YMCA staff

This is a list of the staff known to be working for the YMCA in the Fovant area during World War I. The list has been compiled from many sources, amongst them Terry Crawford, author of ‘Wiltshire in the Great War’, and Birmingham University to whom we offer our grateful thanks.



Edwards, James

Leader of Central Hut in 1921

Fedarb, F.J.

Director YMCA on Salisbury Plain

Foster, W.H.

Name signed on back of p/c 6-11.6.17. Leader of Central Hut, Fovant

Short, T.

Leader of West Farm Hut No 4. (Same as WE Short?)

Short, W.E.

Leader of No 3 Hut, Sutton (Manor Farm)

Skinner, Francis T.

Name signed on back of p/c 6th-11th June 1917. Mr and Mrs A.K.Skinner were leaders of No 2 Hut at Compton Chamberlayne

Holland, T.E.

Leader No 8 Hut, Hurdcott

January 2007

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