Frank Leeming France (1891-1917)
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:
- FRANCE, FRANK LEEMING. Private. No 36352. 'D' Company, 10th Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment. Born Liverpool 23.6.1891. Son of Joe and Ann France, 28 Cross Lane, Primrose Hill, Huddersfield. Educated Stile Common Council School, Primrose Hill. Employed as a warehouseman by Messrs. Taylor and Littlewood, Newsome Mills where he worked for twelve years. Husband of Evelyn France, 19 New Laithe Hill, Newsome, Huddersfield. Enlisted February 1915. Died of wounds at No 21 Casualty Clearing Station, 7.5.1917, aged 26 years. Buried WARLINCOURT HALTE BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 9, Row G, Grave 16.
- ROH:- Messrs. Taylor and Littlewood, Newsome Mills;
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private FRANCE
- regiment: Yorkshire Regiment
- died: Monday, May 7, 1917
- age: 26 years
- record ID: 91111
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #91111)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #2537342)