JAMES WILLIAM GRAINGER

Jim 1942, Takoradi, Ghana.

Photographs courtesy of Peter.

JIM

Born: 14th April 1919, Wivenhoe, Essex.

Died: 11th October 1942; Age: 22.

 

Rank: Corporal; Service Number: 541894

Regiment: Royal Air Force.

 

Grave Reference:

Grave 23.

Takoradi European Public Cemetery,

Ghana.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of George Alfred & Amelia Elizabeth Grainger, of

Ipswich.

james-william-grainger-2                                                                                   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.

 

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James Grainger, Walter Grainger & Bertie Avis.

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