Other names: Frederick George
Locations in this story: Fontmell Magna, DorsetMesopotamiaBasra Memorial, IraqBleeks, Hartgrove, Fontmell Magna
Story: Frederick George Frampton was born in 1895 in Fontmell Magna. He was the son of Edwin Tom Frampton, a cattleman on a farm, and Priscilla Frampton. At the time of the 1911 Census he was single, working as a Farm Labourer and living at 109 Bleeks, Hartgrove, Fontmell Magna. He enlisted as a Private in the Wiltshire Regiment (Service No. 19209). He served in Mesopotamia and was awarded the Victory, British War and 1915 Star medals. He died on 5th April 1916 and his name appears on the Basra Memorial in Iraq (Panel 30 and 64). He is remembered on the Fontmell Magna War Memorial, Shaftesbury.