We remember Arthur James Froom

We remember Arthur James Froom

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Timeline

1894
sibling Reginald Victor Froom Source:9195721 1894
1896
birth Whitford near Shute, Axminster, Devon United Kingdom Source:7475765 Source:9195718 1896
1899
sibling Hilda May Froom Source:9195721 1899
1901
dates Age 5 Source:9195718 31st March 1901
1901
location Poplar Cottage, Shute near Axminster, Devon United Kingdom parents address Source:9195718 31st March 1901
1909
sibling Harold Ernest Froom Source:9195721 1909
1911
dates Age 15 Source:9195721 2nd April 1911
1911
employment Groom (Domestic) Toilet Brush Works Wadeford near Chard, Somerset United Kingdom Source:9195721 2nd April 1911
1911
location Wadeford near Chard, Somerset United Kingdom parents address Source:9195721 2nd April 1911
1914
dates Age 18 Source:9195691 4th August 1914
1917
service British Army Private 204604 Hampshire Regiment 15th (Service) Battalion (2nd Portsmouth) Source:9195691 9th August 1917
1917
dates Age 21 Source:9195691 10th August 1917
enlistment Taunton, Somerset United Kingdom Source:9195754
service British Army Private 295288 West Somerset Yeomanry Source:1264678
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9195691
1917
death Killed in Action When he was posted as Missing Presumed Dead, Arthur James Froom was 21. Arthur died at the time of the Battle of Passchendaele (the Third Battle of Ypres) or near the Ypres Salient, West-Vlaanderen Belgium Source:7475765 Source:9195691 10th August 1917
burial Ypres (menin Gate) Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial West-Vlaanderen Belgium Cemetery/memorial reference: Panel 35 Source:9195691

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Arthur James
Initials AJ
Last Name Froom
Source 7475765
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Poplar Cottage, Shute near Axminster, Devon United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
Wadeford near Chard, Somerset United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 295288 West Somerset Yeomanry Private
British Army 204604 Hampshire Regiment 15th (Service) Battalion (2nd Portsmouth) Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Sarah Ann Froom nee Ireland mother
Thomas Froom father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Reginald Victor Froom brother 1894
Hilda May Froom sister 1899
Harold Ernest Froom brother 1909

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Official Records

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1

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CWGC website entry for 204604 Arthur James Froom - Hampshire Regiment Keith22624
Birth Recorded Axminster Registration District, Devon Keith22624
Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Keith22624
Lives of the First World War website entry 240277 Reginald Victor Froom - Somerset Light Infantry Keith22624

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Hampshire Regiment Cap Badge Keith22624

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