Frank Edmondson (c.1890-1916)

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Frank Edmondson

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

EDMONDSON, FRANK. No 5742. 20th (County of London) Battalion (Blackheath and Woolwich). Formerly No 78297 Royal Army Medical Corps. Son of Charlotte and the late John Edmondson, of Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan. Was assistant master at the Linthwaite Central Council School from 7.12.1912 until 19.3.1914. Lodged with Mr G.H. Rawcliffe of Fern Lea, Hoylehouse. Attended Linthwaite Wesleyan Church and Sunday School. Was a member of the choir, the Young Men's Class, the Reading Room and the cricket and billiard teams. Died of wounds at No 42 Casualty Clearing Station, 28.7.1916, aged 26 years. Buried AUBIGNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row D, Grave 51.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  • regiment: London Regiment
  • died: Friday, July 28, 1916
  • age: 26 years
  • record ID: 51865