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Compiled and copyright © 2002 Martin Edwards

   
1939-1945
 
BAIRD Robert Sidney
Sergeant 887551, 2nd Battalion, Glider Pilot Regiment, Army Air Corps. Died 23rd January 1944. Aged 24. Son of Sidney Charles and Dorothy Ann Baird, of Bedford. Sec. I. Grave 383.
BAKER Cecil Donald
Leading Aircraftman 1471429, 980 Balloon Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died Friday 21st March 1947. Aged 25. Son of George Edward and Ethel Baker, of Bedford; husband of Angela Baker, of Bedford. Section N. Grave 267.
BARTRAM Kenneth Sidney
Private 5958614, 70th Battalion, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment. Accidentally killed 25th April 1941. Aged 18. Only son of Sidney and Nite Bartram. Grave Section I. Grave 273.
BIALOZOR M
Szer. 3 Karp. Baon. Lacz. Died 17th November 1947. Aged 22. Polish Forces.
BIRCH, OBE William Kenning
Squadron Leader 74363, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died Monday 22nd [Grave states 29th] September 1941. Age 51. Section R. Grave 489.
BOWERMAN Bevill Cyril
Corporal 1198140, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died Thursday 30th December 1943. Aged 23. Son of Raymond Bevill Bowerman and Ethel Florence Bowerman; husband of Mary Emma Bowerman, of Bedford. Section I. Grave 361.
BRIDGE James Frederick
Flying Officer 77783, Pilot, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died Monday 7th October 1940. Aged 26. Son of Walter and Mary Bridge; husband of Masie Edwina Bridge, of Bedford. Section E. Grave 850.
BROWN Arthur George
Lance Corporal 5950693, 6th Battalion, The Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment. Died Tuesday 13th January 1943. Aged 24. Son of Mr. and Mrs. P. C. Brown, of Bedford; husband of E. E. Brown. Section I. Grave 1074.
BUTLER William
Gunner 916677, Royal Artillery. Died Tuesday 21st May 1940. Aged 30. Son of Mr. and Mrs. William Butler; husband of Maud Mary Butler, of Bedford. Section E. Grave 563.
CARR Eleanor Mary
Private W/109150, Auxiliary Territorial Service. Died Monday 8th October 1945. Daughter of Arthur William and Emily Blanche Carr. Sec. 1. Grave 407.
CHEASMAN Frederick Headland
Private 5957772, The Essex Regiment. Died Thursday 24th April 1947. Aged 32. Husband of Doreen Phyllis Maud Cheasman, of Bedford. Sec. N. Grave 295.
CHERRY Herbert Ernest
Private 5950647, 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment. Died Monday 24th February 1941. Age 21. Son of Mrs. V. Barcock, of Bedford. Sec. A. Grave 140.
CHRISTY Peter McMartin
Aircraftman 2nd Class 3008938, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died Friday 22nd September 1944. Aged 18. Son of Vincent and Jean Christy, of Bedford. Sec. I. Grave 405. See also Bedford, Eastern National Omnibus Company Limited
CICHOCKI F
Kpl. St. Zb. 7. D.P. Died 23rd September 1946. Aged 47. Polish Forces.
COBLEY, DSM Albert William
Chief Petty Officer C/J 22075, HMS Prosperpine, Royal Navy. Died Tuesday 23rd January 1945. Aged 48. Son of John and Jane Cobley; husband of Edith Frances Cobley, of Bedford. Sec. I. Grave 384.
COMPTON John Frederick
Leading Aircraftman 1151558, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died on Sunday 15 June 1947. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Compton, of Bedford. Sec. G.7. Grave 134.
DAVIES Stanley Llewellyn
Gunner 852271, 548 Coast Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died Wednesday 15th March 1944. Aged 23. Son of Abel John and Harriet Rose May Davies, of Bedford. Sec. R. Grave 387.
DENTON Harold
Private D/8307, 5th Battalion, The Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment. Died Wednesday 25th October 1939. Aged 49. Sec. M. Grave 278.
