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Captain, 57th Light Trench Mortar Battery.

Died 10th April 1918.

Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.

Former student of chemistry.


 

Frank Stuart was born in 1891 at Glasgow to Harry T.R. Stuart, a Calico Printer, from Bury. He was educated at Bolton Grammar School and entered Manchester University in 1908. In 1912 he had gained a Certificate in Technology (Applied Chemistry). He was a member of the University Officer Training Corps from October 1909 to September 1912. After his studies he was employed as a chemist with Know Mill Printing Co. Ltd., Bury, who were part of the Simpson and Godlee textile combine. He enlisted on 4th September 1914 into the Royal Fusiliers, and was gazetted in 1915 to 7th Battalion South Lancashire Regiment, attached to 10th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment and a Trench Mortar Battery. He was wounded during his service and killed on 10th April 1918 at Messines in Belgium. He left effects worth £100 9s 8d to his widow Mabel Elsie.