HOLLOWAY, Peter James

Not on the Newmarket War Memorial

Peter James HOLLOWAY
Killed by Enemy Action on 18th February 1941
Aged 3 months

Born 18th November 1940, son of Edward Herbert and Mary Ruth HOLLOWAY (née WYTHES) of Banstead Cottages, Kirtling
It is not certain whether he was killed in Eaton House, High Street, Newmarket (his Mother was having her hair done). or next door in Gilbert's ironmongers
6 others died in this building during the bombing raid, but Peter's Mother survived.

Peter is buried in St Margaret's Churchyard in Cowlinge, with church to left, cross church yard to far side, under tree by fence
His mother, Mary, lived to be 93 and died in 2004, in Lewisham Hospital. Her ashes were buried in Peter's grave.

Peter's original marker and the new marker after his Mother's ashes joined him

St Margaret of Antioch Church, Cowlinge- Copyright Bob Jones. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic Licence.

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