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Corporal 1879 Frank Wykes

1st/7th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Killed in Action, Battle of Bazentine Ridge, Somme, France and Flanders, 14th July 1916, aged 21

  • Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 9 A, 9 B and 10 B
  • Awarded: 1915 Star, British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of George and Susan Wykes
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Chilvers Coton Boys School | Nuneaton WW1 RWR

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  • Born Jul Qtr 1895 and Baptised 1 Sep 1895 at Chilvers Coton
  • Attended Chilvers Coton Boys School
  • Lived at 29 Victoria Street, Nuneaton [1901 & 1911]
  • Employed as a Brickyard Labourer [1911]
  • Enlisted at Nuneaton. Arrived in France 22 Mar 1915

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