Frank Edward Sutton was the second son of William Robert and Elizabeth Sutton. Frank was born on 17th November 1890 in Portsmouth. Frank’s Sutton only connection to Kilrea was that his mother lived at Drumagarner House, Kilrea for a time. There is no evidence to suggest Frank Edward Sutton lived or even visited Kilrea. Frank joined the Navy straight from The Royal Hospital School, Greenwich as Boy 2nd class in May 1906. Able Seaman Frank Edward Sutton died on 13st May 1916 when the ship was lost at the Battle of Jutland.
The Memorial is situated on Southsea Common overlooking the promenade, and is accessible at all times. A copy of the Memorial Register is kept at the Civic Offices in Guildhall Square and may be consulted there.