HMS St Briac, Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve (British Navy)
Date Of Birth:
12/03/1942 (Died at Sea)
Frederick David Lutton was the second son of Joshua and Mary Elizabeth Lutton. He was born on 25th October 1915 in the Benburb / Moy area. He was one of at least four children. Frederick Lutton served with the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve in World War Two. On 12th March 1942, Acting Sub Lieutenant Lutton was on board HMS St Briac. The vessel had broken down and drifted towards a British minefield, 20 miles off Arbroath. HMS St Briac hit a mine and sank, leaving a total of 47 dead including Acting Sub Lieutenant Frederick Lutton.
The Memorial is situated on the Mersey River Front at the Pier Head, Liverpool, close to and behind the Liver Buildings and the end of James Street. From the end of the M62 motorway follow the signs for the City Centre and Maritime Museum.