B/63938 Rifleman Frederick William Worthington was born in Toronto on 6 July 1908, the son of William Worthington and Louisa Matilda Jarrett. He attended Carelton Public School and Davenport United Church. He left school at the age of 14, and before enlisting he worked as a driver with Roselawn Dairy.
On 21 Sep 1929, he married Alice Barbara Teeter, in Toronto. They had two children: Kenneth and Barbara.
Worthington enlisted in Toronto on 18 June 1940 with The Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada. He was with the Battalion in Newfoundland and during training in New Brunswick. He arrived in Scotland on 29 August 1941. He had a number of minor hospital stays while training in the United Kingdom.
Worthington landed with B Company in the first wave of D-Day landings and died of wounds on 6 June 1944. He is buried in Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, grave reference I. H. 6.