Frederick Joseph Abrahams

Observer, 102 (Ceylon) Squadron
Service number 580418
Died 29 October 1940
Commemorated on Runnymede Memorial
Age 22

Frederick was the son of Joseph and Annie née Stanford of Harlesden, Middlesex.

Frederick Joseph Abrahams was born on 28 May 1918 in Hove, Sussex. His parents Joseph and Annie were married on 21 October 1917 in Steyning, Sussex, seven months before he was born. His father Joseph was 37 years old and was serving in the Royal Army Medical Corps when he was born. Joseph’s army records state that he was previously a gold miner, was medically discharged with rheumatism in 1919 and was the proprietor of the The Queen’s Theatre in Poplar.

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Courtesy of Clare Wilson