ARTHUR STANLEY FAIRS

Registered at birth: Arthur F. Stanley Turner.

Born: 1915, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire.

Died: 13th September 1944; age: 29; at Dover Priory Station, Dover, Kent.

 

Rank: Leading Aircraftman; Service Number: 1499415.

Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 2741 Squadron, R.A.F. Regiment.

Served in North Africa.

 

Grave Reference:

X.H.6.126.

Ipswich New Cemetery,

Ipswich.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Husband of Edna Dorothy Fairs, of Ipswich.

 

Mother: Lilian Turner, born April 1894.

In 1921, Ipswich, Lilian married: Albert George Fairs, born 1888, Ipswich – died 1937, Ipswich.

 

On the 7th September 1935, at Ipswich Registry Office, Arthur married Edna Dorothy Wood, born September 1917, Ipswich. They had 4 children.

 

13th September 1944

 

Arthur was returning to duty after visiting his wife and family in Ipswich. At 16:03 a shell landed on the railway station, killing Arthur.

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