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The names of 197 local men who lost their lives in World War I are
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Frank Charles Surridge

Able Seaman
Royal Naval Division

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Born
Poplar, Middlesex - 19 September 1892
Died
Unknown - 31 December 1917
Age
25
Death
Unknown
Served in
Royal Naval Division
Awards
Unknown
Memorials
Unknown
Lived
104 Percy Road, Canning Town

Frank Charles' story

Frank Charles Surridge served in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, Nelson Battalion Royal Naval Division

He had five siblings: 
• William Frederick
• Louisa Rose
• Sidney Walter
• Leonard
• Ernest George

The two oldest boys, William and Frank, both worked as tug hands at the docks, alongside 
their father, who was a foreman.  The family moved to Canning Town from Bromley-by-Bow (Poplar) where Frank had been born.
Service Number
Z/4376
Mother
Clara Phoebe Surridge
Father
Frederick William Surridge (abt. 1855 – 1928)
Spouse
Unknown
Buried
Flesquieres Hill British Cemetery, France
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  1. Bryony Dick
    July 24, 2014
    10:30 am

    Based on the TNA listing in their holdings, an FC Surridge with service number Z/4376 was born on 19 Sept 1892. The link for that information is here:
    http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/SearchUI/Details?uri=D7294853

    The FC stands for Frank Charles, according to this record.

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