Born: 13th November 1916, Dovercourt, Essex.
Baptised: 15th February 1917, at All Saint’s Church, Dovercourt, Essex. Parents: Charles Craddock & Charlotte Palmer.
Died: 5th March 1945; age: 28.
Occupation: Metropolitan Police – warrant number 125793. Joined on the 22nd March 1937 – Last posted to C Division as a Police Constable.
Rank: Lieutenant; Service Number: 320803.
Regiment: Royal Artillery, 114 Field Regiment.
Images courtesy of Kevin Knights.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Charles Craddock Palmer & Charlotte Palmer, of ‘Mullion’ St. Michael’s Road, Dovercourt, Essex.
Father: Charles Craddock Palmer, born September 1883, Isle Abbotts, Somerset. Vice Consul for Denmark, Parkeston Quay.
Mother: Charlotte Palmer (nee Mann), born October 1880, Dovercourt, Essex.
Donald was educated at Ipswich School.
ENGLAND & WALES REGISTER 1939
Donald was a Police Constable – Metropolitan Police. He was living at the Police Station – 20, Great Marlborough Street, City of Westminster.
Probate to Charles Craddock Palmer – father, of ‘Mullion’ St. Michael’s Road, Dovercourt, Essex. Manager for Shipping Agents & Brokers & Ministry of Food official.
Donald is also remembered on the Ipswich School Chapel war memorial.