Month: July 2018

PIETER ROBERT MARIE van der HEIJDEN

PIETER ROBERT MARIE van der HEIJDEN

Picture from the Evening Star – 15th February 1943. Pieter is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park   Born: 29th May 1919, North Brabant, The Netherlands. Died: 8th February 1943; age: 24; killed on a photograph reconnaissance mission off Holland. Residence: ‘Brabant’ Sproughton, Suffolk. Pieter received his commission as an officer in […]

FRANCIS RICHARD CHARLES

FRANCIS RICHARD CHARLES

Francis is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 12th April 1919, Liverpool, Lancashire. Died: 19th November 1941; age: 22; KiA in the fading light in the Libyan Desert – during the action of Operation: Crusader. Residence: 51, Fonnereau Road, Ipswich.   Francis, having passed through Sandhurst took his commission in […]

HAROLD NORTH-HUNT

HAROLD NORTH-HUNT

Harold is remembered on the Chapel war memorial at Ipswich School. Images subject to full copyright please contact admin.   Born: 1894, Leicester, Leicestershire. Died: 20th May 1942; age 48; died in captivity, of Coronary Sclerosis, at Middleton Hospital, Singapore. Taken prisoner by the Japanese at Singapore – Changi PoW Camp. Harold’s wife Gwendoline was […]

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