A house boy on a farm and the child of William Fordham and Mary Baker, John Fordham was born in Ramsgate, Kent, England c. Nov 18871,2,3,4,5,6,7 and was married to Maria Rowland (with whom he had 1 child, Rosa Estelle) in Thanet, Kent, England in Jan/feb/mar 191211.
During his life, he was living in St Peters in Thanet in 18911; at Reading Street, St Peters, Thanet on 5 Apr 189112; in Staple, Kent, England on 31 Mar 190113; and in St Lawrence in Thanet on 2 Apr 19113 and in 19157.
He died on 3 May 1915 in Flanders, Belgium6,7,8,9,10 (g/4763. 2nd Bn. The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). 3rd May 1915. Panel12and14) and is buried in Ypres, West Flanders, Belgium6. He served in the military in 1915 (regiment: Buffs (East Kent Regiment); Rank: Private; Service number: G/4763).
Can't find relationship with the home person
Location for 1891 (Reading Street, St Peters, Thanet, Kent, England) differs from mother's (St Peters, Thanet, Kent, England)
Date of residence (5 Apr 1891) differs from mother's in same year (1891)
Listed in the residence for 1915, but spouse Maria Rowland is not
Location for the event on 1915 is empty
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