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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- Oliver Cecil Stephens -

Unknown person Name : Oliver Cecil Stephens

Son of : Oliver James Stephens and Amy Selina Stephens (née Weeks) of Sandown.

Born : 1921 (registered as Cecil Oliver Stephens, Brading sub-district).

  Electoral Roll information :

1922 : The family are at 34 Fitzroy Street, Sandown.
  Service Details :

Leading Aircraftman 1272826 Oliver Cecil Stephens, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

  Casualty Details :

Died : 16th July 1945 aged 24.

Buried at : Ramleh War Cemetery, Palestine.

CWGC Record
  Commemorated on these Memorials :

Shanklin War Memorial (as C STEVENS)
  Further Information :

Leading Aircraftman Stephens died of meningitis inflammation of the brain or spine in a Cairo Hospital. This does not explain why he is buried in Israel (Palestine at the time of his death). His place of origin is thought to be Shanklin or Lake, Isle of Wight.
  Acknowledgements :

John Bloodworth for Royal Air Force research
  Page status :
Page last updated : July 2012


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