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CEDRIC BRIAN RICKARD

Cedric is remembered on a private memorial at St. Bartholomew’s Church, Ipswich.

 

Born: 8th February 1906, Falmouth, Cornwall.

Died: 5th September 1944; age 38.

Residence: 39, Nacton Road,

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67th Medium Regiment, R.A. (T.A.)

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Do you have a family member from this Regiment? we are researching all who served during WW2 in the 67th. We hold a unique collection of photos and personal accounts of men who served during this period. Many were captured in North Africa, Some members are still living and may hold more information.

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ALBERT VICTOR HASTE

Victor is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.

 

Born: 17th June 1918, Goole, Yorkshire.

Died: 23rd December 1943; age 25.

 

Victor went overseas in 1941.

 

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FREDERICK CHARLES HASTE

Frederick is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.

 

Born: 4th October 1883, Harwich, Essex.

Died: 7th August 1944; age 60; M.P.K.

Residence: 56, Sirdar Road, Ipswich.

 

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DERRICK WILFRED KNIGHTS

Derrick is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.

 

Born: 30th October 1922, Clare, Suffolk.

Died: 16th January 1942; age 19; 1942 – accidentally drowned – Foyle River, Londonderry, Northern Ireland.

Residence: 145,

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JAMES ALFRED PHILIP SMITH

James is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.

Images courtesy of Christine.

 

Born: 27th June 1913, Ipswich.

Died: 23rd May 1941; age 28; MPK when H.M.S.’Fiji’ was sunk in the Battle for Crete.

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VICTOR HAROLD THREADKELL

Victor is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.

 

Born: Monday, 1st February 1909, Camberwell, Surrey.

At just 4 hours old, Victor and his destitute mother, Edith Threadkell entered the Constance Road Workhouse, St. Giles, Camberwell – Master Henry C.

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DOUGLAS JAMES AUSTIN

 

Born: 1919, Ipswich.

Died: 22nd June 1944; age 24; Japanese PoW.

Residence: 34, Benarce Road, Ipswich.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 7344041.

Regiment: Royal ArmyMedical Corps,

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PIETER ROBERT MARIE van der HEIJDEN

Pieter is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park, or on the Chapel war memorial at Ipswich School.

 

Born: 29th May 1917, North Brabant, Netherlands.

Died: 8th February 1943; age: 25;

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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.

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