CFHS code : PL309

Parish : St Paul

Inscription : In Loving Memory of ALFRED GEORGE MICKLE d 9th March 1917 aged 40 and of ELEANOR KATE MICKLE d 8th March 1959 aged 80

Monument : Headstone/Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon : 52.202298 0.13622707 – click here for location

Mickle grave
Mickle headstone

Monument

White marble headstone with kerb stones in modern design in the parish area of St Paul, located to the east of the western path just north of the Lodge.

Inscription

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‘In loving memory of Alfred George Mickle
died 9th March 1917 aged 40’

‘and of Eleanor Kate Mickle
died 8th March 1959 aged 80’

“Rest eternal grant them O Lord,
Let Thy light perpetual shine upon them.”
[from the Burial Service: Lux aeternam …]

Alfred George Mickle (1875-1917)WW1 soldier -see also Life Story page

Alfred George Mickle and his wife Eleanor Kate Mickle lived at 24 Romsey Terrace, Mill Road, Cambridge. His father was William Mickle, also of Cambridge.

Eleanor Kate Mickle (née Arnold) (1878-1959)

Eleanor was born in 1878 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire.  She was one of at least four children born to Oswald Joseph Arnold (1846-1895) and his first wife, Sarah Arnold (née King) (1842-1882).  The family lived at 63 New Street, Cambridge.  Eleanor’s mother died when she was four years old and her father remarried three years later.  By 1891 the family had moved to 31 Albert Street, Cambridge.  Eleanor married Alfred George Mickle (1875-1917) in 1909 in Cambridge.  Eleanor died on 8 March 1959 in The Hope Nursing Home, Cambridge.

Sources:
War Graves Photographic Project

Census: 1881, 1891, 1901, and 1911

England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915

England & Wales, FreeBMD Marriage Index, 1837-1915

England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2007

England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966

UK, Army Registers of Soldiers’ Effects, 1901-1929

UK, Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1919

Cambridge Daily News, Wednesday, 14 March 1917

Cambridge Independent Press, Friday, 28 December 1917

 

By Ian Bent, Jo Costin, and Emma Easterbrook

 

 

Alfred George Mickle; Eleanor Kate Mickle