Frank Everard

Census Address: 52 Conduit Road
Place of Birth: Stamford
Date of Birth: 1896
Enlistment Address: 104 Conduit Road
Regiment: Lincolnshire
Service Numbers: 968,621,866
Place of Death: Stamford
Date Died: 1949
52 Conduit Road, Stamford

Frank Everard

Frank born in 1896 was the son of Edward and Elizabeth Everard. Edward was a native of Stamford and Elizabeth was born in Fulham, London . Frank was born in Stamford but his brother Charles born in 1891 and sister Jessie born in 1894 were born in London. He also had a younger sister Lizzie born in 1899 and a brother Edward born in 1894.

In 1911 thefamily lived at 52 Conduit Road, Father Edward worked in the brewery and Frank was a fitter’s apprentice at Martin’s Cultivators.

Frank enlisted in the Territorials Lincolnshire Regiment on the 5th May 1913 when he was just 17. By then the family were living at 104 Conduit Road. He was only 5ft 2” tall and was too young to serve abroad at first but in March 1915 he served in France with the British Expeditionary Force.

In January 1916 he spent a month in Egypt and he later served in a Tank Corps. He was demobbed on 18 March 1919 and received all three war medals –the 1914-15 Star, the British War and the Victory and by this time the family were living at Southview Terrace , New Cross Road.

He married Edith Perry in 1921 in Stamford and died in Stamford in 1949.