2/Lt Frank Whaley, 2nd Bn The Yorkshire Regt.
From Horton in Ribblesdale, Yorkshire, Frank enlisted into the Public Schools Battalion, Royal Fusiliers in the early days of the war. He served with the battalion in France for six months until May 1916 when he was recommended for officer training at Oxford.
Commissioned as a temporary 2nd Lieutenant in the Yorkshire Regiment in September 1916, he joined his new battalion in France in November but was killed in action to the south-east of Arras on 31 March 1917.
Frank is now buried in Henin Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais.
31 March 1917 killed in action
Research by David O'Mara