Private Emil James Friedrichsen was an English soldier of the British Army who died during the First World War.

He was born c. 1893, in Birmingham, the son of German-born butcher Emil and Sarah Ann Friedrichsen (née Nichols), of Birmingham. At the time of the 1911 census, the younger Friedrichsen was working as a silk spinner while living with his family at 118 Cambridge Street, Coventry.

Friedrichsen died on 6 June 1918, during the Spring Offensive, while serving with the 9th Battalion, The Cheshire Regiment on the Western Front. He formerly belonged to the Berkshire Regiment. He had married, in 1913, to Dorothy Jane Harris.

He is buried in Marfaux British Cemetery.


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