Here you will find details of the 19 Favells who lost their lives in WW1. Nearly 100 years later it is difficult to even begin to understand what they faced. One highly decorated for bravery, a young man who should never have been returned to the front and another who took his own life while his mind was unbalanced.
Details of the those who served during th Great War. For some we have photographs and service details while for others only a name, regiment and serial number. Further information gratefully received.
Cecil Bert Favell served first in the Royal army Medical corps and then the Royal Engineers. He took part in the Gallipoli campaign where he was landed at Suvla Bay. He later served around Ypres in Belgium and on the Somme in France.
Company Quartermaster Sergeant Harry Favell served in the 22nd Battalion of the London Regiment. Harry was awarded the Military Medal in july 1917. His award of the Distinguisehed Conduct Medal for a further act of bravery in 1918 was postumously reported in the London Gazette
Private George Favell of Hemingford Grey served in the 2nd Battalion of the Suffolk Regiment. He was 16 years old when he joined up and only 19 when he died. He had been returned to the Front after recovering from shell shock and loss of speech.