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WW2 Roll of Honour
Abrams, Alwin
27 January 1906 – 1985

Alwin Abrams was the son of Thomas Abrams. Thomas was born 21 December 1868 in Lincolnshire. He married Susannah Pinder in 1892 in Gainsborough. In 1901 they were living in Lincolnshire with Thomas working as a gardener. By 1906 they were living in Rawmarsh, Rotherham.

Alwin, the fourth of six children, was born 27 January 1906 in Rawmarsh. By 1918 the family were living at 40 Titus Street in Saltaire.

Alwin married Edna Thornton in 1934. They lived at 35 Vicarage road in Windhill. Around 1938 Alwin was working for Shipley Council. Alwin joined the Army in 1940 and served as a driver in the Royal Engineers.

Alwin survived the war and died in Bradford in 1985. Alwin had a brother, George, who served in World War One and another brother, Thomas, who served in World War Two.

Abrams, Thomas
6 June 1908 – 26 June 1945

Thomas Abrams was the son of Thomas Snr. Abrams. Thomas Snr. was born 21 December 1868 in Lincolnshire. He married Susannah Pinder in 1892 in Gainsborough. In 1901 they were living in Lincolnshire with Thomas working as a gardener. By 1906 they were living in Rawmarsh, Rotherham.

Thomas, the second youngest of six children, was born 6 February 1908 in Rawmarsh. By 1918 the family was living at 40 Titus Street in Saltaire. From around 1932, Thomas worked as a builder’s labourer for Mr Abe Greenwood.

Thomas married Rose Thompson in 1933. Sadly, Rose died the following year aged just 23. Thomas served as a private in the Army Catering Corps. He died 26 June 1945 and he was buried at Nab Wood Cemetery in Shipley.

Thomas had a brother, George, who served in World War One and another brother, Alwin, who served in World War Two.

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Allott, George Clifford
6 November 1913 – 1995

George Clifford Allott was the son of George Allott. George was born 28 January 1883 in Hoyland near Barnsley. He married Elizabeth Ann Dean 1906 in Rotherham. In 1911 they were living in Barnsley with George working as a miner.

George Clifford was born 6 November 1913 in Barnsley. In 1939 the family were living at 14 Glenaire Drive in Baildon with George working as a gas works labourer and George Clifford as building society clerk.

George Clifford served in World War Two. He married Irene Laycock in 1941. They lived with Irene’s parents at 41 Mary Street in Saltaire. George Clifford died in 1995.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
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