Biography of Private Frank Kime (61635)
1st Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment
Died 18th May 1919


  • Name: Frank Kime
    Date of birth: 1899
    Place of Birth: Graby, Lincolnshire, England
    Date of Birth Registration: January – March 1899
    Place of Birth Registration: Bourne, Lincolnshire, England

  • Name: Henry Kime
  • DOB: 1863
  • Place of Birth: Old Leak, Boston, Lincolnshire, England
  • Occupation: Farm foreman

  • Name: Fanny Tinkler
  • DOB: 1864
  • Place Of Birth: Denton, Lincolnshire, England
  • Marriage:1886 Grantham District
Siblings: (Name), (DOB), (POB)

  • Maria Kime, 1886, Whatton
    Susannah Kime, 1888, Denton
    George Henry Kime, 1890, Denton
    Charles Richard Kime, 1892, Denton
    Frank Kime, 1899, Graby
    Joseph Barton Kime, 1902, Graby
    Alice Kime, 1905, Rippingale
    Plus 1 more whose name is unknown from the 1911 census

  • 1901: Frank is living with his parents in Aslackby.
  • 1911: Frank is living with his parents in Rippingale.
Relatives in services

  • Brother George also served in the Lincolnshire

  • No marriage for Frank has been found and because of his age we can assume that he never had the opportunity to marry.

Newspaper Mentions

  • Lincolnshire Echo Friday 12th September 1919
    At Rippingale it is proposed to make a house to house collection for the War Memorial Cross, to be erected at the estimated cost of £250, to the honoured memory of those who served in the great war, especially the fallen, those whp made the supteme sacrifice from here being: Arthur Hill, George Hill, Frank Kime, George Daff Pollard, John William Sandall, Walter Sandall, Charles Sharpe, Walter Scarborough, and Arthur Thompson.

Military Records

Attestation Papers

  • None found
Soldier’s Died In The Great War

  • None found
Pension Records

  • None found

  • The British Medal
    The Victory Medal

  • UK:
  • Rippingale, outside memorial at St Andrew’s Church


  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
  • In Memory of Private Frank Kime, 61635, 1st Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment who died on 18 May 1919 Age 20.
    Son of Henry and Fanny Kime of Sudbrook, Grantham. Native of Rippingale, Bourne, Lincs
    Remembered with Honour Les Baraques Military Cemetery, Sangatte
    Grave Ref: XVIII.A.12A

© Picture courtesy of Jim Latham

© Picture courtesy of Jim Latham

© Picture taken by South Lincolnshire War Memorials

© Picture taken by South Lincolnshire War Memorials

Military Service Timeline:

  • This is ongoing research and will be posted when completed

  • WW1 Soldier’s Records (
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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