Frederick enlisted on 15th December 1915. He was 19 years and 1 month old; was a gardener by trade; and was living at New Grange Cottage, Shermanbury, Sussex at the time. He embarked at Southampton on 9th October 1916, then disembarking the next day at Rouen he entered the war in France on 10th October 1916. He was posted to serve with the 19th Field Ambulance, in the field, on the 16th. He received wounds to his fingers on 30th October, whilst in action but returned to duty the next day. He was then admitted into his unit suffering with Bronchitis on 31st March 1917 and was transferred through the chain to 13 Casualty Clearing Station, then on No 27 Ambulance Train to No 5 General Hospital at Rouen, arriving on 6th April. He was discharged on the 11th and joined Base Details. On 15th April 1917 he was posted to serve with the 59th Field Ambulance, in the field. Frederick was killed whilst serving with this unit. He was the son of Mrs Jane Murrell of New Grange Cottages, Shermanbury, Henfield, Sussex.