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World War Two Roll of Honour - F


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Historian Ian Ronayne has produced this listing of Jersey men and women, residents and those with strong connections to the island who lost their lives in conflict in the Second World War. It enlarges on the official Roll of Honour produced by a States Committee in 1982, including a significant number of new names.

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Index to Roll of Honour - F

Name Rank Unit Date of death Status
Faiers, Gordon Robert [1] Private General Service Corps 5 July 1947 Confirmed
Fallis, Robert Bunting [2] Civilian 28 June 1940 Confirmed
Farrell, Minnie [3] Civilian 28 June 1940 Confirmed
Fauvel, Spencer Francis [4] Flight Lieutenant 75 Squadron 28 May 1944 Confirmed
Fauvel, Stanley Harold [5] Petty Officer Steward HMS Wren 27 July 1940 Confirmed
Fauvel, Norman Louis [6] Sergeant 90 Squadron RAFVR 21 April 1943 Confirmed
Ferrand, Edward Henry [7] Civilian 29 June 1940 Confirmed
Festou, Ernest Marie [8] Private Hampshire Regiment 22 April 1943 Confirmed
Fichou, Albert Alfred [9] Private Pioneer Corps 17 June 1940 Confirmed
Findlay, Reginald Charles [10] Petty Officer HMS Acheron 17 November 1940 Confirmed
Fitzgerald, Douglas John [11] Flight Sergeant 236 Squadron 30 August 1944 Confirmed
Fitzgerald, James Patrick [12] Civilian 19 July 1941 Confirmed
Fontaine, Charles John [13] Stoker 1st Class HMS Boreas 25 July 1940 Confirmed
Foott, George [14] Petty Officer HMS President II [15] 27 December 1942 Confirmed
Forder, Harold Bernard [16] Private Dorsetshire Regiment 15 June 1944 Confirmed
Fordson, Leonard [17] Ordinary Seaman ss St Lindsay 14 June 1941 Confirmed
Fox, George James [18] Civilian 11 March1945 Confirmed
Freeman, Frederick Charles [19] Private Pioneer Corps 19 September 1945 Confirmed
Fry, Vincent Dennis [20] Pilot Officer 45 Squadron 12 December 1940 Confirmed
ASSOCIATED CASUALTY LIST
Fedortschenko, Michael Anton Occupation Workforce
Fiset, Joseph Sergeant 326th Squadron, 31st Transport Group 30 October 1944
Funtikow, Mark Occupation Workforce

Notes and references

Please note that some entries, for persons who have not been clearly identified and for whom no local connection has been established, have been omitted, but will be added to the list if more information becomes available. This includes some names which are included in the official 1982 Roll of Honour, with no supporting information

