Malvern College First World War Casualty

Corporal Sydney James Fabian

Photo of Sydney James Fabian
House and time at Malvern: No 7, 1907 - 1909.

Regiment: Honourable Artillery Company.
Died: 05 December 1914 aged 22 in Belgium. Killed in action near Wytschaete.
Cemetery: Ypres Menin Gate PANEL 9

Son of James Fabian, of 6, Daleham Gardens, Hampstead, London, b. 1892.
Lower Modern IIóMatriculation Class. House Prefect. Shooting VIII 1908,09 (captain).
Articled to a Chartered Accountant; H.A.C. 1909.
Service Number 542. 1st Bn. Honourable Artillery Company.

'On leaving School he was articled to a firm of Chartered Accountants, joined the H.A.C,, and gave up much of his spare time to work at the School Mission, He became secretary and subsequently captain of the H.A.C. Rugby Football team, and in 1913 was Battalion Shot. He went to France early in September, and though he was twice ordered home from hospital owing to an injured knee, he each time evaded the order, and finally managed to get to the trenches.' (Malvernian, March 1915).

Killed in action at Kemmel.
Biography at hac1418

Unit War Diary: WO 95/1415/4