Kemp, Nelson Oliver Hugh

Nelson Kemp

Name: Nelson Oliver Hugh Kemp

Died on: Thursday, 26th September 1940

Died at: 158 Queen’s Road, Hastings

Additional Information: Nelson Kemp, aged 33, was killed when multiple bombers dropped 40 high explosive bombs on Queens Road, Nelson Road, Milward Road, St Mary’s Terrace, Ashburnham Road, Mount Road and Priory Road. Two other people were killed in the raid and a number of others wounded.

Nelson, the son of William and Florence Gertrude Elizabeth Kemp, was a Special Constable and lived at 128 Emmanuel Road, Hastings. His brother Norman Kemp was killed in another air raid on Hastings four days later.

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