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Church Lane, Comberton 1901 OS Map

Church Lane, Comberton

History of Church Lane, Comberton

1911 Church Lane

Francis Peacock, 50, bricklayer gentlemans estate, b Caxton

Mary Annie, 46, b Comberton

Michael, 23, machinist, b Comberton

Jessie, 21, b Comberton

Percy, 18, farm labourer, b Comberton

Elsie, 16, b Comberton

David Day, 48, horsekeeper on farm, b Comberton

Agnes, 46, b Kingston (11 children, 0 died)

Arthur Edmund, 21, railway engine cleaner, b Comberton

Walter, 18, shepherd, b Comberton

Arnold Alfred [sic], farm labourer, b Comberton

Henry John, 12, b Comberton

Hubert, 10, b Comberton

Alice Mary, 9, b Comberton

Percy, 7, b Comberton

Alfred Arnold Day, Comberton

Walter Day, Comberton

Arnold Alfred Day joined the Cambridge Volunteer battalion in September 1914. He was only 17, under the age of enlistment as were Percy Harper and Sydney Williamson from Comberton who enlisted on the same day. Alfred was promoted to lance corporal by the time of the battle of the Somme. His elder brother Walter was a corporal in the same battalion. Both brothers died on the first day of the battle, 1st July 1916.

Day, Alfred Arnold. Lance Corporal15760. 11th Battalion Suffolk Regiment. Died 1st July 1916. From Comberton.

Day Walter, Corporal 13791 11th Battalion Suffolk Regiment, Killed In Action July 1st 1916, From Comberton

Henry Day served in the Norfolk Regiment before being transferred to the North Staffordshire Regiment. he died in hospital in Ireland in May 1919.

The Cottage, Church Lane

Edward Aldred, 45, gardener, b Bedford

Emma, 42, (13 children of which 6 died), b Prickwillow

Elsie, 13, b Ely

Gladys, 9, b Ely

Harold, 6, b Ely

Sarah, 4, b Ely

John, 1, b Ely



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