Names on Ludwell War Memorial 3

Alfred Fanner

Surname: Fanner
Other names: Alfred
Other people in this story:
James Fanner
Louisa Fanner nee Ingram
Locations in this story:
Ludwell, Wiltshire
Donhead St. Mary, Wiltshire
France & Flanders
Charlton, Donhead St. Mary, Wiltshire
Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille, Pas de Calais, France
Southampton

Story:
Alfred Fanner was born in 1891 in Donhead St. Mary, Wiltshire, and baptised there on 28th October, 1891. He was the son of James Fanner and Louisa Fanner (nee Ingram). At the time of the 1911 Census he was single and working as a cowman on a farm and living with his brother in Charlton, Wiltshire. He enlisted in Southampton as a Private in the 1st Battalion of the Hampshire Regiment (Service No. 10944). He served in France & Flanders and was awarded the Victory, British War and 15 Star medals. He died on 17th June 1918 and was buried at the Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille, Pas de Calais, France (grave id. 1.A.23). His home address at the time of death was Hill View, 28 Charlton, Donhead St. Mary and he is remembered on the war memorial at Ludwell.      

Images:
  • Ludwell War Memorial

Links to related web content / sources:
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The National Archives