The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Corporal F W Lark


Corporal Frederick William LARK, G/17839,  6th   Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (formerly 3167, Royal Fusiliers), died of wounds, (gun shot wound to the back), Flanders, France, 17th July 1917. 

Born Beccles, Suffolk, enlisted 20th November 1915, Beccles, Suffolk, age 34, height 5ft 8 inches, weight 169lbs, resided 21 Fair Close, Beccles, Suffolk. Formerly busman.

Husband of Emma May Lark (nee Ashby), 2 Heath Cottage, Exning, nr Newmarket, Suffolk. Married 5th December 1911, Parish Church, Beccles, Suffolk.

Postings - Home, 20th November 1915 to 2nd October 1916; BEF, 3rd October 1916 to 17th May 1917. 

12th April 1917, appointed paid Lance Corporal; 3rd May 1917, appointed Acting Corporal.

1st May 1918, pension of 15/- a week awarded to widow. Payable to Mrs Watkins, Waveney Road, Beccles, Suffolk. In  Trust for Administration.

Buried at Duisans British Cemetery, IV. O. 50., Etrun, France.

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