Born: 13th April 1892, 60, Foundation Street, Ipswich.

Died: 10th November 1918, Norwich, Norfolk.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Acting Corporal; Service Number: 265367

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 6th Battalion.


Grave Reference:

Ipswich Old Cemetery,





1901   32, Cobbold Street, Ipswich.

Fenton was 8 years old and living with his parents.

William Banthorpe, 37, a Woollen Merchant Packer, born Dennington, Suffolk.

Charlotte Elizabeth Margaret Banthorpe (nee Denny), 35, born Radwinter, Essex.

1911   107, Belle Vue Road, Ipswich.

Fenton was 18 years old, an Outfitter’s Assistant – Co-op Society. He was living with his parents & sister.

William, 47, a Woollen Warehouseman.

Charlotte, 45.

Mabel Grace Banthorpe, 9, born Ipswich.

In 1917, Ipswich, Fenton married Bertha Maud Eva Garnham, born 1891, Ipswich. They had 1 son:

Donald Fenton Banthorpe, born 1918, Norwich, Norfolk.

Fenton is also remembered on Museum Street Methodist Church memorial

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THE SUFFOLK REGIMENT 1/6th (Cyclist) Battalion Territorial Force:

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements

Suffolk Regiment website

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment


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