Captain FREDERICK CHARLES 'Freddie' SCHOLES (photo added)

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Rank Captain
Forenames FREDERICK CHARLES 'Freddie'
Surname SCHOLES (photo added)
Initials F C
Place of Birth BOLTON, LANCASHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Friday, 16 June 1944
Age 31
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From BECKENHAM, KENT, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 245654
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Intelligence Corps
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 6 Airborne Division Headquarters
Regiment/Unit attached to 6 Airborne Division Headquarters
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration RANVILLE WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location IIA. C. 12.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF FRED AND LINDA SCHOLES; HUSBAND OF JOAN SCHOLES (NEE HUDSPITH), OF BECKENHAM, KENT.

Additional Information

Master of Arts (MA), Cambridge (CANTAB). Captain FREDERICK CHARLES 'Freddie' SCHOLES was serving as General Staff Officer 3 (GSO 3) with the 6th Airborne Division Headquarters. He became General Staff Officer 2 (GSO 2) from the 6th June 1944. He was killed by artillery fire on the 16th June 1944.1

 

 

From left to right:2
Captain JOHN HORNSBY MAX, General Staff Officer 3 (GSO 3), killed 6th June 1944.
Major Gerald A.C. 'Gerry' Lacoste, General Staff Officer 2 (GSO 2), injured 6th June 1944.
Captain FREDERICK CHARLES 'Freddy' SCHOLES, General Staff Officer 3 (GSO 3) killed 16th June 1944.
All served with the Intelligence Branch, 6th Airborne Division Headquarters.

 

 

Captain FREDERICK CHARLES 'Freddie' SCHOLES biography.3

 

 

References
1. Information from Gale's Eyes. p.20. Private Publication, 2008. by Carl Rijmen.  
2. Photographs, unless otherwise credited, Kindly provided by David Ward via Gale's Eyes. p.20. Private Publication, 2008. by Carl Rijmen. 
3. Biography compiled by Mark Pitt, via Airborne Assault Paradata.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph: David Ward via Gale's Eyes. p.20. Private Publication, 2008. by Carl Rijmen 89th (Parachute)/317th (Airborne) Field Security Sections website, www.militaryphotos.net and War History Online.   
Additional photographs provided by: David Ward via Gale's Eyes. p.20. Private Publication, 2008. by Carl Rijmen, 89th (Parachute)/317th (Airborne) Field Security Sections website, www.militaryphotos.net, War History Online and Carl Shilleto.
Additional information provided by: David Ward via Gale's Eyes. p.20. Private Publication, 2008. by Carl Rijmen, Airborne Assault Paradata, 89th (Parachute)/317th (Airborne) Field Security Sections website, www.militaryphotos.net and War History Online.  

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