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.
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.