Coventry Blitz Victims

Coventry Blitz victims' details organised alphabetically: Surnames beginning with 'P' and 'Q'

Brenda Painter

Born 1941. Resided 222 Cheveral Avenue. Daughter of Ernest (Ernie) Painter, and of Dorothy Marion Tomlinson. Killed in the April Raids 11/04/1941 at 222 Cheveral Avenue Aged 2 Months. Buried London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

Dorothy Marion Painter nee Tomlinson

Resided 222 Cheveral Avenue. Wife of Ernest Painter. Killed in the April Raids 11/04/1941 at 222 Cheveral Avenue Aged 23. Buried London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

Ernest Victor Pargeter

Born 04/02/1899 at Kineton son of John Pargeter an Agricultural Labourer and Mary E. Husband of Annie. Brother of Charles. Father of Jack, Ernie and Patrick. Resided 112 Clifford Bridge Road. Employed Coventry Corporation Gas Department. Killed in the Coventry Blitz at the Gas Works, Gas Street 14/11/1940 Aged 42. Buried London Road Cemetery Coventry.

Harry Parish

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Parish, of 7 Duke Street, Banbury, Oxfordshire. Husband of Sarah Lizzie Mellor. Resided at 25 Sackville Street. Killed in the October Raids 28/10/1940 at 36 Wyken Way Aged 39. Buried Stoke Church Yard.

Sybil Julia Parish

Daughter of Harry Parish and Sarah Lizzie Mellor. Resided at 25 Sackville Street. Killed in the October Raids 28/10/1940 at 36 Wyken Way Aged 2. Buried Stoke Church Yard.

Sarah Lizzie Parish nee Mellor

Born 25/12/1899. Daughter of the late Robert Mellor and Ellen Davis, of 6 Watersmeet Grove. Wife of Harry Parish. Resided at 25 Sackville Street. Housewife. Killed in the October Raids 28/10/1940 at 36 Wyken Way Aged 40. Buried Stoke Church Yard.

George Thomas Parncutt

Born October 1903 at London. Son of A and H Parncutt of 33 Norfolk House Road, Streatham, Wandsworth, London. Husband of May S Parncutt. Resided 5 Huntingdon Road. Employed Coventry Corporation Electricity Department. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 Aged 38 at the Gaumont Cinema, Jordan Well, Coventry.

Edith Annie Parr nee Smith

Born 03/02/1885 at Newbold-on-Stour. Wife of the late C Parr. Resided at 67 Stratford Street, Stoke Heath. Housewife. Died at 67 Stratford Street in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 Aged 54 Buried Wolston Cemetery.

Nancy May Parr

Born 13/05/1924 at Coventry. Daughter of the late Charles Parr and Edith Annie Smith. Resided at 67 Stratford Street, Stoke Heath. Employed by Woolworth Stores Limited. Killed in the Coventry Blitz at Stratford Street 14/11/1940 Aged 16 buried Wolston Cemetery.

Hilda May Partington nee Pickard

Born 04/08/1914 in Coventry. Daughter of Oliver Pickard and Sarah Allton, of 106 Station Street East. Wife of Norman Partington. Sister of Syd Pickard. Resided 8 The Scotchill. Housewife. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 at 8 The Scotchill, Kersley. Aged 27. Buried London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

Oliver Perrott

Born 14/11/1902 at Coventry. Son of Oliver Perrott and Annie Elizabeth Wallin of 165 North Street. Husband of Ivy Kathleen Giles, father of Roy. Resided 48 Alfall Road. Employed at Daimler Company limited. Killed in the April Raids 09/04/1941 at Daimler Limited Aged 38. Buried in the Communal Grave at London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

William David Pitchford

Born 15/04/1896 at Birmingham. Son of Thomas Charles Pitchford and Sabina Ashby. Husband of Ada Mary Willoughby. Resided 183 North Street. Employed A.P. Aircraft Limited. Firewatcher. Killed in the April Raids 10/04/1941 at 183 North Street Aged 44. Buried in the Communal Grave at London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

Walter (Wal) Phillips

Born 17/11/1897 at Coventry. Son of Solomon Phillips and Mary Ann Topp of 192 Farren Road. Brother of Frederick, Mabel and Evelyn. Husband of Edith (Edie) Evelyn Ward. Father of Howard and Celia. Resided at 8 Avon Street. Employed as a Machine Shop Superintendent at the British Thomson-Houston Company Limited. Member of the Civil Defence Wardens Service. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 whilst on duty at Shakespeare Street. Buried in the Communal Grave London Road Cemetery Coventry.

Brenda May Piggon

Daughter of William D Piggon and Alice Warren, of 36 Hanbury Road, Bedworth. Injured in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 at the Armstrong Siddeley Works, Parkside, Coventry. Died 16/11/1940 at Warwick Hospital Aged 17.

