James Fearn

Born 1896, Alvaston
Son of William and Mary Alice Fearn

In 1911 he was living at 19 Hall Street, Alvaston as a 15 year old Apprentice (Boilermakers boy at the Midland Railway)
with his siblings: Frank 19, Lilian Mary 13, Nellie 11, Edward 9, Ruth 6, John 3



Private 1522 Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby), 1st/5th Battalion

Killed In Action, aged 19 on Tuesday 20th July 1915

Commemorated on Panel 39/41 Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Having served his duty in France and Flanders


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