Ernest Edward Froud

First nameErnest Edward
Birth TownLoose, Kent.
Resided TownMaidstone, Kent.
Date of Death14/04/1918
FateKilled In Action
Service Number191478
Duty LocationFrance And Flanders
Campaign Medals
  • Victory Medal
  • British War Medal
  • Memorial Death Plaque Of WWI
ServiceBritish Army
RegimentRoyal Engineers
Battalion19th Div Signal Coy
  • Belgium at Westoutre British Cemetery Grave Reference D.11
  • Britain on the Remembrance Board at the Parish Church of St Michael & All Angels, Maidstone
  • {"on the marble plaque in maidstone post office in bank street ‘to commemorate the names of eight members of staff who left to go and serve their country and who sadly never returned home. the inscription on the plaque is as follows"=>"Erected by the Maidstone District Post Office staff in memory and honour of their colleagues who laid down their lives in the Great War 1914-1919’ One of the names is Sapper 191478 Ernest Edward Froud"}

His parents were Thomas Froud who married Emma nee Excel. In 1911 Ernest was boarding at 73 Douglas Road with a dressmaker and her sister called Mastin. He was a sorting clerk and telegraphist atthepost office. ernest had 2 brothers: Thomas Givens and Rowland Harold (1890-1982)