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Hucknall Torkard
Born Third Quarter 1892 Hucknall Torkard He was the son of James Richard and Mary Lees of 39 Annesley Road Hucknall Torkard Nottinghamshire On 1901 Census he is living with his parents and siblings – James William, Leonard and Herbert - at 39, Annesley Road, Hucknall. His father is listed as a colliery check weighman On 1911 Census he is living with his parents and sibling – Herbert - at 39, Annesley Road, Hucknall. His father is listed as a colliery check weighman and Frank as a Shetland wool worker
On 1911 Census he is listed as a Shetland wool worker
28 Nov 1916
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39 Annesley Road Hucknall Torkard
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South Nottinghamshire Hussars
Enlisted into South Notts Hussars 2nd November 1914 Nottingham Entered theatre with 1st/1st South Notts Hussars in Egypt on 26th April 1915 Suffered Enteric Fever June 1915 May therefore not have gone to Gallipoli with his regiment in August 1915 Returned from Egypt 15th October 1915 Admitted to hospital in Derby 11th January 1916 Transferred to 3rd / 1st South Notts Hussars 28th January 1916, although this may have been for administrative purposes as he was declared unfit for further service in a medical on this date. Discharged Kings Regulations Para 392 (xvi) - No longer physically fit for war service. Appears to have been discharged 11th February 1916 according to pension record, but Medal Roll states 11th August 1916 He died on 28th November 1916 of Phthisis (pulmonary tuberculosis) following typhoid caught in Egypt whilst serving with 1st / 1st South Nottinghamshire Hussars
Buried Hucknall Cemetery A. South. 428
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