Lance Serjeant Frank Ernest Cuka was an English soldier of the British Army who died during the First World War.

He was born on 11 September 1887,[1] in Pancras, the son of Austrian-born jeweller John and Angelina Cuka, of London. At the time of the 1911 census, the younger Cuka was working as an accountant while living with his family at 100 Gloucester Road, Regent's Park.

Cuka died on 25 September 1915, on the opening day of the Battle of Loos, while serving on the Western Front with "C" Company, 8th (Service) Battalion, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment).

He has no known grave and is commemorated by the Loos Memorial.


  1. London, England, School Admissions and Discharges, 1840-1911 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2010.


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