John is remembered on the war memorial at Holy Trinity Church, Ipswich.


Born: 21st May 1917, Ipswich.

Died: 10th January 1943; age 25; in Persia.


Rank: Sapper; Service Number: 2182505.

Regiment: Royal Engineers, 19 Field Survey Coy.


Grave Reference:


Basra War Cemetery,

Al Basrah,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Frederick Charles Gerard & Charlotte Fenner, of Levington Road, Ipswich; husband of Evelyn Eva Fenner, of Ipswich.


Father: Frederick Charles Gerard Fenner, born September 1870, Leiston, Suffolk. A tool fitter & jig maker.

Mother: Charlotte Fenner (nee Simpson), born November 1875, Ipswich.


In 1940, at Ipswich, John married Evelyn Eva Revett, born December 1915, Ipswich.

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