Born: 1913, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire.

Died: 12th June 1944; age: 31 – Normandy.

Rank: Warrant Officer Class 2 (Company Sergeant Major); Service Number: 5824921.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion – Infantry.


Grave Reference:


Hermanville War Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Matthew Henry & Rose Edna Overman; husband of  Edna Elizabeth Overman, of Ipswich.


Father: Matthew Henry Overman, born 1878, Murrow, Cambridgeshire – died 1913, Parson Drove, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire.

Mother: Rose Edna Overman (nee Pickwell), born 1883, New Bollingbroke, Lincolnshire.


In 1940, Ipswich, Francis married Edna Elizabeth Fox, born January 1907, Ipswich.

They had 2 children.

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