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CAMBRIDGE GUILDHALL WAR MEMORIAL
WORLD WAR 1 - SURNAMES - F

World War 1 detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2014

Listed here are the surnames from the Guildhall Roll of Honour and to be also found on other memorials within the county.

Inscription on the Cambridge Guildhall World War 1 memorial
Photograph Copyright © Mary Naylor 2013
FABEN Dennis
[Listed as FABE, D on CWGC] Private 8740, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 23rd May 1915. Aged 22. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Plot A. Row 10. Grave 11. See also Cambridge St Paul's
FAIREY Harry
Air Mechanic 2nd Class 30159, 192nd Training Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 24th May 1918, while serving with 192(N) Training Squadron, Newmarket. Husband of Lily E. M. Fairey, of 116, Blinco Grove, Cambridge. In the 1911 census he is the son of William Henry Fairey (a widower), aged 27, a plumber, born bedford, resident 32 Blinco Grove, Cherryhinton, Cambridge. Buried north of the church in ST ANDREW CHURCHYARD, Cherry Hinton, Cambridge. See also Cambridge St John's
FAIRWEATHER A
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FAIRWEATHER C
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FALLOWES Frederick Albert
Private S/10765, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 3 May 1915. Aged 19. Born St. Matthew's, Cambridge, enlisted Woolwich, Kent, resident Cambridge. Son of Albert Edward and Alice Ann Fallowes of 128, Sturton St., Cambridge. In the 1911 census he was aged 15, born Cambridge, an Errand Boy, resident with his parents, Albert Edward and Alice Ann Fawllowes, at 128 Sturton Street, Cambridge. Attested 8 August 1914 at Woolwich, a Labourer by trade, height 5 feet 5¾ inches, weight 116lbs, chest 33½ inches, slightly flat feet, grey eyes, brown hairreligious denomination Church of England. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 12 and 14. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
FARRANT Bertie A
No further information currently available
FARROW Charles [William]
Private 9142, "Z" Company, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 10th July 1916. Aged 20. Born Cambridge, enlisted Bury St Edmund's. Son of William Fredrick and Laura Amelia Farrow, of 48, Coronation St., Cambridge. Buied in CARNOY MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Section F. Grave 38. See also Cambridge St Paul's
FEAST George
Private 22441, 5th Battalion, Princess Victoria's (Royal Irish Fusiliers). Killed in action in Salonika 8 December 1915. Aged 49. Born Ely, Cambridgeeshire, enlisted Hereford, resident Cambridge. Son of Robert William and Eliza Feast; husband of F. G. Feast, of 13, Caroline Place, East Rd., Cambridge. Baptised 17 NOvember 1866, in Ely, Holy Trinity, son of William and Mary Feast, of Newnham Street, Ely. Formerly 16491, Bedfordshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on DOIRAN MEMORIAL, Greece. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
FENN Percy
No further information currently available
FERGUSON Alfred
In the 1911 census he was the son of Fredrick and Alice Ferguson, aged 14, a Daily News Office Lad, born Cambridge and resident 6 Derby Road, Cherryhinton Road, Cambridge. No further information currently available. See also Cambridge St John's
FERGUSON Percy
No further information currently available
FEW Arthur Edwin
Lance Corporal 27215, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 6 September 1916. Aged 21. Born Norwich, enlisted Bury St. Edmunds, resident Cambridge, Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. H.W. Few, of Cambridge. Buried in GORRE BRITISH AND INDIAN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row A. Grave 4. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
FIELDGATE Edwin C
No further information currently available
FIELDING N W
Believed to be: Bombardier, 56825, Nelson William Fielding, “V” Battery, Royal Horse Artillery. Died of wounds 02-03-15. Aged 19 . Born Norwich, enlisted London. Son of Percival and Margaret Fielding, Norwich. Buried in Aire Communal Cemetery, Plot IV. Row E. Grave 24. Also listed on Meldreth Memorial, Meldreth Holy Trinity and Cambridge St Paul's
FILBY F J
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FILBY F W
No further information currently available
FINCHAM Ellis Robert
