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Current record for: Edwin Aldridge
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Name Edwin Aldridge
Born in Not Known
Resident of Not Known
Died 31/12/1944
Age 51

Cause of Death Bomb explosion

Cemetery or memorial Islington Cemetery and Crematorium
Grave or panel reference 23569 O

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World War 2
V2 attacks
V-2 attack on Sunday 31st December 1944

Relative(s)      Relative(s)
  • Ellen Aldridge, Wife
    94, Regina Road N4
  • F White, Cousin
    6, Athelstane Road N4