We remember George Herbert Froom

We remember George Herbert Froom

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1894
birth Hewood near Thorncombe, Dorset United Kingdom Source:6510071 Source:9194751 22nd July 1894
1897
sibling Walter John Froom Source:9194752 1897
1901
location Schoolhouse, Thorncombe, Dorset United Kingdom parents address Source:9194751 31st March 1901
1901
dates Age 6 Source:9194751 31st March 1901
1902
sibling Edward Owen Aka Owen Froom Source:9194752 1902
1904
sibling Dorothy Beatrice Froom Source:9194752 1904
1909
sibling Charles Alfred Froom Source:9194752 1909
1911
dates Age 16 Source:9194752 2nd April 1911
1911
location Schoolhouse, Thorncombe, Dorset United Kingdom parents address Source:9194752 2nd April 1911
1911
employment Box Maker A Saw-Shed Thorncombe, Dorset United Kingdom Source:9194752 2nd April 1911
1914
dates Age 20 Source:6510071 4th August 1914
1916
location Thorncombe, Dorset United Kingdom parents address Source:6510071 22nd May 1916
1916
service Royal Navy Stoker 2nd Class K33287 HMS Victory I [Shore base Portsmouth Hampshire] Source:6510071 23rd May 1916 - 11th September 1916
1916
enlistment Portsmouth, Hampshire United Kingdom Source:6510071 23rd May 1916
1916
employment Coal Labourer Not known Thorncombe, Dorset United Kingdom Source:6510071 23rd May 1916
1916
dates Age 21 Source:6510071 23rd May 1916
1916
service Royal Navy Stoker 2nd Class K33287 HMS Renown [Battlecruiser] Source:6510071 12th September 1916 - 15th April 1917
1917
service Royal Navy Stoker 1st Class K33287 HMS Renown [Battlecruiser] Source:6510071 16th April 1917 - 25th May 1917
1917
service Royal Navy Stoker 1st Class K/33287 HMS Victory II [Shore base Crystal Palace London] Source:6510071 26th May 1917 - 15th July 1917
1917
death Not War Related George Herbert Froom died of pulmonary tuberculosis. He was 23. - probably - Royal Naval Hospital Haslar, Hants United Kingdom Source:7071157 Source:6510071 Source:9194818 15th July 1917
1917
dates Age 23 Source:6510071 15th July 1917
burial Thorncombe (st. Mary) Churchyard And Extension CWGC Cemetery/Memorial West Dorset District, Dorset United Kingdom Source:7071157

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names George Herbert
Initials GH
Last Name Froom
Source 6510071
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Schoolhouse, Thorncombe, Dorset United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
Schoolhouse, Thorncombe, Dorset United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1911
Thorncombe, Dorset United Kingdom parents address known 22nd May 1916
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Royal Navy K33287 HMS Victory I [Shore base Portsmouth Hampshire] Stoker 2nd Class
Royal Navy K33287 HMS Renown [Battlecruiser] Stoker 2nd Class
Royal Navy K33287 HMS Renown [Battlecruiser] Stoker 1st Class
Royal Navy K/33287 HMS Victory II [Shore base Crystal Palace London] Stoker 1st Class
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
James Froom father
Louisa Froom nee Hembrey mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Walter John Froom brother 1897
Edward Owen Aka Owen Froom brother 1902
Dorothy Beatrice Froom sister 1904
Charles Alfred Froom brother 1909
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Brown Black
DateHeightSource
1916-05-23 5'10"

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Official Records

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Royal Navy Seamen 1899-1919
GRO WAR DEATHS NAVY ALL RANKS INDICES (1914 to 1921) Transcription Val38478
WW1 Naval Casualties Transcription Val38478
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
British armed forces and overseas deaths and burials Transcription Anne23518

External Evidence

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Death Recorded Alverstoke Registration District, Hampshire Keith22624

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George Herbert Froom's Gravestone Keith22624
Vessels and Shore Bases in which G H Froom Served Keith22624
The Cause of George Herbert Froom's Death Keith22624

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