FELL, Matthew Henry


Rank: 2nd Lieutenant, promoted from Private, 6.10.1915 (London Gazette)

Year of death: 1916

Date of birth: 24.11.1890

Date of death:
15.9.1916 (on family gravestone)
17.9.1916 (on CWGC in France)

Place of death: Killed in action

Service number: 2256

Regiment: Yorkshire Regiment, 5th Battalion (Territorial)

Medals: Private Matthew Henry Fell to be Second Lieutenant. Dated 6th October 1915. London Gazette.
Campaign Medal & Silver War Badge
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 – “Killed in action”

Cemetery location: Manor Road Cemetery, Section NE circle (Recorded on family grave)

Where remembered?:
Buried in CWGC, Adanac Military Cemetery, Miraumont, Somme, France, Plot V.J.1
Recorded on family grave in Manor Road Cemetery

Biographical Information

Born in Scarborough in 1890. 1911 census living with his widowed mother, Mary at 8 Osborne Park, Scarborough, age 20 (builder). CWGC records parents address as 14 Alexandra Park, Scarborough.


To the dear memory of/MATTHEW HENRY FELL/who entered the homeland Feb 12 1911/aged 56 years/God’s finger touched him and he slept/also of/MARY ELLEN FELL/widow of the above/passed from light to light January 21 1941/in her 91st year/also Sec. Lt. M H FELL/5th Batt Yorkshire Regiment/Born Nov 24 1890 killed in action Sep 15 1916/we asked for him life thou gavest him life eternal.
[other family members also on this grave]

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