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1 Cowper Road, The Cabin

History of 1 Cowper Road

1911:

Joseph Brand Oakman, 47, handyman, born Cambridge

Emily Alice, 47, (7 children, 1 died), household, born Cambridge

George Charles, 17, deliverer of milk, born Cambridge

Edwin Frederick, 14, school nurse,  born Trumpington

Gladys Pretoria, 10,  born Trumpington

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George Charles Oakman, born 1893, 7th Bttn Suffolk Regiment. Before the war he was a milk deliverer then a laundryman. In January 1918 he suffered a strangulated hernia.

Henry ‘Harry’ William Oakman, born 1884,  2nd Bttn Essex Regiment. He was killed 10/10/1917 during the 3rd Battle of Ypres, probably during an attack near Poelcapelle.

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