Fred Greenhough (1887–1956)


Royal Engineers 196129 & WR27902 199th Quarrying Coy

Fred was born in about 1888 in Crich before moving to Leyburn, working as a quarryman just before the start of the war. He married Mary Ann Hancock during 1914 in Leyburn. During the war he served with the 199th Quarrying Company of the Royal Engineers, reaching the rank of sergeant. In 1927 the family immigrated to Australia and settled in New South Wales, where Fred worked as a stone mason

Medal Index Record
Greenhough Fred, RE, Sgt, 196129 & WR27902
Awarded the Victory and British War medals

Fred Greenhough's brother John Greenhough is also on the Roll of Honour.


1901: Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
John Greenhough Head 42 Gritstone cutter Crich
Emma Greenhough wife 42   Worcester
John Greenhough son 14 Painter Crich
Fred Greenhough son 13   Crich
Ethel Greenhough daughter 10   Crich
Bernard Greenhough son 7   Crich
Sydney Greenhough son 7 mo   Crich

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1911: Leyburn

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Fred Greenaugh Boarder 23 General labourer Derbyshire

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