Stanley Bertram Joseph Maycock.
12 Bomb Disposal Company.
Photo by: Carol Butler
Son of Bertram Laxon Maycock and Rose Ellen Maycock, of Tooting, Surrey
Husband of Hilda Agnes Maycock, of Tooting.
Died on the 5th December 1944. Aged 34.
Buried at Streatham Cemetery, Wandsworth.
Block 17. Grave 836
Sapper S. B. J. Maycock was working with his section on minefield 830 at Wall Field, Broomhill Farm, Broomhill, Sussex. Work commenced t 09.30 hrs, just a little later at 10.05 hrs there was an explosion and Sapper Maycock was killed. At the time of the explosion Corporal W. Reynolds was working just three mines away. Along with Lieutenant P. Hennings, Officer in charge of the clearance team, they recovered Sapper Maycock’s body.
The day previously Sapper’s W. Pidgeon and A. Wooward also died in the same area.