Fred Derham

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Private Fred Derham
Life dates
30 Mar 1896 - 01 Jun 1983

The son of William and Alice Derham. 

Unit or location Role Posted from until
Ningwood Patrol Patrol member 14 Jun 1940 03 Dec 1944
National ID
ENFP 81/1

Station master

Romola, High Street, Freshwater, Isle of Wight
Other information

In 1939 he is living in Horsham, Sussex and is a Signalman and ARP Warden. During the war Fred was a Stationmaster at Freshwater and had to put pipes under the railway line for explosives.

A WW1 veteran he served in the 51st Battalion Royal Sussex ending up as Temporary Company Quartermaster Sergeant service number 29046. He served from 23 Feb 1916 to 26 Sept 1919; 1916-1918 in England and 1918-1919 in Germany. It is recorded he suffered from defective eyesight and 5 foot 7 inches tall.


TNA ref WO199/3391,
1939 Register
David Derham