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Rushden Echo & Argus 29th Dec 1944
Rushden Brothers Meet Abroad

Sergt. Robert W. Fensom
Sergt. Robert W. Fensom

First Time In Three Years

For the first time in nearly three years, Sergt. Robert W. Fensom, of the Grenadier Guards, whose wife resides at 66, Upper Kings-avenue, Higham Ferrers, has met his brother, Sergt. Ronald Fensom, Northamptonshire Regiment.

The meeting was in Italy and occurred through Sergt. R. Fensom being sent on a course near his brother's camp. They spent a day together. With Robert was Pte. Dennis Paragreen, of Rushden.

Robert Fensom has been in the Grenadier Guards for five years and abroad for 16 months. Formerly he was a local Scoutmaster and a Sunday School teacher at St. Mary's Church, and with his friend, Pte. D. Paragreen, belonged to St. Mary's Rovers.

Ron. Fensom has been abroad over two years and took part in the Africa and Sicily campaigns. Before joining up he was employed by Mr. Robt. Marriott and belonged to the Baptist Boys' Brigade.

The father, Mr. Thomas Fensom, is at Port Elizabeth, South Africa, and hopes to be joining his sons soon after the war. Sergt. R. W. Fensom's home is with his aunt, Mrs. Upton, of 23, Brookfield-road, Rushden.

The two men have a younger bro­ther, Cpl. G. Fensom, serving with the Royal Marines. All three have written to thank the townspeople of Rushden for "the splendid gifts" and to say that they receive "the good old 'Echo and Argus' regularly each week".

Sergt. Ronald Fensom
Sergt. Ronald Fensom

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