Private Frank Bakewell

Army Number: 266227

Battalion: 1/7th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born and lived in Nottingham. Son of Tom and Alice Bakewell, of 22, Bute Avenue, Lenton Sands, Nottingham. He was an office boy in a shipping office prior to enlisting at Nottingham. He went to France on 27th October 1915 and was killed in action, 1st July 1916, aged 21, in the attack on the German positions at Gommecourt, France, on the first day of the Battle of the Somme.

Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial, France. Pier and Face 10 C 10 D and 11 A.

Thiepval Memorial, France.

Private Frank Bakewell is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
Lenton War Memorial, Lenton, Nottingham.