COCKAYNE HATLEY WAR MEMORIAL
War 1 and 2 - Rolls of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2002 Martin Edwards
church was not accessible when visited but in the churchyard are the two
on N/A of Canada] Private 126762, 17th (Reserve) Battalion, Canadian
Infantry. Died Thursday 23rd January 1919. Age 40. Son of William
and Jane Saunderson, of Cockayne Hatley. Born Cockayne Hatley 8th
May 1877. Married, wife Charlotte Saunderson living at Brockville
St., Guelph, Ontario, Canada. Labourer by trade. Had previously
served in the Duke of Wellingtons R. Regiment for 6 years. Enlisted
20th September 1915 at Guelph, Ontario, Canada. 5 feet 5 inches
tall, 39 inch waist, dark complexion, blue eyes, black hair. Religion
Church of England. Buried in St John the Baptist Churchyard, Cockayne
Hatley, south-west of the church. National Archives of Canada Accession
Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 8663 - 50
recognition of the crew of LIBERATOR KN736 which crashed in Potton
Wood 18th September 1945.
P J McNULTY DFC RAAF
W/O J R POTTER RAAF
F/L EJJ SPILLER DFC RAF
F/S D R TRUNER RAF
R V CARLING RAF
F/O F G DORAK RAAF
F/O N P GILMOUR DFC RAAF
& BITSA the dog
who were saved
with the help of local people
below for details of those who died)
Lieutenant 426286, 446 Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force. Age
22. Died in the air crash at Potton Wood, Tuesday 18th September
1945. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. McNulty, of Beenleigh, Queensland,
Australia. Buried in Cambridge City Cemetery, Cambridge. Grave 15907.
Officer 434008, 446 Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force. Age 22.
Died in the air crash at Potton Wood, Tuseday 18th September 1945.
Son of George Henry and Sarah Scott Potter, of Texas, Queensland,
Australia. Buried in Cambridge City Cemetery, Cambridge. Grave 15908.
Lieutenant 147197, 466 (R.A.A.F.) Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer
Reserve. Age 28. Died in the air crash at Potton Wood, Tuseday
18th September 1945. Son of Edward John and Annie Louisa Spiller,
of Edmonton; husband of Lilian Frances Spiller, of Edmonton. Buried
in Edmonton Cemetery, Edmonton, Middlesex. Section W. Grave 41.
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Sergeant 1863014, Flight Engineer, 466 (R.A.A.F.) Squadron, Royal
Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died in the air crash at Potton Wood,
Tuseday 18th September 1945. Age 20. Son of George Frederick and
Gladys Turner, of Lowestoft. Buried in St Margaret Churchyard, Lowestoft,
Suffolk. Section 3. Row A. Grave 9.
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