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Frank Skuce

In memory of:

Private Frank Skuce

November 4, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

2173584

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

27th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 23, 1897

Son of Richard and Annie Skuce, of Nesbitt, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 501 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

POOLE CEMETERY
Dorset, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

10. "C." 10351.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– Frank Skuce's grave in Poole. Photo taken 26/05/2018
  • Wreath– On the 100th Anniversary of Frank's death, a service to commemorate him was held at his graveside. His grave had been cleaned up, a wreath was laid, The Canadian national anthem was played, a bugler sounded "last post" and two standards of the Royal Tank Regiment Association were lowered in salute.  A minister from the local church led the service. The event was organised by the Bournemouth, Poole & District Branch, Royal Tank Regiment Association.
  • Grave Marker– 4th November 2018, 100 years to the day.
  • Grave Marker– Frank Skuce's gravestone, after it had been cleaned prior to the 100th anniversary of his death.

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