Jim 1942, Takoradi, Ghana.
Photographs courtesy of Peter.
Born: 14th April 1919, Wivenhoe, Essex.
Died: 11th October 1942; Age: 22.
Rank: Corporal; Service Number: 541894
Regiment: Royal Air Force.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of George Alfred & Amelia Elizabeth Grainger, of Ipswich.
George & Amelia, Mary, James, Bertie, Walter & Dorothy Grainger.
Father: George Alfred Grainger, born August 1885, Hammersmith, London – died 1945, Ipswich.
Mother: Amelia Elizabeth Grainger (nee Avis), born September 1885, Lexden, Essex.
ENGLAND & WALES REGISTER 1939.
James was living with his parents, brother & twin sister at their family home – 39, Benacre Road, Ipswich.
George, a Wood Machinist. During the Second World War George was an Air Raid Warden.
Amelia, unpaid Domestic Duties.
Walter George Grainger, a Confectioner & Cake Maker, born August 1915, Wivenhoe.
Amelia Mary Grainger, born 14th April 1919, Wivenhoe.
James Grainger, Walter Grainger & Bertie Avis.