Born: January 1914, Ipswich.
Died: 4th May 1945; age: 31; accidentally killed when his British submachine Sten gun was knocked from the back of his chair in a cafe in Bremen.
Residence: 18, Curriers Lane, Ipswich.
Rank: Corporal; Service Number: 5825867.
Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Walter James Fountain & Sarah Jane Fountain, of Ipswich.
Father: Walter James Fountain, born 1872, Ipswich – died July 1934, Ipswich.
Mother: Sarah Jane Fountain (nee Edwards), born 1871, Ipswich – died 1944, Ipswich.
In 1934, Ipswich, Ernest married Edith M. Clarke, born 1914, Ipswich – died 1943, Ipswich.
They had 1 son:
Ernest F.C. Fountain, born 1934, Ipswich.
ENGLAND & WALES REGISTER 1939.
Ernest’s wife, Edith, a Kitchen Maid, and thier son Ernest were living with Edith’s widowed mother and her brothers at their home – 6, Goldsmith Road, Ipswich.
Probate to Mrs. Ellen Jane Coleman – sister.
Extra information courtesy of Daniel & Catherine.