Second Lieutenant Frank William Lupton

  • 1895-1916
  • Royal Fusiliers
  • Killed in action 4 August 1916, aged 20
  • Commemorated Thiepval Memorial, France
  • Born 4 October 1895
  • Mother Mrs Lupton, 7 Court iii, The Vineyard, Abingdon
  • Attended Abingdon School 1906 to 1914

From The Abingdonian December 1916

LUPTON – Second Lieut. F. W. Lupton, Royal FusiIiers, the eIder son of Mrs. Lupton of Bostock Avenue, was killed in an engagement on August 4th. He won a County Council Scholarship to the School in September 1906, being placed at the head of the Berkshire list. A prominent member of the Vlth Form, he obtained First Class Honours and Distinction in English in the Oxford Senior Local Examination. He was one of the chief supports of the Football Eleven and won the Average bat of the Cricket XI with an average of 47. He went to Isleworth College to be trained for the Teaching profession. He served in Ireland through the disturbances at Dublin and had been about six weeks in France before he met his death.