Remembering Today 19/7/44 Civilian: Ada Alice Shepherd

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  1. CL1

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

  2. Tricky Dicky

    Tricky Dicky Don'tre member

    UK, WWII Civilian Deaths, 1939-1945
    Name: Ada Alice Shepherd
    Estimated birth year: abt 1895
    Death Date: 19 Jul 1944
    Death Place: Southwark, London, England
    Age at Death: 49
    Spouse: George Henry Shepherd

    At 22 Cancel Street

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    England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2007

    Name: Ada A Shepherd
    Birth Date: abt 1895
    Date of Registration: Sep 1944
    Age at Death: 49
    Registration district: Southwark
    Inferred County: London
    Volume: 1d
    Page: 27

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  3. KevinBattle

    KevinBattle Senior Member

    It would seem to be on the one of the reduced V1 strikes, after many launch sites were rendered inoperable by Bomber Command attacks on 4th July.

    GARDNER, HILDA MAY. Rank: Civilian. Date of Death: 19/07/1944. Age: 49.
    Reporting Authority:SOUTHWARK, METROPOLITAN BOROUGH/
    Additional Information: (otherwise GURT); Widow of Edward Arthur Gurt. Died at 23 Cancel Street.

    HARTNETT, MARGARET. Rank: Civilian. Date of Death: 19/07/1944. Age: 22.
    Reporting Authority:SOUTHWARK, METROPOLITAN BOROUGH.
    Additional Information: Daughter of Richard and Matilda Hartnett, of 16 Elim Estate, Weston Street, Bermondsey. Died at 23 Cancel Street.

    WINTER, HENRY WILLIAM. Rank: Civilian. Date of Death: 19/07/1944. Age: 64.
    Reporting Authority:SOUTHWARK, METROPOLITAN BOROUGH.
    Additional Information: of 24 Cancel Street. Husband of Lillian Victoria Winter. Died at 24 Cancel Street.

    WINTER, LILLIAN VICTORIA. Rank: Civilian. Date of Death: 19/07/1944. Age: 54.
    Reporting Authority: SOUTHWARK, METROPOLITAN BOROUGH.
    Additional Information: of 24 Cancel Street. Wife of Henry William Winter. Died at 24 Cancel Street.

    I can't locate Cancel Street on modern London maps, perhaps redeveloped?

    I'm a little intrigued as to why 22 year old Margaret Hartnett was there, visiting a relative, district nurse etc?

    and is this chap related to Hilda Gardner's husband?
    GURT, FREDERICK J. Rank: Gunner. Service No: 91759. Date of Death: 28/11/1920. Age: 25.
    Regiment/Service: Canadian Garrison Artillery 165th Siege Bty.
    Grave Reference: Mil. ground, Range 2. Sec. G. 42. Cemetery: KINGSTON (CATARAQUI) CEMETERY.
    Additional Information: Son of Mrs. Ellen Gurt, of 86, Southwark Bridge Rd., London, England.
     

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