Fabb, Mortimer John

Fabb, Mortimer John 


Military History:


Regiment:                               Royal Army Medical Corps

Rank:                                       Private

Regimental Number:              138774

Date of Enlisting:                   3.4.1917

Date of death:                        30.4.1957

Cemetery/ Memorial:   

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


Mortimer enlisted on 3rd April 1917 at Mill Hill, London with the 29th Battalion Middlesex Regiment, Regimental Number 88264.  He was transferred to the 2/6th Scottish Rifles, Regimental Number 35815, on 24th May 1917and was transferred again to the Royal Army Medical Corps, Regimental Number 138774, on 5th February 1918 for training.  He was demobbed in January 1919.

Mortimer survived the war and died at Tottenham on 30 Aril 1957.

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


Family History:


Date of Birth:                3rd quarter 1875

Birth Place:                   Ashwell Station, (Odsey) Hertfordshire

Residence:                    Tottenham, London

Marriage:                      11.3.1917


Mortimer was the second son of John and Lucy (nee Wilmot) Fabb, born at Ashwell Station (Odsey) Hertfordshire in the 3rd quarter 1875. He was a pupil at the Merchant Taylors School in Ashwell.

Mortimer married Lilian Frost at Tottenham, London on 11th March 1917.  They had one daughter, Lilian Jessie, born in the 3rd quarter 1918.

Mortimer died at Tottenham on 30 Aril 1957.


Name:Mortimer John Fabb
Birth Place:Ashwell Station (Odsey), Hertfordshire
Residence:Tottenham, London
Death Date:30.4.1957
Enlistment Place:Mill Hill, London
Regiment:Royal Army Medical Corps
(previously Scottish Rifles, Middlesex Regiment)
Battalion:C Company Depot (previously 2/6th Battalion, 29th Battalion)
Regimental Number:138774
(previously 35815, 88264)
Type of Casualty:Survived
Theatre of War:England

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