New CWGC Commemorations 30th August 2018

Discussion in 'Non-Commemorated War Dead' started by chrisharley9, Aug 30, 2018.

  1. chrisharley9

    chrisharley9 Senior Member

    CWGC added the following casualties to the WW2 Civilian War Dead Roll today.

    APPLEYARD, Robert John
    Died 06.09.44 Age 15 months
    Reporting Authority: Daventry, Municipal Borough

    BURROWS, George
    Died 12.03.43 Age 80
    Reporting Authority: Cheltenham, Rural District

    DIMOND, Robert James
    Died 09.12.42 Age 64
    Reporting Authority: Bristol, County Borough

    HAWORTH, Hannah
    Died 09.08.44 Age 55
    Reporting Authority: Blackpool, County Borough

    MOORS, Hannah Maria
    Died 12.12.40 Age 74
    Reporting Authority: Kidderminster, Municipal Borough

    MORGAN, Michael
    Died 07.06.43 Age 10
    Reporting Authority: Wrexham, Rural District

    REDCAR, Hannah Georgianna
    Died 09.07.41 Age 53
    Reporting Authority: Downham, Rural District

    TAYLOR, Derrick
    Died 02.01.41 Age 10
    Reporting Authority: Sedgefield, Rural District


    The above were In From the Cold Project cases. (Volunteer: Terry Denham)
    - Robert Appleyard was killed by a bullet from a military aircraft
    - George Burrows was killed by a bullet from a military aircraft
    - Robert Dimond was killed by a ricochet bullet
    - Hannah Haworth was killed by a bullet from a military aircraft
    - Hannah Moors was killed by a falling AA shell
    - Michael Morgan was killed when an anti-tank shell exploded
    - Hannah Redcar was killed by a bullet from a military aircraft
    - Derrick Taylor was accidentally shot in an army billet
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  2. smdarby

    smdarby Well-Known Member

    Never realised being killed by bullets from aircraft was such a common occurrence. Makes sense I suppose - bullets have to come down somewhere. Real shame about the baby (Robert Appleyard).
    Last edited: Aug 30, 2018
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