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formerly Newport, Monmouthshire, UK

 

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Young Civilian Casualties
   
Bird, Sidney, 17, 1st July 1941, Civilian War Dead, Civilian, of 12 Eveswell Street. Died at 12 Eveswell Street, Newport, Mon.,  NEWPORT, COUNTY BOROUGH

 

Gibbons, Percy Edward, 9, 7th October 1941, Son of Percy Edward Gibbons. Died at 20 Park Avenue, Rogerstone, Mon., Civilian War Dead, Civilian, MAGOR AND ST. MELLONS, RURAL DISTRICT

 

Eire Gimlett

Gimlett, Eire Vivienne, 5, 1st July 1941, Civilian War Dead, Civilian, of 13 Eveswell Street, Newport, Mon. Daughter of Edwin John and Doris Gimlett. Died at 13 Eveswell Street, NEWPORT, COUNTY BOROUGH

Hadyn Gimlett

Gimlett, Hadyn, 11, 1st July 1941, Civilian War Dead, Civilian, of 13 Eveswell Street, Newport, Mon. Son of Edwin John and Doris Gimlett. Died at 13 Eveswell Street, NEWPORT, COUNTY BOROUGH

Olwyn Gimlett Gimlett, Olwyn Elsie, 16, 1st July 1941, Civilian War Dead, Civilian,  of 13 Eveswell Street, Newport, Mon. Daughter of Edwin John and Doris Gimlett. Died at 13 Eveswell Street, NEWPORT, COUNTY BOROUGH
  Hall, Barbara, 10, 1st July 1941, Civilian War Dead, Civilian, of 12 Eveswell Street. Daughter of Violet Hall and A.C.1 Claude Hall, R.A.F. Died at 12 Eveswell Street, Newport, Mon., NEWPORT, COUNTY BOROUGH

 

  Hill, John Christopher, 6, 31st May 1941, Civilian War Dead, Civilian, of The Gables, Ridgeway Avenue. Son of Evelyn Hill, and of Lester Sydney Hill. Died at The Gables, Ridgeway Avenue, Newport, Mon., NEWPORT, COUNTY BOROUGH

 

  Ley, Anthony John, 5, 1st July 1941, Civilian War Dead, Civilian, of 16 Eveswell Street, Newport, Mon. Son of A.C.1 Henry George Ley, R.A.F., and of Hellen Ley. Died at 16 Eeswell Street, NEWPORT, COUNTY BOROUGH

 

  Ley, Robert Graham, 3, 1st July 1941, Civilian War Dead, Civilian, of 16 Eveswell Street, Newport, Mon. Son of A.C.1 Henry George Ley, R.A.F., and of Hellen Ley. Died at 16 Eveswell Street, NEWPORT, COUNTY BOROUGH

 

  McQueen, Donald Walter, 13, 7th October 1941, Son of George Henry and Ellen Louisa McQueen, of 61 Prince John Road, Eltham, Kent. Died at 21 Park Avenue, Rogerstone, Mon., Civilian War Dead, Civilian, MAGOR AND ST. MELLONS, RURAL DISTRICT

 

  Mills, Olive Mary, 6 months, 1st July 1941, Civilian War Dead, Civilian, Daughter of Frank and Ethel Mills, of 12 Bristol Street, Newport, Mon.,  Died at 16 Eveswell Street, NEWPORT, COUNTY BOROUGH

 

The Moss family, Aileen in the middle. Photo taken 12th  September 1940

Moss, Aileen Sybil, 12, 18th September 1940, Civilian War Dead, Civilian, Daughter of Ronald Albert and Lucy Mary Moss, of 90 Graig Park Circle, Malpas, Newport, Mon., S.S. "CITY OF BENARES"

Obituary                                        SS City of Benares

 

The Moss family, Marion far left. Photo taken 12th  September 1940

Moss, Marion Audrey, 10, 18th September 1940, Civilian War Dead, Civilian, Daughter of Ronald Albert and Lucy Mary Moss, of 90 Graig Park Circle, Malpas, Newport, Mon., S.S. "CITY OF BENARES"

