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69 Hinton Avenue (formerly 6)

History of 69 Hinton Avenue


Richard Douglas Pettit, 43, carpenter & joiner working at home, born Suffolk

Laura Petit, 43,, born Islington

Harold Graham, 19, chauffeur domestic, born Cambridge

Dorothy Grace, 11, born Cherry Hinton

Winifred Maude, 4, born Cherry Hinton

Couple in 1911 had been married for 23 years, four children still alive, two had died.

Victor Douglas Pettit, b. 1889, was a post office engineer. He was called for a medical on 9th July 1917 but not assigned to a unit.

Harold Petit, b. 1892, was a domestic chauffeur. He volunteered for the Red Cross as a motor ambulance driver from 1916-18.




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