FENN Thomas Henry

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Thomas Henry Fenn and his elder brother Richard were both killed in the First World War, but the details of how they died are unknown. Neither has a grave and both are remembered on major memorials on the Western Front. Private Thomas Fenn was born in Ryhall on 3 January 1898 and lived with his family in Church Street. Before his enlistment in Stamford on the 3 July 1916 he was a moulder. He went out to France on the 26 October 1917 with the 7th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment, and was reported missing on 21 March 1918, the first day of the big German offensive. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission has the date of his death as March 22. He is remembered on the Pozieres Memorial, panel 30, and also in Ryhall church.

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  • Ryhall Memorial
  • Ryhall Memorial 1
  • Pozieres Memorial 1
  • Pozieres Memorial 3
  • Panel 29 & 30 Fenn
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Rutland and The Battle of the Somme

More than 90 Rutland soldiers died in the Battle of the Somme which lasted from 1 July 1916 until the middle of November. Today they lie in cemeteries across the old battlefield in northern France or are remembered among the 72,000 names on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme. By using our interactive map, you can find out what happened to them.

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