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LOWESTOFT WAR MEMORIAL, SURNAMES F

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Compiled and copyright © Transcribed and researched Martin Edwards 2017

FELGATE George E
Rifleman 573165, 17th (County of London) Battalion (Poplar and Stepney Rifles), London Regiment. Died of wounds 25 September 1917 in France & Flanders. Aged 21. Born St Margarets. Lowestoft, enlisted Lowestoft. Son of James Edward and Anna Maud Felgate, of 182, Raglan St., Lowestoft. Formerly 1448, 6th Cyclist Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XXV. Row F. Grave 4A. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
FENN Walter James
Private 10354, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 4 October 1917 in France & Flanders. Born Corton, Lowestoft, enlisted Lincoln, resident Lowestoft, Suffolk. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 35 to 37 and 162 to 162A. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
FENNELL

Edward Arthur

Private 325024, 1st/8th (Territorial) Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action 27th August 1917. Born and enlist Lowestoft. Formerly 6495, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in TYNE COT CEMETERY, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot X. Row G. Grave 20. See also Lowestoft St John's and C & E Morton Ltd and Lowestoft St Margaret's

FISHER Leonard H A
Private 4219, 2nd (City of London) Battalion (Royal Fusiliers), London Regiment. Died of wounds 6 July 1916 in France & Flanders. Aged 24. Born Lowestoft, enlisted Westminster, resident Lowestoft. Buried in ETRETAT CHURCHYARD, Seine-Maritime, France. Plot II. Row D. Grave 19A. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
FISKE Robert A
Bandsman [Boy] 30308, 14th (King's Hussars) attached to 5th Reserve Regiment of Cavalry. Died 8 July 1918 at home. Age 18. Born Lowestoft, enlisted Bury St. Edmunds, resident Lowestoft. Son of Mrs. Laura E. Fiske, of 2, Beccles Rd., Lowestoft. Buried in North West corner of LOWESTOFT (ST. MARGARET) CHURCHYARD, Suffolk. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
FITT Herbert Frank
[Listed as Frank Herbert FITT on SDGW] Private 235096, 5th Battalion, King's (Liverpool Regiment). Killed in action 31 July 1917 in France & Flanders. Born Norwich, Norfolk, enlisted Lowestoft, Suffolk, resident Lowestoft. Son of Harry and Sally Fitt, of Eden Villa, 2, Eden St., Lowestoft; husband of Hilda Pearl Fitt, of 146, Raglan St., Lowestoft .Formerly 19887, Suffolk Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 4 and 6. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
FITT Herbert Frank
Rifleman, Liverpool Regiment. Another duplicate from the memorial book]
FLATER W J
Navy or Royal Air Force. There is a W J SLATER but he is a separate person. No further information currently available. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's and Lowestoft St John's
FLETCHER John Hoodham
Second Hand 252SA, H.M. Drifter "Kent County," Royal Naval Reserve. Killed when the ship hit a mine off Lowestoft 8 December 1916. Aged 26. Born 19 August 1887. Son of Harry and Alice Fletcher, of East St., Lowestoft; husband of Agnes J. Fletcher, of 15, Woods Loke, Oulton, Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 18. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
FLOWER John Thomas
Air Mechanic 2nd Class 9802, Recruits Depot, Royal Air Force. Killed in accident in Kent 25 May 1918. Aged 35. Son of John and May Ann Flower; husband of Ellen Sophia Flower, of 133, Clapham Rd., Lowestoft. Buried in LOWESTOFT (KIRKLEY) CEMETERY, Suffolk. Section G. Grave 104. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
FOREMAN Frederick Benjamin
Private 15528, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 16 September 1916 in France & Flanders. Aged 20. Born Lowestoft, enlisted Lowestoft. Son of W. E. and Emily Foreman, of Florence Rd., Pakefield, Lowestoft. Brother of William (below). No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
FOREMAN William James
Corporal C/442, 16th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died of wounds 2 February 1917 in France & Flanders. Aged 25. Born Lowestoft, Suffolk, enlisted Lowestoft. Son of Mr. W. E. Foreman, of 13, Florence Rd., Pakefield, Lowestoft. Brother of Frederick (above). Buried in BRAY MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot I. Row C. Grave 2. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
FORSTER Ernest E
Corporal 205856, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 4 May 1918 in France & Flanders. Aged 30. Born Lowestoft, enlisted Lowestoft, resident Lowestoft. Son of John Forster; husband of Anna Laura Forster, of 13, Trafalgar St., Lowestoft. Formerly 265102, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in MERVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Nord, France. Plot I. Row E. Grave 77. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
FOULGER Ernest William
Able Seaman 187796, H.M.S. Turbulent, Royal Navy. Died at the Battle of Jutland when his ship was sunk 1st June 1916. Aged 36. Born 12 February 1880 in Carlton Colville, resident Lowestoft. Son of Robert and Amy Georgiana Foulger, of Kirkley; husband of Ethel Mary Foulger, of 88, Morton Rd., Kirkley, South Lowestoft. (Brother of Wilfred Edward below). Commemorated on CHATHAM MEMOIRIAL, Kent. Panel 16. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
