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WISBECH ISLE OF ELY CONSTABULARY - Roll of Honour

World War 1 & 2- Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2000 Cliff Brown

The Isle of Ely Constabulary Memorials for both World War 1 and 2 are located in Wisbech police station.

  1914-1918

William John CHENEY

L/Cpl, 8287, 2nd Coldstream Guards. 14-11-14. Buried Sanctuary Wood Cemetery, Zillebeke, Belgium. Also listed Ely.

Albert MCKANNA-MAULKIN

Sgt, 14417, 2nd Grenadier Guards, 25-9-16, age 28. Husband of Nellie McKanna-Maulkin. Buried Serre Road No 2 Cemtery, Somme, France. Also listed Whittlesey.

Ernest Owen PEEL

Cpl, R/17353, 17th King's Royal Rifle Corps, age 29. Buried Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No 1, Somme, France. Also listed Christchurch.

  1939-1945

George Edmund LEES

2613094, L/Sergeant, 6th battalion Grenadier Guards. Died 30th January 1944, age 34. Son of William Bernard & Isabella Lees; husband of Marjorie Lees, of Haddenham. Buried Minturno War Cemetery, Italy.

George Frederick CLAY

2514197, Sergeant, 2nd battalion Grenadier Guards. Died 27th September 1944, age 28. Son of Frederick & Sarah Clay; husband of Joyce Lilian Clay, of Welwyn Garden City, Herts. Buried Heesch Roman Catholic Cemterey, Netherlands.

John SIMPSON

350068, Lieutenant, Royal Norfolk Regiment (police memorial says Corps of Military Police). Died 30th May 1945, age 33. Son of Edmund Wallace Simpson & Harriett Simpson, of Nottingham; husband of Doris Kathleen Simpson, of 31 Downham Rd, Ely. Served in Grenadier Guards 1931-35, joined Isle police in 1935, being stationed at Ely until called up as a reservist in 1939. Buried Delhi War Cemetery, India.

27 January 2001

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