HAINES Frank Pearce
Regiment : 23rd Battalion Royal Fusiliers
Service number : PS2746
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action aged 22 on 28th November 1917
Buried : Commemorated on Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, France, Panel 3 and 4.
Birthplace : Born and enlisted Worcester
Relatives : Son of John and Mary Haines
Memorial : Worcester Guildhall
Also appears on : Worcester Royal Grammar School. Worcester St John in Bedwardine Church.
Frank Haines was the son of John and Mary Haines of Crawford Lodge, Malvern Road, Worcester. He attended Worcester Royal Grammar School from 1907 to 1910. After leaving school and prior to enlisting he worked as an apprentice at Messrs Hill, Evans and Co. Vinegar works. He was in the Public School Corps in December 1914.
Source for additional information: In Dedication to a Future World by Mark Rogers, 1999.
A photograph of Private F.P. Haines of Worcester can be found in Berrow’s Worcester Journal Supplement, Saturday 15th December 1917, available at Worcestershire Archives.
Frank Haines has no known grave, the photograph available shows his name on Cambrai Memorial.