Wars Last Goodbyes
Individual Record

St Bartholomew Churchdown Gloucester

Inscription

In treasured memory of

A dear son and brother

Ft/Sgt E. J. Boakes R.A.F.V.R.

(Teddy)

Who lost his life in air operations

January 15 1945, aged 21

E'en as he trod that day to god

So walked he from his birth;

In simpleness and gentleness

And honour and clean mirth

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St Bartholomew Churchdown Gloucester

Gloucestershire

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Edward John

Boakes

1923

Churchdown, Gloucester

15th January 1945

Air crash at Bard Hill, Salthouse, Norfolk - died in hospital

21

Churchdown churchyard, Gloucestershire

Second World War

Flight Sergeant (Air Bomber)

61 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Known as Teddy

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