Name: Harry Arrow Pearch
Died on: Sunday, 23rd May 1943
Died at: Warrior House Hotel, Warrior Square, St Leonards
Additional Information: Harry Pearch, aged 65, was killed when a number of fighter bombers dropped 25 HE Bombs on The Albany Hotel, Warrior House Hotel, Swan Hotel, Reeves Antique Shop, Old Town, Warrior Gate, Public House, Norman Road and Gensing Road. One of the worse attacks on the town during the war, 25 other people died and 85 more were injured, 30 seriously.
Harry was the son of J H Pearch. He lived at the Warrior House Hotel, St Leonards.
I was unable to locate Harry’s grave marker in the main area of WW2 war graves, so he is likely buried else where on site. I will look to find it when I revisit Hastings Cemetery.
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