Second Lieutenant Frederick Charles Fanghanel was an English officer of the British Army who died during the First World War.

He was born in 1890, in Brentford, the younger son of German-born parents Paul, a general merchant, and Clara Fanghanel. At the time of the 1911 Census, Fanghanel was working as a clerk while living with his family at 23 Shaa Road, Acton.

Fanghanel died on 1 July 1916, on the opening day of the Somme Offensive, while serving with the 1/4th (City of London) Battalion (Royal Fusiliers), The London Regiment on the Western Front. He had previously been a private in the Middlesex Regiment.

He has no known grave and is commemorated by the Thiepval Memorial.


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