1. Memorial:Glenarm New CemeteryA. 58.
2. Book:The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918Pg.122
3. Memorial:The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour32B GQS

Awards & Titles:


Assistant Motor Engineer

Education & Career :

Mechanical Engineer, Gillingham (1914)

Service Life:


Unit / Ship / Est.: RFA Thrush 

Action : Naval Campaign 

Naval Campaign is defined as to include all sea operations where attrition rates are in ones and twos and which do not fall within specific naval battles such as Jutland, Coronel, Falklands etc. This includes Merchant Navy losses.

Detail :

[] Entry for RFA Thrush shows: "11 April 1917 foundered off County Antrim, Northern Ireland during a snow storm with the loss of eight members of the crew the rest being rescued by breeches buoy."

Amongst the 8 crew who drowned was Assistant Motor Engineer Frederick W Faircloth MMR. They are all buried in Glenarm Cemetery, County Antrim

Masonic :

TypeLodge Name and No.Province/District :
Mother : Beacon Court No. 1967 E.C.East Kent

25th March 1914
22nd April 1914
17th June 1914

The registers of the United Grand Lodge show that Frederick goes into arrears of dues in 1918 and this ends with a note of "Exl Rule 175", which can only suggest there must have been no communication upon his death, but a secretarial return for the Roll of Honour.

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