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Gunner Frank Lee Wilkinson 47 Bty RFA

Will O'Brien

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As per CWGC


Initials: F L

Nationality: United Kingdom

Rank: Gunner

Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

Unit Text: 47th Bty.

Date of Death: 01/10/1914

Service No: 71456

Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead

Grave/Memorial Reference: D. 58.


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& the cemetery info


Country: France

Locality: Loire-Atlantique

Location Information: St Nazaire is a coastal town in the Department of the Loire Inferieure 72 kilometres west of Nantes and 128 kilometres south-west of Rennes. The Commonwealth War Graves Plot lies within the grounds of the Communal Cemetery, which is not far from the railway and bus station.

Historical Information: There are now over 80, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Four of the British graves, now among the French, came from ST. NAZAIRE AMERICAN CEMETERY.

No. of Identified Casualties: 91

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Born: Hull

En: Hull, Yorks


1901 Census

Frank lived with his parents and older brother John in Sculcoates. His mother Emily was born in London and his father Francis Lee was born in Hull, occupation Oil Miller Moulder.

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