Second World War - Lynsted Memorial Project

Winifred Mary Clarace GAMBELL (of Lynsted)

b. 25th June 1923
d. 14th March 1944. Aged 22

Aircraftwoman, 2nd Class, Service Number 455482
Women's Auxiliary Air Force
Lynsted churchyard extension, Row H, Grave A
Died of Illness

Headstone of Winifred Mary Clarage Gambell of LynstedThe second child of Sidney Clarance William and Louisa Stella Gambell (née Neaves), Winifred was born on 25 June 1921. At the time of the 1939 Register, Winifred was living at 8 Batteries Terrace, Lynsted.

Winifred had lost both of her fraternal uncles in the First World War. Her father served in and survived both world wars.

Sadly Winifred died at home from illness on 14 March 1944. She is buried in Lynsted Churchyard extension Kent, Row H. Grave A.



East Kent Gazette of 16th March 1946
IN MEMORIAM. GAMBELL - In loving memory of a dear Daughter and Sister, Winnifred Gambell, who fell asleep March 14th, 1944.
A daughter and sister in a million,
Her heart was purer than gold;
Nothing in this world could be sweeter
Than her memory that will never grow old.

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