Rank: Private
Number: 9469
Unit: 1st Battalion CHESHIRE Regiment
Date of Death: 3 September 1916
Age: 24
Cemetery: Flatiron Copse Cemetery, Mametz, Somme, France

Frank had been born in Heaton Norris and his mother lived there at 12 Bennett Street. He was a regular soldier and will have been serving with the 1st Battalion in Londonderry when war was declared in August 1914. He will have seen action throughout the early weeks of the war and, as such, will have been one of the "Old Contemptibles".

An account of the fighting in which he was killed is here.

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