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Coventry Blitz Victims

Coventry Blitz victims' details organised alphabetically: Surnames beginning with 'C'


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Daisy Gertrude Cadman nee Stokes

Daughter of Alexander Stokes a Cow Keeper and Sarah Emma Priest Born 21/01/1884 at 9 London Road Coventry. Wife of Amos Cadman. Mother of Daisy Gertrude and Horace Amos Cadman. resided at 124 Batsford Road. Housewife. Died in the April Raids 08/04/1941 at 113 Barker Butts Lane. Aged 57. Buried in the communal grave at London Road Cemetery.

Horace Amos Cadman

Son of Amos Cadman and Gertrude Daisy Stokes Born 07/10/1907 at Swan Lane Coventry. Brother of Daisy. Resided at 124 Batsford Road. Employed at Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft Limited. Killed in the April Raids 08/04/1941 at 124 Batsford Road Aged 33. Buried in the communal grave at London Road Cemetery.

Harold Cain

Born 1889 Leeds, Yorkshire. Husband of Mabel Speight of 3 Clark Street, Bell Green, Coventry. Employed Coventry Corporation Gas Department. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 Aged 52 at Coventry Gas Fitting Department, Gas Street whilst on repair duty. Buried in the Communal Grave London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

James Cakebread M.M.

Born 14/01/1897 at Bond Street Coventry. Son of James Cakebread and Mary Green. Husband of Martha H Charley father of Hilda. Resided at 8 Court 2 House Thomas Street. Employed at Humber Limited. Injured at in the April raids at 8 Court 2 House Thomas Street died at Warneford Hospital 12/04/1941 Aged 44. Buried at Leamington Municipal Cemetery.

Desmond Paterson John Callaghan

Born 23/02/1925 2 House, 9 Court, Well Street, Coventry. Son of John Callaghan and Edith. Employed Pattison and Hoburn Limited. Killed in the August Raids 28/08/1940 Aged 15 at 38 Cambridge Street, Coventry. Buried London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

Lucy Carr Callagher

Born 14/10/1890 at Birmingham. Daughter of John Carr Pearson a Brass Founder and Rebecca Taylor. Wife of Thomas Callagher. Housewife. Killed in the April Raids 08/04/1941 Aged 49 at 38 Church Street, Coventry. Buried in the Communal Grave London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

Thomas Leonard Camp

Born 10/11/1911. Son of Mr Thomas Camp and Mrs Margaret Jury formerly Camp nee Graham of 15 Woodville Road, Swilly, Plymouth, Devonshire. Husband of Irene Emily Gibbs. Resided at 118 Hugh Road. Employed as a Monument Mason. Member of the Auxilliery Fire Service. Killed in the April Raids 11/04/1941 Aged 31 at Little Park Street. Buried in the Communal Grave London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

Ethel May Campbell nee Eaton

Born 1883 Burton upon Trent. Daughter of Brooke Eaton and Ann Cowley. Wife of Kenneth Campbell. Mother of Francis Kenneth Campbell and Alfred Edgar Campbell. Resided 129 Leicester Causeway. Housewife. Killed in the April Raids 08/04/1941 Aged 58 at 129 Leicester Causeway. Buried in the Communal Grave London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

Kenneth Campbell

Born 1879 at Burton upon Trent. Son of Daniel Campbell and Isabella. Husband of Ethel May Eaton. Father of Francis Kenneth Campbell and Alfred Edgar Campbell. Resided 129 Leicester Causeway. Employed Morris Engines Limited. Killed in the April Raids 08/04/1941 Aged 60 at 129 Leicester Causeway. Buried in the Communal Grave London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

Charles Canning

Born 08/08/1904. Resided at 26 Cornwall Road. Husband of Nellie Canning. Employed at the British Thompson and Houston Factory. Senior member of the Air Raid Wardens Service. Died in the April Raids 09/04/1941 at Cornwall Road Coventry Aged 34. Buried London Road Cemetery Coventry.

James Carley

Resided 34 Starley Road. Killed in the April Raids at Warwick Row shelter 14/04/1941 Aged 45. Buried London Road Cemetery Coventry.

