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10 Priory Street

History of 10 Priory Street


George Argent, 35, postman, b Haverhill

Kate, 36, b Cambridge

George Argent: Private 33108, 2nd Battalion, Border Regiment, killed in action 27th February 1917. Born Haverhill, Suffolk, enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 7086, Middlesex Regiment. In the 1911 census he has been married for 2 years to Kate, aged 35, Town Postman, born Haverhill, Suffolk, resident 10 Priory Street Huntingdon Road, Chesterton, Cambridge. Listed in British Postal Service Appointment Books, 1737-1969 for July 1907 as Tn Pman (probably Trainee Postman) at Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL Somme, France. Pier and Face 6 A and 7 C. See also Cambridge St Mark’s, Cambridge St Luke’s and Cambridge Guildhall (Royal Mail Roll of Honour)


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