WHYBORN Frederick Stanley

Category: Military
Rank: Private 15822 later 60718
Regiment or Ship: Royal Marine Artillery later 1st Bn Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire Regiment
Service Number(s): 15822 later 60718
Occupation: Bottler in a Mineral Water Factory
Date of Birth: 25.03.1900
Place of Birth: Bexhill
Date of Death: 18.04.1960
Place of Death: The Bays Nursery, Newchapel Road, Lingfield, SurreyAddress: 72 Windsor Road, Bexhill

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Family Information

Father: Frederic William Whyborn, born 1866 in Bexhill, died 1924 in Battle. His occupation is listed in the 1901 Census as General Carman.

Mother: Anna Louisa Filmer, born 1871 in Rye, died 1961 in Hastings. They married in 1891 in Hastings.

Brother: Clement William Whyborn, born in St. Leonards on sea, died in action 15.09.1914. To see more information on him please see his file. W0001 WHYBORN Clement (Bombardier)

Sister: Hilda Dorothy M Whyborn, born 1894 in Battle. Married George Mockford in 1919 in Hailsham and had 2 sons. George born 1920 in Ticehurst and Ronald born 1925 in Lewes.

Sister: Irene married Harold A Keen in 1934 in Lewes. They had 1 son called John born 1935 in Uckfield.


First World War Experience

He enlisted in the Royal Marine Artillery on 2nd August 1917 (No.15822). He was discharged on 30th March 1918. He then joined the 1st Battalion Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire Regiment on 22nd April 1918 (No.60718) and also served in the 3rd and 5th battalions. He was 18 years old. These were reserve battalions and he was an instructor.

He was medically examined in 15th Sept 1919 and found to have VDH (Valvular Disease, Heart). He was discharged on 15th Oct 1919. All of his Army service was at home in the UK.

Additional Information

In 1911 Census the Whyborn’s are living at 32 Reginald Road, Bexhill.

In his Will, Frederick left his wife Hylda £2587 4s 9d in 1960.

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