Service no. 37514
Private, Wiltshire Regiment, 1st Battalion, formerly 7371, Royal Berkshire Yeomanry
Born in Lambeth; lived in Clapham
Killed in action 18 September 1918, aged about 24
Remembered at Targelle Ravine British Cemetery, Villers-Guislain, France
Information from the 1911 census
A tentative identification. This Frank Naish is the only one listed for Lambeth. In 1911 17-year-old Frank Naish lived at 3 Belgrave Terrace, Brixton. He was one of five children of Francis Naish, 46, who worked in a carriers department and was born in Castle Cary, Somerset, and Clara Naish, 45, from Jersey. The children were John Naish, 21, a leather cutter; Frank Naish; Dorothy Naish, 18, a milliner; Robert Naish, 15, a messenger; Evelyn Naish, 11. All were born in Brixton. There were two lodgers: Emily Payne, 44, a single cook, and Beatrice Payne, 43, a single nurse, both from Rotherhithe, south-east London.