Arkcoll, Frederick Thomas


War Service:
Second Lieutenant FREDERICK THOMAS ARKCOLL of 12th battalion Royal Sussex Regiment was killed in action on 30 June 1916, aged 27. He enlisted in the 20th (Blackheath and Woolwich) battalion of the London Regiment in August 1914 and was commissioned into the reserve battalion of the Royal Sussex on 24 February 1915. He was posted to the 1st battalion Lancashire Fusiliers and served with them in Egypt. On his return he was posted to the 12/Royal Sussex.

He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Loos Memorial

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the war memorials at St Dunstan’s College and St George's Church Catford.


He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Arkcoll, of 35, St. Germains Rd., Forest Hill. He attended St Dunstan’s College in Catford from 1902 –1905 and on leaving school worked for a timber company. His brother William died in November 1918.

St Dunstan's College Roll of Honour 1914 - 1919 by D W Collett, BA

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