Private Frederick Sydney Aylott

Army Number: 103472 (formerly 18329 Bedfordshire Regiment)

Battalion: 10th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Son of Walter and Maria Aylott, of Weston, Hertfordshire; husband of Mary Annie Aylott, of Fore Street, Weston, Stevenage, Hertfordshire. He lived at “Live and Let Live” Public House Weston, Stevenage, Hertfordshire. He was a labourer prior to enlisting at Hitchin, Hertfordshire 15th December 1914. He went to France on 30th September 1915 and was admitted to No. 8 General Hospital Boulogne on 11th July 1916 with gunshot wounds to his face. He rejoined his battalion on the 10th August 1916 and was sent to England on Hospital Ship “New Haven” with shrapnel wounds to his scalp. He was admitted to the City of London Red Cross Hospital on 18th September 1917 and returned to France on 6th April 1918. He was then transferred to the 10th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment on 7th April 1918 and died of gas wounds on 18th August 1918, aged 36.

Buried Mont Huon Military Cemetery, Le Treport, France. Plot 7, Row A, Grave 7B.

Mont Huon Miltary Cemetery, Le Treport, France.

Private Frederick Sydney Aylott is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
Holy Trinity Church War Memorial, Weston, Hertfordshire.