Second World War - Lynsted Memorial Project

Cecil William POWELL (of Oare)

b. 1926
d. 4th August 1945. Aged 19

Private, Service Number 14880172
The Parachute Regiment
Army Air Corps
Faversham Borough Cemetery
(also Davington School plaque in Davington Church)
Died as a result of an accident

Portrait of Cecil William Powell of OareCecil was born in 1926 to Cecil Baden Powell and Alice Caroline (née Tester) Powell of 2 Forge Cottages, Oare.

Cecil was still in training at Catterick Camp when he accidentally drowned in The Foss on the River Swale, Richmond, North Yorkshire.

He is buried in Faversham Borough Cemetery and is also commemorated on the Davington School memorial plaque, located in the parish church of St. Mary Magdalene & St. Lawrence, Davington.

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