FORDHAM, Arthur Russell

No.1509064, Leading Aircraftsman, Russell FORDHAM
Aged 43

R.A.F. Volunteer Reserve
Died on 10th August 1945

Arthiur Russell Fordham was born in Barrow on 1st December 1903 (1st qtr 1904 Thingoe 4a:967) son of Arthur and Jemima FORDHAM (née BRIDGE)

1911 census...Aged 7 he was in Barrow with his father Arthur FORDHAM, [47] hurdle maker; his mother Jemima [35] and his sister Olive Ena [1]. All were born in Barrow

In the 1939 register they were all at The Green, Barrow. Russell, like his father, was a hurdle maker, sister Olive was a music teacher

Nothing has been found to ascertain the cause of his death. It could have been an accident or disease

photo CWGC

Arthur Fordham is buried in Naples War Cemetery , Italy 4:L:5

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