Trumpington Village Sign unveiled June 2010, designed by Sheila Betts.
Trumpington Local History Group
Trumpington and World War 2:
Copyright © Trumpington Local History Group, 2019. Updated 29 March 2019.
Ernest Henry Chapman collection: Army Book 64. Soldier's
Service and Pay Book and Army Identity Certificate.
Wendy Roberts
Photographs of wartime activities of men and women of Trumpington
during the Second World War, 1939-1945
These photographs illustrate some of the wartime activities of the men and women of
Trumpington during the Second World War, 1939-1945. They include photographs and reports
from local Cambridge newspapers, such as ‘Independent Press and Chronicle’ [I.P.&C.]. For
information about the stories behind the photographs, see the page
Trumpington and World War
2: Notes and the spreadsheet 'Trumpington Men and Women and World War 2'.

Crowson, George Albert.
I.P.&C. Friday 18 October 1940, p.15
Sheldrick, Ernest Reginald.
I.P.&C. 11 Oct 1940 p.2
Damaged Buildings,
17 & 19 Barrow
I.P.&C. Friday 18
October 1940, p.14
First Aid Post
I.P.&C. 27 December
1940, p.10
Ash, Stanley G., Headstone, Belfast City
Creek, Jack Neville.
Pendlebury, John Devitt Stringfellow, in 1934.
Wilson, Ernest.
I.P.&C. 31 Jan 1941
Angell, Alexander.
I.P.&C. 17 April 1942, p.13
Chapman, Margaret.
I.P.&C. 14 August 1942, p.6
Clarke, Bertram James.
I.P.&C. 3 April 1942, p.7
Duke, Robert O. W.
I.P.&C. 3 April 1942, p.7
Harris, John Corbett.
I.P.&C. 13 November 1942, p.9
Kitson, Ronald.
I.P.&C. 17 April 1942, p.13
Marshall, Gilbert George.
I.P.&C. 7 August 1942, p.5
Mayle, Alfred William.
I.P.&C. 8 May 1942, p.5
Ward, Jack.
I.P.&C. 17 April 1942, p.13
Seekings, Charles Stanley.
I.P.&C. 10 April 1942, p.9
Carter, Arthur Edward.
I.P.&C. 24 September 1943, p.9
Orr, Florence Mary.
I.P.&C. 5 Nov 1943
Robinson, Percy
I.P.&C. 10 Dec 1943
Farrington, Brian Thomas.
Right: Memorial on parent's headstone at Trumpington Churchyard Extension
Harradine, Francis B.
I.P.&C. 9 June 1944 p.3
Medhurst, Marjorie Joan.
I.P.&C. 15 Sept 1944 p.9
Price, Sidney.
I.P.&C. 2 June 1944 p.9
Scott, Walter Mostyn.
I.P.&C. 11 Aug 1944 p.11
White, Victor Charles.
I.P.&C. 2 June 1944, p.9
Group of Italian prisoners, understood to be in Trumpington
Camp, including Vittorio Prati (second from right in the
front row) and Camp pass giving permission for Vittorio
Prati to be absent from Trumpington Camp, 15 September
1944. Cristina Prati, 2013.
Vittorio Prati page.
Chapman, Ernest Henry and colleagues in
Rangoon, 1945.
Chapman, Ernest Henry's Invitation to
Trumpington Homecoming Social and
Trumpington Homecoming Fund Gift Card.
Goodwin, Stanley Harold.
I.P.&C. Friday 14 December 1945, p.7
Goodwin, Stanley Harold.
Left: Wooden cross marking the mass grave at Buddhist monastery in Mewaing, 1946.
Above: Memorial at Taukkyan War Cemetery, 2017.
Hall, Elizabeth Rosemary.
I.P.&C. 29 March 1946 p.6
Spalding, Donald George.
I.P.&C. 28 June 1946 p.3
German Prisoners of War, 1948.
Above: "A Cambridge University course for
German Prisoners-of-war was being held at in
1948: listening to the opening lecture ... at St
John's College. About 200 prisoners attended
this six-week course organised by the Board of
Extra Mural Studies in 1948 ...".
Left: "While the special course for German
Prisoners-of-war was being held at Cambridge
University in 1948, the prisoners were moved
to a special camp at Trumpington".
Cambridgeshire Collection, Cambridge Central
Library. Reference Y.Tru.K48.
Trumpington War Memorial, Remembrance
Sunday, 9 November 2014.
Above: The original inscription to World War
2, unveiled on 9 November 1947.
Left: The wreath in memory of Lieutenant
Jack Creek underneath the newly added
inscription commemorating ‘Jack Creek’.