Name: Cecil Ronald Kenneth Hume
Wounded on: Monday, 30th September 1940
Wounded at: Mssrs Plummer and Roddis, 1-2 Robertson Street, Hastings
Additional Information: Cecil Hume, aged 29, was wounded when a single bomber dropped one HE bomb that hit the Plaza Cinema on Robertson Street, Hastings. William was working at department store Plummer & Roddis (now Debenhams) nearby. He died on 1st October 1940 at Royal East Sussex Hospital. Thirteen other people were killed and thirty five injured, twelve seriously.
Cecil, married to Mrs K Hume and the son of Mr & Mrs H Hume, lived at 23 Clive Avenue, Hastings. The inscription on his grave marker reads “The souls of the righteous are in the hand of God, and there shall no torment touch them”.
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