Brigadier General Frank Wormald


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Reference WMO266759

Address:

Holy Innocents Parish Church

Vicarage Road

Thornhill Lees

Dewsbury

England

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Status: Unknown
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Lettering: Raised
About the memorial: A bronze plaque mounted on the wall of the church dedicated to Brigadier General Frank Wormald who was killed in action near Hulluch in 1915. The plaque also refers to his service in the Second Boer War.

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In Loving Memory of Brigadier General Frank Wormald C.B Born 10th February 1868 who was killed in action Near Hulluch, on the 3rd October 1915 when in command of the 5th Cavalry Brigade. He was severely wounded on August 28th 1914 at Cerizy when commanding his Regiment the X11 Royal lancers. He also served with distinction in the South African Campaign 1899 – 1902 both with his Regts the X11 Royal Lancers and in command of a mobile column He is buried at Nedonchelle in France Non Immemor “Till the Day Break”

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