Corporal Frank Pringle

Corporal Frank Lough Pringle, 1st/7th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. He was killed in action in France on 15th September 1916, aged 25, during the Battle of the Somme. He was the son of the late Mr aqnd Mrs John Pringle of 20 Hide Hill, Berwick and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. He fell in an attack on German positions west of Mametz Wood. The attack was only partially successful as it was enfiladed from the flanks by enemy machione guns and cost the Battalion 3 Officers and 114 Other Ranks killed with 7 Officers and 219 Other Ranks wounded.

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