2 January 2015

6088544 Pte Herbert Jeffries, 2nd Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey)

According to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, 177 men and women serving with United Kingdom forces died on the 2nd January 1945; seventy years ago today. Herbert Jeffries died at home this day and was buried in Abney Park Cemetery in Stoke Newington. He was 24 years old, the son of Henrietta Jeffries of Hackney.

At the going down of the sun, and in the morning, WE WILL REMEMBER THEM.
Abney Park cemetery image borrowed from the Jane Shoots World blog.

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