Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
Year of death: 1914
Date of birth: QE Sep 1893
Date of death: 23.10.1914
Place of death: Ypres
Regiment: Bedfordshire Regiment, 2nd Battalion
CWGC – “Mentioned in dispatches”.
Campaign & Silver War Badge Medals
Mentions in Dispatches, Meritorious Service Medals and Territorial Force Efficiency Medals
British Army, Bond of Sacrifice, Officers who died in the Great War, Volume1.
British Army, De Ruvigny’s Roll of Honour 1914-1918
Cemetery location: Dean Road Cemetery, Section D (Recorded on family grave)
Where remembered?: No burial.
Recorded on CWGC, Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium, Panel 31 -33.
Recorded on family grave in Dean Road Cemetery
Recorded in St Martin’s Church, Scarborough – brass plaque in church “killed by a shell”.
Recorded on Oliver’s Mount War Memorial, Scarborough
Born in West Derby, Lancashire in 1893.
THOMAS WEDDELL/died October 25 1862/aged 70 years/CAROLINE his widow/died May 29 1881 aged 77 years/EMILY MAUDE daughter of the above/and wife of T W D L FERNANDES/born June 10 1843 died May 12 1897/ROBERT WILLIAMSON/died November 27 1864/aged 58 years/THOMAS WILLIAM DAWSON LUIS FERNANDES/born at Wakefield August 29 1827/died at Scarborough April 9 1909/in loving memory of/DUDLEY LUIS DE T FERNANDES/2nd Lieut Bedfordshire Regiment/who was killed in action/at Ypres in Belgium/Oct 23 1914/aged 21 years/mentioned in a dispatch from/FM Sir JOHN FRENCH for gallant and/distinguished service in the field.