Frank Brierley (1897-1918)

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Frank Brierley

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

BRIERLEY, FRANK, MM. Sergeant. No 11990. 10th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Huddersfield 3.1.1897. Son of Mr and Mrs Joe Brierley, 142 Longwood Road, Longwood. Educated at Paddock Council School. Attended Paddock United Methodist Church. Employed as a driller by Messrs J. Hopkinson and Sons Limited of Birkby. Single. Enlisted 25.8.1914. Had served in France and the Dardenelles. Awarded the Military Medal on 1.9.1918 for 'invaluable assistance in the reorganisation of his platoon under very heavy fire.' Killed in action in Italy, 27.10.1918, aged 21 years. Buried TEZZE CEMETERY, ITALY. Grave location:- Plot 4, Row B, Grave 13.
ROH:- St. Mark's Parish Church, Longwood; Shared Church, Paddock.

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