Private Frederick Jack Eveleigh

Thank you to Jim Edwards for this research.

Frederick Jack Eveleigh was born in late 1896 in Dorking. He was baptised on 14 January 1906 in St Paul’s church. His father was a shoemaker of 45 Falkland Road and later 77, Nower Road Dorking. Frederick was at the Dorking High School from 1910 to 1913. He joined the East Surrey regiment and moved to the Machine Gun Battalion (143655). He was killed on 16th June by a shell which exploded close to him. He was one of the battalion despatch runners. Frederick is also commemorated on the St Paul’s Church memorial.

Born                            Dorking
Lived                           Dorking

Son of                          Cecil Collman Everleigh of 77 Nower Road, Dorking

School                         Dorking High School 1910-1913 (Ashcombe School)

Enlisted                       Wimbledon

Regiment                     18th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps
Number                       143665

Former Regiment         3172 East Surrey Regiment

Date of Death              16th June 1918
Place of Death             France
Cause of Death           Killed in Action

Age                              21

Cemetery                    Ribemont Communal Cemetery Extension

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