54436, Private, 2/5th Battalion. Manchester Regiment.
Died on the 23rd June 1919 aged 20.
Francis was the son of Frederick & Emily Males of 50 Basils Road, Stevenage. The Battalion landed in France in February 1917 and he was taken prisoner by the Germans on the 23rd March 1918, during their Spring Offensive.
Although he survived the rigours of captivity he died on 23rd June 1919 as a result of his treatment whilst a prisoner.
Francis is buried in the St.Nicholas Churchyard, Stevenage.
Medal Entitlement: British War Medal & Victory Medal
(Photo Courtesy Of Stevenage Museum)