25th County of London Cyclist Battalion
The London Regiment

Frederick Albert STILL

Medal card : Pte. - 25th London Regt.
Medal roll : 25th London R. Pte., Attached Infantry Base Depot 1(a) France 10.11.17 to 23.11.17.,
                   Posted to 13th Rifle Brigade London R. 1(a) France 24.11.17 to 5.11.18. D.W. 5.11.18.

[Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-19]

Still, Frederick Albert, born Lambeth, enlisted Whitehall (Pascall St), 741939, Rifleman, died of wounds, France & Flanders, 5 Nov 1918.

In Memory of

Private Frederick Albert STILL

741939, 25th Bn., London Regiment (Cyclists)

who died age 18 on 05 November 1918

Son of Frederick and Martha Sarah Ann Still, of 12, Portland Cottages, Heman St., Wandsworth Rd., South Lambeth, London.

Remembered with honour Solesmes Communal Cemetery,  Nord , France . Grave Ref. B. 5.

Commemorated in perpetuity by
the Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Solesmes Communal Cemetery,  Nord , France
The 2nd South Lancashires and the 1st Wiltshires were attacked at Solesmes on the evening of 25 August 1914 and on 19-21 October 1918, the 62nd (West Riding) Division, followed by the 61st ( South Midland ) Division, captured and cleared the town after severe fighting in the streets. The north-west corner of Solesmes Communal Cemetery was used by the Germans who buried Commonwealth soldiers and airmen who died in August 1914, May 1917 or October 1918. Rows A and B, in the north-east corner, were made by Commonwealth troops in October and November 1918. The cemetery contains 30 Commonwealth burials of the First World War, five of which are unidentified.

Solesmes is a town some 18 kilometres east of Cambrai, or 9 kilometres north-west of Le Cateau. The Communal Cemetery is on the eastern outskirts of the town, beside the road (D43) to Ovillers.

[Courtesy of Commonwealth War Graves Commission]


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