|Unit/Regiment||Royal Naval Reserve|
|Date of birth||31/04/1881|
|Theatre of War first served in|
|Date of entry therein|
|Age at Death||34|
|Date of Death||09/08/1915|
|Burial/Memorial||Newport (St Woolos) Cemetery, Newport|
|Family Details||Widow: (Re-married) Mrs L J Bridges, 4, Morris Street, Newport, Mon|
|Born||Logan, Cornwall. 30/4/1881|
|Enlisted||Newport, Mon. 08/01/1915|
|How Died||Died from disease|
|Theatre of War||Home|
|Medal Entitlement||1914-15 Star|
British War Medal
|Notes||Died at 4th Scottish General Hospital, Stobhill, Glasgow|
Frank Richards was born in Logan, Cornwall on 30th April 1881 to William and Mary Jane. The family had moved to Newport by 1891 and were living at 10 George Street, Newport.
In 1907 he married Laura Jane nee Attwood in Newport, the couple had four children. In 1911 the family was living at 4, Morris Street, Newport and Frank was working as a furnaceman.
He died on 9th August 1915 of disease, he is buried at Newport (St Woolos ) Cemetery , Newport. He was 34 years old.
Laura Jane re-married in 1917 to Arthur J Bridges. they continued to live at 4, Morris Street, Newport
Arthur served in the Royal Navy from 1911 until 22nd February 1918. Arthur had lost his brother Edward who had died of wounds on 23rd February 1917 while serving with Duke of Cambridge’s Own (Middlesex) Regiment.
In 1933, Arthur died aged 39 leaving her a widow for the second time. In 1939 Register she continued to live at 4, Morris Street, Newport until her death in June 1974 aged 89.