Lest We Forget

 

HlGHWORTH'S ROLL OF HONOUR 1939-1945

5184730 Private William Thomas Edward ALEXANDER.
156th Battalion Parachute Regiment, Army Air Corps. Died 3rd July 1945, Age 23 years. Buried in Highworth Town Cemetery, Highworth, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK.

1, A/ 1219 Major James William ARKELL,
MC & BAR. 3rd Battalion, 5th Royal Gurkha Rifles. Killed in action 21st August 1946, Age 26 years. Buried in Djakarta War Cemetery, Indonesia. Plot 5, Row G, Grave 7.

1873873 Lance Sergeant Cecil Robert ASHTON,
26 Assault Squadron, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 6th June 1944, Age 26 years. Buried in Bayeux War Cemetery, France. Plot 15, Row A, Grave 5.

P/JX 181870 Able Seaman Colin Abbott BONNER,
Royal Navy, HMS Hood. Killed in action 24th May 1941, Age 21 years.
Commemorated by name, Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Portsmouth, UK. Panel 47, Column 2.

S/5441629 Lance Corporal Albert G. BROWN,
Royal Army Service Corps, Attached to 77 HAA Regiment Royal Artillery. Killed in action 20th June 1944, Age 27 years. Commemorated by name, Singapore Memorial, Singapore. Column 98.

573319 Lance Corporal David Jesse CHEESLEY,
2nd Battalion (Airborne) Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Lt Inf. Died of wounds lst April 1945, Age 20 years.
Buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Germany. Plot33, Row A, Grave9.

5730952 Private Kenneth George COOPER,
Serving with the Dorset Regiment. D.E.M.S. Personnel. Died 21st March 1941. Age 25 years.
Commemorated by name Plymouth Memorial, Devon, UK. Panel 62, Column 4.

1254805 Flight Sergeant (Navigator) Ronald John CROSSLEY,
Royal Air Force, (VR) 254 Squadron. Died of wounds 1st May 1943, Age 25 years.
Buried in Haugesund (Rossebo) Churchyard, Norway. British Plot, Row G, Grave 19.

22281096 Sergeant Douglas W. EDWARDS,
Royal pioneer Corps. Died of wounds 21st November 1951.
Buried in Moascar War Cemetery, Egypt. Plot 13, Row C, Grave 19.

14416229 Private Peter Oliver Williarn ELY,
7th Battalion The Parachute Regiment, Army Air Corps. Died (Killed in action) 10th August 1944. Age 19 years.
Commemorated by name Bayeux Memorial, France. Panel 18, Column 1.

1408390 Private Stanley Ernest HEAD,
7th Battalion Duke of Wellington Regiment. (West Riding) Killed in action 31st October 1944. Age 18 years.
Buried in Dordrecht General Cemetery, Netherlands. Row A, Grave 5.

C/JX 557641 Ordinary Seaman Ernest LAY,
Royal Navy. HM Motor Launch 916. Died 8th November 1944. Age 19 years.
Commemorated by name Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent, UK. Panel 76, Column 2.

6028768 Private Henry Charles MILES,
The Cambridgeshire Regiment, The Suffolk Regiment. Died 31st July 1943, Age 30 years.
Buried in Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand. Plot 2, Row G, Grave 10.

8311885 Staff Sergeant Herbert Victor OCKWELL,
(Glider Pilot) lst Wing Glider Pilot Regiment, Army Air Corps. Killed in action 6th June 1944, Age 27 years.
Buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre, France. Divn. 67, Row 1, Grave 8.

10632175 Private Sydney Charles ROUT.
Army Catering Corps, Attached 5 Medium Regiment Royal Artillery. Died of wounds 19th October 1943.
Buried in Naples War Cemetery, Italy. Plot 3, Row M, Grave 13.

5502933 Corporal Victor George SIMMONS,
1st Battalion Royal Fusiliers (London Regiment) Killed in action 12th May 1944, Age 24 years.
Buried in Cassino War Cemetery, Italy. Plot 18, Row F, Grave 21.

11264660 Private Dennis Harold SMITH,
1st Battalion The Buffs, (Royal East Kent Regiment) Killed in action 13th April 1945, Age 24 years.
Buried in Argenta Gap War Cemetery, Italy. Plot 3, Row A, Grave 10.

124268 Lieutenant Herbert John SMITH,
2nd Battalion Wiltshire Regiment. Killed in action 3rd June 1944, Age 26 years.
Buried in Beach Head War Cemetery Anzio, Italy. Plot X, Row D, Grave 2.

5575659 Private Stanley George SMITH,
1st Battalion The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment. Killed in action 27th July 1944, Age 23 years.
Buried in Florence War Cemetery, Italy. Plot 6, Row D, Grave 11.

1233801 Aircraftman Second Class Albert Lionel TAME,
Royal Air Force (VR) 84 Squadron. Died 16th November 1943, Age 21 years.
Buried in Ambon War Cemetery, Indonesia. Plot 8, Row B, Grave 13.

255227 Lieutenant William Henry WOODBRIDGE,
49th Regiment, Reconnaissance Corps, Royal Armoured Corps. Died of wounds 22nd June 1944, Age 28 years.
Buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery, North Hinksey, Oxfordshire, UK. Plot 1/1, Grave 165.

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