Private Frank Basker

Private Frank Basker

6th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment Infantry division

Service no: 4808277

Died in North Africa 30th March 1943 age 22 years.

Parents Frank and Gertrude Basker, of The Forge, Spilsby Road, Halton Holegate.

Frank married Grace Edna in March 1941, and a son, Colin, was born in 1942.

In October 1938 Frank’s brother, Harold, was shipped back to the U.K. from Yokahama, and spent time at the Military Hospital Woolwich, before being discharged home ‘incapacitated’. Harold died in 1943 age 28 years.

Frank’s remains were *concentrated from Tamera (Tunisia) to Tabarka Ras Rajel British War Cemetery (Tunisia).         

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