Lancaster, Fred –

Of 123, Ellesmere Street, Farnworth, Lancashire. Enlisted November 1914. Formerly 18099, 6th Bn., Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Shot through the lung in 1915 and spent 3 months in hospital in Malta and a further 2 years in England. Returned to France in May 1918 with the King’s Liverpool Regiment. Killed by gunshots to the head. Memorial in Farnworth Cemetery.

Personal details

  • Surname: Lancaster
  • Forename: Fred
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Accrington, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Farnworth, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 25
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: September 28th, 1918
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 12th (East Anglian) (Service) Battalion.
  • Service number: 57448
  • Regiment: Suffolk Regiment
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Farnworth, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


Local newspaper entries

  • Farnworth and Worsley Journal entries: 08/11/1918 27/12/1918

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