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Frank Sheffield: Sunday 20th August 1916

Frank became Private 22627 with the first Batt. Northamptonshire Regt.  He was killed in action aged 37 and is buried in Delville Wood Cemetery.

Frank was born in Leicester in December 1879.  His parents were Joseph S Sheffield, an insurance agent and Maria.  He was the second of five children.  He was married to Mary Elizabeth Sheffield in 1907.  By 1911 they had 3 children Stanley Frank Joseph, 3, Walter Thomas, 1 and Lillian Kate Mary 8 months and were living at 69 Fifth Avenue Queen’s Park.  Frank was a house furnisher’s clerk.  They moved to 154 Beechcroft Road.