Kingston, F G
FRANK GOODMAN KINGSTON
Remembered with honour Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension: Plot III, Row E, Grave 30.
He enlisted in London; was entitled to the Victory and British War medals, and died at No. 3 Australian General Hospital of wounds received in action. Unfortunately, Frank’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of Emma May (nee CROUCH) KINGSTON of Brixton Hill, London, and the late Frank KINGSTON.
His parents married 20 June 1883 at Lidlington, Beds. Frank died 1900 in Watford aged 42, and was buried 16 October in Vicarage Road Cemetery, Watford; Emma died 1937 in Watford aged 80, and was buried 16 July at All Saints, King’s Langley, Herts.
Frank was born 23 January 1891 in West Kensington, London, and baptised 5 April 1891 at St Matthew’s, West Kensington. He attended first Callow Land Infants’ School, Watford; then Callowland Board School from 20 January 1898 to 11 October 1901; finally Alexandra School, Watford, from 21 October 1901 to 15 November 1905.
He has an entry in the National Probate Calendar.
On the 1901 Census, aged 10 he lived in Watford, with his widowed mother and two siblings. On the 1911 Census, a rough and fine etcher aged 20, he lived in Brixton, with his widowed mother and one sibling.
Unit2nd/6th (City of London) Battalion (City of London Rifles)
Date of death06/04/1918
Age at death27
Place of death
NotesFrank is also commemorated on his mother's grave at All Saints
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