Emily Carr nee Luscombe

Born 1869 Kingsbridge, Devon. Resided at 67 Berry Street. Wife of John Joseph Carr. Daughter of Henry Luscombe of Glenely House, Duncombe Street, Kingsbridge, Devonshire. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 Aged 72 at 67 Berry Street.

Laura Carr nee Simmons

Born 02/1868 at Coventry. Widow of Henry Thomas Carr. Mother of Edith and Lily. Resided at 1 Alverstone Road. Housewife. Injured 09/04/1941 at Alverstone Road Died 10/04/1941 at Warwick Hospital Aged 73. Buried London Road Cemetery Coventry.

Thomas James Carrington

Born 02/12/1906 at Wisbech, Cambridgeshire. Son of Mr and Mrs Carrington of 9 Marsh Walk, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire. Husband of Marjorie Carrington of 6 Blencowe Terrace, Wisbech. Resided at Bubbenhall. Employed at Rootes Securities Limited. Killed in the April Raids 09/04/1941 at Coventry and Warwickshire hospital Aged 35. Buried in the Communal Grave, London Road Cemetery.

Idris Carter

Born 24/03/1903 at Garndiffaith, Near Pontypool, Monmouthshire. Son of Thomas Carter of 13 Co-op Terrace, Garndiffaith, Monmouthshire. Husband of Phyllis Kathleen Carter. Resided at 29 Yule Road, Wyken. Employed at the General Electric Company Limited. Fire Guard. Killed in the March Raids 11/03/1941 at 29 Yule Road Aged 38. Buried Coventry.

Rosina Carvell nee Taylor formerly Case

Born 1872 at Coventry. Widow of George Carvell. Mother of Rose Vera Case and Harold Carvell. Resided at 15 Jesmond Road. Housewife. Killed in the November Blitz 14/11/1940 at O’Brien’s Shelter, Foleshill Road, Foleshill, Coventry Aged 68. Buried London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

Joseph Cash

Resided at 54 Cedars Avenue or 98 Lavender Avenue. Husband of Edith Cash. Employed at the General Electric Company Limited. Killed in the April Raids 09/04/1941 at Lavender Avenue Aged 50. Buried in the Communal Grave, London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

James (Jim) Henry Harris Cashmore

Born 15/10/1914. Son of James Cashmore and Ethel Wheatcroft, of Mill Lane, Allesley. Husband of Phyllis Cashmore. Father of Colin, Graham and Garry. Resided 93 Bridgeman Road, Radford, Coventry. Employed Sir W G Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft Limited. Injured in the April Raids 08/04/1941 at Radford. Died at Warwick Hospital 10/04/1941 Aged 26. Buried Allesley Churchyard.

Helen (Nellie) Chambers

Resided at Fords Hospital. Widow of A.E. Chambers. Killed at Fords Hospital 15/10/1940 Aged 60 together with Florence Yates (Matron of Fords Hospital). Buried London Road Cemetery Coventry.

Agnes Maud Chinn nee Kirby

Born 1897 at Coventry. Daughter of William Henry Kirby and Amy Upton. Wife of Alfred John Chinn. Resided 70 Northumberland Road. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 at the West End Club, Spon Street Aged 43. Buried London Road Cemetery.

Eric Chinn

Born 1923 at Coventry. Son of Alfred John Chinn and Agnes Maud Kirby. Member of the Auxiliary Fire Service. Resided 70 Northumberland Road. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 at the West End Club, Spon Street Aged 17. Buried London Road Cemetery.

Vera Maud Chinn

Daughter of Alfred John Chinn, and of Agnes Maud Kirby. Resided 70 Northumberland Road. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 at the West End Club, Spon Street Aged 18. Buried London Road Cemetery.

