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Frank Baldock

Biography of Lance Corporal Frank Baldock, (12905)
6th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment
Died 9th August 1915

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Birth

Name:
Frank Baldock

Date of birth:
1889

Place of Birth:
Stickford, Lincolnshire, England

Date of Birth registration:
Jan – Feb 1889

Place of Birth Registration:
Spilsby, Lincolnshire, England

Occupation:

Marriage

Wife’s Name:
Alma Skeath

Date of Marriage:
1912

Place of Marriage:
Bourne District, Lincolnshire

Wife’s Date of birth:
1890

Wife’s Place of Birth:
Baston

Wife’s father:
Unknown

Wife’s Mother:
Caroline Skeath

Son:
Cyril Baldock, 1912, Bourne

Family

Father’s Name:
Fred Baldock

Father’s DOB:
1862

Father’s Place of Birth:
Old Bolingbroke, Lincolnshire, England

Father’s Occupation:
Carpenter and miller

Mother’s Name:
Annie Hipkin

Mother’s DOB:
1868

Mothers POB:
Frithville, Lincolnshire, England

Mother’s Occupation:

Their Marriage:
1888 Spilsby District

Siblings: (Name), (DOB), (POB)
Frank Baldock, 1889, Stickford
Ivy Baldock, 1890, West Keal
Elsie Baldock, 1892, West Keal
John Thomas Baldock, 1894, West Keal
Harold Baldock, 1898, Bourne
Gordon Baldock, 1900, Bourne
Doris Baldock, 1904, Bourne
Cyril Baldock, 1906, Bourne
Plus 3 more which names are unknown taken from the 1911 census

1891 Census:
Frank is living with his parents in West Keal, Lincolnshire

1901 Census:
Frank is living with his parents in Bourne, Lincolnshire

1911 Census:
Frank is living with his parents in South Street, Bourne, Lincolnshire. The census gives him an age of 22 and he is listed as a miller

Relatives in services:
Frank has two brothers Harold and John Thomas which also fought in WW1 but Harold was killed. Harold can be found on our page dedicated to the Bourne War Memorial.

Newspaper Mentions

 

Grantham Journal Saturday 5th October 1914
BOURNE
HEARTY SEND OFF FOR RECRUITS -On Monday morning a company of fifteen left Bourne Station to join the Lincoln Regiment of Lord Kitchener’s Army. The company met at the recruiting station in West Street, and we escorted to the station by the Bourne Brass Band and a large number of the residents of the town. The names were:- Arthur Maxon, Fred W Savage, John Thos Baldock, Geo Sherwin, George Carver, Frank Baldock (married), H Cleary, W Herbert Bloodworth, Percy J Vickers, Walter Parker (married), Ernest Robinson, Harry Darnes (Bourne), Jos Smith, Walter Archer and Percy Cave (Witham-on-the Hill), the latter three being the result of a meeting at Witham-on-the-Hill on Sunday evening, addressed by Lord Kesteven and Lieut K. R. G. Fenwick and presided over by Col C Birch-Reynardson.

Military Records

Attestation Papers:
None found

WW1 Soldier’s Records:
None found

Soldier’s Died In The Great War:
These records show that Frank Baldock, 12905, 6th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment was killed in action on 9th August 1915 in the Balkan Theatre.

Pension Records:
Not yet available

Medals
Medal Card Index:
Frank’s medal card index states that he was eligible for the following medals:-
The British Medal
The Victory Medal
The 15 Star

Memorials
UK:Bourne, Roll of Honour in Bourne Abbey Church
Bourne War Memorial in the Memorial Gardens

Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
In memory of Lance Corporal Frank Baldock, 12905, 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment who died on 9 August 1915.
Remembered with honour, Helles Memorial.

More information:

Military Service Timeline:

This is ongoing research and will be posted when completed.

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