FANTHAM, Maurice

Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
Police Intake: 
Birmingham City Police
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
PO/X 114817
Died : 
Friday, October 13, 1944
Died in service unknown cause
Age: 
22
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Mne. Fantham died in Italy.
 
Bari War Cemetery
The site of Bari War Cemetery was chosen in November 1943. There was no serious fighting in the vicinity of the town, which was the Army Group headquarters during the early stages of the Italian campaign, but it continued to be an important supply base and hospital centre, with the 98th General Hospital stationed there from October 1943 until the end of the war. At various times, six other general hospitals were stationed at Trani and Barletta, about 48 km away. (Source: CWGC)
 
​Additional Source: Birmingham City Police War Memorial.
 

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