recorded as FRANK HERBERT CARPENTER on war records.
Born: 1916, Liverpool, Lancashire.
Died: 24th October 1942; age: 26.
Rank: Lance Sergeant; Service Number: 46696.
Regiment: Royal Engineers, 7 Field Squadron.
Medals Awarded: Distinguished Conduct Medal. Gazetted 14th January 1943.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Frank Ernest & Pearl Edith Carpenter; husband of Doris Gladys Evelyn Carpenter, of Ipswich.
Father: Frank Ernest Carpenter, born 1897, Ipswich – died 1941, Birkenhead, Cheshire.
Mother: Pearl Edith Carpenter (nee Bill (1st marriage Oakes)), born 1893, Birkenhead, Cheshire.
In 1939, Ipswich, Francis married, Doris Gladys Evelyn Friend, born October, 1916.