Rosalie May Pitt nee Harrison

Born 06/01/1920 at Sowe Waste, Walsgrave. Daughter of Herbert George Harrison and Lydia Annie Checklin. Wife of Charles W Pitt. Resided 49 Canal Road. Employed Courtaulds limited. Killed in the April Raids 08/04/1941 at Foleshill Road Aged 21. Buried in the Communal Grave at London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

Arthur James Plastow

Born 15/12/1906 at Grimsby. Husband of Ethel Nicholls. Son of William Plastow, of 253 Holyhead Road, Coventry. Resided 5 Clovelly Road. Employed as a Fish Salesman at Walsgrave Road. Firewatcher. Injured in the April Raids at Clovelly Road, died 09/04/1941 at Warwick Hospital Aged 35. Buried in the Communal Grave at London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

Delphine Plastow

Born 1937 Coventry. Daughter of Arthur James Plastow and Ethel Nicholls. Resided 5 Clovelly Road. Killed in the April Raids 09/04/1941 at Clovelly Road Shelter Aged 3. Buried in the Communal Grave at London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

Reschotti (Richotti) Lazzine Podesta

Born 1877 at Gloucester. Son of Lazarus Podesta and Catherine Elizabeth Baldaro. Brother of Emanuel Joseph, Ada Louisa & Victor James Podesta. Resided 5 Stoney Stanton Road, Coventry. Employed Equipment Department of the Royal Air Force. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 Aged 60 at 5 Stoney Stanton Road. Buried in the communal grave at London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

Annie Pointer

Wife of W Pointer. Resided Union Street. Killed in the April Raids 10/04/1941 Aged 28 in Warwick Row Shelter. Buried in the Communal Grave, London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

William Pointer

Born 05/10/1892 in London. Husband of Ethel E Pointer of 67 St Michaels Road, Stoke, Coventry. Employed Sir W. G. Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft Limited. Member of the Home Guard. Killed 10/04/1941 in Warwick Row Shelter. Buried in the Communal Grave, London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

George Alwyn Potter

Son of Major G. E. Potter, M.C., of 186 Foleshill Road, Coventry, and of F. A. Potter. Husband of M. V. Potter. Resided 64 Wyke Road, Coventry. Member of the Auxiliary Fire Service. Injured in the April Raids 10/04/1941, at Coventry and Warwickshire Hospital whilst on duty. Died 12/04/1941 at Warwick Hospital Aged 30. Buried London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

Lily Frances Harriett Potter nee Garner

Born 1899 at Coventry. Wife of Edwin (Ned) Cecil Potter. Proprietor of the Plough Hotel Spon Street. Sister of Frank. Killed in the April Raids 08/04/1941 at the Plough Hotel Aged 41. Buried London Road Cemetery.

Ruth Edith Prangnell

Born 07/10/1920 at Bromsgrove. Daughter of Frederick T. Prangnell and Mary E. Albutt. Resided 8 Burcot Lane, Bromsgrove. Probationer Nurse at Coventry and Warwickshire Hospital. Killed in the April Raids whilst on duty 09/04/1940 at Coventry and Warwickshire Hospital Aged 20. Buried in the communal grave at London Road Cemetery Coventry.

June Patricia Price

Born 01/06/1935 daughter of Charles Thomas Price and Florence Margaret Harper. Resided at 72 Stratford Street. Attended Stoke Council School. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 15/11/1940 Aged 5 at Stratford Street Shelter. Buried in Kersley Churchyard.

Ruth Ann Price

Born 20/08/1937 daughter of Charles Thomas Price and Florence Margaret Harper. Resided at 72 Stratford Street. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 15/11/1940 Aged 3 at Stratford Street Shelter. Buried in Kersley Churchyard.

Graham Charles Price

Born 02/05/1940 son of Charles Thomas Price and Florence Margaret Harper. Resided at 72 Stratford Street. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 15/11/1940 Aged 6 months at Stratford Street Shelter. Buried in Kersley Churchyard.

Arthur Print

Born 15/03/1885 at Brinklow. Husband of Eva Alice Wells. Resided at 17 King George’s Avenue. Employed Courtaulds Limited. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 Aged 55 at Parkstone Club, Foleshill Road, Coventry. Buried in the Communal grave at London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

Doris Kate Proctor nee Mayo

Dolly was born in 1909 at Coventry. Daughter of Thomas Powell Mayo and Louisa Poole, of 83 Binley Road. Wife of Reginald Proctor. Resided 28 Richmond Street. Housewife. Killed in the Blitz 14/11/1940 at Monks Factory, Richmond Street Aged 31. Buried in the Communal Grave at London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

Reginald Proctor

Born at Coventry. Son of Mrs. L. G. Proctor, of 15 Bolingbroke Road, and of the late T. H. Proctor. Resided 28 Richmond Street. Employed at Sir W. G. Armstong Whitworth Aircraft limited. Killed in the Blitz 14/11/1940 at Monks Factory, Richmond Street Aged 37. Buried in the Communal Grave at London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

Sarah Pugh nee Griffith

Born 26/12/1884 at Hillmorton, nr Rugby. Daughter of Thomas Griffith and Eliza Jane Yorke. Wife of William Thomas Pugh. Resided 109 Honiton Road, Wyken, Coventry. Housewife. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 at 109 Honiton Road Aged 56. Buried London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

William Thomas Pugh

Born 16/09/1882 in Coventry. Son of John Fitter Pugh and Ann Powers. Husband of Sarah Griffith. Resided 109 Honiton Road, Wyken, Coventry. Employed Morris Motors Limited. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 at 109 Honiton Road Aged 58. Buried London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

Mary Quinn

Resided at 107 Eastcoates. Wife of J Quinn. Died at Coventry and Warwickshire Hospital from injuries received at Coventry 07/01/1941 Aged 33.

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