23 September1940.

 

Driver  J Horne --- Sapper T Stock --- Spr J L Stubbings

 

Sapper C R Taylor --- Lance Corporal S V Wadsworth.


No details to how they died are available.

 


 

2029872 Driver

 

James Horne.

 

5 Bomb Disposal Company.

 

Royal Engineers.

 

Photo taken by Janet McBride.

 

Son of James and Eliza Ann Horne of Bradford, Yorkshire: Husband of Madeleine Mary Horne of Eccleshill, Bradford.

 

Died on the 23rd September 1940. Aged 25.

Buried at Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey.

Grave 5 C 1.

 


 

1991094 Sapper 

 

Thomas Stock.

 

5 Bomb Disposal Section.

 

Royal Engineers.

 

 Photo taken by Peter Markham

 

Son of George Arthur and Catherine Stock of Birmingham.

 

Died on the 23rd September 1940. Aged 25.

 

Buried at Birmingham General Cemetery.

 

Section T. Grave 4.

 


Birmingham General Cemetery.

 

Sapper T. Stock lies in a paupers grave. The cemetery is now disused and cared for by Friends of Birmingham General Cemetery. The ground is made up of sand, in this part of the cemetery each plot had four shafts dug, each of these shafts could take up to one hundred bodies. A central marker was then put up in the middle of the plot.

Such a sad resting place.

 


 

2072971 Sapper

 

James Leslie Stubbings.

 

5 Bomb Disposal Section.

 

Royal Engineers.

 

Photo donated by a friend.

 

Son of J.C. Stubbings and of Marion Stubbings of Shefield.

 

Died on the 23rd September 1940. Aged 19.

 

Buried at All Saints Churchyard, Eccleshall.

 

Grave 1126.

 


 

1991097 Sapper

 

Cecil Ronald Taylor.

 

5 Bomb Disposal Section.

 

Royal Engineers.

 

 

Son of Thomas and Florence C. Taylor of Sutton Coldfield.

 

Died on the 23rd September 1940. Aged 21.

 

Buried at Sutton Coldfield New Cemetery.

 

Grave 1.

 

 


 

 

2005809 Lance Corporal

 

Samuel Vare Wadsworth.

 

5 Bomb Disposal Section.

 

Royal Engineers.

 

Photo donated by a friend.

 

Son of Samuel and Emily S Wadsworth of Ilkestone: Husband of Mary Wadsworth of Chaddesden.

 

Died on the 23rd September 1940. Aged 22.

 

Buried at Nottingham Road Cemetery. Derby.

 

Section F. Grave 60780.