Wolverley Attwood Fordham

WWI Roll of Honour

By Lynette Wray

Wolverley Attwood Fordham


Military History:        


Regiment:                              Bedfordshire Yeomanry

Rank:                                      Major

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Date of Enlisting:                   5.11.1902

Date of death:                        24.2.1921

Cemetery/ Memorial:            

UK Cemetery/Memorial:       St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour


Wolverley Fordham enlisted with the Bedfordshire Yeomanry Territorial Force on 5th November 1902 at the age of 43.  He was promoted from Lieutenant to Captain to Major.

He did not serve on the Western Front. 

He is commemorated on the St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour.


Family History:


Date of Birth:                3rd quarter 1859

Birth Place:                   Ashwell, Hertfordshire

Residence:                    Ashwell, Hertfordshire

Marriage:                      2nd quarter 1903


Wolverley was the eldest son of Edward King Fordham and Annie Maria (nee Snow) Fordham, born at Ashwell, Hertfordshire in the 3rd quarter 1859.    He was director of the E.K & H Fordham Brewery in Ashwell.

He married Phyllis Gribble at Henlow, Bedfordshire in the 2nd quarter 1903.  They had no children.

Wolverley died at Ashwell on 24th February 1921 and is buried in the St Mary’s Church cemetery, Ashwell.




Wolverley Attwood Fordham

Birth Place:

Ashwell, Hertfordshire


Ashwell, Hertfordshire

Death Date:


Enlistment Place:

Not known




Bedfordshire Yeomanry



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