Urmston WW1 

Frank Mosedale

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:07th Bn [2]
Name of Rgt or Ship:Manchester Rgt
How Died:Killed in Action
Country of burial:BelgiumGrave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Coxyde Cemetery
Town Memorial:Davyhulme
Extra Information:
Born during the September quarter 1897 in the Barton upon Irwell R.D. -
ref: 8c/687, the son of Thomas & Mary Florence Mosedale (nee Miles).

1901 Census - Crofts Bank Road (between Bent Terrace and The Retreat),
Davyhulme.   Son - aged: 3 - born: Davyhulme.  Head of household - Thomas
Mosedale - Married - aged: 33 - occ: Bricklayer (Clay) - born: Eccles.   
Also - Mary F. Mosedale - Wife - aged: 35 - born: Crewe, Cheshire.   Plus 2
brothers and 1 domestic servant.

1911 Census - Brook House and Brick Works, Crofts Bank Road, Davyhulme.  
Brother - aged: 13 - Scholar - born: Davyhulme.   Plus his elder brother
listed as Head of house - aged: 15 Scholar and half time Clerk - born:
Davyhulme.   Plus 1 domestic servant.  His parents were boarders at
Chesterfield House Hydro, Matlock, Derbyshire, enjoying the hydropathic
treatment and other leisure facilities the Hydro had to offer.  Thomas
Mosedale - Married - occ: Master Brick Layer (own account) - born: Eccles. 
Mary Florence Mosedale - Wife - aged: 44 - born: Weston, Crewe.  They were
accompanied by their two youngest children, aged - 11 and 9.

Educated at Manchester Grammar School and played football for their first
team.  He passed the matriculation of the Northern Universities and was a
worker at the Hugh Oldham Lads' Club at Ancoats, Manchester.

Death reported in the 03/11/1917 edition of the Manchester Evening News.

M.I. - "This boy of Brookhouse, Davyhulme, gave his life for freedom".

CWGC - Son of Thomas and Mary Florence Mosedale (nee Miles), of Brook
House, Davyhulme, Urmston, Manchester.

Commemorated on both the Manchester Grammar School Memorial Board and their
Memorial Book.

Memorials found on:
St. Mary's (Davyhulme)
Manchester Grammar School
St. Catherine's (Barton on Irwell)
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