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Private Frederick Moody Annable   Regiment: Canadian Infantry Battalion: 25th Battalion Regimental Number: 469978 Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois; U.S. Address at Enlistment: Yarmouth, Nova Scotia     Date of Birth: October 3, 1896 Trade: Bank Clerk (Bank of Nova Scotia, Yarmouth NS) Marital Status: Single Place of Enlistment: Sussex, New Brunswick Date of Enlistment: September 3, 1915 Age at enlistment: 18 Height: 5 Feet 9 Inches Chest: 35 Inches Religion: Church of England     Date of Death: January 17, 1917 Cause of Death: Died of Wounds  Age at Death: 20 Fred Annable was one of the youngest to enlist from Yarmouth. On the day of his death Frederick was serving as a bugler. He had moved up to a prominent area and was shot by a sniper. Buried at: Barlin Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France Plot: I. F. 14. Next of Kin: Only son of Henry B. and Katharine J.Annable, of Yarmouth South, Nova Scotia. Barlin is a village about 11 Kms south-west of Bethune. The extension was begun by French troops in October 1914 and when they moved south in March 1916 to be replaced by Commonwealth forces, it was used for burials by the 6th Casualty Clearing Station. In November 1917, Barlin began to be shelled and the hospital was moved back to Ruitz, but the extension was used again in March and April 1918 during the German advance on this front. The extension contains 1,095 Commonwealth burials of the First World War, 2 being unidentified. There are 63 French and 13 German burials including 2 unidentified. Commemorated on Page 192 of the First World War Book of Remembrance.
Private Frederick Moody Annable 
Attestation Paper (click to enlarge)
Toronto Globe, January 24, 1917
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