Margaret and Frederick Clare

Frederick Clare

Born 06/06/1911 Coventry. Son of George Ison Clare and Margaret Angliss. Employed Coventry Radiator and Presswork Company Limited. Member of the Home Guard. Resided 4 Court, 2 House, New Buildings, Coventry. Killed in the April Raids 10/04/1941 Aged 28 when the Shelter by New Buildings received a direct hit. Buried in the Communal Grave, London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

Margaret Clare nee Angliss

Born 03/05/1883 Foleshill, Coventry. Daughter of James Tipper Angliss and Margaret Yardley. Wife of George Ison Clare and mother of Frederick Clare. Housewife. Resided 4 Court, 2 House, New Buildings, Coventry. Killed in the April Raids 10/04/1941 Aged 57 when the Shelter by New Buildings received a direct hit. Buried in the Communal Grave, London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

Charles Henry Claridge

Born 13/04/1920 at Coventry. Son of William Claridge and Florence Gilkes of 32 Heath Crescent, Stoke Heath, Coventry. Employed Morris Motors Limited. Killed in the August raid 28/08/1940 Aged 20 at Swanswell Street. Buried in the Communal Grave London Road, Cemetery, Coventry.

Arthur Joseph Clarke

Born 06/02/1907 at Coventry. Son of Joseph William Clarke and Alice Elizabeth Green of 105 Gulson Road, Coventry. Husband of Ida Vera. Resided 76 Wallace Road, Coventry. Employed Sir W. G. Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft Limited. Killed in the September Raids 16/09/1940 Aged 35 at 76 Wallace Road, Coventry. Buried 20/09/1940 Grave 56 Square 275 London Road Cemetery, Coventry. Grave Purchased by his father Joseph William Clarke of 105 Gulson Road, Coventry.

Eileen Mary Clarke nee Cotton

Daughter of Mrs. E. Cotton, of 107 Kingston Road, Earlsdon, Coventry . Resided The Scotchill, Keresley, Coventry. Wife of Kenneth Stockley Clarke. Injured in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 at 6 The Scotchill. Died 16/11/1940 Warwick Hospital Aged 25.

Harry Clarke

Son of the late Robert Clarke and Amy Long of 23 Lower Ford Street. Husband of Phyllis Constant Clarke. Resided at the Three Tuns Hotel Warwick Row. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 15/11/1940 at Queen Victoria Road Aged 39. Buried London Road Cemetery Coventry.

Photo of Harry Clarke.

Henry (Harry) Clarke

Born 22/03/1913 at Coventry. Husband of Cecily M Clarke. Resided 31 Humber Road. Employed Humber Limited. Air Raid Warden. Killed in the April Raids 11/04/1941 Aged 28. Harry was escorting Cecily and their baby daughter to the shelter when a landmine exploded. Harry was killed outright taking the full blast whilst Cecily with baby Mary in her arms was propelled into the air raid shelter and survived. Harry was buried in the communal grave at London Road Cemetery Coventry.

Ida Vera Clarke nee Genge

Born 02/04/1906 at Coventry. Daughter of William Genge and Ada of Birley. Manby Road, Great Malvern, Worcestershire. Wife of Arthur Joseph Clarke. Resided 76 Wallace Road, Coventry. Housewife. Killed in the September Raids 16/09/1940 Aged 35 at 76 Wallace Road, Coventry. Buried 20/09/1940 Grave 56 Square 275 London Road Cemetery, Coventry. Grave Purchased by Joseph William Clarke 105 Gulson Road, Coventry.

Maurice Clarke

Born 08/05/1940 at Coventry. Son of Arthur Joseph Clarke and Ida Vera Genge. Resided 76 Wallace Road, Coventry. Killed in the September Raids 16/09/1940 Aged 5 months at 76 Wallace Road, Coventry. Buried 20/09/1940 Grave 56 Square 275 London Road Cemetery, Coventry. Grave Purchased by Joseph William Clarke 105 Gulson Road, Coventry.

William Gaston Clausen

Born 01/12/1897. Resided at 30 Hasilwood Square. Employed at Sir W.F. Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft Limited. Sub Officer in the Auxiliary Fire Service. Killed in the April Raids 11/04/1941 in Little Park Street Coventry Aged 43.

