Capturing Cambridge
  • search
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
Royal Tank Regiment

25 Queen Edith’s Way, Pightle

History of 25 Queen Edith's Way


Rutherford Almond


Arthur R Almond, b 1879, tailor and robe maker (Special constabulary)

Olive, b 1881

Joyce Herbert (1948 Pettengell), b 1921

Annie L V Brown, b 1901, elementary school teacher

Arthur Thomas Almond was the son of Arthur Rutherford Almond, a company managing director and his wife Olive Elizabeth. He was born in 1914 and in WWII became a lieutenant in the 46th Liverpool Welsh Royal Tank Regiment. He was killed 28/10/1942 (the Second Battle of El Alamein 23/10/1942 – 11/11/1942) and is commemorated at the El Alamein war cemetery in Egypt.


Do you have any information about the people or places in this article? If so, then please let us know using the Contact page or by emailing

Dear Visitor,


Thank you for exploring historical Cambridgeshire! We hope you enjoy your visit.


Did you know that we are a small, independent Museum and that we rely on donations from people like you to survive?


If you love Capturing Cambridge, and you are able to, we’d appreciate your support today.


Every donation makes a world of difference.


Thank you,

The Museum of Cambridge