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159 Ross Street

History of 159 Ross Street


Edward J Papworth

William Henry Papworth: Private 29725, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 27th September 1918. Aged 31. Born, resident and enlisted Cambridge. Husband of Mrs. E. M. Papworth, of 159, Ross St., Romsey Town, Cambridge. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Buried in MOEUVRES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Nord, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 36. See also Perse School and Cambridge Guildhall. (St Paul’s Roll of Honour) In 1911 the family were living at 5 St Eligius Street.


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