Private Frederick Blood

Army Number : 83231

Battalion : 2/8th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born and lived at Ashbourne, Derbyshire. Son of John and Mary Blood, of Ashbourne, Husband of Margaret Mary Blood, of Station Street, Ashbourne. He was a butcher prior to enlisting at Ashbourne and was transferred to 476346 Labour Corps. He died of wounds, 20th May 1918, aged 38.

Buried: Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt, France. Plot 2, Row A. Grave 8.

Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt, France.

Private Frederick Blood grave
Photograph of grave kindly supplied by Paul Withey.

Private Frederick Blood is also commemorated on the following local memorials :-
Ashbourne Memorial Park Gates War Memorial, Ashbourne, Derbyshire.
St. Oswald’s Church War Memorial, Ashbourne, Derbyshire.