Born: 31st March 1888, St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.

Baptised: 27th March 1889, St. Matthew’s Church, Ipswich.

Died on or since in the field: 31st July 1917; age: 29; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 27858

Regiment: Northampton Regiment, 7th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:

Panel 43 & 45.

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial,




Relatives Notified & Address: Brother of William Fenn, of 145, Broadway, Cricklewood, London.




1891   5, Tower Rampants, Ipswich.


Herbert was 3 years old and living with his mother & siblings.

Annie Eliza Fenn, 29, a Charwomen, born Somersham, Suffolk.

William Thomas Jacobs Fenn, 8, born St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.

Ernest John Fenn, 5, born St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.

Mabel Annie Harrison Fenn, 4, born St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.


1901   5, Tower Ramparts, Ipswich.


Herbert was 13 years old and living with his mother & siblings.

Annie, 45, a Tailoress.

William, 18, a Bootmaker’s Assistant.

Ernest, 15, a Chemist’s Errand Boy.

Mabel, 14.


Herbert’s mother, Annie Eliza Fenn died, 1916, 64, St. Helen’s Street, Ipswich.


Northampton Regiment, 7th Battalion:



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