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Ralph Humberstone

Credit for this entry to:
Andrew Behan.

Ralph Humberstone

Person  Male  Died 18/11/1987

Categories: Tragedy

Ralph Humberstone, originally from Horncastle, Lincolnshire, died, aged about 50 years, on 18 November 1987 in the King's Cross Underground Station fire.

His body was identified by a publican from Dalston where he had worked as a cleaner sometime previously. He lived in a flat in the Elephant and Castle area and worked as a cleaner in a restaurant in Waterloo. 

As nobody came forward to claim his body he was buried in a common grave together with that of another unknown man at the time, referred to as Body 115, in the Islington and St Pancras Cemetery, 278 High Road, East Finchley, London, N2 9AG. (It was not until January 2004 that 'body 115' was identified as that of Alexander Williamson Fallon).

The subsequent fire investigation report described his occupation as Casual Employment.

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