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North End, Bassingbourn

History of North End, Bassingbourn

Exact locations as yet unknown


Florence Maude Young, 33, District Nurse, b Bedford

Selina Sinclair Ablett, 16, servant, b Wimpole

1939 Chapel Yard, North End

Harry Steeves Stacey (1916 – 2010), roadman

Sylvia M, b 1916

Malcolm S, b 1936

1942 – 1945

Private Harry Steeves Stacey: Japanese prisoner of war

For more information about Pte Reginald Fortune see Sue Chandler’s book: The Fall of Singapore 1942: Four Men from Bassingbourn

The Fall of Singapore 1942: Four Men from Bassingbourn

Chandler, Sue 2021.  bassabooks.   ISBN 978-0-9926477-2-8   £10. 84 pages, A4 sized and with lots of black & white Illustrations. Contact



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