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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- CWGC Headstones -
- Parkhurst Military Cemetery : Frederick Fifield -

Location

In Parkhurst Military Cemetery, Forest Road, Parkhurst, Isle of Wight
 
Description

Standard CWGC headstone. WW I pattern.

Grave location : III G 69
Headstone

Parkhurst Military Cemetery : Frederick Fifield
 
Inscription


5333 PRIVATE
F FIFIELD
HAMPSHIRE REGIMENT
13TH DECEMBER 1914
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Further Information

Frederick Fifield, born in Holloway, London.

Husband of M. Fifield, of 31, Cranbrook Park, Wood Green, London.

CWGC record ...
 
Index Board entry 048 : 5333 Private F Field [sic] : Hamp Reg : 13.12.1914

ISLE OF WIGHT MERCURY

Friday, February 5, 1915 Page 5

Soldier Hero Sentenced For Manslaughter.

Mr. Justice Scrutton had before him at the Hants Assizes on Wednesday a soldier named Thomas William Edgar (*), 26, who was indicted for feloniously killing Frederick Fifield, at Newport, on December 11th. The prisoner pleaded guilty. Mr. Blake Odgers, for the prisoner, said the man had been at the Front and had been wounded in the arm.
Col.-Sergt. Franklin, of the Warwickshire Regt., said he had known prisoner for six years, and had always found him a respectable, willing and obedient soldier.
His Lordship passed a sentence of four months imprisonment with hard labour.


(*) Pte 9656 Thomas William Edgar, 9th Bn., Royal Warwickshire Regiment, was killed in action in Mesopotamia on 19 April 1916.

CWGC Record for T W Edgar.
 
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Page last updated : 15 May 2012
(added newspaper report -thanks to Janet Griffin for newspaper research)



 
 

 
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