Lance Corporal Frederick Charles Lucas

Lance Corporal Frederick Charles Lucas

© 2015 Royston Williamson

Thank you to Wendy Shuttleworth for the following research.

Frederick Lucas was born in Dorking in 1883, he was baptised on 7th November of the same year at St. Martin’s Church. Frederick was the son of James and Jane and had another brother and one sister.

In 1901, he was living in Dorking at 1 St. Martin’s Place with his family. He was working as a railway company cleaner.

In 1911, he was living at 24 West Street, Dorking and working as a Barman. On the 11th June 1911 Frederick married Mabel Ede at St. Martin’s Church.

Frederick enlisted at Kingston-Upon-Thames, as a Lance Corporal into the 6th Battalion, East Kent Regiment (The Buffs) with an army number of G/11928.

Frederick was killed in action in France on 20th November 1917. He is remembered on Cambrai Memorial, Louvernal, Panel 3.

Born                            Dorking
Lived                           Dorking

Son of                         James and Jane Lucas
Husband of                  Mabel Ede

Enlisted                       Kingston on Thames

Regiment                     6th Battalion, East Kent Regiment
Number                       G/11928

Date of Death              20th November 1917
Place of Death             France
Cause of Death           Killed in Action

Age                             34

Memorial                     Cambrai Memorial, Louveval, France