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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