LAWLESS, Frank

poppy-imageName: LAWLESS, Frank

Nationality: British

Rank: Lance Corporal

Regiment / Service: 2nd Battalion, Coldstream Guards

Date of Death: 21/05/1940

Age: 20

Service No: 2658793

Cemetery: Pecq Communal Cemetery, Pecq, Hainaut, Belgium.

CWGC Certificate: Frank Lawless

Grave / Memorial Ref: Row C. Grave 3.

Address or Parish: Chatburn.

Additional info: He joined the army in February 1939 and on the outbreak of the war he was drafted to France. Frank was given a week's leave and he was able to spend Easter 1940 at home with his parents. Five weeks after Frank had returned to France ,his parents received a communication from the war office stating that Lance-Corporal Lawless had been killed in action on Tuesday 21st May 1940. Remembered on the School Memorial and War Memorial in the village.

 

 

 

 

 

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