Born: 1924, York, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Died: 25th November 1947; age: 23; Died of Pulmonary Tuberculosis, at 5, Gippeswyk Road, Ipswich.

Residence: 5, Gippeswyk Road, Ipswich.

Employed: as a Grocer’s Clerk.


Rank: Leading Aircraftwoman; Service Number: 452666.

Regiment: Women’s Auxiliary Air Force.


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Daughter of Leonard & Eva Susanna Plumb, of Ipswich.


Father: Leonard Plumb, born 1880, Halstead, Essex. A Moulder – Compressor Manufacturers. Immigrated to Canada in 1904 and 1911.

Mother: Eva Susanna Plumb (nee Bilke), born 1891, Aldershot, Surrey. Later a Barnardo’s girl sent to Canada in June 1901.


Evelyn was 11 years old, when she and her family sailed from Montreal & Quebec on the ‘Ascania’ of the Cunard White Star Limited, arriving at the Port of London on the 20th September 1936. The Plumb family proposed to live at Clacton-on-Sea, Essex.

Leonard Plumb, 55, a Moulder.

Eva Plumb, 46, a Housewife.

Lily Plumb, 17, a Stenographer.

May Plumb, 14.

Jean Plumb, 9.

Bert Plumb, 5.

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