Samuel McFadyen (sometimes McFadzean) was a Scotsman who served in the army during the war. He died in the Isolation Hospital off Baddow Road, Great Baddow in March 1916 and was later buried at the Chelmsford Borough Cemetery in Writtle Road.
Samuel was born in Stevenston, Ayrshire in Scotland on 29th June 1896, the son of William McFadyen and Mary McFadyen (nee Arnott).
During the First World War Samuel served as Gunner (Driver) 8392 in the 2nd/2nd (Ayrshire) Battery, Lowland Brigade, Royal Field Artillery.
He died, aged 19, on 2nd March 1916 at the Isolation Hospital in Great Baddow. Four days later he was buried in grave 2163 at Chelmsford Borough Cemetery. The service was conducted by Rev. Henry Brown, Chaplain to the 194th Infantry Brigade, based in Chelmsford.
Gunner (Driver), 2nd/2nd (Ayrshire) Battery, Lowland Brigade, Royal Field Artillery