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40 Ditton Fields

History of 40 Ditton Fields


Ernest William Cutting, b, 1888, railway boiler smiths assistant

Alice M, b 1888

Ernest W, b 1913, grocers assistant

Eric C, b 1920, plumbers apprentice

George W, 1923, grocers assistant

Ernest W Cutting b 1913 was a lance corporal in the Cambridgeshire Regiment. He was at the battle for Singapore and was captured by the Japanese. He died of cholera, place unknown, 7th June 1943.

(For more information on the Cambridgeshire Regiment in WWII read ‘Battalion at War – Singapore 1942’ by Michael Moore, Gliddon Books 1988)


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