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LUTON WAR MEMORIAL
WORLD WAR 2 - SURNAMES D

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DANIELS Lawrence Rufus
Lance Bombardier 948856, 148 (The Bedfordshire Yeomanry) Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 25 October 1943. Aged 22. Son of Rowland and Ada Daniels, of Round Green, Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in/Commemorated on CHUNGKAI WAR CEMETERY, Thailand. 6. O. 11.
DARBY

Kenneth Roy

Driver T/258192. Royal Army Service Corps. Died Tuesday 2 December 1941. Age 21. Lived at 62 Pondwicks Road, Luton. Son of Percy Raymond and Eva Nellie Darby, of Luton. Bedfordshire. Buried in HABBANIYA WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Plot 5. Row G. Grave 9. See also Vauxhall Motors Memorial

DAVENPORT Harold [William]
Lance Corporal 5949672.  50th Parachute Bde. Sig. Sec. Royal Corps of Signals.  Died of wounds Burma,  26 March 1944. Aged 22.  Lived 5 Roman Road, Luton.  Son of Harold and Winifred S. Davenport of  Earsham, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on Rangoon Memorial, Myanmar.  Face 3. See also Leagrave
DAVIES

Edward Whelan

Sergeant 1880665. Flt. Engr. 153 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died on operations over Paris Sunday 17 December 1944. Age 28. Lived at 50 Naseby Road, Luton. Son of Edward Whelan Davies and Maud Davies; husband of Vera Davies, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in CLICHY NORTHERN CEMETERY, Hauts-de-Seine, France. Ref. Plot 16. Row 13. Grave 18. See also Vauxhall Motors Memorial

DAVIES Henry George
Gunner 1831442, 144 Battery, 35 Lt. A.A. Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 5 March 1943. Aged 26. Son of Stephen Alisson Davies and Millicent D. Davies; husband of Mabel E. Davies, of Leagrave, Luton, Bedfordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore. Column 16.
DAVIES Reginald Thomas
Gunner 962018, 79 (The Scottish Horse) Medium Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 20 January 1944. Aged 26. Son of Thomas A. Davies and Mabel Davies, of Luton. Buried in LUTON CHURCH BURIAL GROUND, Bedfordshire. Old Part. Row Y.1. Grave 34.
DAVIS

Clifford Francis Charles

Sergeant 1603333. Flt. Engr. 207 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died on operations, Nuremburg, Friday 31 March 1944. Lived at 38 Belmont Road, Luton. Buried in DURNBACH WAR CEMETERY, Bad Tolz, Bayern, Germany. Plot 5. Row B. Collective grave 6-16. See also Vauxhall Motors Memorial

DAY [Douglas] Arthur
Warrant Officer 748698, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 12 May 1946. Aged 26. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Murray Frederick Day, of Luton. Buried in LUTON CHURCH BURIAL GROUND, Bedfordshire. Sec. 3. Row B. Grave 16.
DEAN

Alfred James

Killed as a result of enemy action at Vauxhall Motors Ltd on Friday 30 August 1940. Age 26. Son of Mr. and Mrs. F. Dean, of 20 Lyndhurst Road, Luton. See also Vauxhall Motors Memorial

DEARMAN, DFC Derek Roy
Pilot Officer 161700. Air Gnr.207 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died Friday 21 April 1944. Aged 20. Son of Leslie H. Dearman and Ivy M. Dearman, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Lived at 93 Putteridge Road, Luton. Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (D.F.C.). Buried in CLICHY NORTHERN CEMETERY, Hauts-de-Seine, France. Ref. Plot 16. Row 15. Coll. grave 8-1 0. See also Stopsley memorial
DENTON A R
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DENTON J
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DEPLEDGE Dennis Sydney
Engine Room Artificer 4th Class C/MX 76658, H.M.S. Ajax, Royal Navy. Died 1 January 1943. Aged 23. Son of Ronald Charles and Ann Maria Ellerd Depledge, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in/Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, United Kingdom. 71, 2.
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DICKENS Charles Frederick
Gunner 876056, 106 (The Lancashire Hussars) Lt A.A. Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 26 April 1941 and 27 April 1941. Aged 22. Son of Mrs. N. H. Plater, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in/Commemorated on ATHENS MEMORIAL, Greece. Face 3.
DILLINGHAM Horace Charles
Pilot Officer 155545, 15 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 4 July 1943. Aged 22. Son of Horace and Edith Dillingham, of Luton, Bedfordshire; husband of Ivy M. Dillingham, of Luton. Buried in/Commemorated on RHEINBERG WAR CEMETERY, Germany. Coll. grave 14. A. 2-7.
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DIXON Eric Christopher
Driver 2073161, 251 Park Company, Royal Engineers. Missing, presumed killed by enemy bombing, Alexandra Hospital, Singapore, 14 February 1942. Age 20. Lived at 37 Clifton Road, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on Singapore memorial, Singapore. Column 42. See also Luton Co-Op
DIXON Maurice [Christopher James]
Sapper 1983910, Royal Engineers. Died 19 February 1942. Aged 38. Son of Christopher Dixon and Margaret Jane Dixon, of Luton, Bedfordshire; husband of Violet Dixon. Buried in/Commemorated on TOBRUK WAR CEMETERY, Libya. 1. E. 36.
DOBBS George
Staff Sergeant 83538. 2 Base Workshop, Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers. Died in the Middle East 17 May 1944. Age 30. Son of George Arthur and Beatrice Mary Dobbs; Husband of Dora Dobbs of Luton. Lived at 22 Beaumont Road, Luton. Buried at Tel-el-Kebir War Cemetery, Egypt. Plot 5. Row L. Grave 9. See also Luton Co-Op
DOBBS Reginald Victor
Marine PLY/X 102653, H.M.S. Odyssey., Royal Marines. Died 16 December 1944. Aged 37. Husband of Elizabeth E. Dobbs, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in/Commemorated on SCHOONSELHOF CEMETERY, Belgium. V. D. 36.
DRAKE Anthony Gerard
Gunner 1715729, 385 Battery, 121 H.A.A. Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 4 July 1941. Aged 32. Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Drake, of Luton; husband of Dorothy Drake. Buried in LUTON GENERAL CEMETERY, Bedfordshire. Grave 6723.
DRAPER Alec Vernon
Driver 119214, 44th Division Sigs., Royal Corps of Signals. Died 31 August 1942. Aged 25. Son of Walter Charles and Lucy Margaret Draper, of Leagrave, Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in/Commemorated on EL ALAMEIN WAR CEMETERY, Egypt. XII. H. 18.
DRAPER C W
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DUMPLETON J S
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DUNN F W
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DYNE C F
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