25 August 1940.

 

Driver M T Andrews --- Sapper N Cryer --- Sapper WW Davies

Corporal A Haines --- Sapper A Rabinowitz (served as Knight)

Sapper W H Thorne --- Sapper W B Wisely.

 


 

No details as to what happended at this incident.

 


 

1922152 Driver

 

Mervyn Tasse Andrews.

 

59 Bomb Disposal Section.

 

Royal Engineers.

 

 Photo taken by Chris Ellis.

 

Son of Frederick W. Andrews and Jane Andrews of Clydach.

 

Died on the 25th August 1940. Aged 20.

 

Buried at Saint Ellyw Churchyard No 2 Extension, Llanelly.

 

Row 14 Grave 9.

 


 

4614821 Sapper

 

Norman Cryer.

 

67/69 Bomb Disposal Sections.

 

Royal Engineers.

 

 Picture taken by Claire Cooper.

 

Son of William and Sarah Ann Cryer: Husband of Nancy Cryer of Earby. Nancy Cooper was buried here with Norman on the 8th October 1951.

 

Died on the 25th August 1940. Aged 37.

 

Buried at Wheatlands Cemetery, Earby.

 

Grave 983.

 

 


 

2004138 Sapper

 

William Ward Davies.

 

67/69 Bomb Disposal Company.

 

Royal Engineers.

 

Photo taken by Karen Watchman.

 

Son of William John and Agnes Hamilton Davies of Oakdale, Blackwood.

 

Died on the 25th August 1940. Aged 20.

 

Buried at SS Phillip and James Churchyard, Penmaen.

 

Row F Grave 21.

 


 

2073122 Corporal

 

Arthur Haines.

 

67/69 Bomb Disposal Sections.

 

Royal Engineers.

 

Photo by Karen Watchman.

 

Son of Charles and Mary Haines.

 

Died on the 25th August 1940. Aged 21.

 

Buried at Cathays Cemetery, Cardiff.

 

Section E.H Grave 2093.

 

 


 

 

1891040 Sapper

 

Arthur Rabinowitz:

(Served under the name of  Knight).

 

67/69 Bomb Disposal Secion.

 

Royal Engineers.

 

Photos taken by Bob.

 

Son of Soloman and Elva Mary Rabinowitz of Liverpool.

 

Died on the 25th August 1940. Aged 21.

 

Buried at Toxteth Cemetery, Liverpool.

 

Section B. General Grave 32.

 

 


 

 

2073628 Sapper

 

William Henry Thorne.

 

67/69 Bomb Disposal Sections.

 

Royal Engineers.

 

Photo by Karen Watchman.

 

Son of William Henry and Amy Thorne: Husband of Winifred H. Thorne of Cathys, Cardiff.

 

Died on the 25th August 1940. Aged 27.

 

Buried at Cathays Cemetery, Cardiff.

 

Section E.J Grave 2348.

 


 

1904830 Sapper

 

William Bryant Wisely.

 

67/69 Bomb Disposal Section.

 

Royal Engineers.

 

Photo donated by War graves in Dumfries and Galloway

Website.

 

Died on the 25th August 1940. Aged 24.

 

Buried at Saint Andrews Roman Catholic Cemetery, Dumfries.

 

Section C. Grave 115.