Tarrant, John Kenneth

Maureen Close & John Tarrant

Name: John Kenneth Tarrant

Died on: Thursday, 24th September 1942

Died at: 7 West Hill, St Leonards

Additional Information: John Tarrant, aged 4, was killed when seven fighter bombers swept into St Leonards strafing with machine gun fire and dropping HE bombs on Warrior Square, West Hill, St Leonards, Quarry Hill and De Cham Road. 23 people were killed in the attack, with 43 other wounded, 21 seriously.

John was the son of Leslie Charles and Mary Tarrant (previously Close). His older sister, Maureen Close, was also killed in the raid.

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