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Husband: Frederick Defoe 1
Born: 10 Sep 1880 in Friern Barnet, London 2,3 (see note 1) Census: 1881 in Alexandra Road, Friern Barnet, Middlesex (see note 2) Census: 1891 in 12 Sydney Road, Friern Barnet, Middlesex (see note 3) Census: 1901 in 12 Gladiator Terrace, Friern Barnet, Middlesex (see note 4) Died: 15 May 1917 in Battle of Vimy Ridge, France 1,4 (see note 5) Buried: 1917 in Canadian Cemetery No 2, Neuville-St. Vaast, Pas de Calais, France 4 (see note 6) Occupation: 1901 Plasterers Labourer 2 Father: Edward Frederic Defoe (1842 - 1921) Mother: Jane Kinchett (1850 - 1906) Notes
Wife: Lily Molyneux Elliott 1 Married name: Lily Molyneux Defoe Married: 12 Mar 1910 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada 5
Born: 1874 in Surrey 1,6,3 (see note 7) Resided: 1917 in 37 Albert Street, Ramsgate, Kent 4 (see note 8) Resided: 1959 in 56 Beechwood Road, Luton, Bedfordshire 7 Died: 3 Nov 1959 in Bedfordshire 8,7 (see note 9) Probate: 30 Nov 1959 in Oxford, Oxfordshire (see note 10) Father: Mother:
1 F Hilda Elliott Defoe | Born: 15 Mar 1915 9 | Died: 1995 Bedfordshire 8 | Buried
Sources: (1) . (2) . (3) . (4) Commonwealth War Graves Commission website http://www.cwgc.org/. (5) . (6) . (7) . (8) . (9) . Event Notes Note (1) Dec 1880 Barnet 3a 191 Note (2) Age 6 months, born Colney Hatch, with family Note (3) Age 10, born Southgate Middlesex, with family. Note (4) Age 20, born Friern Barnet. Plasterers Labourer, with mother and family Note (5) Name: DEFOE, FRED Initials: F Nationality: Canadian Rank: Private Regiment: Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regt.) Unit Text: 87th Bn. Age: 37 Date of Death: 15/05/1917 Service No: 457763 Additional information: Son of John and Jane Defoe, of New Southgate, Middlesex; husband of L. M. E. Defoe, of 37, Albert St., Ramsgate, Kent. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: 7. C. 9. Cemetery:Cemetery: CANADIAN CEMETERY No. 2, NEUVILLE - ST. VAAST Note (6) Grave Reference 7.C.9 Note (7) Lily Molyneux Elliott: Mar 1874 Epsom 2a 17 Note (8) At husbands death Note (9) Dec 1959 Luton 4a 115 age 85 Note (10) See media files For comments and questions about this family, email Howard Slatter Updated 18 May 2020 Name Index