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7 Marlowe Road

History of 7 Marlowe Road


Charles Henry Baines, 72, retired compositor

Catherine Edith, 74

Ivy Rose, 13, clerk to petrol rationing board

Kenneth Frederick Baines, son of Charles and Catherine, was a private with the Cambridgeshire Regiment at the Battle of Singapore. He was captured by the Japanese and died of diptheria and malaria at Tambaya in Burma, 2 Oct 1943, aged 22.

(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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