Laid to rest at the Field of Honour.


Born: 23rd June 1923, Peterborough, Northamptonshire.

Died: 26th December 1939; age: 16;  of Acute Encephalitisat – causing him to fall heavily while on a parade, at Hastings, East Sussex.


Rank: Apprentice Tradesman; Service Number: B/3727.

Regiment: Army Technical School (Boys).


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Relatives: Son of Hector William & Sarah Jane Pell.


Father: William Hector Pell, born 1888, Little Bytham, Lincolnshire.

Mother: Sarah Jane Pell (nee Leverseidge), 1890, Market Deeping, Lincolnshire – died 1927, Radipole, Weymouth, Dorset.

  Oswald and family seen on far right.

Army Technical School (Oswald central boy)


Photographs courtesy of Yvonne.

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