Second LieutenantHOSKYN, FRANK HEBDEN

Died 19/11/1919

Aged 19

2nd Bn.
102nd King Edward's Own Grenadiers

formerly 1st Bn.
109th Indian Infantry

Mentioned in Despatches

Only son of Katherine Elizabeth Hoskyn, of Brampton, Bassett, Southampton, and the late Richard Franklyn Hoskyn. (Buried Tank Cem. 68.).

Citation

Mentioned in Despatches for forced march of 22 miles in heat of day, May, 1919, bringing his detachment and 1,000 transport animals to Thal the day before it was besieged. "Though not fit at the time he set his men a fine example of grit and devotion to duty."

Commemorated at DELHI MEMORIAL (INDIA GATE)

Location: India
Number of casualties: 13220

Cemetery/memorial reference: Face 4.

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