by PCW ~, 12 March 2007
We are sad to report the passing of Frank Baguley, a long standing and very active member of the club in his day.
Frank, the son of a dentist, was born in Aberdare in 1915. It was there that he began his professional career as a school dentist.
He served in the war in the
Army Dental Corps rising to the rank of Major, but perhaps more importantly meeting
his wife, Ella, while stationed in Scotland. The couple returned to Aberdare where
Frank resumed his civilian dental career and they brought up their son, Douglas.
a much sadder note it was Frank who was the one to identify the victims of the
Aberfan disaster from their dental records. [He was also among the rescuers who
searched for survivors when the colliery slag heap above the town slumped down
over a school in October 1966]
He passed away last Saturday aged 91.
We extend our thoughts and condolences to his wife and family.
His funeral will take place on Friday,16th March, 2.00pm at Llwdcoed Crematorium,Aberdare (small road parallel to A465 near Baverstocks).
Family flowers only. Any donations to Wales Air Ambulance.
~ E Little
(photo by Ian Alderman)