Obituary                                        SS City of Benares

 

The Moss family, Rits far right. Photo taken 12th  September 1940

Moss, Rita Ann, 8, 18th September 1940, Civilian War Dead, Civilian, Daughter of Ronald Albert and Lucy Mary Moss, of 90 Graig Park Circle, Malpas, Newport, Mon., S.S. "CITY OF BENARES"

Obituary                                        SS City of Benares

 

John Pemberton

Pemberton, John, 10, 18th October 1940, Civilian War Dead, Civilian, Son of Frederick W. Pemberton, of 42 Queen's Hill, Newport, Mon., S.S. "CITY OF BENARES"

Obituary                                        SS City of Benares

 
Malcolm Phillips Phillips, Malcolm Philip, 17, 13th September 1940, Civilian War Dead, Civilian, of 32 Stow Park Avenue, Newport, Mon. Son of Harold David and Marjorie Phillips. Died at 32 Stow Park Avenue, .NEWPORT, COUNTY BOROUGH

Local memorial - St Marks church

Malcom Phillips grave    Crashed bomber in Stow Park Avenue    32 Stow Park Avenue    Crashed bomber site in July 2008    32 Stow Park Avenue in July 2008    Newport High School memorial in St Marks church

CLICK HERE to read an account of the bomber and its crash

 

Myrtle Phillips Phillips, Myrtle, 14, 13th September 1940, Civilian War Dead, Civilian, of 32 Stow Park Avenue, Newport, Mon. Daughter of Harold David and Marjorie Phillips. Died at 32 Stow Park Avenue, NEWPORT, COUNTY BOROUGH

Malcom Phillips grave    Crashed bomber in Stow Park Avenue    32 Stow Park Avenue    Crashed bomber site in July 2008    32 Stow Park Avenue in July 2008    Newport High School memorial in St Marks church

CLICK HERE to read an account of the bomber and its crash

 

SS City of Benares

Poole, Roger James, 11, 18th September 1940, Civilian War Dead, Civilian, of Ridge Gate, Alteryn Avenue, Newport, Monmouthshire. Son of Percy D. Poole, S.S. "CITY OF BENARES

 

  Pritchard, Grenville, 13, 8th August 1940, Civilian War Dead, Civilian,  Son of Thomas David and Gwladys Pritchard, of 5 Sea View, Rogiett. Died at 5 Sea View, CHEPSTOW, RURAL DISTRICT.

 

Rees children

Rees, Anita Mary, 14, 18th September 1940, Civilian War Dead, Civilian, Daughter of Gilbert Harold Victor Eric and Mabel Mary Rees, of Pedere, Caeperllan Road, Newport, Mon., Sister of William Eric Rees also died in the same incident, S.S. "CITY OF BENARES"

Obituary                                        SS City of Benares

 

Rees children

Rees, William Eric, 12, 18th September 1940, Civilian War Dead, Civilian, Son of Gilbert Harold Victor Eric and Mabel Mary Rees, of Pedere, Caeperllan Road, Newport, Mon., Brother of Anita Mary Rees also died in same incident, S.S. "CITY OF BENARES"

Obituary                                        SS City of Benares

 

  Thomas, Iris Muriel, 17, 1st July 1941, Civilian War Dead, Civilian, of 16 Eveswell Street. Daughter of Ernest Arthur and Violet Maud Thomas. Died at 16 Eveswell Street, NEWPORT, COUNTY BOROUGH

 

  Thomas, Phyllis Maude, 15, 1st July 1941, Civilian War Dead, Civilian, of 16 Eveswell Street, Newport, Mon. Daughter of Ernest Arthur and Violet Maud Thomas. Died at 16 Eveswell Street, NEWPORT, COUNTY BOROUGH

 

Shaun McGuire 2008