Private Frank Minniss
34072 1st Worcestershire Regiment
Killed in Action 4th March 1917 on the Somme, aged 26
Lived at 5 Aigburth St.
Buried at Fins New British Cemetery
Commemorated on the Holy Trinity Memorial
Burnley Express 24th March 1917


OUT FOUR MONTHS

Official intimation has been received from the headquarters of the regiment that Pte. Frank Ninnis 34072, of the Worcestershire Regt. was killed in action on March 4th. he was a single young man,a nd 25 years of age, and his father and sister live at 18 Sand-street, Burnley. Pte. F. Ninnis enlisted in October 1915, and had been at the front about four months when he was killed. Formerly he was a twister at Mr. T. Catlow's Mill, Trafalgar, and as a boy he attended the Whittlefield Wesleyan School. He has two brothers, Percy, in France, and John, in Mesopotamia. The family had received a letter from Percy, who is in the R.A.M.C., to the effect that Frank had been wounded, but the father received at the same time official news that he had been killed in action.

 

 

 

 

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