We remember John Froom

We remember John Froom

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Timeline

1866
sibling Elizabeth Froom Source:9188250 1866
1871
sibling Mary Froom Source:9188250 1871
1872
birth Kilmington, near Axminster, Devon United Kingdom Source:9188197 Source:9188250 1872
1874
sibling Hannah Froom Source:9188250 1874
1878
sibling Joseph Froom Source:9188250 1878
1881
dates Age 8 Source:9188250 3rd April 1881
1881
location Kilmington Cross, Kilmington, near Axminster, Devon United Kingdom parents address Source:9188250 3rd April 1881
1891
dates Age 18 Source:9188252 5th April 1891
1891
employment Agricultural Labourer Not known Kilmington, near Axminster, Devon United Kingdom Source:9188252 5th April 1891
1891
location Kilmington Cross, Kilmington, near Axminster, Devon United Kingdom parents address Source:9188252 5th April 1891
1896
marriage Ethel Sarah Froom nee Larcomb Source:9188257 1896
1896
dates Age 24 Source:9188256 September 1896
1897
children Ethel Ann Froom Source:9188257 1897
1898
children Ernest John Froom Source:9188257 1898
1899
children Montague Cecil Frank Froom Source:9188257 1899
1904
children Dora Minnie Froom Source:9188257 1904
1908
children Winifred Margaret Froom Source:9188257 1908
1911
dates Age 38 Source:9188257 2nd April 1911
1911
employment Wharf Labourer A coal merchant Axminster, Devon United Kingdom Source:9188257 2nd April 1911
1911
location Castle Street, Axminster, Devon United Kingdom their own address Source:9188257 2nd April 1911
1914
dates Age 41 Source:9188194 4th August 1914
1914
service British Army Private 3/7846 Devonshire Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:1264697 27th December 1914
1914
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:1264697 27th December 1914 - 13th January 1915
1915
dates Age 43 Source:9187514 13th January 1915
enlistment Exeter, Devon United Kingdom Source:9188194
service British Army Private 3/7846 Devonshire Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:1264697
1915
death Killed in Action When he was recorded as Missing Presumed Dead, John Froom was 43. the Le Touret sector of the Western Front France Source:7389404 Source:9187514 13th January 1915
burial Le Touret Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Le Touret Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais France Cemetery/memorial reference: Panel 8 and 9 Source:9187514

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John
Initials J
Last Name Froom
Source 1264697
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Castle Street, Axminster, Devon United Kingdom their own address known 2nd April 1911
Kilmington Cross, Kilmington, near Axminster, Devon United Kingdom parents address known 3rd April 1881
Kilmington Cross, Kilmington, near Axminster, Devon United Kingdom parents address known 5th April 1891
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 3/7846 Devonshire Regiment 2nd Battalion Private
British Army 3/7846 Devonshire Regiment 2nd Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ethel Ann Froom daughter 1897
Ernest John Froom son 1898
Montague Cecil Frank Froom son 1899
Dora Minnie Froom daughter 1904
Winifred Margaret Froom daughter 1908
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Jane Froom nee Solway mother
Joseph Froom father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elizabeth Froom sister 1866
Mary Froom sister 1871
Hannah Froom sister 1874
Joseph Froom brother 1878
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ethel Sarah Froom nee Larcomb wife 1896

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1

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CWGC website entry for 3/7846 John Froom - Devonshire Regiment Keith22624
Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Keith22624
Birth Recorded Axminster Registration District, Devon Keith22624
Marriage Recorded Axminster Registration District, Devon Keith22624
Death Recorded Essex South West Registration District Keith22624
Lives of the First World War website entry for T/454015 Montague Cecil Frank Froom - ASC Keith22624

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