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Current record for: Gladys May Faber
Deceased Folder  Deceased Folder
Name Gladys May Faber
Born in Not Known
Resident of Not Known
Died 22/09/1940
Age 20 months

Cause of Death Concussion, buried under debris

Cemetery or memorial Islington Cemetery and Crematorium
Grave or panel reference 23170 O

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World War 2
Air raids on Saturday 21st September 1940

Contents submitted by contributors:
Gladys May Faber was born on 13 January 1939 to Frederick Charles Faber and his wife Ethel Marion [née Grosch]. She was their second child.

Relative(s)      Relative(s)
  • Frederick Charles Faber, Father
    13, Carnegie Street
  • Ethel Marion Faber, Mother
    13, Carnegie Street
  • Jean Marion Faber, Sister
    13, Carnegie Street
  • George W Grosch, Grandfather
    19, Rodney Street
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LCC bomb-damage map showing area of incident