Remembering Today 25/3/45 Private:E.Melling,4545395,1st Bn. West Yorkshire Reg(Prince of Wales Own)

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  1. CL1

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

    Private MELLING, ERNEST
    Service Number 4545395

    Died 25/03/1945

    Aged 33

    1st Bn.
    West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)

    Son of Walter and Alice Melling, of Halifax, Yorkshire; husband of Ivy Melling, of Halifax.


    INSCRIPTION
    IN LOVING MEMORY OF ERNEST. IN THE GARDEN OF MEMORIES WE MEET EVERY DAY
    Casualty
    Buried at TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Location: Myanmar
    Number of casualties: 5580

    Cemetery/memorial reference: 20. B. 21.
     
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  2. Lindele

    Lindele formerly HA96

    This poor chap died on my birthday. RIP
    Stefan.
     
  3. harkness

    harkness Well-Known Member

    Parents:
    1939 REGISTER TRANSCRIPTION
    12 Athol Gardens , Halifax C.B., Yorkshire (West Riding)
    NAME DOB OCCUPATION
    Walter Melling 15 Dec 1885 Pavior
    Alice Melling 07 Mar 1885 Unpaid Domestic Duties
    Harold Melling 22 Nov 1916 Machine Tool Fitter
    Marjorie Birchenough (Melling) 11 Mar 1926 At School

    1939 REGISTER TRANSCRIPTION
    33 Rhondda Place, Halifax C.B., Yorkshire (West Riding)
    NAME DOB OCCUPATION
    Ernest Melling 04 Feb 1912 Mason Stone (Stone Quarry)
    Ivy G T Bates (Melling) 10 Mar 1915 Weaver (Artificial Silk)

    Marriages Sep 1937
    Melling Ernest Cottam Halifax 9a 1290
    Cottam Ivy G T Melling Halifax 9a 1290

    No children.

    Widow Ivy died in 1982.
     

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