Born: 1925, Ipswich.

Died: 13th June 1944; age: 18 – Normandy.

Employed: at Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies, Ipswich.


Rank: Rifleman; Service Number: 14427990.

Regiment: Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort’s Own), 1st Battalion Infantry.


Final resting place unknown.

Memorial Reference:

Panel 17, Column 3.

Bayeux War Cemetery,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mr & Mrs J.W. Coleman, of Ipswich.


Father: James William Coleman, born 1900, Ipswich.

Mother: Lily Frances A. Coleman, born July 1900, Ipswich.


Frank is also remembered by Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies with entrance gates, dedicated in May 1958, at Ransomes Sports’ Centre, Sidegate Avenue, Ipswich

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