Private 43643, 9th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Killed in action Friday, 12th October 1917 in France & Flanders. Born and resident Soham, enlisted Newmarket. Formerly S/39620, Middlesex Regiment. Baptised 8 March 1882 at Soham, son of Robert (a labourer) and Emma Fincham, born 4 February 1882, of East Fen Common, Soham. No known grave. In the 1901 census he was a boarder, unmarried, aged 17, a railway porter, born Soham and resident 2, Exmouth Road, Station Terrace, Walthamstow. In the 1911 census he had been married for 6 years tom Ethel, they had one son and one daughter, he was a Farm Worker Labourer, born Soham, resident Geen Hills, Goham. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, ZONNEBEKE, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 68 to 70 and 162 and 162A. Also listed Cambridge, St John's and Soham Memorial
FISHDENDEN [John] William E
Lance Corporal 202039, 1st/4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 26th September 1917. Aged 26. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mrs. Catharine Amelia Fishenden; of Cambridge; husband of Jessie Martin (formerly Fishenden), of 19, Beche Rd, Cambridge. Formerly 4523, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in TYNE COT CEMETERY Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XLIII. Row C. Grave 6. See also Cambridge St Luke's and Cambridge St Marks
FISHENDEN H A
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FISHPOOL Frederick
Private M2/222497, 648th Motorised Transport Company, Royal Army Service Corps who died on Thursday, 7th March 1918. Born Wickham. Enlisted Cambridge. Resident Cambridge. There was a Arthur Fred Fishpool whose birth was registered in the January to March Quarter 1872 in the Cambridge Registration District no other births for Fred or Frederick Fishpool recorded in the Cambridgeshire area. Buried in DAR ES SALAAM WAR CEMETERY, Tanzania. Plot 6. Row E. Grave 19. See also Cambridge St Giles
FISK Richard [William]
Lance Corporal 41456, 13th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles. Killed in action 16 August 1917. Aged 38. Born Brandon, Norfolk, enlisted Cambridge. Son of the late Robert Fisk, of Cambridge; husband of Lily Fisk, of 1, Bank Cottages, Baldock Rd., Buntingford, Herts. Formerly 17289, Suffolk Regiment. Originally attested 13 July 1896, agd 18 years 6 months, assigned service no. 1756, 4th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. Born Brandon, Cambridge (sic), a Labourer. Attested again 8 June 1897, assigned service number 4630, Suffolk Regiment, born Brandon, Suffolk (sic), Buried in TYNE COT CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot VI. Row E. Grave 22. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
FLACK Frederick John
Private 4766, 23rd (County of London) Battalion, London Regiment. Killed in action 15 September 1916. Born Chesterton, Cambs., enlisted Whitehall, resident Westminster. Born 8 November 1888, baptised 22 February 1891, son of Hugh William (compositor) and Elizabeth Flack, of 16 Holland Street, Cambridge, St Luke (Chesterton). In the 1911 census he was aged 22, son of Hugh W and Elizabeth Flack, a Grocer's Clerk, born Chesterton and resident with his parents at 20 Histon Road, Chesterton . Buried in LONDON CEMETERY AND EXTENSION, LONGUEVAL, Somme, France. Plot 1A. Row B. Grave 28. See also Cambridge St Luke's
FLACK H C
No further information currently available
FLACK Harry
No further information currently available. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
FLACK James F
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FLACK Reginald J
No further information currently available
FLACK William
Private 16589, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 3 August 1916. Born Trumpington, enlisted Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A. See also Trumpington
FLANDERS B F
Believed to be: Private, 1977, Bernard Frank Flanders, 1/20th Battalion London Regiment. Killed in action near Loos 20th October 1915. Aged 23. Son of Mrs. Emma Flanders, 5, Oakfield Place, St. Paul's Road, Clifton, Bristol, and the late George Charles Flanders (A.M.I., R.F.C.). Only man of this name killed/died in the war. Commemorated on Loos Memorial, Panels 130/135. See also Cambridge St Paul's
FORD Alfred
Possibly: 2nd Lt. Alfred Winn Ford, 45 Bty. 42nd Bde. Royal Field Artillery, died 18/9/1918 age 18. Son of Benjamin Winn Ford and Lilian May Ford, of 27, Clavering Avenue, Barnes, London. Born at Southampton. Educated at Hurst Leigh Boys' School and St. Paul's School. Exhibitioner of Magdalene College, Cambridge. Buried HERMIES HILL BRITISH CEMETERY France. See also Cambridge St Mary the Less
FORD John
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FORDHAM Ernest A
