11 Bomb Disposal Company
Photo taken by Peter Markham
Son of Albert and Alice Hurley of East Ham
Died on the 7th August 1946. Aged 19
Buried at Saint Patrick’s Roman Catholic Cemetery, Leytonstone
Plot 11B. Row 1. Grave 1215
Corporal J. Fordyce, Lieutenant G. Gaylor and Sapper A. Hurley all died at this incident. Mine clearance at Rattray Head northeast Scotland.
As this is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission Headstone they will replace and repair it the stone. However the rest of the grave does not come under their remit and is not maintained by them.
Note of Interest:
A couple of rows from this grave are the grave of:
23968517 Sergeant A Butcher - RAOC
Died on the 15 March 1972. Aged 24
Attended a booby trapped car, Willow Street, Belfast
Also killed at this incident was Staff Sergeant