We remember William Robert Froom

We remember William Robert Froom

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1892
birth Whalley, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:9209628 Source:9210492 1892
1893
sibling Alfred Henry Froom Source:9210492 1893
1898
sibling Ernest Harold Froom Source:9210492 1898
1911
dates Age 19 Source:9210492 2nd April 1911
1911
employment Carter Probably self-employed Wadeford, Combe St Nicholas, near Chard, Somerset United Kingdom Source:9209628 2nd April 1911
1911
location Wadeford, Combe St Nicholas, near Chard, Somerset United Kingdom parents address Source:9210492 2nd April 1911
1914
dates Age 22 Source:9209628 4th August 1914
1914
location Springmead [a road in], Chard, Somerset United Kingdom parents address Source:9209628 14th December 1914
1914
dates Age 22 Source:9209628 15th December 1914
1914
employment Carter Probably self-employed Chard, Somerset United Kingdom Source:9209628 15th December 1914
1914
enlistment Exeter, Devon United Kingdom Source:9209628 15th December 1914
1914
service British Army Driver 60075 Royal Engineers 3rd Divisional Signalling Company Source:9209628 15th December 1914 - 25th February 1919
1915
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:9209628 21st September 1915 - 19th December 1918
1918
hospitalisation Kicked by horse (accidental) - Laceration of lower lip - knocked out Hospital/Institution Source:9209628 5th August 1918
1918
hospitalisation Kicked by horse (accident) Hospital/Institution Source:9209628 5th August 1918
1918
dates Age 26 Source:9209628 12th November 1918
1918
marriage Eva Gladys Froom nee Huddy Source:9210508 12th November 1918
1919
dates Age 26 Source:9209628 25th February 1919
1919
discharge Source:9209628 25th February 1919
1919
location 18 Victoria Avenue, Chard, Somerset United Kingdom their own address Source:9209628 26th February 1919
1920
children Henry W Froom Source:9210497 1920
1921
location 76 McGill Street, Toronto, Ontario Canada their own address Source:9209628 6th August 1921
1932
children Robert G Froom Source:9210497 1932
1939
dates Age 47 Source:9210498 September 1939
1939
location Yeovil Metropolitan Borough, Somerset United Kingdom their own address Source:9210498 September 1939
1954
death Not War Related William Robert Froom died over 30 years after the ending of the Great War. He was 62. Newbury Registration District, Berkshire United Kingdom Source:9210501 1954
1954
dates Age 62 Source:9210501 September 1954

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Robert
Initials WR
Last Name Froom
Source 9210492
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
18 Victoria Avenue, Chard, Somerset United Kingdom their own address known 26th February 1919
76 McGill Street, Toronto, Ontario Canada their own address known 6th August 1921
Springmead [a road in], Chard, Somerset United Kingdom parents address known 14th December 1914
Wadeford, Combe St Nicholas, near Chard, Somerset United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1911
Yeovil Metropolitan Borough, Somerset United Kingdom their own address known September 1939
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 60075 Royal Engineers 3rd Divisional Signalling Company Driver
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
Henry W Froom son 1920
Robert G Froom son 1932
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elizabeth Aka Bessie Froom nee Bazley mother
William Froom father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Alfred Henry Froom brother 1893
Ernest Harold Froom brother 1898
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Eva Gladys Froom nee Huddy wife 12th November 1918
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1914-12-15 5'1"

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Birth Recorded Blackburn Registration District, Lancashire Keith22624
Marriage Recorded Chard Registration District, Somerset Keith22624
1939 National Registration Act Records Keith22624
Death Recorded Newbury Registration District, Berkshire Keith22624
Death Recorded Chelmsford Registration District, Essex Keith22624
Lives of the First World War website entry for 35659 Ernest Henry Froom - Yorkshire Regiment Keith22624

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