Private George Alfred Fensome

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

31 Aug 1919

War time / or Pre War occupation

Fitter's assistant


Luton Gas Company

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

14 Brache Street
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location


War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


Beds & Herts Tuesday Telegraph , 16th September 1919
Pte George Alfred Fensome

The death while serving in Russia of Pte George Alfred Fensome, 65103, 6th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment, on August 31st, 1919, was described by the War Office in a letter to his parents in Luton as “accidental” - without giving further details beyond notice of his death.

George and Maria Fensome, of 14 Brache Street, had last received a letter from their son on August 9th stating that he would be home early in September with troops who in fact landed at Leith in Scotland from Archangel on September 9th.

In the Beds & Herts Tuesday Telegraph of September 16th, 1919, Mr and Mrs Fensome appealed for more information about what happened to their son. Pte Fensome was reported to have originally belonged to the 6th Yorkshires and later transferred to the 13th Battalion.

Prior to joining up he was employed by the Luton Gas Co as a fitter's assistant. At the time of the 1911 Census he was a schoolboy living at 14 Brache Street with his parents and four sisters.

Individual Location

Pte George Alfred Fensome

Author: Deejaya

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