FROST, Henry Shelmerdine

Rank: 
Captain
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Cheshire Regiment
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
51425
Honours & Awards: 
Died : 
Wednesday, March 5, 1941
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
27
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Captain Frost was killed during operations in Eritrea when leading a patrol up a steep gulley running South from Beit Gabru to harass enemy positions. 
(Source: Account by Lt. Col. Cator in Middle East Commandos by Charles Messenger.)
 
Keren War Cemetery
Keren was the last Italian stronghold in Eritrea and the scene of the most decisive battle of the war in East Africa in February and March 1941. (Source:CWGC.)
 

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