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Fred Cregeen

Epithet: Soldier in the Royal Army Medical Corps

Record type: First World War Biographies

Town / Village residence: Castletown

Biography: Fred Cregeen was the son of James Cregeen, a shoe maker from Castletown who in 1914 was living in Liverpool. He joined the Royal Army Medical Corps upon the outbreak of war, and was killed in action in France on 22 April 1916, with serving with the 17th Field Ambulance. He is now commemorated on the Menin Gate memorial to the missing at Ypres, Belgium. (Image ref: PG/13743/36).

Gender: Male


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Fred and Stanley Cregeen's names are transposed on the captions to their photos on the Castletown memorial. This image is of Stanley who was in the South Lancs Regiment - Ivor Ramsden Report this