James Raymond Howard (1919 - 1943)

Meldreth War Memorial, showing the names of J R Howard and A K Walbey, who were ex pupils of the school | Photograph by Kathryn Betts
Meldreth War Memorial, showing the names of J R Howard and A K Walbey, who were ex pupils of the school
Photograph by Kathryn Betts
An extract from the school admissions register, showing the entry for James Howard | Photograph courtesy of Meldreth Primary School
An extract from the school admissions register, showing the entry for James Howard
Photograph courtesy of Meldreth Primary School
An extract from the school admissions register, showing the entry for James Howard | Photograph courtesy of Meldreth Primary School
An extract from the school admissions register, showing the entry for James Howard
Photograph courtesy of Meldreth Primary School

James Howard was the son of Alwyne and Evelyn Howard of Chiswick End, Meldreth.  He was born in 1919 and attended Meldreth School from 1924 until 1927.

During the Second World War, he served as Lieutenant 200204 in the Royal Scots Greys (2nd Dragoons), Royal Armoured Corps.  He died on Thursday 16th September 1943 at the age of 24 and is buried in Salerno War Cemetery, Italy.  Grave I. A. 44.

Below, are extracts from the school admissions register showing James’ details.

James, along with fellow former pupil, Albert Kitchener Walbey, are commemorated on Meldreth war memorial.

 

 

 

 

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