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World War 2
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FARROW Albert James
Able Seaman P/JX 274991, H.M.S. President III, Royal Navy attached to the American Tanker, the SS "Jack Carnes," lost when the ship was torpedoed by U-705 in the Atlantic 30 August 1942. Aged 34. 28 crew were lost including Albert Farrow. Son of Joseph and Mary E. Farrow; husband of Edith Louie Farrow, of Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, United Kingdom. Panel 63, Column 3.
FRANCIS Ronald Charles L
Lance Corporal, 5th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action during the retreat to Dunkirk 30 May 1940. Aged 21. Buried in Coxyde Military Cemetery.

possibly George FORSTER, Private, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died in Burma 17 February 1945. Aged 28. Buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery, Myanmar (Burma).

FROST George Alfred
Gunner 995274, 3 Regiment, Royal Horse Artillery. Killed in action at El Alamein 8 September 1942. Aged 28. Son of Mr. and Mrs. William Thomas Frost, of Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. No known grave. Commemorated on ALAMEIN MEMORIAL, Egypt. Column 7.
FURNELL Robert Edwin
Sergeant (Wireless Operator/Air Gunner) 1311105, 57 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Flying in Wellington III, BJ607 DX-, based at Feltwell. Shot down by flack returning from a raid on Dusseldorf 1 August 1942. Aged 27. Crew of five all killed in the crash off the island of Walcheren, Holland. Son of Robert and Martha Anne Furnell; husband of Lilian Furnell, of Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. Buried in BERGEN-OP-ZOOM WAR CEMETERY, Netherlands. 3. D. 12.

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