Frank Pulley was born and enlisted in Royston. He was one of the first to leave for France and one he was one of the first to be killed in action on 19th November 1914 whilst serving with 1/1st Battalion Hertfordshire Regiment. He had only arrived in France from Bury St. Edmunds on 6th and so survived less that two weeks.
He was photographed in High Street, Royston en-route for the station to join his company.
Frank was born on 4th May 1883. In the 1901 census he was listed as a clerk (parcels) and in 1911 as a shop assistant – house painting & decorating & furnishings.