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LINCOLN WAR MEMORIAL
WORLD WAR 1
SURNAMES STARTING WITH F

Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Transcribed Bill Ball 2005

FAIRCHILD Richard
Gunner 186107, "X" 24th T.M. Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 16th July 1917. Born and enlisted Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 5 and 9. See also Lincoln St Mary Le Wigford
FAIRHURST Joseph
Private 18443, 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 8th August 1917. Born and enlistd Lincoln. Buried in BROWN'S COPSE CEMETERY, ROEUX, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row A. Grave 42. See also Lincoln St Swithins.
FANTHORPE Albert Edward
Company Sergeant Major 8099, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 25th September 1916. Aged 27. Born 1899 in Nettleham, near Lincoln, son of William & Susan Fanthorpe. Enlisted Lincoln. Husband of Ellen Violet Dwane (formerly Fanthorpe), of 7, Palmer St., Lincoln; they maried in 1916. At the time of his death his father had already predeceased him, and his mother, along with the majority of Albert Edward's siblings, had already emigrated to Canada. His youngest brother, Cyril John, also died on active service abroad, with the Canadian services. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C.
FARRAH-WILSON Reginald
Private 50399, 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.
FARRINGTON John Henry
Private 22850, 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 20th October 1916. Aged 33. Born and enlisted Lincoln. Son of Annie Farrington, of 391, High St., Lincoln. Buried in BANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row L. Grave 12.
FAWCETT George Ernest
Private 34870, 9th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in action 4th October 1917. Born Lincoln, enlisted Bolton, Lancashire, resident Manchester. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 54 to 60 and 163A.
FERGUSON Robert Cecil
Private 8233, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.
FERRIER Archibald Herbin
Private 18469, 1st Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Killed i8n action 8th October 1917. Born Grimsby, enlisted Louth, resident Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 9 to 10.
FIELDS Bertie
[Listed as Bert on SDGW] Private 201650, 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 15th April 1918. Enlisted Lincoln. Buried in MONT NOIR MILITARY CEMETERY, ST. JANS-CAPPEL, Nord, France. Plot II. Row E. Grave 11. See also Lincoln All Saints
FIELDS Ernest Fred
Private 11519, 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 9th August 1916. Aged 24. Born and enlisted Lincoln. Son of Mr. T. H. Fields, of 153, Winn St., Lincoln. Buried in CATERPILLAR VALLEY CEMETERY, LONGUEVAL, Somme, France. Plot XIV. Row H. Grave 1. See also Lincoln All Saints
FISHER George Alfred
Lance Corporal 2782, 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

FLETCHER

Frank

Rifleman 43932, 18th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 11th August 1918. Aged 23. Born and resident Lincoln, enlisted Middlesex. Son of John William and Elizabeth Fletcher, of 2 East Blight, Lincoln. Buried in LA CLYTTE MILITARY CEMETERY, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot IV. Row D. Grave 17. See also Lincoln St Mary Magdalene.

FLETCHER John George
Sapper 555, Royal Engineeers. Died 17th August 1915.
FLETCHER Walter
Private 10499, 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds at Gallipoli 26th October 1915. Aged 27. Born and enlisted Lincoln. Son of John and Betsy Anne Fletcher, of 48, Gaunt St., Lincoln. Buried in HILL 10 CEMETERY, Turkey. Plot V. Row E. Grave 5.
FORD Frank James
Corporal 33412, 11th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Died 24th June 1918. Aged 20. Born and enlisted Lincoln. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Ford, of 42, St. Andrews St., Lincoln. Formerly 165845, Royal Field Artillery. Buried in POZNAN OLD GARRISON CEMETERY, Poland. Plot I. Row B. Grave 4.
FOSTER Charles Edward
Private 15199, 2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 30th June 1915. Aged 25. Born and enlisted Lincoln. Son of George and Charlotte Foster, of 69, King St., Lincoln. Formerly 13125, Lincolnshire Regiment. Buried in LILLERS COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row A. Grave 25.
FOSTER Frederick George
Private 42866, Durham Light Infantry.
FOSTER James Edward
Private 18131, 9th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 28th September 1916. Born Halifax, Yorkshire, enlisted Chelsea. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, france. Pier and Face 2 A 2 C and 2 D. *** Link with Lincoln unknown but in ROH Book ***. See also Lincoln All Saints
FOSTER J W
Private 46131, 17th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 3rd September 1916. Born and enlisted Lincoln. *** Cannot locate on CWGC ***
FOSTER William Bassett
Private 2783, 1st/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 13th October 1915. Aged 26. Born and enlisted Lincoln. Son of Thomas and Hannah Foster, of 63, Burton Rd., Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 31 to 34. Also see Lincoln St Nicholas.
FOW Henry [Scholey]
Sapper 546931, 63rd Division Signal Company, Royal Engineers. Died 11th October 1918. Aged 36. Born Anthorpe. enlisted Chatham, Kent, resident Lincoln. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Fow, of Snelland, Wickenby, Lincoln; husband of Sophia Fow, of The Green, Nettleham, Lincoln. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime , France. Section S. Plot II. Row V. Grave 23.
FOWLER Robert Alfred
Private 56546, Royal Welsh Fusiliers.
FRANKISH Harry
Private 4483, 1st/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 2nd July 1916. Aged 21. Born and enlisted Lincoln. Son of M. E. Frankish, of Lincoln; husband of Elsie Mary Frankish, of 68, Mill Rd., Burton Rd., Lincoln. Buried in WARLINCOURT HALTE BRITISH CEMETERY, SAULTY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VI. Row D. Grave 15. Also see Lincoln St Nicholas.
FRANKLIN William Henry
Private 25512, 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

FREEMAN

Harry

Private 16627, 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 12th April 1917. Born Sheffield, enlisted Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 3 and 4.

FREEMAN Walter
Private 202155, 1st/5th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 9th October 1917. Aged 24. Born and enlisted Lincoln. Son of John Robert and Ellen Freeman, of 10, King St., Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 42 to 47 and 162.

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