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39 Kendal Way

History of 39 Kendal Way

1939:

Alfred Crabb, b 1869, farm labourer pensioner

Margaret S A Crabb, b 1872

Grace H Crabb, b 1897, farm factory hand

Ruth Crabb, b 1899, farm factory hand

Mary Crabb, b 1901, farm factory hand fruit department sorter

William Crabb, b 1904, van driver

Christopher Crabb, son of Alfred and Margaret, was a private in the Cambridgeshire Regiment. He fought at the Battle of Singapore and was captured by the Japanese. He died of malaria at Chungkai, Thailand 4th August 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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