Frank is pictured on the right with his friend Harry Sellers/Sellors stood beside him, Harry also lost his life during the War.
Private Frank Butler
Much regret was felt in the district on account of the death of Pte. Frank Butler, of the Middlesex Regiment, younger son of Mrs Butler, of 15, Windsor Road, Fairfield. Who has passed away at Rouen, as a result of an attack of pneumonia. Pte. F. Butler has served continuously since September 1914, and seen much service on the Western Front. He was over on leave last February. Much sympathy will go out to Mrs Butler. Her elder son who is in the Army is also in hospital.
Report from The Buxton Advertiser 23rd November 1918, researched 2014
Born: 19th June1895 Fairfield, registered Chapel-en-le-Frith Vol 7b Page 840 J/A/S.
1898 Frank started North Road School on the 18th July 1898 @ the age of 3. Frank had an older brother George born 25th February 1893, George started school on 15th February 1897, George died aged 70yrs in 1963.
1901 Census: Living at 2 Windsor Road, Fairfield aged 5yrs. The family are incorrectly transcribed as Butter.
1910: . Franks father Richard Butler died on 11/3/1910 aged 42.
1911 Census: Living @ 15 Windsor Road, Fairfield aged 15yrs. Frank’s occupation is a Painters Apprentice.
Franks Mother Sybil a Widow, Sybil is listed as a Boarding House Keeper, (Sybil died in 1946 aged 81yrs).