Corporal Frederick Bancroft

Army Number: 3952

Battalion: 9th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born at West Hallam, Derbyshire and lived at Ilkeston, Derbyshire. Husband of Kate Bancroft, of 20, Lime Street, Ilkeston. He was a coal miner prior to enlisting on 14th August 1914 at Derby. He was promoted Corporal, 18th August 1914 and went to Gallipoli on 1st July 1915. He was killed in action, 9th August 1915, in the attack at Ismail Oglu Tepe, (Chocolate Hill), Gallipoli, Turkey.

Commemorated: Helles Memorial, Turkey. Panel 150 to 152.

Helles Memorial, Turkey.

Corporal Frederick Bancroft is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
Ilkeston War Memorial, Ilkeston, Derbyshire.