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.