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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- Francis Edward Lace -

Unknown person Name : Francis Edward Lace.

Son of the late Edward Lace and Anita Lace (née Fowenkel)

Probably Born 1880 Buenos Aires, Argentine (Foreign Subject).

  Census Information :

1901 : Anita Lace, widow, with two of her children (not Francis), are at 40, The Strand, Ryde. Anita Lace is "Living on her own means".

  Service details :

Passed out from the Royal Military College, 20th January 1900 and appointed 2nd Lieutenant.

2nd Lieut. Francis Edward Lace, 14th (King's) Hussars.

  Casualty Details :

Accidentally wounded 5 September 1901 by revolver shot, at Jackshill Post.

Died of septicaemia 21 October 1901 at Newcastle, Natal.
  Commemorated on these Memorials :

Isle of Wight College Roll of Honour

  Additional Information :

His brother Walter Henry Lace, was killed in World War I.
  Page status :
Page last updated : 8 February 2012 (added to website)


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