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  • Family gravestone, Nottingham General Cemetery. Photograph Rachel Farrand (December 2017).
Person Details
He was the son of John and Eliza Kate Page of 3 St Chad's Road, Sneinton, Nottingham (CWGC). His mother married secondly William Osgarby and died on 24 November 1923 aged 72.
01 Nov 1917
26
650999 - CWGC Website
8364
Private
Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Private Frank Osgarby Page enlisted at Nottingham and initially served with service number 65366 in the Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire) Regiment, later transferring to the 229th Company Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). He was killed in action on 1st November 1917 in Palestine and is buried in Gaza War Cemetery.
Private inscription on CWGC headstone: 'Until the dawn' Inscription on family gravestone, Nottingham General Cemetery: 'In loving memory of John (L) Page who died December 28th 18-2 aged 34 years Also of Eliza Enllis mother-in-law of the above who died Decr. 16th 1906 aged 79 years. Also to the dear memory of Pte. Frank Page, MGC, youngest son of the above JL & EK Page, killed in action in Palestine Novr. 1st 1917 aged 26 years. To live in hearts we love is not to die. Also Eliza Kate beloved wife of William Osgarby who died Novr. 24th 1923 aged 72 years. At Rest.' In memoriam published 1st November 1918 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- PAGE. – In memory of Pte. Frank Page, M.G.C., killed in action November 1st, 1917. – Mother and brothers. “PAGE. – In fond remembrance of Frank Page, killed in action November 1st, 1917. – Becky.” Above is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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  • Family gravestone, Nottingham General Cemetery. Photograph Rachel Farrand (December 2017).
    Frank Page - Family gravestone, Nottingham General Cemetery. Photograph Rachel Farrand (December 2017).