Private Frank Duncan Forde

 

© Royston Williamson 2015

Thank you to Wendy Shuttleworth for the following research.

Frank was born in Dorking in 1899, the son of Frank, a house painter and Rebecca.

In 1901, the family were living at 78, Orchard Road. In 1911, the family were still in Orchard Road, but Rebecca had died. Frank attended the Dorking British School.

Frank enlisted in Dorking into the 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment; G/16987

He died of wounds on 18th January 1918 in Flanders aged 19, and is buried in Mendingham Military Cemetery. IX.C.27

Born Dorking, Surrey
Lived Dorking, Surrey
Son of Frank and Rebecca Forde of 78 Orchard Road, Dorking
Regiment 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment
Number G/16987
Date of Death 18th January 1918
Place of Death Flanders, Belgium
Cause of Death Died of wounds
Age 19
Cemetery Mendinghem Military Cemetery, Proven, Belgium
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