In response to the global coronavirus outbreak, St Peter’s School, York has implemented a strict visitor policy to safeguard the health and wellbeing of the whole school community. Following instructions from the government, the school site will be closed to pupils (apart from children of key workers) from the end of the day on Friday 20 March with no indication given of when that situation will change. We ask that all non-essential visitors also stay away from the school at this time. If your visit is essential, please read our visitor policy before you visit the school.

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St Peter's School

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.