Fred Plummer

Frederick PLUMMER, D.C.M

Private 23484
3rd Battalion, South Wales Borderers

Frederick Plummer (also shown as Plumer) was the son of William Plummer (widower). Fred was born in about 1894 and resided at 2 Long Row, New Tredegar in 1911, along with siblings William H (age 19) and Nellie (23). William (snr) was born in the Forest of Dean, while the children were born in New Tredegar.

Fred served between 16 April 1915 and 19 April 1918, when he was Discharged (List J - Honourable Discharge as a result of wounds). As the Discharge was under AO 265/17 Para 2, and he was awarded the Silver War Badge nr. 406168.

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23484 Pte F. PLUMMER (New Tredegar)

For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. When an advance was checked he went forward, cleared a strong point, and captured eight prisoners. Later, he was responsible for the capture of another strong point, five prisoners, and a machine gun. He discovered a strong point, which he himself silenced, and also took an officer and ten other ranks prisoners. He continued to show great dash until wounded.

(28.3.18)

Research by Taff Edwards and Sue Knight

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