Maitland Ellick

Air Gunner, 106 Squadron
Service number 1431392
Died 31 March 1944
Buried Hanover War Cemetery, Germany
Age 22

Headstone Inscription
GOD GAVE US STRENGTH TO BEAR THE LOSS WHAT IT COST TO LOSE HIM NO ONE WILL EVER KNOW


Biography

Maitland was the son of Joseph and Rebecca née Fink of Wallasey, Merseyside. The family name was originally Ehrlich.

Maitland’s father Joseph was first married to Esther Wolensky who died aged twenty-one and they had a son Arthur.

Joseph remarried to Maitland’s mother Rebecca. In 1939, the family were living at 59 Rice Lane, Wallasey and Joseph was working as an insurance agent.

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