Frank Bleasby – Assistant Steward D/LX 572948

Frank was born 16th March 1924 in Kippax

He was the son of Joseph and Maria Bleasby
His Naval records show he was at two Naval Shore Stations HMS Assegai a central drafting pool, transit camp and central training establishment at Wentworth, Durban, South Africa and HMS Lanka a similar facility in Ceylon.

Died 12th February 1944 at sea aged 19 and 11 months

For those who have no other grave than the sea. Commemorated at
Plymouth Naval Memorial
Plymouth Unitary Authority
Devon, England
Plot: Panel 91 Column 2

Grandfather – Charles Bleasby (b. 1852 in Kippax) he was a miner.
Grandmother – Mary Ann Bleasby (b.1862 in Droitwich, Shropshire)
Father – Joseph Bleasby (b.1897 in Micklefield)
Mother – Maria Bleasby nee Malkin b. 1901 ) Her father was a George Malkin a Fish Merchant
Joseph and Maria were married on 20th August 1921 at St Mary’s Church in Garforth
Joseph was a 24 year old miner from Micklefield (his father was Charles a miner who was deceased)
In 1911 Joseph was a 15 year old Lime Quarry Worker living with his two younger brothers and a sister at 25 Cliff Terrace Micklefield, the home of his Uncle and Aunt Thomas and Theresa Evans.