14/40175 Rifleman Frank Thomas Boulding

           14th Battalion Royal Irish Rifles

                       7th June 1917

Born in Kingsnorth,Ashford,Kent in 1889.

His parents were Edward Boulding(1852-1938),a farm labourer and Harriet Emma (nee Savage(married 1887),who was born in 1864 and died on 08-12-1958.

He had 1 sister,Edith Annie(1894-1907).

In the 1891 census he was recorded as living at Pool House,Kingsnorth,Ashford,Kent  and his father was employed as an agricultural labourer.

In the 1911 census,they are recorded as living at Near the mill,Kingsnorth,Ashford,Kent. Frank like his father was employed as a farm labourer.

He enlisted in Ashford Kent as Private(13769(2657)) into the East Kent Regiment and was later transferred as Rifleman(14/40175) into 14th Battalion Royal Irish Rifles.  

He was killed in action on 07-06-1917.

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