Private A Fenton
Allan FENTON died as a result of injuries received in a motor accident near
Fredericton, New Brunswick Canada in a vehicle driven by a Canadian Soldier;
the driver lost control of the car on the highway and hit a telegraph pole.
The other passenger, another DERR soldier seeing what was about to happen
opened the door and jumped out receiving minor injuries. The driver lost
both legs. Alan was badly injured, but because of breathing problems died on
route to hospital. Alan was serving in the 1st Battalion DERR
while they were engaged on Exercise Pond Jump 1 He is believed to have come
from Liverpool and prior to serving in the DERR had previously served in
another Wessex Brigade Regiment (Possibly Devonís or Glosterís)
He was returned to England and buried with
honours at Tidworth Military Cemetery, Wiltshire.