Foy, Fred Holding –

Second son of Joseph and Selina Foy (nee Holding), of 5, Berkley Avenue, Levenshulme, Lancashire, formerly of Heatherlands, Chorley New Road, Heaton, Bolton, Lancashire; husband of Ethel Elizabeth Foy (nee Smith), of “Six Bells”, Perry Street, Gravesend, Kent and late of Bolton, Lancashire. An old boy of Bolton Grammar School (1902-1903). Enlisted September 1914.

Personal details

  • Surname: Foy
  • Forename: Fred Holding
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Gravesend, Kent
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 28
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: July 9th, 1916
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 19th (4th City) (Service) Battalion.
  • Service number: 11547
  • Regiment: Manchester Regiment
  • Enlistment date: September 9th, 1914 - 1914-09-09
  • Enlistment location: Manchester, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 24/12/1914 28/07/1916 28/07/1916 04/08/1916 29/12/1916
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 7c 5h 6c* 6m* S13*
  • Bolton Chronicle: 27/03/1915

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