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Name Frederick George LEWRY
Regiment L/8243 Corporal Royal Sussex Regiment 2nd Btn /td>
Enlisted 29.6.1905 Chichester
Service Frederick enlisted at Brighton on 14th April 1905, aged 18. One form says he was rejected for a time as being underweight. He was posted to Dover on 27th December 1905, later being promoted to LCpl with a good conduct badge on 29th June 1907. He served in Malta, Crete landing in India on 12th February 1907. The tropics had a toll on his health , a week in hospital for jaundice in September 1906, followed by an ear infection that was treated with a syringe of carbolic. He was unconscious for three weeks in July 1909 with very severe enteric fever, a total of 73 days. As a result he was transferred to Marree for climactic reasons. He was placed on the reserve list and stated that he wished employment as a chauffeur and he had an RAC qualification. He was re-engaged for a year from 10th February 1914. 16th September 1914 saw him in hospital again, with a septic foot. He was discharged from hospital on 24th March 1915 and sent to the front less than two weeks later.
1905 Malta
1906 India
1910 Rawalpindi
1911 Upper Topa
1912 Rawalpindi
1913 Qualified Chauffeur RAC Certificate
Embarked for France 12th August 1914
Repatriated September 1914 Septic foot
Returned to France 24.3.1915 and to the Front 6.4.1915
Died 9th May 1915 Battle of Aubers Ridge, as a Sergeant At Richbourg L’Avou whilst leading his platoon in an attempt to capture a strong German position
Age 27
Cemetery Le Touret Memorial, FRANCE Panels 21 & 22
Family Mother Mrs Emma Lewry of Hen and Chicken

Le Touret Memorial, FRANCE