Second World War - Lynsted Memorial Project
Charles Henry APPS (of Newnham)
Son of Charles William and Ethel Maud Apps of Champion Court Cottages, Newnham, Charles was serving at the Royal Arsenal at Woolwich and died as a result of the bombing in the Blitz.
The Royal Arsenal was bombed almost every night during this time.
The Blitz had been continuous for eleven weeks at the time Charles died.
November and December saw reciprocated 'Blitzing' of Mussolini's Royal Arsenal at Turin alongside bombing campaigns against Dusseldorf and Berlin.