Regiment : 8th Battalion South Lancashire Regiment
Service number : 32238
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action aged 19 on 15th June 1917
Buried : Commemorated on Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium, Panel 37.
Birthplace : Born and resident Offenham, Worcestershire, enlisted Worcester
Memorial : Offenham St Mary and St Milburgh Church Book of Remembrance
Also appears on : Offenham St Mary and St Milburgh Church with the information: Pte. Offenham St Mary and St Milburgh Churchyard. Offenham Royal British Legion Club.
Additional information on the memorial: Worcestershire Regiment.
A photograph of Private F.A. Canning of Offenham can be found in Berrow’s Worcester Journal Supplement, Saturday 7th July 1917, available at Worcestershire Archives.
Frank Canning has no known grave, the photograph available shows his name on the Ypres Menin Gate Memorial.