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Reginald Stanley David Franks

Lance Serjeant 1867339, 9 Field Coy., Royal Engineers
Died 9 July 1943 aged 33
Remembered on the Brookwood Memorial
Remembered on the Memorial to the Men of Ash Vale in St Maryís Church

Reginald was the son of John Francis and Marion Franks. He was born in 1910, and in 1911 the family lived at 2 Finchley Villas in the Ash Hill Road. Electoral registers record that his family lived there from 1918-1936.

Reginald married Vera Winifred Norman in St Nicolasís Church Cranleigh in 1936, and electoral registers record that Reginald and Vera lived in High Street Craleigh 1937-1938.

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission records Vera as living in Cranleigh, and the electoral register records her address as 6 Canfold Cottages Bookhurst Hill in 1945.

Reginaldís eldest brother John Franks was killed in the Great War.

Ash Second World War Roll of Honour


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