22 September 1940.

 

Lieutenant J S S Hunter.

 


 

Incident.

 

On the 22nd September 1940 at his Mill Hill Headquarters, Lieutenant J. S. Hunter died. He was holding a clockwork delayed action fuze when it exploded. Others of the section close by were injured, Bill Carlton was permanently blinded and James Croucher of 37/38 Bomb Disposal Section, 5 Bomb Disposal Company had to have his left leg amputated, due to his injuries. A Sergeant had his foot broken and another Sapper was also wounded.

 

 


 

 

75250 2nd Lieutenant

 

John Stuart Simpson Hunter.

 

Bomb Disposal.

 

Royal Engineers.

 

 

Photo taken by Reg Journet.

 

Died on the 22nd September 1940.

 

Buried at Hendon Cemetery.

 

Section G 5 Grave 50247.