John Frederick Seefus


He died of his wounds (Gun Shot Wound to his face and left shoulder and septicaemia) on 22/1/1916 aged 18. His parents were present. John was Private 24403 9th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Born at Walton,Liverpool, he enlisted at Preston. His MIC reads – Victory, British War and 1915 Star medals, D of W’ds 22/1/16, landed France 4/10/15. His papers survive on Ancestry. The son of Joseph and Emma Seefus of Great George street, Preston. He is buried at Preston (New Hall Lane) Cemetery, EE. CE. 530.

Preston (New Hall Lane) Cemetery

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