war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper

World War II



Surnames E and F


Egan, F. C.
Frederick Charles Egan, 19816, was a Major in the Manchester Regiment. He died on 13th December 1940, when he was 49. He is buried in the Ibadan (St Anne) Church Cemetery, Nigeria. Grave 10

Born in Dover, he was the youngest son of Frances Victoria Egan of Dover and her late husband William. He was married to Winifred Agnes Egan, from 56 Thornfield Avenue, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire


Fagg, F. J.
Frederick James Fagg was a Lamp Trimmer in the Merchant Navy. He died at the age of 49 when his ship, SS Henry Woodall (London), was mined at sea. He is buried at Charlton Cemetery, Dover. Section Z V, Grave 32

His parents were Robert Frederick and Mary Anne Fagg, from Dover, and his wife was Amy Annie Fagg. He lived at 45 Peter Street 

Faulkner, H. F.
Herbert ("Herbie") Fraser Faulkner, 117065, was a Lieutenant in the 27th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. He had joined the RA when he was 15, and received his commission in February 1940. He died on 1st June 1940 at the age of 29, and is commemorated on the Dunkirk Memorial, France. Column 7

He was the "dearly loved son" of Mr and Mrs J Faulkner, of 6 New Road, Eythorne, near Dover, and had sisters and two brothers who were also serving 

"At the going down of the sun, and in the morning, we will remember"

Frankcom, E. A. C.
Ernest Albert Corbett Frankcom, C/LX 21734, was a Steward in the Royal Navy. He had been in the Royal Navy for about five years, and was killed in action aboard H.M.S Ajax, on 13 December 1939, at Monte Video, in the Battle of the River Plate. He is commemorated on the Chatham Naval Memorial. Panel 33.3

He had come from Bristol, and was the "much loved" husband of Kathleen Louise Frankcom (nee Partridge), from 30 Heathfield Avenue, Dover. He had met her while at Dover with the survey ship H.M.S Kellett

Fullbrook, T.
Tom Fullbrook. C/MX 51946, was a Master at Arms in the Royal Navy until 18 months before his death. He was 52 when on 16 November 1947 "he passed peacefully away after much suffering, patiently borne" at The Bungalow, Common Lane, River. He was buried at River churchyard, Dover, on 19 November, his coffin draped with the Union Flag. His sons and widow were amongst the mourners, and with the floral tributes was one from his old shipmates 

He was the son of Mr and Mrs Tom Fullbrook, and the "dearly-loved husband" of Lilian Fullbrook. She had married him in 1918, after having been widowed by the death of her first husband, Percy Maxted, in 1916

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