Franklin, Frederick Thomas

Dates:

War Service:
2nd Corporal WR/194368 FREDERICK THOMAS FRANKLIN of the Railway Operating Division of the Royal Engineers died on 20 January 1918, aged 26. Second corporal was a rank found only in the Royal Engineers and Army Ordnance Corps. Although they wore only one chevron, unlike a lance corporal they held full non-commissioned officer rank. The rank was abolished in 1920.

He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery in Israel.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the memorials at the church of St James, Hatcham and St Michael Knoyle Road.

Details:
He was born in Battersea. He was the son of Thomas and Charlotte Elizabeth Franklin, of 14, Ruddigore Road, New Cross.

Source:

Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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