Oliver, Frank Albert

Age: 26
Date of birth: c1891

Parents: Frank and Mary Jane Oliver
Address: 25 Albert Street

Occupation: Porter

Frank Albert was born in Belfast on 1st June 1891. His father, also Frank, was a serving soldier based in Northern Ireland. Frank was baptised at the Garrison Chapel on 21st June 1891.

By the 1901 census Frank senior was an Army Pensioner living at 24 Mill Street, Warwick. This was a large family with eight chidren, six boys and two girls. In 1911 the family had moved to 25 Albert Street.

According to the 1914 Spennell’s Directory of Leamington Frank was working as a porter.

Warwick Advertiser 15th December 1917

Military Service

Rank & Number: Gunner, 184254
Regiment/Service: 343rd Seige Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery
Date of death: Friday, November 30, 1917
Cause of death/Battle: Died of wounds
Commemorated/Buried: Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium
Awards: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Commemorated locally at: St Nicholas Church


  • Unlocking Warwick Research Group
  • Warwick Advertiser excerpts courtesy of Warwickshire County Record Office

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