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Frank Skuce

In memory of:

Private Frank Skuce

November 4, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)


27th Bn.

Additional Information


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


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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