Ernest Leslie (Les) Claypole

Born 01/12/1920 at Coventry. Son of Arthur Claypole and Louisa Davis. Resided at 3 Harris Road. Brother of Arthur and Leonard. Employed by Coventry and District Co-op Society, Binley Branch. Injured in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 at the Scala Cinema, Gosford Street. Died 15/11/1940 Aged 20 at Gulson Road Hospital, Coventry. Buried in the Communal Grave London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

Sarah Ann Clews nee Masters

Born 29/11/1853 at Stoneleigh. Daughter of John Masters and Hannah Metcalf. Wife of the late James Clews. Mother of William John Clews (below). Resided 54 Coventry Street, Stoke, Coventry. Killed in the April Raids 09/04/1941 Aged 88 at 54 Coventry Street, Stoke, Coventry. Buried in the Communal Grave London Road, Cemetery, Coventry.

William John Clews (Listed as Clewes on the Memorial)

Born 03/09/1883 at Stoke, Coventry. Son of James Clews and Sarah Ann Masters. Husband of Lily Beatrice Ford. Resided 54 Coventry Street, Stoke, Coventry. Employed Coventry Corporation, Housing Department. Killed in the April Raids 09/04/1941 at 54 Coventry Street, Stoke, Coventry. Buried in the Communal Grave London Road, Cemetery, Coventry.

William John Clews

Born 18/11/1924 at Coventry. Son of William John Clews (above) and Lily Beatrice Ford. Resided 54 Coventry Street, Stoke, Coventry. Employed Red House Garage Company Limited. Killed in the April Raids 09/04/1941 Aged 17 at 54 Coventry Street, Stoke, Coventry. Buried in the Communal Grave London Road, Cemetery, Coventry.

Frank Clutterbuck

Son of Thomas and Annie Clutterbuck of North Newington, Banbury, Oxfordshire. Husband of Ellen Clutterbuck. Resided at 45 Caludon Road. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 Aged 54 at Caludon Road, Coventry.

Agnes Elizabeth Collett nee Barnett

Born 20/04/1891 at Coventry daughter of George Barnett and Mary Ann O'Neil. Wife of Hugh Wilfred Collett. Resided at 49 Parkside. Housewife. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 at the Armstrong Siddeley Works Parkside Coventry Aged 50. Buried Coventry Cemetery.

Cyril Ernest Collett

Born 03/05/1923 at Coventry son of Hugh Wilfred Collette and Agnes Elizabeth Barnett. Resided at 49 Parkside. Employed at Armstong Siddeley Motors Limited. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 at the Armstong Siddeley Works Parkside Coventry Aged 17. Buried Coventry Cemetery.

Hugh Wilfred Collett

Born 26/05/1890 at Coventry son of Joseph Collett a Fishmonger and Eliza Ellen Gould. Brother of Josephine, Frank Joseph and Sydney Collett. Husband of Agnes Elizabeth. Resided at 49 Parkside. Employed at Armstong Siddeley Motors Limited. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 at the Armstong Siddeley Works Parkside Coventry Aged 51. Buried Coventry Cemetery.

Sidney Albert Collett

Born 26/12/1920 at Coventry son of Hugh Wilfred Collett and Agnes Elizabeth Barnett. Resided at 49 Parkside. Employed at Sir W.F. Armstrong Siddeley Aircraft Limited. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 at the Armstrong Siddeley Works Parkside Coventry Aged 19. Buried Coventry Cemetery.

Harry John Collier (M.M.)

Born 13/10/1897 at Marchington, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire. Son of John Collier a Farmer and Rebecca Collier, of Newlands Farm, Marchington, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire. Brother of Thomas Collier. Husband of Edith Annie Collier. Resided 15 Green Lane, Nuneaton. Employed Armstrong Siddeley Motors Limited. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 at Armstrong Siddeley Works, Parkside Aged 43. Buried Hartshill Cemetery Nr Nuneaton.

Edith Congrave nee Parker

Born 03/05/1898 at Dordon, Tamworth, Warwickshire. Wife of Lewis Congrave of 59 Whitehouse Road, Dordon, Tamworth, Warwickshire. Employed Armstrong Siddeley Motors Limited. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 Aged 42 at Armstrong Siddeley Motors Limited works Parkside, Coventry. Buried in the Communal Grave London Road, Cemetery, Coventry.

Lewis Congrave

Born 1900 at Polesworth, Warwickshire. Son of James Congrave and Annie Maria King. Husband of Edith Parker. Resided 59 Whitehouse Road, Dordon, Tamworth, Warwickshire. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940. Buried in the Communal Grave London Road, Cemetery, Coventry.

