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SURNAMES - F
1914-1919

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FARNHAM Aubrey James
Private 34174, 98th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 25 October 1916. Aged 17. Born Waterford, Herts., enlisted Hertford. Son of Mary Farnham, of Waterford, Hertford, and the late George Farnham. Formerly 2825, Hertfordshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 5 C and 12 C.
FENTIMAN Cecil James
Private G.23774, 6th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of wounds 21 November 1917. Aged 19. Born, resident and enlisted Hertford. Son of Herbert Edward and Hannah Maria Fentiman, of 35, Church St., Hertford. Buried in ROCQUIGNY-EQUANCOURT ROAD BRITISH CEMETERY, MANANCOURT, Somme, France. Plot III. Row B. Grave 28.
FIELD William [Edward Alfred]
Private 65843, 13th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 1 October 1917. Aged 19. Born, resident and enlisted Hertford. Son of William and Amelia Field, of 11, Brewhouse Lane, Hertford. Formerly 31745, Bedfordshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 28 to 30 and 162 to 162A and 163A.
FISHER James
Private 292694, 27th Battalion (Tyneside Irish), Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 28 April 1917. Born and enlisted Hertford. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 2 and 3.
FITCH W F
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FITKIN Frederick Charles
Driver 800306, 54th Division Ammunition Column (Territorial Force), Royal Field Artillery. Died in Palestine 20 March 1918. Aged 28. Born and enlisted Hertford. Son of Charles and Eliza Fitkin, of bsc, Pavitts Yard, St. Andrews St., Hertford. Buried in RAMLEH WAR CEMETERY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Section CC. Grave 74.
FITKIN Harry
Driver 506776, 501st Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died 9 December 1918. Aged 25. Son of Charles Fitkin, of 65, Pavits St., Hertford; husband of Dora Fitkin, of 32, Mount Pleasant, Newtown, Yeovil. Buried in KIRECHKOI-HORTAKOI MILITARY CEMETERY, Greece. Grave 556.
FITKIN William
Private 8250, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 10 January 1915. Born, resident and enlisted Hertford. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 31 and 33.
FITZJOHN Eric George
Leading Seaman 231743, H.M.S. Commonwealth, Royal Navy. Died 18 February 1919. Aged 32. Son of Joseph and Ellen Fitzjohn, of 93, Star St., Ware. Born Hertford. Buried in north-east quarter of HERTFORD (ALL SAINTS) CHURCHYARD, Hertfordshire.
FITZJOHN Joseph
Corporal 4/7245, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 10 July 1915. Born and enlisted Hertford, resident Ware, Herts. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 31 and 33.
FITZJOHN William Frederick
Gunner 234545, "C" Battery, 286th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 27 September 1918. Born Hertford, enlisted St. Albans. Formerly Private 9, Royal Army Veterinary Corps. Buried in BOURLON WOOD CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row D. Grave 12.
FLACK H
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FLETCHER A A
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FOLDS Henry
Privaste 51005, 4th Battalion, King's (Liverpool Regiment). Killed in action 29 September 1918. Born Breschwood Green, Herts., enlisted and resident Hertford. Formerly 23795, Bedfordshire Regiment. Buried in VILLERS-GUISLAIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot/Row/Section A. Grave 6.
FOLEY Herbert John
Serjeant 13989, "B" Company, 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 1 July 1916. Aged 35. Born, resident and enlisted Hertford. Son of James and Emma Foley, of 96, Duncombe Rd., Bengeo, Herts.; husband of Mary Foley, of 17, The Folly, Hertford, Herts. Buried in DANTZIG ALLEY BRITISH CEMETERY, MAMETZ, Somme, France. Plot VI. Row V. Grave 6.
FORDHAM J
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FORDHAM Thomas Charles
Lance Corporal 14883, 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 19 April 1916. Born Tewin, Herts., enlisted and resident Hertford. Buried in ESSEX FARM CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave lost. Special Memorial. Plot/Row/Section B. Grave 7.
FORDHAM W P
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FOUNTAIN William George
Private M2/137319, 570th M.T. Company, Royal Army Service Corps. Died in East Africa 2 May 1917. Born Walton-on-Thames, enlisted Bedford, resident Hertford. No known grave. Buried in MOROGORO CEMETERY, Tanzania. Plot II. Row B. Grave 3.
FOX William Henry
Private 5814, "G" Company, 5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action in Egypt 18 September 1916. Born Hatfield, Herts., enlisted and resident Hertford. Husband of Gertrude Edith Williams (formerly Fox), of 4, Thornton St., Hertford. No known grave. Commemorated on JERUSALEM MEMORIAL, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Panel 17.

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