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.
Son of Cecil Collman Everleigh of 77 Nower Road, Dorking
School Dorking High School 1910-1913 (Ashcombe School)
Regiment 18th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps
Former Regiment 3172 East Surrey Regiment
Date of Death 16th June 1918
Place of Death France
Cause of Death Killed in Action
Cemetery Ribemont Communal Cemetery Extension