Frederick James Steele

Key Information

Name: Frederick James Steele

DoB: October 31 1888,

Regt: Private, Sportsmen’s Batt., 1914; 2nd Lieut., 3rd Dorset Regt. (Reserve), 1915.

DoD: Killed in action in France, October 13, 1915. Age 26

Academic Career: CGS 1901- 1904. Became a pupil teacher, 1904. Asst. Master at Hampton Gr. School.

Biographical Information:

  • Frederick was the third son of David and Annie Steele. In 1901 David Steele was listed as a commercial traveller. Older brothers Herbert and Ernest were working as an assistant librarian and railway clerk respectively.

    After Fred’s death his parents thanked “all friends for their kind messages of sympathy in their sad bereavement” in the Cumberland News.