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LUTON WAR MEMORIAL
WORLD WAR 2 - SURNAMES F

World War 2
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2019

FAGE Ronald Thomas
Sergeant (Wireless Operator/Air Gunner) 1286358, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Killed in action when his Wellington Bomber DV935 was shot down by a night fighter into the Wadden Sea, West of the city of Harlingen, Netherlands, 25 June 1942. Aged 20. Birth registered in the April to June Quarter 1922 in the Huntingdon Registration District. Son of James William and Lilian Mary Fage, of Luton, Bedfordshire (resident at 55, Rutland Close, Luton in 1939). Buried in BERGEN-OP-ZOOM WAR CEMETERY, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands. Plot 32. Row B. Grave 5.
FAREY

Leonard Robert

Killed as a result of enemy action at Vauxhall Motors Ltd on Friday 30 August 1940. Aged 30. Husband of Eileen Farey, of 63 St. Martin's Avenue. (Note: name spelt FAIREY in "Luton at War Roll of Honour"). See also Vauxhall Motors Memorial

FARMER

Thomas Cyril

Private 5957307. 6th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) Died Wednesday 21 June 1944. Aged 24. Resident 19, Bolton Road, Luton. Buried in BROUAY WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France. Plot III. Row D. Grave 16. See also Vauxhall Motors Memorial

FARR G H C
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FARR V C
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FARROW Frank
Private 14655951, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 23 August 1944. Aged 18. Son of Laura Perryman, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in/Commemorated on BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY, France. XXV. F. 1.
FAUNCH W G V
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FELTON Fernley George
Civlian. Aged 29, of 38 Althorpe Street. Son of Arthur Wellesley Felton and Elizabeth Anne Felton, of The Green, Renhold. Injured at Vauxhall Motor Works; died same day at Luton and Dunstable Hospital 30 August 1940. See also Vauxhall Motors Memorial
FENSOME George
Fusilier 5955551, 6th Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Died 9 August 1944. Aged 28. Son of George and Rose Fensome; husband of Violet Fensome, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in/Commemorated on ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY, France. VII. D. 12.
FENSOME H V
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FENSOME

John Stanley aka Jack

Sergeant (Wireless Operator/Air Gunner) 747822, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died Tuesday 31 December 1940. Aged 20. Lived at 102 Bishopscote Road, Luton. Son of Harold and Ethel Beatrice Fensome, of Luton. Inscription in Holy Trinty Churchyard. Buried in BISCOT (HOLY TRINITY) CHURCHYARD, Bedfordshire. Section B. Row 2. Grave 35. (Note Luton at War Roll of Honour has January 1941 at date of death) See also Vauxhall Motors Memorial

FENSOME Roy Harry Edward
Addenda Panel - Fusilier 14601322, 8th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Died 15 February 1944. Aged 35. Husband of Ivy May Fensome, of Luton, Bedfordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on CASSINO MEMORIAL, Italy. Panel 5.
FICKEN Norman James
Leading Aircraftman 1332957, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 20 November 1941. Aged 20. Stepson of Mrs. E. O. Ficken, of Luton, Bedfordshire, England. Buried in/Commemorated on OTTAWA MEMORIAL, Canada. Panel 1. Column 2.
FIELD Albert George
Serjeant 319334, 16th/5th Lancers, Royal Armoured Corps. Died 16 May 1944. Aged 29. Son of William and Mary Field; husband of Renee Field, of Luton, Bedfordshire. British Empire Medal (B.E.M.). Buried in/Commemorated on NAPLES WAR CEMETERY, Italy. II. B. 6.
FIELD Reginald
Gunner 1654584, Royal Artillery, Died 14 September 1944. Aged 32. Inscription in Holy Trinty Churchyard.
FISH

William James

Private T/80389. Royal Army Service Corps. Died in Calcutta Hospital Friday 1 June 1945. Age 33. Lived at 10 Albion Road, Luton. Buried in CALCUTTA (BHOWANIPORE) CEMETERY, India. Plot L. Grave 34. See also Vauxhall Motors Memorial

