apprentice.
He joined the Royal Horse Artillery and later transferred to the Royal Field Artillery serving as a Gunner. He was killed in action on December 11th 1917 aged 22 and was buried at Ramleh War Cemetery in Palestine.
Ramleh War Cemetery

Ramleh War Cemetery

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Frederick Charles attended St Michael’s School and was apprenticed to Messrs Bettle & Son (grocers) before he joined the army. He had served for 5 years and seen action on the Western Front and Egypt.
When he was killed in action in the Holy Land his parents received a letter from the King and Queen at their home, 11 Alexandra Terrace.