We remember Frank Elswood

We remember Frank Elswood

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Timeline

Timeline

1882
birth Chard, Somerset United Kingdom Source:7170141 Source:8707330 1882
1914
enlistment Manchester United Kingdom Source:8707351 October 1914
1916
dates Age 34 Source:7170141 1st July 1916
1916
service British Army 45856 Royal Garrison Artillery Source:8707330 1st July 1916
1916
service British Army Lance Corporal 20134 Royal Lancaster Regiment 1St Battalion Source:8707351 1st July 1916
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8707330 1st July 1916
service British Army Private 20134 King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) 1st Battalion Source:8707330
1916
death Killed in Action He volunteered in October 1914, and in July the following year embarked for France, where he was actively engaged in the Ypres and Loos sectors. KIA Battle of the Somme on July 1st 1916. France Source:7170141 Source:8707351 1st July 1916
burial Sucrerie Military Cemetery, Colincamps CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme France Source:7170141

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Frank
Initials F
Last Name Elswood
Source 5268411
Gender
GenderSource
Male
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Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 45856 Royal Garrison Artillery
British Army 20134 King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) 1st Battalion Private
British Army 20134 Royal Lancaster Regiment 1St Battalion Lance Corporal
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal

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Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Chris2090
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1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Chris2090

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