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1035372   Leading Aircraftman William James Bleeks
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve (British Air Force)
Date Of Birth: 28/05/1918
Died: 20/06/1942 (Died by accident)
Age: 24
Summary      
Leading Aircraftsman William Bleeks was born on 28th May 1918 and prior to service with the R.A.F. he worked in the Seagoe Hotel, Portadown. He was the eldest son of Robert and Elizabeth Anna Bleeks (nee Wright), Hawthorn Cottage, Stewartstown, Co. Tyrone and husband of Mary Jane Bleeks (nee McCann) of Portadown, Co. Armagh. He was killed on active service as a result of an accident at Skeabrae, Scotland.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Seagoe Cemetery
  Portadown, Co Armagh, 6
Grave Ref:
CWGC Casualty 2690053
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Local Memorial Details

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1 Stewartstown Church Of Ireland Roll Of Honour WWII Stewartstown
2 Stewartstown Cenotaph -- WWII Stewartstown
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1 Portadown War Memorial William James Bleeks commemerated on Portadown War Memorial - WW2
2 Seagoe Parish Church, Portadown William James Bleeks Commemerated on Headstone Inscription at Seagoe Parish Church
3 William T Bleeks Uncle of William James Bleeks