Frederick Harold Shave
1951, Isle of Wight Rifles, Princess Beatrice's
1st/8th Btn., Hampshire Regiment.
Born 1893, Ringwood, Hampshire
Died 1946, Isle of Wight.
Fred's medal frame also contains T8HANTS (Territorial 8th Btn., Hampshire Regt.)
and a Lewis Gunner's badge.
Frederick Harold Shave married Alice May White at Christchurch, Sandown while on leave on 5th February 1917. (Click picture to enlarge).
Note May's home made dress. Both she and her mother, Caroline, were accomplished seamstresses as can be seen in the stitched tribute to
George and Fred. (Below left).
Alice May White was Charlie White's eldest child and George's sister.
Fred and George had known each other for a number of years, both being employed as gardeners by Mr Drabble,
owner of Los Altos and large amounts of land around Lake and Sandown.
Both sailed for Gallipoli on board Aquitania in early August 1915.