O'CONNOR, Michael

Michael O'CONNOR
Pioneer Corps
Died on Monday 15th October 1945
Aged 39

medals not known

Born 6th March 1906 in Ireland (Eire), son of John and Norah O'Connor. Husband of Alice O'Connor (née BUCK) of 15 Church Street, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire

In the 1939 register, a public works contractor's labourer, he was at 15 Church Street with widow Alice BUCK [29/4/1906], who he married in Amersham in 1941. His widow later married William MILLS in Amersham in 1947.

Stationed at Lower Hare Park, Dullingham, he was run over by a car on the Newmarket to Cambridge Road (in the parish of Burwell) on 14th October 1945, dying due to his injuries the following day in White Lodge Emergency Hospital, Newmarket.

Michael is buried in Newmarket Cemetery in grave P:440

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