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Sergeant with 50 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.
Son of Walter J.W. and Frances Mary Page of Pitsea, Essex. Died on Monday 28th April 1941, aged 22.
Horace Page was reported missing after a raid on enemy territory and his body was recovered by the German authorities near the French port of La Rochelle on the Bay of Biscay. He was buried at the military cemetery of St. Elias at La Rochelle.
Prior to the war he was a Foreman in Department 324 of the Rubber Factory. He had initially worked on the Conveyors but had been promoted to Manipulator, then chief manipulator in Department 300.
His father and sister were also employed by the Bata Shoe Company at East Tilbury.