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Henry Charles Pigerham

Served with Essex County Constabulary from Jun 13, 1938 and died on Aug 14, 1942.

Police Constable Harry Charles Pigerham was the son of Harry and Phoebe C. Pigerham, of Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire. He was born on 4th March 1916 in Highgate, London. Harry joined Essex County Constabulary on 13th June 1938, having previously worked as a radio salesman for Curry Limited of Bishop's Stortford.

His first posting after Headquarters' training was to Grays from 6th August 1938. He moved to Tilbury from 1st January 1939, and then worked at Romford from 5th August 1939, and finally Chelmsford from 4th December 1939.

He joined the R.A.F. on 11th August 1941 and was one of six men killed during training to be Observers at Picton, in Ontario, Canada on Monday, Friday, 14th August 1942 whilst serving as Leading Aircraftman (Cadet) 1320030 with Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. He was aged 26.

He was buried in Block 1. Row 10. Grave 14 at Picton (Glenwood) Cemetery in Ontario Canada.

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