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Date of Birth
Date of Death
8 Apr 1918
War time / or Pre War occupation
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World War I Address
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Soldier or Civilian
Cpl Frederick Chance, 22447, 6th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment, died of wounds at the 48th Field Ambulance station in France on April 8th, 1918. He left a widow and two children in Luton.
He had been in France for two years, the last seven months after a spell of home leave.
Born in Luton in March 1890, he had married Alice Elizabeth Roberts in 1910. The couple lived at 36 New Street, Luton, and had two sons - Ronald and Arthur.
Before enlistment Frederick was employed as a carter by coal merchant Richard Dudley, of Ashton Road, Luton.