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First 50 Heroes - Frederick Williamson

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Hidden : 12/10/2018
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Frederick Williamson was born in 1892 in Whitwick. He lived on Park road. He worshipped at Ebenezer Chapel and Sunday School he was a miner at Whitwick Colliery and he survived the war. He was created by Coalville Job Centre for the exhibition. 

50 first heroes

The Coalville Heroes series celebrates the first fifty volunteers from the Coalville area to take part in the Great War of 1914-18. Most enrolled in August 1914 and left for training on October 30th1914. They trained at High Tor in Charnwood and Loughborough, then traveled to Southampton to take the steamer to France. Of the 50 volunteer soldiers, 22 returned. Each geocache commemorating a true volunteer soldier.

This cache was placed by First 50 with the permission of the owner.

The GAGB are coordinating this series.

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