Edmund is remembered on the war memorial at Northgate High School. Formerly Ipswich Grammar School for Boys.


Born: 1893, Hadleigh, Suffolk.

Died: 16th March 1915; age: 21; Died of Wounds received during the bombardment of Ypres.

Occupation: a Professional Associate of the Surveyors Institute and a Probationer of the Royal Institute of British Architects.

Enlistment Location: Chelsea, S.W.

Date of Entry Therein: 19th January 1915 – France.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 246.

Regiment: Royal Army Medical Corps, 15th Sanitary Section.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Ramparts Cemetery,

Lille Gate,




Relatives Notified & Address: Only son of Harry & Emily Fromant, of Guthrum House, Hadleigh, Suffolk.




1901   Angel Street, Hadleigh, Suffolk.


Edmund was 7 years old and living with his parents and sister.

Uriah Harry Fromant, 46, a Solicitor’s Clerk, born Trumpington, Cambridgeshire.

Emily Fromant (nee King), 45, born Hadleigh.

Eleanor Charlotte Fromant, 6, born Hadleigh.

1 general domestic servant.


Soldiers’ Effects to Harry Fromant – father.


Edmund is also remembered on the war memorial at Hadleigh, and on a brass plaque inside St. Mary’s Church, Hadleigh.

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