We remember John Fenton

We remember John Fenton

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Timeline

1887
birth Nether Hallam, Sheffield, Yorkshire. United Kingdom Source:6156002 15th August 1887
1891
sibling Frederick Fenton Source:6156002 1891
1894
sibling Austin Fenton Source:6156002 7th December 1894
1900
sibling Douglas Fenton Source:6156002 2nd November 1900
1901
location 48 Slinn Street, Sheffield, Yorkshire United Kingdom parents address Source:6651847 31st March 1901
1902
sibling Ivor Fenton Source:6156002 1902
1904
service British Army Private 9007 Yorkshire Regiment 1st Battalion Source:6160240 8th April 1904 - 31st May 1904
1904
location 22 Bradley Street, Sheffield, Yorkshire United Kingdom parents address Source:6160240 8th April 1904
1904
dates Age 16 Source:6156002 8th April 1904
1904
enlistment Sheffield, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:1220886 1st June 1904
1904
service British Army Private 8244 King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 1st Battalion Source:6160240 1st June 1904 - 31st May 1911
1904
sibling Roy Fenton Source:6156002 1904
1908
sibling George Fenton Source:6156002 13th June 1908
1911
sibling Beatrice Gwendoline Fenton Source:6156002 18th March 1911
1911
discharge Source:6160240 31st May 1911
1913
location 205 Greaves Street, Sheffield, Yorkshire United Kingdom parents address Source:6160240 5th July 1913
1913
employment Mounted Policeman RNWMP Saskatchewan Canada Source:6160240 10th July 1913 - 23rd September 1914
1913
location RNWMP, Battleford, Saskatchewan Canada military residence address Source:6160240 2nd August 1913 - 23rd September 1914
1914
service British Army Private 8244 King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 3rd (Reserve) Battalion Source:6160240 25th September 1914 - 4th November 1914
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6160240 5th November 1914 - 8th November 1915
1914
service British Army Serjeant 8244 King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 2nd Battalion Source:6160240 5th November 1914 - 8th November 1915
1915
service British Army Serjeant 8244 King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 3rd (Reserve) Battalion Source:6160240 9th November 1915 - 31st July 1917
1916
marriage Sarah Ann Austin Source:6156002 13th June 1916 - 7th July 1918
1917
service British Army Acting Warrant Officer Class 2 8244 King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 2/4th Battalion Source:1220886 1st August 1917 - 13th May 1918
1917
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6160240 1st August 1917 - 13th May 1918
1918
service British Army Serjeant 8244 King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 3rd (Reserve) Battalion Source:6160240 14th May 1918 - 13th February 1919
1918
awards Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration Source:1220886 3rd September 1918
1919
dates Age 31 Source:1220886 13th February 1919
1919
discharge Source:6160240 13th February 1919
1919
employment Mounted Policeman RCMP Saskatchewan Canada Source:6160240 1st April 1919 - 21st June 1922
1919
location Shaughnessy Heights, Vancouver, BC Canada military residence address Source:6160240 1st April 1919 - 1st May 1921
1921
marriage Ethel Bunting Source:6156002 14th December 1921 - 11th January 1926
hospitalisation Gunshot wound in left arm. Shrapnel wound behind right ear. Hospital/Institution Source:6160240
1926
death War Related Sickness Injuries related to a gas attack. Sheffield, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:6156002 11th January 1926
burial City Road Cemetery Non-War Cemetery Sheffield United Kingdom Source:6156004

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John
Initials J
Last Name Fenton
Source 1220886
First Names John
Initials J
Last Name Fenton
Source 1220886
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
205 Greaves Street, Sheffield, Yorkshire United Kingdom parents address known 5th July 1913
22 Bradley Street, Sheffield, Yorkshire United Kingdom parents address known 8th April 1904
48 Slinn Street, Sheffield, Yorkshire United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
RNWMP, Battleford, Saskatchewan Canada military residence address 2nd August 1913 - 23rd September 1914
Shaughnessy Heights, Vancouver, BC Canada military residence address 1st April 1919 - 1st May 1921
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 8244 King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 3rd (Reserve) Battalion Serjeant
British Army 9007 Yorkshire Regiment 1st Battalion Private
British Army 8244 King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 3rd (Reserve) Battalion Private
British Army 8244 King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 2/4th Battalion Acting Warrant Officer Class 2
British Army 8244 King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 1st Battalion Private
British Army 8244 King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 2nd Battalion Serjeant
British Army 8244 King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 3rd (Reserve) Battalion Serjeant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star with Clasp First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Beatrice Rodgers mother
Arthur Fenton father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Frederick Fenton brother 1891
Austin Fenton brother 7th December 1894
Douglas Fenton brother 2nd November 1900
Ivor Fenton brother 1902
Roy Fenton brother 1904
George Fenton brother 13th June 1908
Beatrice Gwendoline Fenton sister 18th March 1911
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Sarah Ann Austin wife 13th June 1916
Ethel Bunting wife 14th December 1921
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Grey Fair
DateHeightSource
1904-04-08 5'6"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1904-04-08 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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