29 October 1940.

 

Sapper O E Braysher --- Sapper J E Brown --- Sapper L Fitchett.

 


 

Incident.

 

Sapper's O.E. Braysher,  J.E. Brown and L. Fitchett died whilst dealing with a Category A bomb as the bomb was was being removed it exploded. The delay action on this fuse detonated after 15 ½hours.

 

 


 

2072958 Sapper

 

Owen Ernest Braysher.

 

250 Field Company.

 

Royal Engineers.

 

 

Photo taken by Brian and Sue Simm.

 

Son of Ernest Charles and Ellen Caroline Braysher of Over, Cambridgeshire.

 

Died on the 29th October 1940. Aged 20.

 

Buried at Saint Mary Churchyard, Over.

 


 

6711953 Sapper

 

John Ernest Brown. 

 

9 Bomb Disposal Section.

 

Royal Engineers.

 

 

Son of John Kenneth and Kathleen Emily Brown: Husband of Olive Mary Brown of Allesley.

 

Died on the 29th October 1940. Aged 25.

 

Buried at Whitton Cemetery, Birmingham.

 

Section 56 Collective Grave 10374.

 


 

2000787 Sapper

 

Leonard Fitchett.

 

9 Bomb Disposal Section.

 

Royal Engineers.

 

Photo taken by Ernie Laud.

 

Husband of Lottie Fitchett of Stoneferry, Hull.

 

Died on the 29th October 1940. Aged 23.

 

Buried at Hedon Road Cemetery, Hull.

 

Compt 406 Grave 87.