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FISHER J G
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FLINT Ronald Renshaw
Pilot Officer 111936, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 24 March 1942. Aged 24. Son of Samuel and Emily Maud Flint, of Luton, Bedfordshire. B.A., Hons. (Lond.). Buried in/Commemorated on MONTROSE (SLEEPYHILLOCK) CEMETERY, United Kingdom. Sec. 7. Class C. Joint grave 65.
FLITTON A
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FLITTON D N
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FORDHAM

Charles Arthur

Aircraftman 2nd Class 1197719, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died Monday 23 December 1940. Aged 32. Husband of Violet Grace Fordham, of Luton. Buried in LUTON CHURCH BURIAL GROUND, Bedfordshire. Section 3. Row H. Grave 19. See also Vauxhall Motors Memorial

FORSTER

Robert

Trooper 14331106. 15th (Scottish) Regt., Reconnaissance Corps, R.A.C. Died Monday 17 July 1944. Age 20. Lived at 30 Tower Road, Luton. Son of Elizabeth Forster and stepson of Henry Short, of Hart Lane, Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in ST. MANVIEU WAR CEMETERY, CHEUX, Calvados, France. Plot VI. Row B. Grave 17. See also Vauxhall Motors Memorial

FOUNTAIN Jack Heath
Corporal 963202, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 26 October 1941. Husband of J. M. Fountain, of Luton. Buried in LUTON GENERAL CEMETERY, Bedfordshire. Grave 1634.
FOWLER Arthur
Warrant Officer Class II 13019087, 42 Regimental Holding Unit, Pioneer Corps. Died 23 May 1945. Aged 40. Son of Beatrice A. Fowler, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in/Commemorated on BRUSSELS TOWN CEMETERY, Belgium. X. 21. 38.
FOWLER F N
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FRANCIS E G
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FRASER Kenneth

Leading Seaman P/JX275694. H.M.S. Spartan. Royal Navy. Reported missing at sea, presumed killed, 5 February 1944. Date of death according to CWGC 29 January 1944. Lived at 14 St. Margaretís Avenue, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire. Panel 81. Column 2. See also Luton Co-Op

Special note: HMS Spartan was anchored off Anzio to offer anti-aircraft protection for the Anzio Landings. Smoke had been ordered in the anchorage but was not fully effective at the time of an attack from the air. One radio controlled bomb hit Spartan, causing damage and a fire. About an hour after being hit, the order was given to abandon ship. 5 officers and 41 ratings were killed and 42 ratings injured.

FREAK Roy
Sergeant 1257107, 115 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 26 March 1942. Aged 21. Son of Archibald and Nellie Freak, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in/Commemorated on WARNSVELD (WICHMOND) GENERAL CEMETERY, Netherlands. Plot E. Coll. grave 2-3.
FREEMAN A G
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FREEMAN George Edward
Killed in Normandy, 4 July 1944. Aged 25. son of William Albert and Ellen Freeman. Inscription in Holy Trinty Churchyard.
FRENCH Douglas
Private 7611408, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers The Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment). Died 6 April 1943. Son of William Henry and Elizebeth Agnes French; husband of Vera French, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in/Commemorated on SFAX WAR CEMETERY, Tunisia. XIII. E. 3.
FROST Leslie Harold
Gunner 927335, 148th (Bedfordshire Yeomanry) Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died as a prisoner of the Japanese, Singapore, 27 November 1943. Age 24. Son of Mr & Mrs Edward Frost of Luton. Lived at 36 Broad Mead, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand. Special Memorial Plot 9. Row M. Grave 9. See also Luton Co-Op
FULLER H W
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FULLER Jim
Private S/5957314, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 26 February 1942. Son of Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Fuller, of Luton, Bedfordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore. Column 101.

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