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Current record for: Frederick Charles Faber
Deceased Folder  Deceased Folder
Name Frederick Charles Faber
Born in Not Known
Resident of Not Known
Died 22/09/1940
Age 27

Cause of Death Concussion, buried under debris

Cemetery or memorial Islington Cemetery and Crematorium
Grave or panel reference 23170 O

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World War 2
Air raids on Saturday 21st September 1940

Contents submitted by contributors:
Frederick Charles Faber had been born on 7 July 1913. At the time of the raid he worked as a ware-houseman for a boot and shoe firm.

He had married his bride Ethel Marion Grosch in the last quarter of 1934 in the Finsbury area of London.

Relative(s)      Relative(s)
  • Ethel Marion Faber, Wife
    13, Carnegie Street
  • George W Grosch, Father-in-law
    19, Rodney Street
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LCC bomb-damage map showing area of incident