Frank Edward Sykes (1878-1915)

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:

SYKES, FRANK EDWARD. Private. No 2279. 1st/3rd (East Anglian) Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. Born Cheetham Hill, Manchester, 9.6.1878. Son of William James Elijah and Annie Sykes, Springwood Hall, Huddersfield. Educated Paddock Church of England School and Spring Grove Council School. Attended Paddock United Methodist Church. Employed as a bank clerk. Single. Enlisted January 1915. Died of acute dysentery on board a hospital ship after serving in the Dardenelles. Was buried at sea on 24.11.1915, aged 37 years. Commemorated HELLES MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- All Saints Church, Paddock; Shared Church, Paddock.

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