Frank McGeown was the son of Bernard and Sarah McGeown He was born about 1924 in County Tyrone. The family lived at Loy Street, Cookstown. Prior to enlistment Frank worked in Cookstown Bacon Factory. Driver Frank McGeown was serving with the Royal Army Service Corps when died on 17th March 1945 as a result of a road accident. His motorcycle collided with a lorry in England while he was acting as a dispatch rider. Driver Frank McGeown’s remains were returned home to Cookstown.