Frederick William Newton Wilson is also remembered on the Buckley WW2 War Memorial, please click on the link to read his story. Also read
Eye witness account of attack at Rennes 16 June 1940 – http://ww2talk.com/index.php?threads/pioneer-corps-40-coy-aux-mil-at-dunkirk.9078/
Below are the entries from the Hawarden Grammar School Admissions Register E/GS/1/10 for Frederick and his siblings:-
1179/1820 WILSON, Fred. Wm. Newton, Date of Birth – 17th April 1916, Drury Villa, Buckley, Father Mining Engineer (Deceased), 12th September 1927, Buckley N.P., Date of Leaving – 27th July 1934.
1278/200 WILSON, Ernest Arthur, Date of Birth – 17th November 1917, Drury Villa, Buckley, Father Engineer,16th September 1929, St. Mathews, Buckley, Date of Leaving – 20th December 1935 – Accountant.
1691/2397 WILSON, Herbert Collin (sic), Date of Birth – 13th October 1920*, Drury Villa, Buckley, Father Engineer (Deceased), 19th September 1933, Wrexham City, Date of Leaving – 25th March 1937.
*Date of birth on the 1939 Register show 12th October 1920.
Frederick William Newton Wilson was remembered by his old school and he is remembered on their Roll of Honour, which was dedicated at Hawarden Grammar School on the 3rd February 1951 with a Remembrance Service for the 47* former pupils who died in the 1939 – 1945 World War. As recorded in the Chester Chronicle Saturday 10th February 1951. *Author’s note, there are 46 names on the Roll of Honour, clerical error by the newspaper.
I hope that his family were able to attend.