Hipwood, Fred –

Of 6, Vernon Street, Farnworth, Lancashire. An old boy of the Hollands School. Formerly employed in the canal department of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Company. Found drowned in the canal between the Radcliffe Road and Hall Lane bridges.

Personal details

  • Surname: Hipwood
  • Forename: Fred
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Kearsley, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Farnworth, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 26
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: September 23rd, 1917
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Pioneer
  • Unit: Road Construction Depot (Bordon).
  • Service number: 297570
  • Regiment: Royal Engineers
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Farnworth, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


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


Local newspaper entries

  • Farnworth and Worsley Journal entries: 28/09/1917

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