recorded as FRANK HERBERT CARPENTER on war records.

Born: 1916, Liverpool, Lancashire.

Died: 24th October 1942; age: 26.

Residence: Ipswich.


Rank: Lance Sergeant; Service Number: 46696.

Regiment: Royal Engineers, 7 Field Squadron.


Medals Awarded: Distinguished Conduct Medal. Gazetted 14th January 1943.


Grave Reference:


El Alamein War Cemetery,




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.

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