The information displayed here is at the time of death.
Frank was born in Sunderland. He was the son of John T. and Mary A. Mail. His father was a Steamship manager, a profession his eldest brother also went into. He had seven siblings, William Percy, Ethel Mary, Florence May, John Stanley, Marion Adamson, Muriel Adamson and Evelyn Marjory Adamson Mail.
Frank was commissioned into the Royal Field Artillery, 78th Brigade and later attained the rank of Second Lieutenant. He was killed in action on 9th October 1918 aged 24.
1 Dilston Villa, Corbridge On Tyne, Hexham (place of residence as entered in the 1911 census)
Frank is buried at the Honnechy British Cemetery in Nord, France.
UK Census registers, National Archives (available via Ancestry.co.uk)
UK Military Service Records, National Archives (available via Ancestry.co.uk)
Newcastle University Archives (Roll of Service, Armstrong College Calendars, The Northerner Student Magazine)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
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