Rank: Private
Number: 265574
Unit: 1/6th Battalion CHESHIRE Regiment
Date of Death: 31 July 1917
Age: 26
Cemetery: Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, Belgium

Frank was the son of John and Eliza Ann, 468 Hempshaw Lane, Stockport. He had lived all his life in the town, His original service number, 1874, suggests he was a member of the pre-war Territorial Army and would have been mobilised when war was declared in August 1914. Click here for details of the Battalion's early months of war service.

He was killed on what was to be Stockport's worst day of the war for casualties. Details of the Battalion's attack are here.

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