Frank Mettrick (c.1897-1917)
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:
- METTRICK, FRANK. Private. No 242019. 2/5th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment. Formerly No 2762 Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Holmbridge. Son of the late Mr and Mrs Jonas Mettrick, Digley Royd, Holmbridge. Employed by Messrs W. H. and J. Barber, Clarence Mills, Holmbridge. Enlisted 7.12.1916. Embarked for France in February, 1917. Died of wounds at No 46 Casualty Clearing Station, 28.9.1917, aged 20 years. Buried MENDINGHEM BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 6, Row F, Grave 8.
- Brother of Private ARTHUR METTRICK who died as a Prisoner of War on 27.5.1918.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private METTRICK
- regiment: Leicestershire Regiment
- died: Friday, September 28, 1917
- age: 20 years
- record ID: 86823
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #86823)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #3019652)