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24189   Private Joseph Frizzell
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 12/03/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 87th Company, Machine Gun Corps (British Army)
Died: 29/11/1917 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 44
Joseph Frizzell was born in Dungannon, County Tyrone about 1873. He was a native of Castlecaulfield. He later moved to Arundel Street Belfast. Joseph Frizzell was formerly with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Private Joseph Frizzell was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) when he was injured in Flanders. Private Frizzell died of his wounds on 29th November 1917. He was 44 years old.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery
  Rocquigny, Somme, 4
Grave Ref: Grave III-C-9
CWGC Casualty 243774
Rocquigny and Equancourt are two villages in the Department of the Somme, some 13 kilometres north of Peronne and 12 kilometres south-east of Bapaume. Rocquigny and Equancourt are approximately 8 kilometres apart and the Rocquigny-Equancourt British Cemetery lies about halfway between the two villages on the north side of the road just west of the crossing road from Etricourt to Ytres.
References and Links
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1 1911 Census lists Joseph Frizzell Lists Joseph as age 38 living at house 20 in Arundel Street, St. Anne's Ward, Antrim
2 Belfast Evening Telegraph Photos Frizzell, J, Private, Machine Gun Corps, 10 Arundel Street Belfast, Died
3 Photo of Private Joseph Frizzell's gravestone
4 Ireland Memorial Record Lists Joseph Frizzell, born Dungannon
5 National Archives of Ireland Last Will and Testament of Private Joseph Frizzell
6 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
7 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Joseph Frizzell's gravestone can be purchased here
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