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WELLINGBOROUGH WAR MEMORIAL
WORLD WAR 2 - CIVILIANS

World War 2
Compiled and copyright © 2009 - Chris Comber

Two Civilians Who Died in Bomb Incident and others but not on memorial
JIMMINSON John
Civilian, Civilian War Dead. Died 1 August 1942. Aged 27. Son of Flora Jimminson, of 215 Priory Road, Wellingborough. Injured at Grafton Underwood; died same day at Kettering General Hospital. Recorded by KETTERING, MUNICIPAL BOROUGH, Civilian War Dead.
LEADBITTER Wilfred James
Civilian, Civilian War Dead. Died 7 November 1940. Aged 30. Cpl, Home Guard. Husband of Feda Leadbitter, of 14 Berrymoor Road, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. Injured at St. Pancras Station; died same day at Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Hospital. Buried in ST. PANCRAS, METROPOLITAN BOROUGH, Civilian War Dead.
O'HARA Caroline

Died 3rd August 1942 at Ann's Pantry, Central Chambers, Wellingborough where she was temporary cook-helper. Aged 58. Resident of 74 Henshaw Road. Wife of Pte. James O'Hara, The Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment. A Dornier, being chased by Spitfires, unleashed its bomb load on Wellingborough in the early eveing of the 3rd August 1942,injuring several and killing 6 peopel. The Dornier was shot down by the Spitfires. See Newspaper Article

SHAW Norman

Injured 3rd August 1942 at High Street, Wellingborough; died at General Hospital. Aged 10. Son of Harry and Lily Shaw, of 270 High Street, Aldeburgh, Suffolk. A Dornier, being chased by Spitfires, unleashed its bomb load on Wellingborough in the early eveing of the 3rd August 1942,injuring several and killing 6 peopel. The Dornier was shot down by the Spitfires. See Newspaper Article

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