Frank Peel (c.1881-1916)
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:
- PEEL, FRANK. Private. No 18839. 'B' Company, 8th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Born Skelmanthorpe. Son of William and Mary Peel of Croft Head, Skelmanthorpe. Employed at Messrs E. Stringer and Son's colliery at Skelmanthorpe. Enlisted 21.10.1914 and embarked for France in September, 1915. In his last letter to his parents, written on 18.1.1916, he stated that he had been out of the trenches for four days rest and was going back on the 21.1.1916. Died of wounds on 20.1.1916, aged 34 years. Buried SAILLY-sur-la-LYS CANADIAN CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row C, Grave 54.
- ROH:- St. Aidan's Church, Skelmanthorpe.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private FRANK PEEL
- regiment: King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
- died: Friday, January 21, 1916
- age: 34 years
- record ID: 187278
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #187278)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #3460505)