DICKASON A C
Able Seaman SS/849, H.M.S. Vivid, Royal Navy. Died Friday 21st February 1919. Grave D. 243.
EDWARDS Harry James
Gunner 905836, 551 Coast Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died Sunday 10th May 1942. Aged 23. Husband of Florence Eileen Joyce Edwards. of Bedford. Sec. M. Grave 19.
ELLIOT Charles Hamereton
Fltying Officer 41159, 150 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Killed on active servic Friday 21st March 1941. Age 21. Son of Charles and Mary Elise Elliot, of Bedford. Sec. G.7. Grave 243.
FARR F R E
Captain 250221, Quartermaster, Royal Signals. Died Thursday 22nd May 1947. Aged 45. Son of Frederick Arthur and Sarah Farr; husband of Grace Evelyn Farr, of Bedford. Sec. Q. Grave 770.
FENSOME Herbert James
Private 1463115, Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Died Sunday 5th August 1945. Aged 21. Son of Percy James Fensome and Amelia Gertrude Fensome. of Bedford. Sec. R. Grave 462.
FOWLER James Spencer
Ordinary Seaman P/JX 296467, HMS Tormentor, Royal Navy. Died Wednesday 19th August 1942. Aged 18. Son of Barbara Elizabeth Fowler, of Andover, Hampshire. Sec. M. Grave 31.
GAJUS H
Bom. L. P. Art. POM. Died 21st September 1946. Aged 39. Polish Forces.
GARRITY Geoffrey Arthur Edward
Motor Mechanic (L) P/FX 84215, H.M.S. Teviot, Royal Navy. Died 6th June 1943. Sec. I. Grave 447.
GRIFFITHS Alfred Richard
Trooper 5834643, 142nd (7th Bn. The Suffolk Regt.) Regiment, Royal Armoured Corps. Died Saturday 31st October 1942. Aged 30. Son of William and Mary Griffiths; husband of Doris L. Griffiths, of Bedford. Sec. M. Grave 109.
HAMPTON Peter Qui
Lieutenant 93617, 286 Field Coy., Royal Engineers. Died on Friday 7 March 1941. Age 21. Son of Capt. Cuthbert Qui Hampton and Ada Elizabeth Hampton, of Bedford. Sec. G.7. Grave 255.
HATHERLY John Edward
Sergeant 748136, Observer, 521 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died Sunday 4th October 1942. Aged 23. Son of Alfred Medley Hatherly and Emily Hatherly, of Cowley, Middlesex. Sec. E. Grave 872. See also Bedford St Andrew's.
HOGG Robert Dudley
Sergeant 754041, 17 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died Monday 11th November 1940. Aged 22. Son of Ernest Henry Hogg and of Beatrice Irene Hogg, of Bedford. Sec. R. Grave 353.
HUCKVALE Walter
Warrant Officer 358388, Royal Air Force. Died Tuesday 29th September 1942. Aged 37. Son of Frederick and Annie Huckvale; husband of Alice H. E. Huckvale, of Bedford. Sec. I. Grave 317.
LAUGHTON Leslie Arber
No photograph currently available
Private 5949640, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment. Died 31st January 1942. Aged 21. Son of John and Alice Laughton, of Bedford. Section M. Grave 977.
LITCHFIELD James Charles Sidney
Writer D/MX 699615, HMS Drake, Royal Navy. Died Saturday Saturday 30th November 1946. Aged 20. Sec. N. Grave 185.
LUDDINGTON Richard Kenneth
No photograph currently available
Flying Officer (Observer) 108028, 151 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve attached R.A.F. Station, Bircham Newton. Died 25th October 1942. Buried in BEDFORD CEMETERY, Bedford. Section E 5 Grave 103. See also Bedford Modern School
MANTON Richard John
Squadron Leader 39599, Pilot, 83 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Killed during air operation 20/21 October 1943. Age 30. Son of Lionel Manton, and of Beatrice Manton (nee Ross), of Melbourne, Derbyshire. ASSEN SOUTHERN GENERAL CEMETERY, Drenthe, Netherlands. Plot E. Row 1. Grave 51. Commemorated on his mother's grave in Bedford Cemetery.
McGOVERN Charles
Private 14711681, Pioneer Corps. Died Monday 5th March 1945. Sec. I. Grave 406.

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