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Richard Freeman

Richard Freeman

Male 1887 - 1964  (77 years)

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  • Name Richard Freeman 
    Relationshipwith George William Craxford
    Born 1887  Kettering, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1891  31, Grange Road, Kettering, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation 1911 
    Police constable 
    Military Service Sep 1915  France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Corporal 20051: 7th Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment 
    • He was promoted to Provost Sergeant (Military Police) and then Warrant Officer. After the end of the war (January 1919) he received a promotion to 2nd Lieutenant
    Residence 1919  50, York Road, Northampton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1920 
    Police sergeant 
    Died 13 Feb 1964  Northampton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Abt 16 Feb 1964  Counties Crematorium, Milton Malsor, Northampton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I17793  Extended Craxford Family
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2013 

    Father James Pettifer Freeman,   b. Abt 1832, Denford, Thrapston, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1897, Geddington, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Mother Emma Freestone,   b. 1852, Geddington, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F10702  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family Gertrude Ellen Butlin,   b. 1887, Northampton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1969, Northampton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 23 Aug 1915  St Edmunds Church, Northampton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Witnesses 23 Aug 1915 
    James Butlin (her brother); Alice Freeman (his sister) 
    Last Modified 4 Apr 2013 
    Family ID F10709  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1887 - Kettering, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - Corporal 20051: 7th Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment - Sep 1915 - France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Feb 1964 - Northampton, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Richard Freeman with his wife
    Richard Freeman with his wife
    Portrait shortly after he enlisted during World War I. This would place the date around the summer of 1915.
    Richard Freeman in uniform
    Richard Freeman in uniform
    Note the three stripes on his shoulder. He enlisted as a corporal in the 7th battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. He was promoted in France
    Constable Freeman
    Constable Freeman
    Richard relaxing at home
    Police Sergeant Freeman
    Police Sergeant Freeman
    Richard Freeman in uniform

    Headstones
    HS: Freeman, Richard and Gertrude Ellen
    HS: Freeman, Richard and Gertrude Ellen
    Memorial plaques on the main drive through the garden of remembrance
    Plot: Plan 2; Kerb 163

  • Sources 
    1. [S17] 1891 England Census, Kettering RG12/1216 41 30 (Reliability: 3).


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