Serjeant Lionel Alexander Schütte was an English soldier of the British Army who died during the First World War.

He was born on 15 January 1890, [1] in Lambeth, the son of German-born waiter Frank William and Elizabeth Schütte (née Workman), of Iron Acton. At the time of the 1911 census, the younger Schütte was working as a clerk while living with his family at 107 Hopton Road, Streatham.

Schütte died on 10 September 1916, during the Somme Offensive, while serving with the 1/16th (County of London) Battalion (Queen's Westminster Rifles), The London Regiment on the Western Front.

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


  1. School Admissions and Discharges, 1840-1911. London, England: London Metropolitan Archives.


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