Dedicated to the memory of all the men and women of the Bridgnorth area who died during the two World Wars.
Henry Farmer Maun was born in Liverpool where he was baptised at St Peter’s on the 5th November. He was the son of Vincent John Maun, a butcher born in Bridgnorth, and his wife Ellen/Helen Louisa. The family lived in Longfellow Street, Toxteth Park, Liverpool in 1891 but, by 1901, they had moved to Bridgnorth where they lived in Bridge Street. Vincent Maun died in 1907, after which the family moved to St Paul’s Road, Balsall Heath, Birmingham.
Henry worked as a carter in the butchering industry. He married Fanny Wood in 1913 in Birmingham. They lived in Glover’s Road, Small Heath.
Henry served in ‘E’ Supply company of the Royal Army Service Corps. He survived the war but died in Paris on 17th June, 1919, while still serving. He is buried in the City of Paris Cemetery, Pantin.
Private Maun, S4/090780, was awarded the Victory and British medals and the 15 Star. His death was reported in the Bridgnorth Journal on 21st June, 1919.
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