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   Observations

    Surnames - F

Some apparent  inaccuracies and anomalies have been discovered in respect of the spelling of surnames, service/regimental records, details of birth and death events and other matters in The Book, the Debt of Honour Register at the CWGC, on local war memorials and in the publication "Officers and Soldiers Who Died In The Great War".

 

(It should be noted that the many Observations here are being gradually investigated and corrected where necessary)

Name

Source

Observations/Remarks

FARR Frederick Alfred

The Book, page 184

Birth registered in Cheltenham Q1-1891.   Aged 27 at death.

FARRAR Howard Alan

The Book, page 184

Also commemorated on the Leckhampton (St Peter's Church) Roll of Honour.

FAULKNER Arthur Henry

The Book, page 185

Birth registered in Cheltenham in Q4-1895.   Aged 20 at death.   Parents Frederick William and Mary Ann Faulkner resided at 6 Sun Street, Cheltenham.   Brother of Frederick (page 185) and John (page 186)

FAULKNER Frederick Thomas

The Book, page 185

Aged 28 at death.   See details above.

FAULKNER John Charles

The Book, page 186

Birth registered in Cheltenham in Q2-1886.   See details above.

FAWCETT Frank Aldridge

The Book, page 186

Served with 1/5th Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment.   Also commemorated on the Charlton Kings (St Mary's Church) War Memorial.

FEATHERSTONE Marshall Breckon

The Book, page 187

Aged 23 at death.

FEBERY Walter James

The Book, page 187

Also commemorated on the Holy Trinity School Roll of Honour.

FIELD Henry G K

The Book, page 189

Birth registered as Henry Garnet E in Cheltenham in Q4-1882.   Also commemorated on the Holy Trinity School Roll of Honour.

FILDES Percival Thomas

The Book, page 189

Service number is R/3833.   Served with Hood Battalion, Royal Naval Division.   Also commemorated on the Prestbury (St Mary's Church) War Memorial and on the Order of Oddfellows Roll of Honour.

FISHER George

The Book, 190

Also commemorated on the Holy Trinity School Roll of Honour.

FITCHETT Walter

The Book, page 191

Birth registered in Faringdon, Oxon, in Q2-1896.   Aged 20 at death.

FITTS Sydney Albert

The Book, page 191

Birth registered as Sidney Albert in Cheltenham in Q4-1884.   Aged 31 at death.   Died in 2nd Western General Hospital, Manchester and buried in Cheltenham Cemetery on 12th August 1916.

FLETCHER Richard E

The Book, page 192

Birth registered as Richard Ernest in Wolverhampton in Q4-1890.   Aged 29 at death.   Regimental number M2/201781.   Served with 6th Light Armoured Motor Battery MGC.

FLOWERS William James

The Book, page 194

Aged 36 at death.

FLYNN Ernest John

The Book page 194

Birth registered in Cheltenham in Q4-1895.   Aged 22 at death.

FLYNN Thomas

The Book, page 195

Birth registered as Thomas Alfred in Cheltenham in Q4-1895.   Aged 22 at death.

FOGERTY Edward Vernon

The Book, page 195

Christian names are Ernest Vernon.   RAF number 262293.   Served with Training Depot RAF.   Died of illness not connected with military service.   Buried in an unmarked grave in Plot M/1436.

FOGERTY Harold Edgar

The Book, page 195

Buried in Plot M/1576.

FORBES Arthur

The Book, page 196

Commemorated on family grave in Cheltenham Cemetery.

FORBES Hunter

The Book, page 196

Commemorated on family grave in Cheltenham Cemetery.

FORBES-ROBERTSON Kenneth

The Book, page 197

Also commemorated on a plaque in Holy Apostles Church.

FORDHAM Arthur Frederick Milward

The Book, page 198

Also commemorated on the Leckhampton (St Peter's Church) Roll of Honour.

FORT Lawrence

The Book, page 199

Awarded "Mentioned in Despatches" in London Gazette of 18th June 1915.  

FOSBERRY Frank Sidney Thomas

The Book, page 200

Surname is FOSBERY.   Commemorated on the Dean Close School Roll of Honour.

FOSTER Charles

The Book, page 200

Died of illness in Alexandria, Egypt.

FOWLES Arthur John

The Book, page 201

Served with 10th Bn Glos Regt until unit was disbanded in February 1918.   Posted to and serving with 9th Bn Rifle Bde at time of death.

FOX Richard

Add to The Book, page 201

Name added to Cheltenham War Memorial in September 2016.

Born at Cheltenham in Q3 - 1888.   In the 1901 census he was living at 8, Leighton Row, off New Street, Cheltenham.

He enlisted into the Royal Welsh Fusiliers on 19th September 1905 when residing at 3, Leighton Row, New Street, Cheltenham.

Went to France with 2nd Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers on 13th August 1917.   Served in France and Flanders.

Wounded in action in late November 1917 near Passchendaele and evacuated to a Field Ambulance near Vlamertinghe. to the West of Ypres, where he died of his injuries on 30th November 1917.   He is buried in a war grave in Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery.

His widow, Emma Elizabeth re-married at Cheltenham in Q3 - 1919 to Mr Frederick G Eaketts and resided at 3, Knapp Cottages, New Street, Cheltenham.

FREEBURY Charles

The Book, page 202

Birth registered as Charles Frederick in Cheltenham in Q4-1885.   Aged 33 at death.   Death registered in Chelsea.   Also commemorated on the St James' Church Roll of Honour and on the St James' School Roll of Honour.

FRENCH Robert

The Book, page 202

Also commemorated on the Charlton Kings (St Mary's Church) War Memorial.

FRICKER Ernest James

The Book, page 202

Regimental number is S/29367.

FRITH Charles Victor

The Book, page 203

Served with 1/1st Battalion Honourable Artillery Company.

FROWEN Percy

The Book, page 203

Regimental number is G/13786.

FRY Charles Ernest Sydney

The Book, page 204

Also commemorated on the Charlton Kings (St Mary's Church) War Memorial.

FRY Robert George

The Book, page 204

Initially served with 7th Bn Glos Regt but was medically evacuated to UK in October 1915 suffering from dysentery.   Was posted to 1st Bn Glos Regt in December 1915 and wounded 13th June 1916.   Evacuated to UK and discharged from Army 25th April 1917.

FRY Thomas Henry

The Book, page 204

Regimental number is 50592.   Also commemorated on the Charlton Kings (St Mary's Church) War Memorial.

FRY Valentine Walter

The Book, page 205

Birth registered in Cheltenham during Q1 - 1896 as Valentine Wilfred Fry.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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