10 June 1943

 

Lance Corporal G Ferguson --- Sapper S Genty --- Sapper J Keen -- Sapper T W Littler

 

Sergeant G H Sim --- Lance Corporal J Sinclair --- Private R Whitfield

 


 

Incident Details.

 

In Tunisia, many hand grenades and mines had been recovered. These were transported by two three ton lorry's, to a safe place for disposal. The bomb load explodedwhilst being unloaded, killing all bar Les Stokes, who had gone to the cab to get a hat.

 

 


 

 

323012 Lance Corporal

 

George Ferguson.

 

15 Bomb Disposal Company.

 

Royal Engineers.

 

Photo taken by Jeffery Mish.

 

Son of George and Eliza Ferguson of Muirkirk, Ayrshire.

 

Died on the 10th June 1943. Aged 24.

 

Buried at Medjez-El-Bab War Cemetery.

 

Grave 7 C 8.

 

 


 

 

1991971 Sapper

 

Stanley Genty.

 

15 Bomb Disposal Company.

 

Royal Engineers.

 

Photo taken by Jeffery Mish.

 

Husband of Ada May Genty of Forest Gate, Sussex.

 

Died on the 10th June 1943.

 

Buried at Medjez-El-Bab War Cemetery.

 

Joint Grave 7 C 7.

 

 


 

 

1914429 Sapper

 

Jesse Keen.

 

15 Bomb Disposal Company.

 

Royal Engineers.

 

Photo taken by Jeffery Mish.

 

Son of Jesse and Rosina Keen of Birmingham: Husband of Rose May Keen of Birmingham.

 

Died on the 10th June 1943. Aged 29.

 

Buried at Medjez-El-Bab War Cemetery.

 

Grave 7. E. 10.

 

 


 

 

2125958 Sapper

 

Thomas William Littler.

 

15 Bomb Disposal Company.

 

Royal Engineers.

 

 

Photo by Jeffery Mish.

 

Son of William and M.F. Littler: Husband of Alice Littler of Runcorn, Cheshire.

 

Died on the 10th October 1943. Aged 32.

 

Buried at Medjez-El-Bab War Cemetery, Tunisia.

 

 


 

 

1895107 Sergeant

 

George Hector Sim.

 

15 Bomb Disposal Company.

 

Royal Engineers.

 

Photo taken by Jeffery Mish.

 

Son of James Alexander Sim and Sadie Anne Sim: Husband of Margaret Birkley Sim of Haltwhistle, Northumberland.

 

Died on the 10th June 1943. Aged 28.

 

Buried at Medjez-El-Bab Cemetery.

 

Joint Grave 7. C. 5.

 

 


 

 

13015149 Lance Corporal

 

John Sinclair.

 

15 Bomb Disposal Company.

 

Royal Engineers.

 

Photo taken by Jeffery Mish.

 

Died on the 10th June 1943. Aged 34.

 

Buried at Medjez-El-Bab War Cemetery.

 

Joint Grave 7. C. 6.

 

 


 

 

5053631 Private

 

Richard Whitfield.

 

Attached to 15 Bomb Disposal Company RE.

 

Army Catering Corp.

 

Photo by Jeffery Mish.

 

Died on the 10th June 1943. Aged 30.

 

Buried at Medjez-Bab War Cemetery.

 

Joint Grave 7. C. 6.