6528059 Sapper

 

Stanley Bertram Joseph Maycock.

 

12 Bomb Disposal Company.

 

Royal Engineers.

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.