Born: April 1897 and baptised 18 April 1897 in Tilstock, Shropshire.
Family: He was the eldest son of Frederick Chidlow, a garden labourer, and his wife Elizabeth Chidlow. Frederick married Annie Louise Powell in Market Drayton in 1918 and together they had 2 children – Frederick & Ernest.
Residence: In 1901 the family were living in Tilstock Lane, Tilstock, Whitchurch, Shropshire; ten years later they had moved to 7 Moreton Wood, Market Drayton, Shropshire.
Employment: Domestic garden labourer
Died: In 1926
Regiment: King’s Shropshire Light Infantry
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service Number: 11457
Date of Enlistment: 31 August 1914
Date of Discharge: 26 July 1916
Reason for Discharge: Sickness