Harry Cook

Born 26/06/1906 at Coventry. Son of Harry and Annie Cook, of Coventry. Husband of Ivy Victoria Cook. Resided 19 Coventry Street. Employed by Coventry Motor Fittings Limited. Member of the 11th Warwickshire (Coventry) Bn Home Guard. Killed in the April Raids 08-09/04/1941Aged 33 at the Barras Green Social Club. Buried London Road Cemetery Coventry.

George Edmund Cooke

Born 09/05/1881 at Coventry. Son of George Cooke and Catherine. Husband of Louisa Large. Resided 13 Court 5 House, Jordan Well, Coventry. Employed General Electric Company Limited. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 Aged 59 at 13 Court 5 House, Jordan Well, Coventry. Buried in the Communal Grave at London Road, Cemetery, Coventry. (Family story)

George Frederick Cooke

Born 15/04/1913 at Coventry. Son of George Edmund Cooke and Louisa Large. Resided 13 Court 5 House, Jordan Well, Coventry. Employed Daimler Company Limited. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 Aged 27 at 13 Court 5 House, Jordan Well, Coventry. Buried in the Communal Grave at London Road, Cemetery, Coventry. (Family story)

Louisa Cooke nee Large

Born 19/07/1886 St Helens, Lancashire. Wife of George Edmund Cooke mother of George Frederick Cooke. Resided 13 Court 5 House, Jordan Well, Coventry. Housewife. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 Aged 57at 13 Court 5 House, Jordan Well, Coventry. Buried in the Communal Grave at London Road, Cemetery, Coventry. (Family story)

Florence Lillian Cooper nee Jelfs

Wife of Joseph Cooper. Mother of Horace and Henry Cooper. Resided 9 Mill Street. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 Aged 50 at Bablake School Shelter. Buried in the Communal Grave, London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

Florence Magdalen Cooper

Daughter of George and Helen Cooper. Resided 42 Holland Road, Radford. State Registered Nurse (Radiologist). Killed in the April Raids 09/04/1941 Aged 29 at Coventry and Warwickshire Hospital. Buried in the Communal Grave, London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

Henry (Harry) Cooper

Son of Joseph Cooper and Florence Lillian Jelfs. Resided 9 Mill Street. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 Aged 13. Buried in the Communal Grave, London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

Joseph Cooper

Husband of Florence Lillian Jelfs and father of Horace and the above Henry Cooper. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 Aged 54. Buried in the Communal Grave, London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

Norah Cooper

Wife of Harry Cooper of 278 Marston Lane, Bedworth. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 Aged 33 at the Armstrong Siddeley Works, Parkside. Buried in the Communal Grave, London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

William Alfred Cooper

Born 24/09/1893 at Daventry. Son of Mrs Eliza Maria Austin (formerly Cooper), of 624 Foleshill Road, Coventry. Husband of Florence Hannah Gagan. Resided Wheelwright Lane. Employed Alfred Herbert Limited. Injured in the April Raids at the St John’s Ambulance Hall, Wheelwright Lane, died in an ambulance on the way to Warneford Hospital 09/04/1941 Aged 47. Buried in the Communal Grave London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

Jesse Copeland

Born in Coventry 19/05/1903 . Son of William Copeland and Lizzie McCall. Brother of Alice, William, Joseph, Frederick and Florence Copeland. Husband of Phyllis M Pollard. Resided 52 Coventry Street. Killed aged 38 in the April raids 09/04/1941 at Coventry Street. Buried in the communal grave at London Road Cemetery.

William Thomas Cotton

Born 2/4/1900 at Henley Road, Walsgrave, Coventry. Son of Abel Cotton and Ada Stephens, 206 Henley Road. Brother of Florence may, Gertrude Kate, Albert Horace, Ethel, Abel, leonard Cyril, Charkes Leslie and Dorothy Gladys Cotton. Husband of Hilda May Hill. Resided 72 Spring Road, Little Heath, Coventry. Firewatcher. Worked as an Examiner for car manufacturer Daimler. Killed age 41 in the April raids on 8/4/1941 at Henley Road, Coventry. Buried in the communal grave at London Road Cemetery.

