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Vinicombe, Lionel Frank

Second Lieutenant Lionel Frank Vinicombe, Royal West Kent Regiment, aged 29 was killed on the night of June 29 while out with a working party. He was educated at George Watson's College, Edinburgh and King's College London and afterwards went to the National Gymnasium at Stockholm. He was granted a commission in the Devon Regiment in December 1914 and went to the front and was transferred to the Royal West Kent Regiment in November 1915. He was the youngest son of Mr and Mrs Charles Vinicombe of Constantinople. The Times 28 July 1916.


First name(s)Lionel Frank
Date of birth1887
Place of birthConstantinople
Family detailsSon of Charles and Louisa Vinicombe of 36, Cherry Hinton Road, Cambridge
Previous educationGeorge Watson's College, Edinburgh
CollegeKing's College London and/or King's College London Hospital
Dates at college1907
Dept / courseFaculty of Science
Military unitQueen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment), 8th Bn.
War / conflictWorld War One (1914-1918)
Date of death29 June 1916
Age at death29
Rank at deathSecond Lieutenant
Cause of deathKilled in action
Burial placeDranoutre Military Cemetery
Commemoration(s)King's College Chapel
SourcesKing's College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission; The Times

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