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FOREMAN Charles
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FORMAN R B
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FOULGER Harry
Rifleman 53855, 6th (City of London Rifles), London Regiment affiliated to King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 14th October 1918. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Formerly TR/13/61001, 53rd (YS) Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Buried in LIEVIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row B. Grave 15. See also Cambridge St Paul's
FOULGER Walter
Aircraftman 2nd Class 139931, No.2 Cadet Wing, Royal Air Force. Died 29th January 1919. Aged 34. Born Cambridge. Husband of Lily West (formerly Foulger), 2, Hall Field Terrace, Stuntney, Cambs. Buried in Cambridge (Mill Road) Cemetery, Plot/Row/Section I. Grave 13. See also Cambridge St Paul's
FOX
Albert Edwin
Lance Corporal G/15491, 6th Battalion, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment.), Killed in action 12 April 1917. Aged 26. Born St Luke's, Cambridge, enlisted and resident Cambridge. Son of William Fox, of 89, Searlo St., Cambridge. Formerly 8586, Suffolk Regiment. In the 1911 cenus he was the son of William and Elizabeth hannah Fox, aged 20, a Carpenter Labourer, born Chesterton and resident with his parents at 89 Searle Street, Chesterton, Cambridge; brother of Harold Cecil Fox and William Bertie Fox (below). No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL Pas de Calais, France. Bay 2. See also Cambridge St Luke's
FOX
Harold Cecil
Lance Sergeant 51237, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 28 March 1918. Aged 20. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of William and Elizabeth Fox, of 89, Searle St., Cambridge. Formerly 26951, Suffolk Regiment. In the 1911 cenus he was the son of William and Elizabeth hannah Fox, aged 14, at school, born Chesterton and resident with his parents at 89 Searle Street, Chesterton, Cambridge; brother of Albert Edwin Fox (above) and William Bertie Fox (below). Buried in WAILLY ORCHARD CEMETERY Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row A. Grave 8. See also Cambridge St Luke's
FOX
William Bertie
Private 16440, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 1 July 1916. Born Chesterton, Cambs, enlisted Cambridge. In the 1911 cenus he was the son of William and Elizabeth hannah Fox, aged 23, a Hotel Waiter, born Chesterton and resident with his parents at 89 Searle Street, Chesterton, Cambridge; brother of Harold Cecil Fox and Albert Edwin Fox (above). No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A. See also Cambridge St Luke's
FRANKLIN Ernest Arthur
Serjeant 201091, 4th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action Saturday, 3rd November 1917 in Palestine. Born and resident Cambridge, enlisted Bedford. Formerly 20596, Bedfordshire Regiment. In the 1911 census he was the son of Arthur and Emily Franklin, unmarried, aged 24. a Milk Seller, born Cambridge and resident 2a York Terrace, Cambridge. Buried in GAZA WAR CEMETERY, Israel. Plot XXIX. Row B. Grave 7. See also Cambridge St John's and Cambridge St Matthew's
FRANKLIN Sidney J
Battery Serjeant Major 22039, 1st/1st Highland (Fife) Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 18 August 1918. Aged 29. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Husband of Annie Franklin, of "Kinross," Gosport Rd., Fareham, Hants. Buried in VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot VII. Row AA. Grave 3. See also Fareham, Hampshire
FREE Alfred
Private 17516, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 1 July 1916. Born Chesterton, enlisted Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A. See also Chesterton
FREE Ernest R
Second Lieutenant, "X" Suege Battery, Rioyal Garrison Artillery. Died at Winchester 16 July 1918. Aged 29. Son of Moses and Flora Free, of Cambridge; husband of Frances Emily Free, of 189, Malpas Rd., Brockley, London. In the 1891 census he is the son of Moses and Flora Free, aged 2, born Cambridge, resident 33 Great Eastern Street, Cambridge. In the 1901 census he was the son of Joseph and Flora Free, aged 12, at school, born Cambridge, resident 58 Covent Garden, Cambridge. His birth was registered in the October to December Quarter 1888 in Cambruidge Registration District. He married Frances Emily Vincent at Brockley St Peter Church, Lewisham, 27 October 1917. Buried in CAMBRIDGE (MILL ROAD) CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire. Plot/Row/Section V. Grave 28. See also Cambridge County High School

