Private 4421, 20th Battalion Royal Fusiliers.

Killed in Action 20th July 1916, age. approx. 23.

Remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France.

Student of commerce.



Frederick was born in 1893 at Leeds to Walter Brownridge of Whalley Range. He attended Manchester Grammar School from 1907 to 1910 and entered Manchester University in 1913, while employed by the City Treasurer’s Office, to study for a Bachelor of Commerce degree at evening classes. He enlisted in September 1914 and was killed at High Wood in July 1916.