World War II
SERVICE CASUALTIES NOT IN
THE BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE
Page, E. G. L.
Ernest George Loraine Page, 14212365, was a
Private in the General Service Corps. He died suddenly at Berwick on
Tweed on 1st August 1942, when he was 22 (25). The first part of his
funeral service took place at St Martin's Church, Dover. He was buried at St
Mary's Cemetery, Dover. Section M J, Grave 12
He was the son of Mr and Mrs Ernest Page, and the
husband of Kathleen E T Page, of Dover
Penn, A. W.
Alfred William Penn, M3678, was a PO Cook in the Royal Navy. He died in Bermerton
Naval Hospital, Washington, America on 20th December
1941. He was 39 and had seen 20 years and three months
The third son of
"his ever sorrowing mother", Mrs.
Penn, and the late Mr. G H Penn, from 118 Clarendon
Place, he was buried in Bremerton (Ivy Green)
cemetery, USA. Lot 4, South Half, Block 119. He was also
mourned by Florrie, Sidney, Elsie, and Horace, his
brothers and sisters.
"I have lost, but God has claimed,
one of the best the world contained"
in memoriam 1942
963549, was an Aircraftman, 1st Class, in the
RAFVR, 942 Balloon Squadron. He died through enemy
action on 8th May 1941, aged 27. He is buried at Upton,
St Leonard's Churchyard. Grave South of Church Tower
He was the "beloved youngest son" of
Mr and Mrs F Port of 27 (21?) Templar Street, (in 1943
residing temporarily at 109 Preston Road, Wembley).
Another son, John Frederick Port (Jack), serving in
Bermuda, gained a commission in the RE from 1 June 1943.
He was an old St Bart's school boy and for a long time a
server in St Bartholomew's church.
Puckett, C. R.
Charles Richard Puckett,
P/J 15674, was an Able Seaman in the Royal Navy.
He was lost at the age of 45 on 1st June 1940, with the
tug St Abbs. He is commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval
Memorial. Panel 39, Column 2
He was the son of Charles and Frances
Puckett, and the husband of Edith Emma Puckett, (nee
Goldsmith, sister of Harry Goldsmith, lost in the Great
War). she lived at 145 Flaxton Road, Plumstead, London,
but returned to Dover after her husband's death. Her
mother lived at 8 Hillside Road, Buckland. Her father,
Henry Phillips Goldsmith had died on 26 June 1937
"Greater love hath no man than this,
that he lay down his life for his friends"