Extract from England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966 for Ernest Robert Free:

FREE Ernest Robert of 50 Covent-garden Cambridge second-lieutenant Royal Garrison Artillery died 16 July 1918 at Winchester Administration Peterborough 15 November to Frances Emily Free widow. Effects £164 15s.

He is mention by London County Council in the Record of Service in the Great War 1914–18 by members of the London County Council. London: London County Council, 1922.

FREEMAN Edward Cave
Rifleman 371004, 1st/8th (City of London) Battalion (Post Office Rifles), London Regiment. Killed in action 19 July 1917. Aged 24. Born, resident and enlisted Cambridge. Son of Thomas and Mary Freeman, of Cambridge. In the 1911 census he was living with his parents, aged 18, an assistant postman, born Cambridge, resident 29 Thoday Street, Cambridge. Buried in OAK DUMP CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot/Row/Section D. Grave 9. See also Cambridge Post Office
FREEMAN Ernest
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FREESTONE Henry
Lance Corporal 8824, 8th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 31st July 1917. Aged 22. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of William and Lucy Freestone, of 1, St. Paul's Walk, Hills Rd., Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21. See also Cambridge St Paul's
FROMANT Fred
No further information currently available
FROST Christopher William
Private 12695, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action Saturday, 1st July 1916. Aged 27. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mr. H.J. & Mrs. J. Frost, 6 Laundry Cottages, Laundry Lane, Cherry Hinton. Brother of William and Montague below. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1C and 2A. See also Cherry Hinton and Cambridge St Matthew's
FROST Cecil John
Private 285149, 1st/6th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed in action Tuesday, 9th October 1917 at Passchendale Ridge. Aged 30. Born 3rd July 1887 Church Street Chesterton, father Alfred Frost, mother Caroline (nee Wayman). Husband of Florence Elizabeth (nee Peters), married at St. Pauls Church on 29th January 1916. Father of Ronald John Frost. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 72 to 75. See also Cambridge St Paul's
FROST George Edward
Private 326012, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 18 September 1918. Aged 25. Enlisted Cambridge. Son of Frederick Jeffrey Frost and Agnes Annie Frost, of 9, Willow Walk, Cambridge. Formerly 2906, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Buried in EPEHY WOOD FARM CEMETERY, EPEHY, Somme, France. Plot II. Row B. Grave 10. See also Cambridge Holy Trinity
FROST Leonard Arthur
Rifleman 551149, 2nd/16th (County of London) Battalion (Queen's Westminster Rifles) (Territorial Force), London Regiment. Killed in action 20 February 1918. Age 25. Born Colchester, enlisted Westminster, resident Southend. Son of Helen Frost, of "Rockbarton," 14, St. Barnabas Rd., Cambridge, and the late Arthur Thomas Frost. Buried in JERUSALEM WAR CEMETERY, Israel. Row K. Grave 62. See also Cambridge Holy Trinity and Perse School
FROST Percy Causton
Second Lieutenant, 10th (Shropshire & Cheshire Yeomanry) Battalion, King’s (Shropshire Light Infantry). Killed in action 8 September 1918. Aged 19. Son of Arthur Thomas and Helen Frost, of "Rockbarton," 14, St. Barnabas Rd., Cambridge. Buried in VILLERS-FAUCON COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. See also Cambridge Holy Trinity
FULCHER Joseph [Alfred]
Private 6268, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 26 August 1914. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Baptised 8 July 1884 at Cambridge, St Giles, son of Joseph and Emma Mercy Anne Fulcher, of Masons Court, Cambridge. In the 1911 census he was aged 27, born Cambrdge, living on his own, a Coal Porter, resident 1 River Place, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL, Seine-et-Marne, France. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
FULLER J H
No further information currently available
FULLER John William
Private 34194, 9th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment trasnferred to 472167, 942nd Area Employment Company, Labour Corps. Killed in action 30 May 1918. Born Kensington, Middlesex, enlisted London, resident Cambridge. Formerly 8202, Royal Army Service Corps. In the 1911 census he was aged 37, married to Edith Miriam with one son, born Kensington, London, a Plumber Builders, resident 71 Ainsworth Street, Cambridge. Buried in LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot V. Row B. Grave 7. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
FUNLEY George
No further information currently available
FURNISS Herbert
Private, 51924, 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action Sunday 8th September 1918. Born Cambridge. Enlisted Colsterdale, Cambridge. Resident Cambridge. Formerly 42012, Training Reserve Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment and 1928, West Yorkshire Regiment. Buried in FINS NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, SOREL-LE-GRAND,Somme, France. Plot VIII. Row F. Grave 15. See also Cambridge St Andrew the Great

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