CLAUDE PORLEY

Born: 23rd March 1915, Wherstead, Suffolk.

Died: 16th July 1944, age: 29; killed by enemy action.

Residence: Ipswich.

Occupation: Hot & Cold Water Fitter Improver.

 

Rank: Corporal; Service Number: 5116943.

Regiment: Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, 1st Battalion.

 

Grave Reference:

III.C.4.

Brouay War Cemetery,

Calvados,

France.

 

Father: William Porley, born June 1882, Wherstead, Suffolk.

Mother: Susan Jane Porley (nee Boon), born 1883, Ipswich.

 

ENGLAND & WALES REGISTER 1939.

Claude was a Hot & Cold Water Fitter Improver. He was living with his parents & siblings at their family home – The Brickyard, 6, Bourne Terrace, Wherstead, Suffolk.

William, a Builder’s Labouer.

Susan, unpaid Domestic Duties.

Herbert Stanley Porley, a Milk Roundsman, born 1909, Wherstead.

Ruby Ellen Porley, a Photographer’s Assistant, born September 1912, Wherstead.

Horace Edmund Porley, an Errand Boy – Grocer, born May 1920, Wherstead.

Muriel Porley, a Silk Machinist – Factory, born July 1921, Wherstead.

Vera Joan Porley, born May 1924, Wherstead.

Ronald Porley, at School, born July 1921, Wherstead.

 

In 1940, Samford, Suffolk, Claude married Beatrice Ethel Firman, born September 1915, Samford, Suffolk.

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