Eric George Fitzjohn

Name

Eric George Fitzjohn

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

18/02/1919
32

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Leading Seaman
231743
Royal Navy
H.M.S. “Commonwealth”

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

HERTFORD (ALL SAINTS) CHURCHYARD
NE Quarter. Plot 2. Row 7. Grave 26
United Kingdom

Headstone

>Not Researched

UK Memorials

Hertford Town Memorial
St Mary’s Church Memorial, Ware
Christchurch Memorial, Ware
Ware Town Memorial

Pre War

Born in 9 Nov 1886 in Hertford and baptised on 3 Aug 1887 son of Joseph and Ellen Fitzjohn and living in 83b St Andrews Street, Hertford in 1891 (possibly called Felix) and in 22 Bircherley Street, Hertford in 1901.

Wartime Service

Already in the Navy in 1911 on H.M.S Triumph, he died of disease presumably influenza in the naval Hospital at Invergordon.

Additional Information

Brother of Private William Frederick Fitzjohn who was killed in action on 27 Sep 1918 and of Private Joseph Fitzjohn who was killed in action on 10 Jul 1915 and who are also commemorated on these memorials.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox