Somerset County Herald 02 Mar 1963 Sportsman dies at Trull Mr Arthur Henry or Bert FOURACRE at 8 Eastbrook Trull

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Somerset County Herald and Taunton Courier Saturday 02 Mar 1963

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Sportsman dies at Trull

Mr. Arthur Henry FOURACRE, who was familiarly known as 'Bert,' died at his home, 8, Eastbrook, Trull, on 20th February. He was born in the village and was a highly skilled carpenter. During the 1914-1918 War he served with the Royal Engineers in France. In his younger days he captained the Trull football and cricket teams. He was one of the early members of Trull Tennis Club and had the distinction of being elected its only life member.

He leaves a wife, but no children.

The funeral service at Trull Parish Church on Saturday was conducted by the Vicar, the Rev. Derek EVANS.

Mourners were: Mrs. V. FOURACRE (wife), Mr. Bert SPARKS (brother-in-law), Mrs. F. STUART (sister), Mr. Harold RICHARDS (brother-in-law), Mr. Dick FOURACRE, Mr. and Mrs. V. A. J. RICHARDS, Mr. and Mrs. C. FOURACRE, Mr. G. N. G. RICHARDS, Mrs. M. TREVOR, Mr. L. W. FOURACRE, Mr. H. GREED and Mr. D. F. FOURACRE (nephews and nieces), Miss A. DENMEAD (friend) and Mrs. N. HAWKINS (cousin).

Mrs. N. RICHARDS (sister-in-law) and Mr. and Mrs. W. SPARKES (brother-in-law and sister-in-law) were unable to attend.

Many friends were present.

Funeral arrangements were by Mr. Leonard E. SMITH, of Haydon Road, Taunton.

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<NOTES: Arthur Henry or Bert FOURACRE son of James Henry FOURACRE and Julia HEMBROW, married Vera Evelyn SPARKS

Vera Evelyn SPARKS daughter of George SPARKS and Clara SUMMERHAYES, married Arthur Henry or Bert FOURACRE>