Laid to rest at the Field of Honour.
Born: 25th September 1885, Cooling, Kent.
Died: 27th November 1918; age: 33; Died of Pneumonia at the Royal Navy Hospital Haslar, Gosport, Hampshire.
Widow informed 28th November 1918.
Enlistment Details: Location: Chatham; Date: 8th February 1905; singed up for 12 years; Occupation: Royal marine Barracks – Ch/14261. Height:5ft 6 1/2ins, fresh complexion, hazel eyes and brown hair.
Rank: Stoker 1st Class; Service Number: 308262.
Regiment: Royal Navy, H.M.S. “P.23.” The Dreadnought Project.
1891 23, Turner Street, Cliffe, Kent.
John was 5 years old and living with his parents & sisters.
John William Fudge, 28, a Cement Labourer, born Frinsbury, Kent.
Emily Frances Fudge (nee Smith), 26, born Brighton, East Sussex.
Frances Emily Fudge, 4, born Cooling, Kent.
Lilian Mercy Fudge, 1 month, born Cliffe, Kent.
1901 76, Benton Road, Wallsend, Northumberland.
John was 15 years old, a Brickyard Labourer. He was living with his parents & siblings.
John, 38, a Brickyard Labourer.
Charles Fudge, 7, born Jarrow, Durham.
1911 Dockyard, Devonport.
John was 25 years old, a Stoker – Engine Room for the Royal Navy. He was 1 of 9 men on board H.M.S. ‘Dee’ a Twin Screws Torpedo Boat.
In 1913, Ipswich, John married Bessie Rosanna Silvester, born April 1893, Ipswich. They had 2 sons:
John E.D. Fudge, born 1914, Milton, Kent.
Alfred James Fudge, born September 1918, Ipswich.