Second Lieutenant Cyril Frederick Hamilton Fenner


World War 1



Second Lieutenant
2 SG
Also commemorated at the Thiepval Memorial, France. Pier and Face 7D
Cyril Frederick Hamilton Fenner was born on the 23rd of March, 1888, the son of Robert Fenner, a surgeon, and his third wife Barbara Fenner of Greenwich in Kent. He was known as "Snipe".
He was educated at Shrewsbury House Preparatory School and then Felsted school until 1903.
He was commissioned in the Scots Guards on the 9th of August, 1915. He returned home after an accident, but returned back to his unit as soon as he could. He was killed in action in France at the Somme on September 24th, 1916. He had a brother, Lieutenant Commander Alfred Athelstan Fenner of HM Submarine K4, who was also killed in action in 1918


Country Location Name of Memorial Campaign Names Date(s)
England Church Street Cromer Norfolk NR27 9HH Memorial to Frederick Fenner World War 1
Cyril Fenner 24-9-1916 View

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