Stephen Samuel Fairhurst

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Private Stephen Samuel Fairhurst
Life dates
14 Mar 1910 - 16 Mar 1982

He married Elsie Duckett in 1942.

Unit or location Role Posted from until
Wrington Patrol Patrol member 12 Sep 1940 28 Jun 1944
National ID
OASB 158/6

Jig tool design (Aero engines)

(1939) 11 Devonshire Road, Bristol. (1942) Tarndure, 9 Main Road, Cleeve, Somerset
Other information

Steve first joined the Wrington Home Guard then was transferred to Auxiliary Units 20 Jan 1942. Discharged 28th July 1944 as medically unfit.

15 May 1942 there was a large scale invasion test involving the army,  RAF, Home Guard and Civil Defence. 

Auxilier Sam Gilling (Sandford Patrol) stated: “We had to get into Locking airport. Joint exercise as one of the lads from Wrington Wood was injured. Thumb and half the side of his hand blown off with a detonator.” This was Steve Fairhurst who was later discharged as medically unfit.

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Caption & credit
Stephen Fairhurst (Western Daily Press)

TNA ref WO199/3390&1

1939 Register

Donald Brown

Western Daily Press 11 May 1942