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Frederick Moody Annable
Toronto Globe, January 24, 1917
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Frederick Moody Annable 469978 Private 64th Battalion; 25th Battalion October 3, 1896 (actual year of birth: 1898) Chicago, Illinois; US September 3, 1915 Sussex, NB Yarmouth, NS 18 (actual age; 16 years) 5 feet, 9 inches medium brown blue Single Bank Clerk Church of England Katherine J. Annable (Mother) Yarmouth, NS January 17, 1917 20 (Actual age: 18) Barlin Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France I. F. 14. Commemorated on Page 192 of the First World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on May 3 6th Name WWI list on the Yarmouth War Memorial Frederick Moody Annable was the son of Henry B. and Katharine Jane Annable (1870-1952). Frederick, aged twelve, and his mother returned to Yarmouth in 1909 and lived with his mother’s sister Mary Moody. Frederick embarked Halifax on March 31, 1916 and arrived in England on the SS Adriatic on April 9, 1916. At Bramshott he was transferred from the 64th Battalion and taken on strength with the 40th Battalion at Shorncliffe on July 6, 1916. On November 27, 1916 he was transferred to the 25th Battalion and departed for Grance on November 28, 1916. He joined the battalion in the field on December 2, 1916. On January 16, 1917, he was serving as a bugler and had moved up to a prominent area and was shot by a sniper. Severely wounded, he was taken to No. 6 Canadian Casualty Station where he died of wounds on January 17, 1917.