Born in Whixall, Shropshire in 1896, the eldest son of Francis and Lucy Starkey of The Nook, Bronington, Whitchurch, Shropshire (now in Flintshire, Wales).
Regiment : 7th Battalion King’s Shropshire Light Infantry
Rank : Private
Service Number : 18444
Killed in action; France 14 July 1916 Aged 20
More information about Francis Starkey is available from Flintshire War Memorials.
Information provided by Whitchurch Museum and Archives