Ernest Phillip Orwell “Phil” Perkins

Ernest Phillip Orwell “Phil” Perkins

Birth
Death 18 Nov 1944
Ilford, London Borough of Redbridge, Greater London, England
Burial Aldborough Hatch, London Borough of Redbridge, Greater London, England
Plot near church door
Memorial ID 54145513 · View Source
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Civilian casualty of WWII, Phil Perkins was killed when a V2 Rocket struck the Dick Turpin Hotel in Aldborough Hatch in Aldborough Road North.He was 43 and the son of Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Perkins. One of his forbears, Rifleman Albert Edward Perkinsfell in France in 1917 and he is commemorated in the church and on the family grave in the churchyard.
Also killed in this incident was Leading Aircraftman William George Skeet, aged 40. A few moments before, he had been seen cycling in the direction of The Dick Turpin and it is believed he stopped to talk with Phil when the missile struck. He is interred in the wargraves section at Barkingside Old Cemetery, Longwood Gardens.



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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: geoffrey gillon
  • Added: 26 Jun 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 54145513
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ernest Phillip Orwell “Phil” Perkins (unknown–18 Nov 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 54145513, citing St Peter Churchyard, Aldborough Hatch, London Borough of Redbridge, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .