Cradock, Fanny b. February 26, 1909 d. December 27, 1994 British Television Cook, Journalist and Novelist. Born Phyllis Nan Primrose-Pechey, she is considered the first ever celebrity television cook, appearing with her monocle clad, henpecked husband Major Johnnie Cradock from the 1950's to the 1970's. Known for her harsh and elaborate demeanour her T.V career began in 1955 with her first programme, 'Fanny's Kitchen', which introduced her famous prawn cocktail recipe. Many books, food columns and T.V programmes followed including, 'Chez Bon Viveur','...[Read More] (Bio by: Butterfly) Eastbourne Crematorum, Eastbourne, Eastbourne Borough, East Sussex, England Plot: Rosebush placed where her and Johnnie's ashes are scattered, there is also a Memorial Plaque
Dawson, Corp. James Lennox b. December 25, 1891 d. February 15, 1967 World War I Victoria Cross recipient. He was a young 23 year old corporal in the 187th Company, Corps of Royal Engineers, British Army during Word War I. On October 13, 1915 the enemy ambushed his unit in a surprise gas attack. With the trenches full of men, he fearlessly exposed himself to enemy fire in order to give directions to his sappers and to clear the infantry out of sections of the trench which were full of gas. Still under heavy artillery fire, he found three leaking cylinders...[Read More] (Bio by: Whispers From The Grave) Eastbourne Crematorum, Eastbourne, Eastbourne Borough, East Sussex, England Plot: Garden of Remembrance in Area AL4
Leston, Les b. December 16, 1920 d. May 13, 2012 Auto Racing Pioneer. The winner of numerous races in England and Europe during the early 1950s, he is better remembered for creating the first fire-retardant gear for drivers. Born Alfred Lazarus Fingleston he was raised in London from the mid 1920s and became 'Les Leston' when his father Anglicized the family name in 1927. He was to become well known as a jazz drummer while in his teens, performing with several Big Bands including that of Bert Ambrose. During World War II he served in the...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob Hufford) Eastbourne Crematorum, Eastbourne, Eastbourne Borough, East Sussex, England Plot: Ashes were collected by family.