Lt Frederick George Lancaster, MC. West Yorks Regt

1890 Mar 16. . Born Epsom, Surrey

1891 living at Lower Ashtead, Epsom, Surrey.

1901 census at Gardener's Cottage, The White Houses,

1911 census at 4 Doods Brow Cottages Doods Road Reigate

1913 Mar 14. This appears to be a breach of promise, but I am not sure

He is then believed to have served in Grimsby Borough Police from RIC record

Enlisted in Life Guards

1915 Sep 14. Landed in France

1917 Jan 10. Commissioned. The undermentioned W.O.s, N.C.O.s, and Men to be temp. 2nd Lts (on prob.) . W. York. R.—Lce.-Corpl. F. G. Lancaster, from 2nd Life Gds.

1917 Aug 15. W. York. R.—The undermentioned to be actg. Capts. whilst comdg. Cos.: — Temp. 2nd Lt. -F. G. Lancaster, M.C., from 15th Aug. to 18th Sept. 1917

1917 Jun 18 . MC Gazetted "Temp. 2nd Lt. Frederick George Lancaster,W. Yorks. R. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He was in command of a patrol which the enemy threatened to completely surround. He, although wounded, so engaged the enemy as to inflict severe casualties, covering the withdrawal of his party with a machine gun in the face of heavy odds

1919 Oct 13. W. York. R. l/6thBn.— Temp. Lt. F. G. Lancaster, M.C. (W. York. R. Serv. Bns.) to be acting. Capt. while comdg. a Co.

1920 Apr 15. W..York. R. Temp. Lt. (actg. Capt.) F. G. Lancaster, M.O., relinquishes his commission on completion of service, and retains the rank of Lt

1920 Jul 27 Joins ADRIC with service no 22

1920 Sep 3. Promoted Platoon Commander

1920 Sep 18 . Posted to E Coy as 2nd in Command

1920 Nov 10. Permanent Cadet with RIC. Posted to Killarney

1921 May 17. Wounded at Ballymalis, Co Kerry while with RIC. Awarded £300 compensation

1922 Aug 25. Pensioned

1923 Jan/Mar Married in Camberwell London to Elizabeth Kathleen Graham. Her tombstone shows she was born in Killarney, and presumably met him while he was with RIC in Kerry. They must have chosen not to marry in Kerry!

1928 Leaves UK for Bahamas on SS Changuinola . Police Officer. With his wife Elizabeth Kathleen

1930 Aug 13 arrives in New York from Nassau, Bahamas on SS . He is a police officer with his wife Elizabeth K Lancaster (2 years younger, and born Killarney, Ireland) In transit - visas were issued in Nassau

1930 Aug 23. Arrives on SS Carmania in UK from New York. "Government Official" travelling with wife Elizabeth K.

1931 Jan 13 . Leaves UK on SS Aquitania for New York. "Government Official" travelling with wife Elizabeth K.

1935 Mar 5. Arrives by air in USA from Nassau, Bahamas. Police officer. With his wife Elizabeth K Lancaster. Last in USA (Maimi) in Oct 1931.

1937 Jan 1. MBE Detective Inspector Capt Frederick George Lancaster of Bahamas Police

1938 Mar 22. Newspaper report from Bahamas records that he gave evidence in a kidnapping case. Detective Captain Frederick George Lancaster

1965 Sep 20 Died Nassau, Bahamas. Buried : Saint Anne's Cemetery Nassau New Providence District, Bahamas

 

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