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Civilians who died in the Second World War

Part of D section - includes some war graves

Buried in Rushden Cemetery
Grave no.
Forename Surname  Details from gravestone
Year 
F 856
Cyril W ABBOTT aged 50
1942
F 855
Florence Hilda ABBOTT killed by enemy action (born 1897)
1942
F 855
Marian Caroline ABBOTT killed by enemy action (born 1934)
1942
DB 43
Stanley George CLARK aged 28, died through enemy action
1940
DB 86
Gertrude A COCKSEDGE aged 24, Lieut Salvation Army
1941
F 917
Winifred M CUNNINGTON aged 48
1940
D 797
Margaret Joyce DODD aged 11
1940
F 729
Betty Gwendoline ELMER killed by enemy action, aged 15
1940
F 729
Harriet Elizabeth ELMER killed by enemy action, aged 53
1940
D 795
Dennis James FELCE aged 7
1940
DB 63
Emma FURNISS died from injuries after enemy action
1940
DB 47
Reginald HALL killed by enemy action
1940
D 796
Muriel MOYE aged 7 [evacuee]
1940
D 798
Roy O'DELL aged 3
1940
DB 40
Frank J PRICKETT aged 35
1940
DB 44/45
Horace George SANDERS aged 56, killed by enemy action
1940
D 794
Donald E SCRIVENS aged 8
1940
DA 315/6
Charles SMITH aged 70 as a result of enemy action
1940

Memorial
The Memorial at St Mary's Church
plaque
2010 - Blue Plaque put up in a
Memorial Garden at the School
Cyril W Abbott
Margaret J Dodd
Roy O'Dell
Florence H Abbott
Betty G Elmer
Frank J Prickett
Marian C Abbott
Harriet E Elmer
Horace G Sanders*
Stanley G Clark
Dennis J Felce
Donald E Scrivens
Gertrude A Cocksedge
Emma Furness
Charles Smith
Winifred M Cunnington
Reginald M Hall

Names taken from page 129 'A Thousand Years of Rushden'
Rushden Cemetery Grave DB 44/45 
In loving memory of my dear husband Horace George SANDERS* (past Chief Ruler of Rechabites) who was killed by enemy action October 3rd 1940 aged 56 years. Ever in my thoughts. Also his beloved wife Frances Martha SANDERS who died April 29th 1955 aged 71 years. At rest. (vase) ---
Evacuees
October 1940 Cecilia Janet CHASE aged 7
October 1940 Muriel MOYE aged 7
October 1940 Lorna PAIN aged 8

Note from Douglas Rowe, April 2010:
Muriel Moye aged 7, was an evacuee, from Colchester. The head teacher travelled from Colchester to identify Muriel and two other Colchester girls who were killed.

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