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Frank Henry Knowles

Rank: Captain

Date of Birth: 1890

At St Peter's: 1901-1905

Home: b Newcastle-Under-Lyme, last resided Marlbrough Grove, York

Date of Death: 03/05/1917

Regiment: West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)

Cemetery: Arras Memorial

  • Only son of Mrs Knowles of Marlborough Grove and the late Henry S. Knowles of Melbourne Street York. Solicitor in High Ousegate – relinquished at outbreak of war. Killed in action.
  • YG (Yorkshire Gazette) 12.05.17
  • Additional information from the newspaper card index in the Local History Library at York Explore.