Name: ELAND, Jack

Nationality: British

Rank: Aircraftman 2nd Class

Regiment / Service: Royal Air Force (Volunteer Reserve) 219 Sqdn

Date of Death: 06/05/1942

Age: 25

Service No: 1005773

Cemetery: Clitheroe Cemetery

CWGC Certificate:   Jack Eland

Grave / Memorial Ref: Joint Grave 1601

Address or Parish: 17 Littlemoor, Clitheroe.

Additional info: Husband of Barbara Daphne (Nee Barnes), daughter of the late Mr and Mrs George G Barnes formerly of 114, Pimlico Road, Cliheroe. In deference to the wishes of Mrs Eland the funeral was not of a military character. Informed of death just before leaving nursing home with their son. Death reported as an accident. The last rites were performed by the Rev W S Helm M.A. Floral tributes were sent by - His loving wife and baby. Father. Sister Alice, Harry and children. Brother Michael. Uncle Will, Alec and Katherine. Aunt Rhoda and Uncle John Henry. Great Uncle Will and Aunt, Blackburn. Uncle Willy, Tom and Jim at Padiham. Cousin Joe, Lizzie and all at Cockermouth. Miss Wright. Miss Margaret Reed. Joan. Ken and Esme. Cynthia and John. Helen and Allen. Mr and Mrs B Hammond, Blackburn. Mrs Harrison, Auntie and Dorothy. George and Margaret Webb, Padiham. The Nursery School staff and Mothers. B Flight 219 Squadron. The Directors, OXO, Ltd. London. Travelling staff, Oxo Ltd, Blackburn, Warehouse and office staff, Oxo Ltd, Blackburn. Mrs Eland was in charge of Clitheroe Nursery School. Jack Eland shares grave with Brother-In-Law. Son Derick John Born 03/05/42. Jack was born at Padiham. He was on the Blackburn staff at Messrs, Oxo Ltd.


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