Monday, 3 April 2017

Frank Bakel 1892 - 1917

Frank Bakel  Barnsley Chronicle 2nd June 1917 
With thanks to Barnsley Archives
Born: 1892

Military Service:
Regiment: York and Lancaster Regiment 14th Battalion
Service number and rank:  No Service number due to rank  2nd Lieutenant.
Awards: The Victory Medal and the British War Medal.

Death: 20th May 1917 aged 25
Buried at: Baileul Road East Cemetery St. Laurent Blangy, Calais.
Grave Reference: I.K.3

Information from Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
The husband of Constance Priscilla Bakel. who lived at "Oaklea", Westville Road, Barnsley. He was the son of widowed Robert Bakel.

St Marys Church Barnsley Combined War Memorial
St Pauls Church Old Town Barnsley
Barnsley Holgate Grammar School Old Boys WW1

Links and Notes:
Lives of the First World War
Commonwealth War Graves Commission

NB Lieutenant Frank Bakel's brother Walter served too, he survived.

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