17 November 1940.

 

Lance Corporal W Dawson --- Sapper F Joyce --- Sapper F Wright.

 


 

Incident.

 

All died whilst dealing with an unexploded bomb at the Humber Works Coventry.

 


 

44516419 Lance Corporal

 

William Dawson.

 

68 Bomb Disposal Section.

 

Royal Engineers.

 

 

Son of William and Florence Dawson: Husband of France Allen Dawson of Westwood.

 

Died on the 17th November 1940. Aged 23.

 

Buried at Christ church churchyard, Medomsley.

 

West of Church, left of path.

 

 


 

 

1942461 Sapper

 

Francis Joyce.

 

68 Section

 

9 Bomb Disposal Company.

 

Royal Engineers.

 

 

Son of John T. Joyce and Helen Joyce of Ancoats, Manchester: Husband of Charlotte Joyce of Ancoats.

 

Died on the 17th November 1940. Aged 32.

 

Buried at Phillips Park Cemetery, Manchester.

 

Section G. R.C. Grave 7.

 

 


 

 

4124550 Sapper

 

Frederick Wright.

 

9 Bomb Disposal Company.

 

Royal Engineers.

 

Photo taken by Benny Benson.

 

Son of Frederick and Sarah Jane Wright of Winsford: Huband of Jessie Wright.

 

Died on the 17th November 1940. Aged 26.

 

Buried at Saint Johns Churchyard, Over, Cheshire.

Grave 1195.