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Major Henry Arthur Grover

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  • 143303 Major
  • Henry Arthur Grover
  • Bomb Disposal
  • Royal Engineers
Son of Arthur Mark and Florence Grover: Husband of Norah Evelyn Grover of South Woodford Died on the 7th July 1942. Aged 48. Buried at Loughton Burial Ground. Section K Grave 2360. He attended a demonstration of shaft digging and timbering when the shaft collapsed killing him. George Medal Details. On the 3rd October 1940, on the site of Brentford Football Club just across from Kew Bridge. The then Captain H. A. Grover drove a ticking bomb recovered from Braemar Road down to Syon Park, where it could be detonated out of harms way. For his actions he was awarded the George Medal.  

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