Regiment : 4th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment
Service number : 27138
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 15th April 1917 aged 23
Buried : Duisans British Cemetery, France, Grave II. J. 14.
Relatives : Son of James Franks, of Stoke Heath, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire; husband of Lily Maud Franks, 9 Norton Terrace, Warren Rd., Stirchley, Birmingham
Memorial : Stoke Prior St Michael's Church
Credits : Bromsgrove Weekly Messenger researched and transcribed by Adrian Carter.
Bromsgrove Weekly Messenger, 5th May 1917:
Son of James Franks, Hanbury Road, Stoke Heath. Died on April 15th of wounds received the previous day. In his 24th year. On active service since January 1916. Wounded in August last year and returned to France in December. Worked in Birmingham and previously at Bromsgrove Brewery. Leaves a widow and child. The report includes a photograph of Arthur Franks.