14 March 1941

 

Sapper G Chapman --- Sapper J Glynn --- Sapper A G Hollingsworth

 

Sergeant G W Purdy --- Corporal W J Wicken

 


 

1942464 Sapper

 

George Chapman.

 

23 Bomb Disposal Company.

 

Royal Engineers.

 

Photos taken by John Gregory.

 

Son of George and Mary Chapman: Husband of May Isabel Chapman of White Moss, Lancashire.

 

Died on the 14th March 1941. Aged 33.

 

Buried at Christ Church, Military Cemetery, Portsdown.

 

Row M Grave 186.

 

 


 

 

6081763 Sapper

 

James Glynn.

 

23 Bomb Disposal Company.

 

Royal Engineers.

 

Photos taken by John Gregory

 

Died on the 14th March 1941. Aged 33.

  

Buried at Christ Church Military Cemetery, Portsdown.

 

Row K Grave 184.

 

 


 

 

1944889 Sapper

 

Albert George Hollingsworth.

 

23 Bomb Disposal Company.

 

Royal Engineers.

 

Photos taken by John Gregory.

 

Son of Samuel Charles and Eliza Hollingsworth: Husband of Ennice Mary Hollingsworth of Martlesham, Suffolk.

 

Died on the 14th March 1941. Aged 38.

 

 Buried at Christ Church Military Cemetery, Portsdown.

 

Row L. Grave 185.

 

 


 

 

1869653 Sergeant

 

George William Purdy.

 

23 Bomb Disposal Company.

 

Royal Engineers.

 

Photo taken by John Gregory.

 

Died on the 14th March 1941. Aged 29.

 

Buried at Christ Church Military Cemetery, Portsdown.

 

Row O. Grave 188.

 

 


 

 

218798 Corporal

 

Walter James Wicken.

 

23 Bomb Disposal Company.

 

Royal Engineers.

 

Photo taken by John Gregory

 

Son of Alexander Wicken and Alice Wicken of Deptford, London.

 

Died on the 14th March 1941. Aged 36.

 

Buried at Christ Church Military Cemetery, Portsdown.

 

Row N. Grave 187.

 


 

Christ Church Military Cemetery, Portsdown.

 

 

 

They died together and were laid to rest together.