See also

Kathleen Elsie Bouchard (1908-1940)

Individual Events and Attributes

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • shorthand typist3

  • Birth:

  • 24 Feb 1908

  • Leyton, Essex, England1,3,4

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 3)

  • 55 South Birkbeck Road, Leytonstone, Essex, England4

  •  

  • daughter living in three rooms with her parents Frederick and Letitia, and sister Dorothy. Born in Leyton Essex

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 31)

  • Pax, 117 Park Lane, Hornchurch, Essex, England3

  •  

  • unmarried shorthand typist living with her oarents and a brother. Born on 24th February 1908. Noted HUDC B42 ARP (Hornchurch Urban District Council and Air Raid Protection)

  • Death:

  • 31 Aug 1940 (age 32)

  • Pax, 117 Park Lane, Hornchurch, Essex, England2,5,6

  •  

  • Cause: when their house received a direct bomb hit

    Letitia and Fred were in the air-raid shelter in 1940 with their daughter Elsie when Elsie was anxious to have lunch to go to play tennis, so they went up to the house which shortly after received a direct hit from a bomb. Letitia and Elsie were killed instantly, Fred surviving in the shelter. Elsie was unmarried but was courting a policeman at the time

  • Burial:

  • Sep 1940

  • Hornchurch Cemetery, 24 Upminster Road, Hornchurch, Essex, England7

  •  

  • 1140, Block A

Sources

1.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). West Ham 1908 quarter:1 volume:4a page:378. Cit. Date: 22 March 2021.

2.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Romford 1940 quarter:3 volume:4a page:1023. Cit. Date: 22 March 2021.

3.

1939 UK Register, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:1521E page:22 line:4 letter code:DCAZ. Cit. Date: 29 January 2018.

4.

Census 1911, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece:9613 class:RG78 piece:512 registration district:188 sub-district:8 enumeration district:8 schedule:137. Cit. Date: 22 March 2021.

5.

Barbara Pocock personal communication. Letter R174 P47.

6.

Sylvia Henderson personal communication. Letter R176 P48.

7.

Bryan Burrough personal communication. Chart 3/3/04.