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Lionel Frank Vinicombe

Lionel Frank Vinicombe

Date of Birth

1887

Job(s)

Teacher at Borough Road College

Service number

Unknown

WW1 rank

Second Lieutenant

Queen’s Own, Royal West Kent Regiment, 8th Battalion

Date of death

29 June 1916

Buried/memorial

Dranoutre Military Cemetery (Grave/Memorial reference: I. F. 19.); King’s College London Chapel

Biography

Second Lieutenant Lionel Frank Vinicombe was born in Constantinople, the youngest son of Charle and Louisa Vinicombe. He attended George Watson’s College in Edinburgh and attended King’s College London in 1907 in the “faculty of science”. At the outbreak of war he was a teacher at Borough Road College and enlisted in 1914. Vinicombe served with the Queen’s Own, Royal West Kent Regiment, and died on 29 June 1916 whilst out with a working party.

Sources

Entry on p.88 [Roll of Honour page], Mentioned on Framed Borough Road College Roll of Honour, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, King’s College London War Memorial (http://www.kingscollections.org/warmemorials/kings-college/memorials/vinicombe-lionel-frank)