William Coulter

Born Haslington, Crewe 25/03/1903. Son of Walter Coulter and Mary Newton of 50 Oakland Avenue, Crewe. Husband of Doris Hilton of 118 Southbank Road. Brother of Ethel, Annie, Percy and Edith Coulter. Civilian, working for Standard Motor Company, Canley. Killed aged 38 in the April raids, 8/4/1941 at 118 Southbank Road. Buried in the communal grave at London Road Cemetery.

Richard Cottan or Cottam

Resided 25 Kenpas Highway. Husband of Emma. Injured in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940. Died at Warwick Hospital 31/12/1940 Aged 67. Buried London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

Leonard Cyril Cotton

Born 02/04/1905 at Coventry. Son of Abel Cotton a Coal Miner and Ada Stephens. Resided 206 Henley Road, Coventry. Employed as a Turner, Daimler Company Limited. Firewatcher. Injured in the April Raids 09/04/1941, at Henley Road. Died 10/04/1941 at Warwick Hospital Aged 35. Buried Windmill Road Cemetery, Longford.

Drusilla Crasp nee Kent

Daughter of Benjamin and Mary Royat Kent of Fifeshire, Scotland. Widow of Thomas Herbert Crasp. Resided 11 The Butts. Killed in the April Raids 11/04/1941 Aged 76 at 54 Grosvenor Road. Buried in the Communal Grave at London Road Cemetery Coventry.

James Cronan

Husband of Sarah Lavinia Holtom. Resided 11 Swan Street. Employed Coventry Corporation, Highways Department. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 Aged 50 at the West End Club, Spon Street. Buried in the Communal Grave at London Road Cemetery Coventry.

Sarah Lavinia Cronan nee Holtom

Born 1894 Coventry. Wife of James Cronan. Resided 11 Swan Street. Housewife. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 Aged 46 at the West End Club, Spon Street. Buried in the Communal Grave at London Road Cemetery Coventry.

Michael Joseph Cronin

Born 06/02/1893 at Charlesville County Cork. Son of the late John and Josephine Cronin, of Liscullane, Charleville, County Cork. Husband of Helena Cronin. Resided 54 Middleborough Road. Employed as Assistant Officer in Charge, Regional Store, Home Office Branch, Hinckley. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 Aged 48. Buried Astwood Cemetery, Worcester. Received a Posthumous Commendation for Brave Conduct from the King for his work in Civil Defence.

Leonard George Cumner

Husband of Doris A. P. Cumner. Resided 12 Bevington Crescent, Coventry. Air Raid Warden. Injured in the April Raids 11/04/1941 at Bevington Crescent. Died later the same day at Warwick Hospital Aged 36. Buried London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

Leslie Currall

Born 25/07/1925 at Coventry. Son of Reginald Charles Currall and Mrs Currall nee Kitson. Employed Neale and Whitehouse Butchers. Killed in the April raids 08/04/1941 at Radford Road aged 15. Buried in the Communal Grave at London Road Cemetery Coventry.

Gavin Currie

Husband of Marion. Resided 131 Walsgrave Road, Stoke, Coventry. Employed as Surgery Attendant, Humber Limited. Member of the St John’s Ambulance Brigade. Killed in the October raids 12/10/1940 Aged 42 at 131 Walsgrave Road, Stoke, Coventry. Buried Stoke St Michaels Churchyard, Stoke, Coventry. (Family story)

George Cuthbertson

Born 08/1911 at Carlisle, husband of Mabel. Resided at 11 Hill Cross. Employed at the Triumph Cycle Company Limited. Died in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 at Bablake Shelter Aged 32. Buried in the communal grave at London Road Cemetery Coventry.

Charles Thomas Cutts

Born 26/03/1894 Stoke, Coventry. Son of Edward Cutts a Drapers Porter and Sarah. Brother of Ted, Tom, Emma, Janie and Nell. Resided at 119 Poole Road. Died in the April Raids 08/04/1941 at Poole Road. Buried in the communal grave at London Road Cemetery Coventry.

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