Year of death: 1918
Date of birth: QE June 1899
Date of death: 24.4.1918
Place of death: Pozieres, France
Service number: 60687
Regiment: 2nd Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales’s Own)
Missing presumed killed in action. Recorded on Memorial at Pozieres, France.
Military record available on Find My Past as part of the ‘Burnt Series’, including personal information, details of enlistment & subsequent army training & posting to the Western Front 4.4.1918.
Cemetery location: Dean Road Cemetery, Section H (Family grave)
CWGC, Pozieres Memorial, France, Panel 26-27.
Remembered on family grave in Dean Road Cemetery, Scarborough
Born in Scarborough 1899, son of Harry & Eliza Ann Frith. 1901 & 1911 census living at 1 Bedford Street, Scarborough. Father, Harry killed in the German Bombardment of Scarborough 16.12.1914.
In loving memory/of my dear husband/HARRY FRITH/who was killed in the bombardment of Scarborough Dec 16 1914/aged 45 years/also his wife/ELIZA ANN/died Dec 4 1956/aged 87 years/also Pte ERNEST HAROLD/2nd West Yorks Regt/son of the above/killed in action at Pozieres, France/April 24 1918/aged 19 years.