  1. The son of Cecil Henry and Marie Perida, nee Arthur, of St Saviour's Road, St Helier. Returned to Jersey after the Liberation and died at the age of 19. Buried in Almorah Cemetery
  2. Son of Susan Fallis, of Elizabeth Castle, and of the late James Fallis and married to Gladys Violet. Formerly served with the Royal Artillery. He worked as caretaker of Albert Pier public lavatories and as toll collector at the landing stage for the mailboat. Killed by a bomb splinter as he took shelter alongside a shed
  3. Husband of the late John Farrell and sister of Nurse Dobin. Struck by shrapnel in her house 2 Harbour View during the German air raid on La Rocque. She died either at the scene or in the hospital or on route to hospital - records differ. Her maiden name may have been Gray
  4. The son of Francis Enoch, originally from Jersey and Violet Annie of Wellington, New Zealand. Killed when his Lancaster bomber was shot down over Belgium while on a raid against Aachen in western Germany
  5. The son of Walter Bisson and Marie Josephine, nee Le Floc, of 78 Great Union Road, St Helier and married to Florence, of Ealing, Middlesex. He joined the Navy as a young man, serving for 22 years, and rejoined when war broke out. He was killed on HMS Wren when she was sunk by Stuka dive bombers off the Suffolk coast
  6. Son of James and Gertrude Louise, nee Single, of Jersey. Died at the age of 22 when a crew member of Sterling bomber BF442, which took off from Riegewell and crashed in the Baltic. He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial
  7. The husband of Ethel Maud Ferrand and licensee of Daly's in Mulcaster Street. He was outside the hotel when hit and badly injured during the German air raid. He later died in hospital as he was being operated on
  8. The son of Marie Louise Festou, of Homeland, St Mary. Known as Ernie, he was educated at St Mary's Elementary School and afterwards employed at St Peter's Mill. Left Jersey in June 1940 and was reportedly killed in TUnisia at the age of 23. He is buried at Massicault War Cemetery. His brother was a PoW in Germany
  9. Son of Yves Marie and Julia Blanche, nee Dorleans, of Jersey. Married to Alice Yvonne, of Wesley Cottage, First Tower, who had just given birth to a daughter. He worked on several farms before he left Jersey and joined the Royal Engineers. He was 30 when he was killed in West France and buried in L'Epine Communal Cemetery, Ile de Noirmoutier
  10. The son of Albert and Clara and husband of Alice, of Selsey, Sussex. Nephew of Miss Arthur of 17 Regent Road, St Helier. Lost at sea when his ship was sunk off the Isle of Wight
  11. The only son of John George Fitzgerald and Louisa Isobelle Marie, nee Perrin, who married in St Helier in 1917, he was living at Elsenhem Street, Southfields at the time of his death. Educated at Emmanuel School, he worked as a civil servant at the Colonial Office before joining the RAF. He spent his initial training period in Rhodesia. Killed at the age of 22 along with his navigator when his Beaufighter was lost in action over the North Sea
  12. A native of Ireland and working for a builder on the north coast when he and Lawrence Horgan went for a lunchtime swim on rocks below Les Platons. Caught a trip wire on the way back, exploding a mine that killed him and wounded Horgan, who managed to reach the top of the cliff to raise alarm. A young German officer bravely entered the minefeild in a rescue attempt, but only suceeded in recovering Fitzgerald's body.
  13. Born in St Helier on 25 January 1900, he later moved to Guernsey where he ran the Weighbridge Cafe in St Peter Port. He joined the Navy in 1916 and continued serving after the war. He was reportedly a grocer's assistance for a time, but he appears to have rejoined the Navy and served until 1938. He rejoined just before the outbreak of war in 1939. He was 40 when he died, but the circumstances are unclear because there was no incident involving HMS Boreas at the time
  14. The youngest son of George Albert and Louise Foott of Blenheim Avenue, St Saviour, and husband of Lilian Mary of Five Oaks, St Saviour and La Planque, Trinity. They had one son. Formerly employed as a lorry driver for F Le Sueur and Sons and States Sanitary Service. He was in the reserve and recalled on outbreak of war. He was 33 when he died and he is commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial
  15. Royal Navy shore establishment
  16. Son of William George and Emily Ellen Forder of St Helier. Educated at Jersey Home for Boys and the worked for Huelin. Joined RMIJ then army soon after outbreak of war. He served through the war but died in Normandy within a fortnight of D-Day and was buried in Bayeux War Cemetery
  17. ss St Lindsay, sunk on 14 June 1941
    The son of Jack and Jeannette Fordson of 5 Salvandy Terrace, St Helier, he was only 18 when part of the crew of ss St Lindsay, which was torpedoed by German submarine U-751 off Newfoundland, having become detached from its convoy. All 47 on board were killed
  18. The son of George and Alice Fox and husband of Cecilia Mary. He had served with the Jersey Contingent in the First World War. Arrested in 1943 for stealing food from German barracks to feed his family, and sentenced to two years imprisonment, served in various French and German prisons. He died on 11 March 1945 at Naumburg Prison, and was reburied after the war in Berlin War Cemetery
  19. The son of Frederick and Louisa Jean of St Helier and husband of Florence Mary of 10 Seaton Place, St Helier. He died at Fairmile Hopsital, Hampshire, aged 53, and was buried in Poole Cemetery
  20. Killed in Egypt when his Bristol Blenheim bomber was shot down by an Italien Fighter, and is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial. His connection to Jersey is not known
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