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Francis Burt - 1st Worcestershire Regiment

--1916
Francis Burt - 1st Worcestershire Regiment Click image to view full size.

My great grand uncle Francis 'Frank' Burt


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Pte. Francis Burt

British Army 1st Btn. Worcestershire Regiment

from:Bristol

Frank Burt was my great grand uncle. He was the son of Joseph and Amelia Burt from Bristol. Frank was captured in 1918 and was a German POW from about July 1918 until the end of the war. He survived the war and moved to Canada where he was a career miner in Tinmmins, Ontario, Canada. He married Violet Slucutt in 1921. He had two sons, Frank Jr. and Raymond. He died in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 1960.








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    The Life on the Home Front Archive aims to build a comprehensive collection to all others to learn about items them may have from this important period in history.

    We are hoping to include photographs of memorabilia, copies of documents, newspaper clippings, postcards, photographs, letters and other ephemera which together will build a picture of the dramatic changed to life in Britain brought about by the Great War of 1914 - 1918.

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