Frank Astin (c.1900-1918)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

ASTIN, FRANK. Private. No 63547. 2nd Battalion Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Born Daisy Lea, Outlane. Son of James William and Matilda Astin, 11 Slack, Outlane. Attended Outlane Council School. Worked as a cloth finisher for Messrs Edward Sykes, Gosport Mills, Outlane. Enlisted 21.11.1918. Killed in action, 30.9.1918, aged 18 years. Commemorated on the VIS-en-ARTOIS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. Mark's Parish Church, Longwood.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission