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MARCH ISLE OF ELY COUNTY COUNCIL - Roll of Honour

World War 2- Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2000 Cliff Brown

The 1939-45 memorial is located in Fenland Hall, County Road, March, which was once the former headquarters of the former Isle of Ely County Council, now the headquarters of Fenland District Council.

In memorium

  1939-1945

Keith Cecil BARRETT

2090349, Cpl, 287 Field Company Royal Engineers. 31-8-43, age 30, Prisoner of War. Son of Herbert Edward & Maud Beatrice Barrett, of Badgeney Rd, March; husband of Irene Barrett, of Wisbech. Employed in surveyor's office. Buried Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery, Myanmar. Also listed March and March Grammer School.

Ronald Henry COLES

1171040, Aircraftman 2nd Class, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died of dysentery 17-4-42, age 27. Son of William Henry and Dorothy Coles, of Wakefield, Yorkshire. A.R.I.B.A. Employed in architect's dept. Buried Kandy War Cemetery, Sri Lanka.

George Melton HARGRAVE

149621, Pilot Officer, 57 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Killed in flying accident 28-9-43, age 22. Son of James Scouler Hargrave & Mabel Annie Hargrave, of Upwell. Employed in architect's dept. Buried Upwell Baptist Chapelyard, Norfolk. Also listed Upwell.

Mary Joan WILD

WRNS 52745, Wren, HMS Cabott, Women's Royal Naval Service, Found drowned in River Wharfe at Tadcaster, Yorks 1-9-43, age 19. Daughter of Alfred Jasper & Mary Wild, of March Rd, Wimblington. Employed in accountant's dept. Buried Wimblington (St Peter) Churchyard. Also listed Wimblington.

27 January 2001

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