The Cleall Family lived at Povington

Francis Henry ‘Frank’ Cleall

Francis Henry ‘Frank’ Cleall was baptised on 6 July 1884 at Chaldon Herring. In 1911 Frank, aged 26, and his two brothers Charles, aged 21 and Walter, aged 16, were boarding at West Whiteway.

Charles was killed in WW1 and is commemorated on the memorial plaque in Tyneham Church.

Frank married Frances Amelia Charles of Steeple parish in 1912. Frank died after notice of eviction was served but before the evacuation took place.

113367, 257th Coy., Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
who died age 27
on 02 November 1917
Son of John and Hannah Cleall.

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