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Blitz victim
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Current record for: Doris Winifred Rickett
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Name Doris Winifred Rickett
Born in Not Known
Resident of Not Known
Died 09/10/1940
Age 25

Cause of Death Bomb explosion

Cemetery or memorial Islington Cemetery and Crematorium
Grave or panel reference 17637 Z

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World War 2
Blitz
Air raids on Wednesday 9th October 1940

Relative(s)      Relative(s)
  • Alfred Rickett, Husband
    40, College Cross, N1
  • A C Dyer, Uncle
    36, King's Square EC1
  • Brown, Brother-in-law
    12, Hill Rise Mansions,
Media File(s) Media file(s)



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LCC bomb-damage map showing area of incident