MAURICE CHARLES KAPE

Born: 1923, Ipswich.

Died: 3rd August 1944; age: 21; KiA.

Residence: 44, Austin Street, Ipswich.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 14631038.

Regiment: Queen’s Royal Regiment (West Surrey), 1/5th Battalion – Infantry.

Formerly 14631038, Suffolk Regiment – 17th June 1943.

 

Final resting place unknown.

Memorial Reference:

Panel 12, Column 3.

Bayeux War Cemetery,

Calvados,

France.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Edward Charles & Hilda Pearl Kape, of Ipswich.

 

Father: Edward Charles Kape, born March 1896, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk. Employed on the Railways.

Mother: Hilda Pearl Kape (nee Fenton), born June 1894, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

 

ENGLAND & WALES REGISTER 1939.

Maurice was living at home with his parents & brother at their family home – 44, Austin Street, Ipswich.

Edward, an Acting Locomotive Engine Driver – L.N.E.R.

Hilda, unpaid Domestic Duties.

Robert C. Kape, born 1930, Ipswich.

 

Maurice is also commemorated on the British Normandy Memorial, virtually opened by His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales, on the 6th June 2021.

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