Born in Whitchurch in 1884 he was the fourth son of John and Elizabeth Heatley of Tilstock Village, Whitchurch.
Frank was working in Wigan as a colliery brakesman. He enlisted 4th August 1914 in Wigan and landed in France in July 1915.
Regiment : 2nd Battalion The Prince of Wales' Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment), formerly Railway Troops, Royal Engineers No 153189
Rank : Private
Service Number : 12570
Killed in Action; France 29th May 1918 Age 33