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John Martin Greenwood

17 Victoria Road

History of 17 Victoria Road


Jane Anderson, 51, widow, b Cambridge

Albert Greenwood, 25, postman, b Cambridge

John Martin Greenwood, 18, postman, b Cambridge

John Martin Greenwood: Lance Corporal 3009, 1st/8th (City of London) Battalion (Post Office Rifles), London Regiment. (Post Office Rifles), Killed in action 23 December 1915. Enlisted and resident Cambridge. In the 1911 census he was aged 18, son of Jane Anderson (a widow), a Postman, born Cambridge and resident 17 Victoria Road, Chesterton, Cambridge. In the British Postal Appointment Books he was appointed to Assistant Postman in Cambridge 1909. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 131. See also Cambridge St Lukes and Cambridge Guildhall – he is also commemorated on the family grave in Mill Road Cemetery (Royal Mail Roll of Honour)


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