PLEDGER, William Alfred

No.1101719, Aircraftsman 2, William Alfred PLEDGER
Aged 26
his medal entitlement is not known
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Died on Wednesday, 18th September 1940

His birth was registered Newmarket Q3-1914 3B:859, his parents were William and Florence M. PLEDGER (née MUSK).

His father died in 1938. In the 1939 register his widowed mother [26-4-1891] was at 19 Granby Street, Newmarket with his sisters Ella F M [27-9-1920] later Mrs PLANT, and Doris M [30-11-1924] later Mrs SANGSTER.

His death was registered in Chapel en le Frith, Derbyshire Q3-1940 7B:1552, aged 26.
So far nothing has been found to explain his death.

His headstone in Woodditton reads " In ever loving memory of my dear husband". Possibly she was Phoebe SEAL who married Willam A Pledger in Cambridge in Q3-1940 [3B:2091]

William Pledger is buried in Woodditton (St Mary's) Churchyard :

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