Francis Cromwell

Francis Cromwell

Birth 21/4/1895 Death 17th Dec 1915 Pte
Border Regiment
Service #19274

Personal Details

Place of Birth Cleator Moor, Cumberland
Residence at Enlistment
Residence (Roll of Honour) 64 Leconfield Street , Cleator Moor
Residence 1911 Census 64 Leconfield Street , Cleator Moor
School(s) Attended
Religion/Church Attended
Organisation Membership
Employment/Trade Furnaceman
Place of Work Whitehaven Iron & Haemetite Co .
Family (Parents and Grandparents) William & Agnes Cromwell (nee King) married 1891, Whitehaven.
Siblings William James Cromwell
Wife's Name and Maiden Name
Remarriage of Widow
Children's Christian Name(s)
Family Connection to Roll of Honour


The 1914-15 Star
The 1914-15 Star
The Victory Medal
The Victory Medal
The British War Medal, 1914-18
The British War Medal, 1914-18

Military Details

Regiment at Enlistment Border Regiment
Battalion at Enlistment 7th Btn
Rank at Enlistment Pte
Naval Vessels Served
Service Number at Enlistment 19274
Date of Enlistment 14/1/1915
Place of Enlistment Cleator Moor
Other Regiment
Other Battalion
Other Rank
Date of Transfer to other Regiment
Service Facts 14/12/1915 Records from Casualty Clearing Station show him being treated for Shrapnel wound Head, Back and Leg
Listed as "Wounded" on the Casualty List issued by the War Office from 24th December 1915.
This man was entitled to wear a "Wound Stripe" as authorised under Army Order 204 of 6th July 1916. The terms of this award being met by their naming in this list.
Battalion Diary or Nautical Facts

Death and Memorial Details

Age at Death 19
Date of Death 17th Dec 1915
Regiment at Death Border Regiment
Battalion/Vessel at Death 7th
Rank at Death Pte
Circumstances of Death Died of wounds
Service Number at Death 19274
Field of Action at Death Belgium
Place of Death Ypres
Battle at Death Second Battle of Ypres
Grave/Memorial Image Francis Cromwell
Location of Grave/Memorial Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery
Grave Position
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Link,-francis/
Grave/Memorial Country Belgium
Private Memorial St Marys RC Church WW1 memorial


Notes Native of Cleator Moor
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