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11-Mosedale, Frank

FRANK MOSEDALE
1897 – 23rd July 1917

Thomas Mosedale with his children (R to L), Frank, Flossie, Harry, Thomas

Frank was born in 1897 in Davyhulme.

His parents were Thomas born in 1868 in Eccles, who was a bricklayer and Mary Florence Miles born in Crewe in 1866.

Mary died in 1935 and Thomas in 1946, they are buried in St Catherine’s churchyard, Barton.

Frank had 3 siblings:

  • Thomas 1896 - 1938
  • Harry 1900-1978
  • Florence Annie 1902 - ? died Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

In 1901 Frank was living in Crofts Bank Road and the 1911 census records him at Brook House, Crofts Bank Road. His Aunt Jane was also living at this address she was an Elementary School Teacher and was on the staff of St Mary’s School. Jane married William Harvey and their Daughter Madge was born in August 1918.  Jane died in a flu epidemic in 1927.

Frank joined the 2/7th Battalion of The Manchester Regiment, service number 277066. He was Killed in Action on 23rd July 1917 in the Western European Theatre.

He is buried at Koksijade West Flanders, Belgium.

He was awarded the Victory and British Medals.

He is remembered with honour at the Coxyde Military Cemetery.


War Memorial-WW1
Webpage icon 00-Incumbents during WW1
Webpage icon 01-Aldred, George
Webpage icon 02-Aldred, Thomas
Webpage icon 03-Bowers, Sydney Lloyd
Webpage icon 04-Fox, Charles Hassell
Webpage icon 05-Hand, Ronald
Webpage icon 06-Lowe, Charles
Webpage icon 07-McCann, Eric
Webpage icon 08-McCann, William
Webpage icon 09-McCracken, John Clement
Webpage icon 10-Midgley, Ernest
Webpage icon 12-Oakes, Charles Percy
Webpage icon 13-Parr, Nathan Faulkner
Webpage icon 14-Royle, William
Webpage icon 15-Self,Alfred
Webpage icon 16-Sharp, Richard,
Webpage icon 17-Shawcross, William Royle
Webpage icon 18-Sheard,Thomas Moss
Webpage icon 19-Tweedale, Eric
Webpage icon 20-Vallett, Joseph
Webpage icon 21-Vallett, William
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