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1885 - 1916

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1887 - 1916

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1894 - 1916

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1897 - 1916

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1883 - 1918
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Sgt 25788 Frederick C Newall

  • Age: 30
  • From: Runcorn, Cheshire
  • Regiment: The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 18th Btn
  • D.O.W Thursday 2nd August 1917
  • Commemorated at: Lijssenthoek M C Poperinghe
    Panel Ref: XVII.E.1A

Frederick Cecil Newall was born in 1887 at Runcorn the son of James and Eleanor Newall (Nee Meyrick) of 26, Lonsboro'' Rd., Somerville, Seacombe, Cheshire. Prior to the outbreak of war He had been employed as a mechanical draughtsman

1891 Census -8 Gorschen Street, Everton – Parents James and Eleanor with children Peter James, Edith Alice, Elizabeth, Constance Mary, Francis Leonard, Harold John, Frederick Cecil and Nellie Meyrick Newall.

1901 Census – 70 Chirkdale Street, Kirkdale – Parents James and Eleanor with children Ethel A, Edith A, Elizabeth, Constance M, Francis L, Harold J, Frederick C, Nellie M, Dorothy and Reginald N.

1911 Census – 5 Highfield Road, Walton – Parents James and Eleanor with children Elizabeth, Harold, Frederick, Nellie, Dorothy and Reginald.

He enlisted in Liverpool and was serving in the 18th Battalion, The King’s Liverpool Regiment as Sergeant No 25788 when he died of wounds on the 2nd August, 1917 aged 30 during the Third Battle of Ypres.

He now lies in Ljssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinghe, Belgium. tThe Inscription on his headstone reads:


He is also remembered on the Wallasey Civic Memorial located in the the hospital, Wallasey Civic Memorial Roll of Honour, Port Sunlight Civic Memorial and Lever Brothers Employees and on the Oxton Road Methodist Church, Wallasey.

The following notice appeared in the Liverpool Echo 11/8/1917

NEWALL – Died of wounds in No 17 Casualty station, Sgt. Fred Newall KLR, the dearly loved fourth son of James and Eleanor Newall, 26 Lonsboro Road, Liscard and a faithful servant (Draughtsman) of Messrs. Lever Brothers, Port Sunlight.  Also to the loving memory of his brother Harold who was killed in action on July 1st 1916. (Dear brothers and “Pals” now united in a higher service) Deeply mourned by all at home and his two brothers in France.

We currently have no further information on Frederick Cecil Newall, If you have or know someone who may be able to add to the history of this soldier, please contact us.




Killed On This Day.

(102 Years this day)
Saturday 10th August 1918.
Lance Corporal 30546 Charles Harold Fairclough
33 years old