Frederick Caulfield

Leading Seaman Frederick Caulfield married Margaret Boyd of Bangor, Co. Down in 1936. He died on 1st September 1944 while serving on a Royal navy Minesweeper.

Leading Seaman

Frederick Caulfield

LT/JX 183819

Leading Seaman Frederick Caulfield (LT/JX 183819) served in the Royal Naval Patrol Service during the Second World War. Born on 14th October 1915, he was the son of Frederick Caulfield and Agnes Caulfield of Stranraer, Wigtownshire, Scotland, and the husband of Mary Caulfield (née Boyd) of Bangor, Co. Down. The couple married on 1st November 1936 at St. Patrick’s Church, Lisburn, Co. Antrim.

Leading Seaman Caulfield died on 1st September 1944 aged 28 years old while serving on H.M. Motor Minesweeper 117. The vessel struck a mine off Civitavecchia, Italy. He has no known grave and his name is on Panel 14, Column 1 of the Lowestoft Naval Memorial, Suffolk, England.

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