WW2: Roll of Honour

WW2: Roll of Honour: Barnes, Leonard John

Corporal R.A.F. died 12 June 1942 aged 26 Born 2 October 1915 in Oxford Street to Francis and Louise. In 1939 he was living in The Square, helping in his fathers business. The 1939 register notes he was a part time Radio Service Engineer. Was a member of RAF Volunteer Reserve. When he died he...

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WW2: Roll of Honour: Barrett, Ronald C

Sergeant, 106 Squadron, Bomber Command, R.A.F. died 9 July 1943 Son of Charles and Gertrude Barrett. Trade is listed as WOp/AG - a radio operator. 106 squadron, based at Syerston in Nottinghamshire, his aircraft was a Lancaster, shot down by a night fighter near Harze 13 miles south of Liege when returning from a raid

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WW2: Roll of Honour: Bishell, Thomas Irwin, D.S.O.

Lieutenant-Colonel 94th (Dorset and Hants) Field Regiment, Royal Artillery, died 1 October 1944 Born 7 July 1899  to Joseph and Mary in Turvey, Bedfordshire, his registered address at the time of his death was Southward Lane, left a widow Margaret.

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WW2: Roll of Honour: Bland, George Roxberry

Pilot Officer, 234 Squadron, Fighter Command, R.A.F. died 16 April 1942 Born c. 1922, to Major Valentine Bland M.C. and Doris, his address on probate is given as The Warren, Aldbourne. His aircraft was a Spitfire, believed to have been shot down by a fighter near Rauville during Ramrod 20 escorting Hurricanes to the Cherbourg

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WW2: Roll of Honour: Brind, Derek Thomas

Sapper Royal Engineers, died 24 August 1944 aged 24 Born 7 December 1919 to  Joseph and Annie in Aldbourne, left a widow Edna Gertrude

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WW2: Roll of Honour: Brown, Guy Richard, D.F.C.

Flight Lieutenant R.A.F. died 6 September 1945 aged 24 in Egypt Son of Captain William  and Kathleen Brown

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WW2: Roll of Honour: Crook, Robert Herbert Charles

Sergeant, 45 Squadron, R.A.F. died 18 April 1941 aged 22 Shot down by a Mf110 over Cyrenaica during a raid on enemy vehicles in the El Adam area of Libya, whilst flying in a Blenheim. He was a wireless operator. Born in 1918 in Birmingham to Reginald and Rose. His address at probate was 15

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WW2: Roll of Honour: Cubison, Arthur Jeffs, D.S.C and bar

Commander, HMS Niger, Royal Navy died 6 July 1942 aged 46 Son of Arthur and Helen, left a wife Arminta. The newspaper report of his death gives his address as Yew Tree House, Oldbourne, Wilts. HMS Niger, a Halcyon class minesweeper, was sunk after hitting a mine while escorting a Murmansk convoy QP 13.

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WW2: Roll of Honour: Hacker, Ronald Arthur

Private 6th Battalion, South Wales Borderers, died 15 November 1944 aged 25. Son of Reginald and Minnie, left a wife Hilda. Buried in Rangoon.

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WW2: Roll of Honour: Hanbury, Dermot Horace Thomas

Major Royal Engineers attached to 323 Field Park Company Indian Engineers, died 6 January 1944 aged 35. Born in 1908 to Horace and Alexandra, Stepson of Clara. A 1941 phone book gives his address as Upham House. Buried in Chittagong, Pakistan.

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WW2: Roll of Honour: Nugent, Kingsley Osbern George

Flight Sergeant, 305 (Polish) Squadron,  R.A.F. died 26 November 1944 aged 22. Lost during a night intruder sortie to the Soest-Munster region of Germany, whilst flying in a Mosquito, had been based at Cambrai in France. Son of George and Gladys . Probate says his address was Lottage Farm, and left a wife Gladys.

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WW2: Roll of Honour: Wakefield, Ernest H

Sergeant, Royal Engineers. No more details have been found at the moment.

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WW2: Roll of Honour: Wootton, Desmond Trevor

Boy (1st Class) H.M.S. Hood died 24 May 1941 aged 17. Born 25 April 1924 in Aldbourne  to  Henry and Florence of Aldbourne. HMS Hood was sunk in the Battle of Denmark whilst intercepting the Bismarck and Prinz Eugen. She was hit by shells and sank within 3 minutes, all but 3 of her crew

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