New CWGC Commemorations 6th July 2017

Discussion in 'Non-Commemorated War Dead' started by chrisharley9, Jul 6, 2017.

  1. chrisharley9

    chrisharley9 Senior Member

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

    DUDDY, Michael
    Died 15.08.47 Age 15
    Reporting Authority: Omagh, Urban District, N. Ireland

    FAULKNER, Walter
    Died 10.06.45 Age 15
    Reporting Authority: Holderness, Rural District

    MAPLETOFT, Robert Amos Bertie
    Died 10.08.44 Age 10
    Reporting Authority: Grantham, Municipal Borough

    PARKER, Dennis (Age 8)
    TILLEY, Brian George (Age 12)
    TILLEY, Maurice Frank (Age 11)
    Died 08.08.44
    Reporting Authority: Melton and Belvoir, Rural District

    SMITH, Adam
    Died 30.10.45 Age 50
    Reporting Authority: Lewisham, Metropolitan Borough

    SMITH, Frank Charles
    Died 22.07.45 Age 13
    Reporting Authority: Bradford, County Borough

    STEVENSON, Cecil David
    Died 26.12.44 Age 10
    Reporting Authority: Loughborough, Municipal Borough

    NOT FORGOTTEN

    The above were In From the Cold Project cases (Volunteer: Chris Harley)

    - Michael Duddy died when a discarded bomb exploded
    - Walter Faulkner was killed when a Piat shell exploded
    - Robert Mapletoft was killed when a hand grenade exploded
    - Dennis Parker and the Tilleys died when a mortar bomb exploded
    - Adam Smith died when a German incendiary bomb exploded
    - Frank Smith died when a mortar bomb exploded
    - Cecil Stevenson died when an American bomb exploded
     
  2. smdarby

    smdarby Patron Patron

    Real shame about the Tilly brothers being killed in the same incident (assuming they were brothers).
     
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  3. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    Yes they were brothers and their father predeceased them.

    TILLEY, MAURICE FRANK Civilian 08/08/1944 11 Civilian War Dead United Kingdom MELTON AND BELVOIR, RURAL DISTRICT
    TILLEY, BRIAN GEORGE Civilian 08/08/1944 12 Civilian War Dead United Kingdom MELTON AND BELVOIR, RURAL DISTRICT
     
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