Couin New British Cemetery, near Doullens
Only son of Frank
and Eliza Lunn, of 12, Paget St., Southampton.
Killed in action, aged 20 years
in Jersey Evening Post of Wednesday 17 October 1917
The London Gazette issued for publication
Tuesday morning contains the following "Territorial Force. The under mentioned
from Officers Cadet Unit to be 2nd Lieutenant 26 September 1917 Liverpool Regiment
- Frank Victor Lunn".
The above officer volunteered
and left the Island to join the Jersey Company shortly after they left the Island
to train in Ireland. He was shortly afterwards promoted Corporal and when in France
was recommended for a commission.
War Graves Commission Record
Picture courtesy of Mike
& Rosemarie Thomas
Second Lieutenant Frank Victor Lunn
8th Battalion, King's Liverpool Regiment
NEWS ITEM in Jersey Evening
Post of Monday 15 July 1918
Roll of Honour. Another member of the
gallant Jersey Company has been killed in action, 2nd
Lieutenant Frank Lunn, the gallant soldier referred
to, was formerly employed at Halliwells Bellfield Hotel
and volunteering for the Jersey Company Royal Irish
Rifles proceeded with them to France in January 1917.
When a Corporal he was recommended for a commission
and after a period of training was gazetted as 2nd Lieutenant
in the Kings Liverpool Regiment. He had been in France
some time and proved to be a most efficient soldier,
highly respected by his superiors and very popular with
his men, he unfortunately was instantaneously killed
on 31 May last. To the relatives, who reside in Southampton,
we tender our sincere sympathy.