FOULGER Wilfred Edward
Private 15797, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action during the 2nd Battle of Ypres, Belgium 2nd October 1915. Aged 18. Born Covehithe, enlisted and resident Lowestoft. Son of Robert George Foulger, of 6, Groom Terrace, Kirkley Run, Lowestoft. (Brother of Ernest William above). Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 37 and 38. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
FOULGER Wilfred
No further information currently available. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
FOWLER W C V
Private, Canadian Infantry. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
FOX David
No further information currently available. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
FOX Sidney
Private 18740, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 28 February 1916. Aged 19. Born Norwich, enlisted Lowestoft. Son of Benjamin and Ruth Edith Fox, of 28, Beaconsfield Rd., Lowestoft. Buried in VERMELLES BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row F. Grave 4. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
FOX William Edward
Private 30724, 12th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action 24 July 1918 in France & Flanders. Born Lowestoft, Lowestoft, Suffolk, enlisted Norwich. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 79 to 80 and 163A. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
FOX Walter Samuel
Private 2880, Army Cyclist Corps. Died of wounds 29 October 1915. Born and enlisted Lowestoft. Son of Samuel Robert and Elizabeth Fox, of 4, Town Cottages, Rotterdam Rd., Lowestoft. Formerly 9412, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Plot A. Row 14. Grave 6. See also Lowestoft St Andrews and Lowestoft St Margaret's
FRANCIS Sidney George
Lance Corporal 41234, 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died 26 December 1916 in France & Flanders. Aged 25. Born Lowestoft, enlisted Lowestoft, resident Lowestoft. Husband of Mrs. E. S. M. Francis, of St. Margaret''s Garden, Beccles Rd., Lowestoft. Formerly 33541, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Section O. Plot IV. Row A. Grave 1. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
FREEMAN Arthur Edward
Driver 988, 3rd East Anglian Brigade, Royal Artillery (Territorial Force). Died in Egypt 22 May 1916. Born and enlisted Lowestoft. Buried in SUEZ WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Section D. Grave 39. See also Lowestoft St Andrews and Lowestoft St Margaret's
FREEMAN Gordon Redvers
Rifleman 50076, 16th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died of wounds 31 October 1918 at Home. Aged 19. Born Lowestoft, Suffolk, enlisted Bury St. Edmunds, resident Lowestoft. Son of George and Elizabeth Freeman, of Sunshine Villa, Mariners Score, Lowestoft. Buried in LOWESTOFT (BECCLES ROAD) CEMETERY, Suffolk. Section 14. Grave 359. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
FREESTONE Arthur Ernest
Private 13999, 8th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 19 July 1916. Aged 22. Born Kirley, Suffolk, enlisted Lowestoft. Son of Last and Esther Freestone, of 55, Beaconsfield Rd., South Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on THIPEVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
FREESTONE Arthur Hebert George
Private 669145, 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles Battalion. Died 11 April 1917. Aged 36. Born 8 June 1880 in Lowestoft. Husband of Annie Laura Freestone, of 84, Oak St., St. Martins, Norwich. Clerk by trade. Enlisted amd passed fit 17 January 1916 at Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Height 5 feet 4½ imches, grirth 35 inches, complexion fresh, eyes blue, hair fair; religion Church of England. Buried in BRUAY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Pas de Calais. France. Plot/Row/Section E. Grave 16. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 3305 - 50 See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
FREESTONE Harry Valentine
Private 35057, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 20 November 1917. Born and enlisted Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 4. See also Lowestoft St Andrews and Lowestoft St Margaret's
FRENCH Thomas A
Captain, S.S. Reubens. Died in Germany as a Prisoner of War. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
FRISTON Walter [Harry]
Private G/87070, 4th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 21 August 1918. Aged 18. Born and resident Gorelstone-on-Sea, enlisted Ipswich. Son of Mrs. Ellen Friston, of 566, London Rd., Lowestoft. Formerly TR/LON/136130, 53rd Training Reserve. Buried in RAILWAY CUTTING CEMETERY, COURCELLES-LE-COMTE, Pas de Calais, France, Plot/Row/Section C. Grave 4. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
FULLER Alfred George
Private 1883, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 18 August 1916. Aged 21. Born Kirkley, Suffolk, enlisted Lowestoft. Son of Mr. and Mrs. L. Fuller, of 23, Kirkley St., South Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on THEIPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's

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