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Tracing Your Roots To Gallipoli

Remembering some of the Bolton men who lost their lives in the Gallipoli Campaign of 1915

Frederick Hulme

Frederick, known as Fred was the son of Thomas Hulme b.1854, an iron turner/blacksmith and Sarah Hulme née Rushton b.1850.

Fred first appeared on the 1901 Census living at 12 Fletcher Street, Farnworth with his parents and siblings John b.1879, Margaret b.1881 and Joseph b.1884.

In 1911 he was living at 4 Markland Square, Farnworth with his widowed mother and brother Joseph. Joseph was working as a labourer in a foundry while Fred was employed as a collier/hewer.

Fred married Emily Mason b.1893 at St Peter's Church, Farnworth on 23 December 1914. at that point he was living at 10 Marsh Court, Farnworth and was working as a collier.

The couple had one child.

*CWGC records his age wrongly as 34.

Name Hulme, Frederick
Rank Private
Number 18821
Unit 1st Bn
Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
Born Farnworth, Lancashire
Enlisted Bolton, Lancashire
Died Gallipoli, Turkey
21 August 1915
Age 24*
Grave or Memorial Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers