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F. J. Emberson

Credit for this entry to:
Andrew Behan

F. J. Emberson

War dead  Male 

Categories: War Memorial WW2

Andrew Behan has kindly carried out some research on this man:
Sergeant Frank James Emberson.      Born in 1911 in Islington, London, the son of Frank and Alice Maud Emberson. His father was a Paper Hanger and the family lived at 53 Benwell Road, Islington. By 1918 they had moved to 13 Bassett Street, N.W.5. In May 1928 he was appointed as a Temporary Postman Messenger and in August 1928 he was confirmed as a Postman Messenger in the West London Postal Service and was promoted to Sorter on the 11th November 1937 in the London Postal Region. In mid-1942 he married Myfanwy Taylor in Manchester, Lancashire, and they lived at 12 Lorne Street, Manchester. He joined the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, service number 1254332, and served as a Navigator. He died on war service in North Kesteven, Lincolnshire, on the 28th January 1943, aged 31 years, and is buried in St. James Churchyard, Birch-in-Rusholme, Lancashire,. He is also commemorated on the screen wall of the Manchester Southern Cemetery, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester. Probate was granted to his widow. Effects £205.

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