Robert James Brownlow Frank

Robert James Brownlow Frank

Worthing, Worthing Borough, West Sussex, England
Death 6 Jun 1916 (aged 28)
Burial El-Qantarah el-Sharqiyya, El Ismāʿīliya, Egypt
Plot B. 45.
Memorial ID 18969914 · View Source
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Lieutenant, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Son of Robert John Frank J.P. and his wife, Lucy, of Jolesfield House, Partridge Green, West Sussex. Educated at St. Ronans, Worthing and Haileybury College. Joined the Battalion in 1912. Served with them at Gallipoli until the battalion was evacuated in January, 1916. Died of wounds 6th June, 1916. Buried in grave B 45 in Ismalia War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.

Also included on the 'Old Comrades' Memorial, West Grinstead. There is also a brass memorial to him at St. Michael and All Angels, Partridge Green.

"In ever loving memory of
Robert James Brownlow Frank
Lieutenant 4th Battalion Royal Sussex
Regiment. Third son of Robert John
and Lucy Maud frank, who gave his
life for his God, King and Country at
Ismalia, Egypt on 6th June 1916
aged 28, having served all
through the Suvla Bay operations.
'Greater love hath no man than this
that a man should lay down his life
for his friends"

He also has a memorial in St. George's Church, west grinstead. The memorial is in the bell ringing area and consists of an inscribed brass plaque which reads:-
'In ever loving memory of Robert James Brownlow
Frank, Lieutenant, 4th battalion Royal Sussex
Regiment. A Bell ringer in this church who gave his
life for his God, King and Country 6th June 1916'


"Who dies if England Liveth. R.I.P."


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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Robert James Brownlow Frank (19 Jul 1887–6 Jun 1916), Find a Grave Memorial no. 18969914, citing Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery, El-Qantarah el-Sharqiyya, El Ismāʿīliya, Egypt ; Maintained by herbie89 (contributor 47213555) .