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Frederick John Lush

In memory of:

Private Frederick John Lush

September 24, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

138758

Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary Force

Division:

60th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

November 5, 1886

Son of Fred and Emma Lush, of Clay Pits, East Oakley, Basingstoke, England.

Brother of Private Alfred William Lush, who died during service with the Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment).

Commemorated on Page 121 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

II. C. 5.

Location:

Contay is a village in the Department of the Somme on the main road, Amiens to Arras. The CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY lies on the left (north east) side of the road to Franvillers. There are no access problems. There is a CWGC road sign next to the church and square of the village and next to the D23, Franvillers - Corbie, sign. The distance from the CWGC sign to the Cemetery is approximately 650 metres.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • News clipping– Toronto City Newspaper clipping showing Frederick Lush and his brother Alfred, both Killed & Died of Wounds in the same action at the Somme.
  • Home of Frederick Lush– Photo shows the Toronto home as it looks today (No. 22) of Frederick Lush. This is the address he and his brother Alfred lived at before enlisting in 1915.
  • Cemetery– Picture of the Contay Cemetary, France.
  • Grave Marker– Picture of grave at the Contay Cemetary, France.

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