Born: 1920, Ipswich.

Died: 12th March 1942; age: 21; at the Royal Naval Hospital, Stonehouse, Plymouth, Devon – died from multiple injuries due to being accidently crushed between two lorries at Harrowbeer, Devon, the same day.

Post Mortem. Inquest held 20th March 1942.

Residence: 31, Ainslie Road, Ipswich.

Based at R.A.F. Harrowbeer, Yelverton, Devon.


Rank: Leading Aircraftman; Service Number: 963796.

Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of James & Ellen Maguire, of Whitton, Suffolk.


Father: James Maguire, born May 1884.

Mother: Ellen Maguire (nee Parsons), born January 1892, Ipswich.



William was living with his parents & siblings at their family home – 31, Ainslie Road, Ipswich.

James, a General Labourer.

Ellen, unpaid Domestic Duties.

Violet Maguire, born 1918, Ipswich.

Ivy Maguire, born November 1922, Ipswich.

Leonard Maguire, at School, born 1926, Ipswich.

Phyllis Maguire, at School, born 1929, Ipswich.

Dennis Maguire, at School, born 1932, Ipswich.

Brian Maguire, born July 1937, Ipswich.

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