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262 Cherry Hinton Road, Summerfield

History of 262 Cherry Hinton Road

1911:

John Salmon, 36, married, police sergeant, born Cambs

Lillian Ethel, 14, laundry hand, born Chesterton

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Percival Ralph Sampson served in the 11th Bttn King’s Royal Rifles. Born 1884 in Linton, son of Alice and (by 1911) the deceased college servant Ralph Sampson, he died on 30 November 1917 probably during the German counter attack on the Cambrai operations of that month. In 1911 he had been living at 152 Blinco Grove and in 1912 married Annie in West Ham. His widow received a War Gratuity of ₤6. (262 Cherry Hinton Road is the address on his military records)

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