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   2nd Lieutenant Edwin Samuel Frizelle
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 13/03/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 5th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 26/01/1894
Died: 03/08/1915 (Killed in Action)
Age: 21
Edwin Samuel Frizelle was the son of William George and Janie Frizelle of Dungannon, County Tyrone and later of Knutsford House, Cliftonville, Belfast. He was born about 1894. Edwin’s father was a linen factory manager. He was educated at Queen's University. Edwin Frizelle had moved to Bury and intended studying for the medical profession, but upon the outbreak of war he volunteered for active service, and received his commission in the Lancashire Fusiliers in August 1914. Second Lieutenant Edwin S Frizelle, 5th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers, was killed in action at the Dardenelles on Tuesday, 3rd August 1915. Lieut Frizelle was the son of Mr William G Frizelle, Drumreagh, Alliance Avenue, Belfast. He was 21.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Lancashire Landing Cemetery
  Cape Helles, Gallipoli
Grave Ref: M.A. A. 60.
CWGC Casualty 599839
Follow the road to Helles opposite the Kabatepe Museum. At 14.2kms take a right turn at the 'T' junction and at 14.3 kms. take the left fork. After a total of 21.6 kms. you will find the cemetery on your right.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Dungannon War Memorial - WWI - Panel 3 Dungannon
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Queens University Belfast
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1 1901 Census lists Frizelle family Lists Edwin as age 7 at house 165 in Old Park Road, Clifton, Antrim
2 1911 Census lists "Frizell" family Lists Edwin as age 17, a student at Queens University, at house 26 in Alliance Avenue, Clifton, Antrim
3 Bury Archives Online Newspaper report from Bury area, unknown date
4 Bury Archives Online Brief information on 2nd Lieut Edwin Frizelle
5 Forum discussion (GWF) Conversation with regard to Edwin Samuel Frizelle
6 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
7 Our Heroes Irish Website Brief information on 2nd Lieut Edwin Frizelle including photo
8 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of 2nd Lieut Edwin S Frizelle's gravestone can be purchased here
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