SHEASBY Francis Lloyd
Regiment : 64th Field Company Royal Engineers
Service number : 40120
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action aged 23 on 15th October 1915
Buried : Spoilbank Cemetery, Belgium, Grave I. H. 1.
Birthplace : Napton, Warwickshire, resident Chipping Norton, Oxon, enlisted Worcester
Relatives : Son of F.J. and Alice Sheasby, of Leys, Chipping Norton, Oxon
Memorial : Redditch War Memorial
Credits : Researched by Jillian Coombes.
Native of Napton, Warwickshire.
On the 1911 census Francis Lloyd Sheasby, aged 20, Lathe Hand Turner, Spring Works, lived with his parents Frederick John, Manager Co-operative Stores, and Louise Sheasby at 4 Salop Road, off Oakly Road, Redditch.
Birmingham Daily Post, Friday 5th November 1915:
Midland Men Killed
Official information has been received of the death of Private Frank Sheasby (25), 9th Scottish Division Royal Engineers. Prior to the war he was a toolmaker at Messrs. Herbert Terry and Sons Redditch. He regularly played football with Bromsgrove Rugby team and had been a scoutmaster of the Redditch Troop. He was the son of Mr F. J. Sheasby, manager of the Redditch Co-operative Society, Ltd.
Birmingham Daily Post courtesy of the British Library: http://www.britishnewspaperarchives.co.uk