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   Acting Sub Lieutenant (E) Frederick David Lutton
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 27/02/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: HMS St Briac, Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve (British Navy)
Date Of Birth: 25/10/1915
Died: 12/03/1942 (Died at Sea)
Age: 26
Frederick David Lutton was the second son of Joshua and Mary Elizabeth Lutton. He was born on 25th October 1915 in the Benburb / Moy area. He was one of at least four children. Frederick Lutton served with the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve in World War Two. On 12th March 1942, Acting Sub Lieutenant Lutton was on board HMS St Briac. The vessel had broken down and drifted towards a British minefield, 20 miles off Arbroath. HMS St Briac hit a mine and sank, leaving a total of 47 dead including Acting Sub Lieutenant Frederick Lutton.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Liverpool Naval Memorial
Grave Ref: Panel 4, Column 1
CWGC Casualty 2499106
The Memorial is situated on the Mersey River Front at the Pier Head, Liverpool, close to and behind the Liver Buildings and the end of James Street. From the end of the M62 motorway follow the signs for the City Centre and Maritime Museum.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Moy War Memorial - WWII Moy
References and Links
No Link Reference Map Doc
1 1911 Census lists Lutton family Lists family at house 4 in Culkeeran, Moy, Tyrone
2 National Archives UK Official details of death
3 Details of ship and crew
4 Photobucket - Liverpool Naval Mem Liverpool Naval Memorial - photos of all panels
5 The Scotsman - 10 Nov 2008 Wreck of the St Briac: the forgotten sacrifice
6 - S.S. St Briac Details of ship and sinking
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2021