TQ2272 : Two sons lost within a month, Putney Vale Cemetery

taken 1 year ago, near to Roehampton, Wandsworth, Great Britain

Two sons lost within a month, Putney Vale Cemetery
Two sons lost within a month, Putney Vale Cemetery
Bordered on two sides by Wimbledon Common and Putney Heath, Putney Vale Cemetery was opened in 1891 and the crematorium in 1938. Putney Vale's only rival in the London area for the number of famous people buried or cremated here is Golders Green Crematorium.

Among those whose funerals were held here were Arthur Askey, Stanley Baker, James Beck of Dad's Army, Howard Carter who discovered Tutankhamun, James Hunt who won the Formula One Drivers' Championship, Hattie Jacques, J Bruce Ismay who was a passenger on the Titanic and Chairman of the White Star Line, Daniel Massey, Bobby Moore, Kenneth More, Jon Pertwee, Roy Plomley of Desert Island Discs, Nyree Dawn Porter, Joan Sims and Vesta Tilley.

This grave of their parents commemorates two sons who were lost in September 1944. Captain Raymond H Stevens died in Holland on 18th September and his brother Captain Edwin M Stevens died in Italy on 6th September. For a close up of the gravestone see Link
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 11 March, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 15 March, 2020
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People, Events  Burial ground, Crematorium 
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2244 7262 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:26.3611N 0:14.3866W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2241 7260
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