McLaglen F.C.A.

Captain F.C.A. McLaglen  Service number  lancashire fuisiliers

Regiment Lancashire Fusiliers

Date of birth

Date of death 26th May 1917

Age at death

 

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FREDERICK CHARLES ALBERTUS McLAGLEN: The son of a Minister, Frederick was born 21 May 1882 in Bromley Kent and by 1891 he, along with his six siblings, had moved to Burdett Road, Limehouse. Aged 22, Frederick, now a police officer, married Minnie Kettley (27) on 28 February 1904, at St Michael Paternoster Royal in the City of London. The McLaglens then moved to Canada where three children were born.  The family returned to England and Frederick joined the Lancashire Fusiliers, gaining temporary promotion to 2/Lt in October 1915, rising to the rank of Captain by the time of his death on 26 May 1917, aged 35. His widow Minnie never remarried and died in 1958, aged 81.