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LEIGHTON BUZZARD - COMMERCIAL - Rolls of Honour

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2002 Martin Edwards

There are two memorials in commercial buildings, one in the National Westminster Bank, one in the Post Office.

National Westminster Bank

1914-1918

HEALING

Kenneth

2nd Lieutenant, 6th Battalion (Territorial), Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action Friday 27th April 1917. Age 23. Son of John and Emmeline Healing, of 13, Chiltern Rd., Dunstable. Buried in TEMPLEUX-LE-GUERARD BRITISH CEMETERYSomme, France. Grave I. A. 48.

The Post Office

1914-1918

BUTCHER

R P

Sapper, 288438, Imperial Signal Company, Royal Engineers died on Tuesday 31st December 1918. Age 33. Son of George and Mary Butcher; husband of Elizabeth Butcher, of 41, Billington Rd., Leighton Buzzard. Born at Leighton Buzzard. Buried in DAR ES SALAAM (UPANGA ROAD) CEMETERY, Tanzania. Grave VII. A. 3. See also Leighton Buzzard Roll of Honour.

1939-1945

CREIGHTON

Albert Victor

Able Seaman, C/J 101244, H.M.S. Mercury, Royal Navy. Died on Sunday 7th July 1940. Buried in the Church of England section of PORTLAND ROYAL NAVAL CEMETERY, Dorset. Collective grave 671.

WOODLAND

Reginald William Joseph

Gunner 1063511, 76 Field Regt., Royal Artillery died on Sunday 15th October 1944. Age 37. Son of Alfred and Lily Woodland, of Radstock, Somerset. Buried in OVERLOON WAR CEMETERY, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands. Grave II. A. 13.

21 April 2002

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