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LUTON WAR MEMORIAL
WORLD WAR 2 - SURNAMES G

World War 2
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GADSDEN D
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GALE L
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GANDERTON

Robert

Leading Stoker C/KX 75550. H.M. Submarine Oxley, Royal Navy. Died Sunday 10 September 1939. Age 30. Lived at 47 St Paul’s Road, Luton. Son of Thomas Henry and Ellen Ganderton; husband of Mabel Lilian Ganderton; of Luton, Bedfordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 33, Column 3. See also Vauxhall Motors Memorial

Special note: HM Submarine Oxley was the first Royal Naval Warship to be lost in World War 2, and sadly this was the result of “friendly fire”.

GARRETT L V
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GATWARD D G
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GAUNTLETT

Glyndwr

Gunner 904426. 148 (The Bedfordshire Yeomanry) Field Regt, Royal Artillery. Died as a prisoner of the Japanese Saturday 10 July 1943. Age 24. Lived at 29 Weatherby Road, Luton. Son of John Jeremiah and Rachel Gauntlett, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY, Thailand. Plot 8. Row C. Grave 63. See also Vauxhall Motors Memorial


GAZELEY Allan Roy
Addenda Panel - Gunner 1525247, 125 Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 18 August 1943. Aged 23. Son of Frederick Benjamin and Violet May Gazeley, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY, Thailand. Plot 4. Row B. Grave 17.
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GEORGE E W
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GEORGE F
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GEORGE

Robert Marshall

Corporal 2036273, 238 Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died Friday 18 June 1943. Age 37. Son of Robert and Sarah Jane George; husband of Lena George, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in ENFIDAVILLE WAR CEMETERY, Tunisia. Plot I. Row B. Grave 31. See also Vauxhall Motors Memorial
GEORGE W F
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GIBBONS Samuel H
Corporal 508978, Royal Air Force. Died 18 March 1943. Aged 34. Husband of Doris Gibbons, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in/Commemorated on CALCUTTA (BHOWANIPORE) CEMETERY, KOLKATA, India. Plot O. Row G. Grave 33.
GIBSON W M
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GIDDINGS G E
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GIGGINES A E
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GILBERT

Frederick Charles

Killed as a result of enemy at Vauxhall Motors Ltd on Friday 30 August 1940. Age 36. Son of Charles and Alice Gilbert, of 93 Bury Park Road; husband of Hylda Violet Louise Gilbert, of 66 Wigmore Lane, Stopsley. See also Vauxhall Motors Memorial
GILL J V
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GILLESPIE J
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GILLETT A J
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GLANCY J C
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GLANIGAN M J
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GLENISTER R B
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GOODE L G
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GOODMAN Jack Lionel
Able Seaman C/JX 542099, H.M.S. Cassandra, Royal Navy. Died 11 December 1944. Aged 20. Son of Ernest and Clara Goodman, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in/Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, United Kingdom. 45, 2.
GOODWIN J A
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GOSLING Paul John Betts
Trooper 14425628, H.Q. Sqn. 13th/18th Royal Hussars, Royal Armoured Corps. Died 29 August 1944. Aged 19. Son of Ernest Charles and Margrate Gosling, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in/Commemorated on ST. DESIR WAR CEMETERY, France. IV. A. 4.
GRAVES C
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GRAVES Thomas Allan
Trooper 14288266. 7th Royal Tank Regiment R.A.C. Died on active service 25 October 1943. Age 19. Son of Ernest and Bertha D. Graves of Luton. Lived at 26 Bailey Street, Luton. Buried in Luton Church Burial Ground. Sec. 10. Row P. Grave 4. See also Luton Co-Op
GRAY John Glasgow
Addenda Panel - Ordinary Seaman C/JX 352005. H.M.S. Martin, Royal Navy. Died Tuesday 10 November 1942. Age 21. Son of William and Janet Gray, of Luton, Bedfordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 57, Column 3. See also Vauxhall Motors Memorial

Special note: HMS Martin was an M Class destroyer sunk by U-431 off Algiers. There were 161 casualties and 63 survivors.

GRAY

Victor

Able Seaman Gunner. P/JX444995. HMS President III. Royal Navy. Lost in action at sea, 19 June 1944. Son of John & Rosamund Gray of Luton. Lived at 191 Runley Road, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire. Panel 82. Column 2. See also Luton Co-Op

Special Note: HMS President III was a Royal Naval Base which trained gunners to man Merchant Ships known as Defence Equipped Merchant Ships of D.E.M.S. If a gunner was killed in action, his name would appear under the Royal Navy Base.

GREENWOOD G E
Sergeamt, Royal Air Force. Killed over Berlin, 27 January 1944. Aged 21. Son of Herbert A B and Ellen Greenwood. Inscription in Holy Trinty Churchyard.
GREGORY H G
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De GRENIER-SMITH E H
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GRESTY William John
Civlian. Aged 51. Son of Mrs. M. Gresty, of 44 Wellesley Street, Twigworth, Gloucestershire; husband of Ellen E. Gresty, of 157 Connaught Road. Injured 30 August 1940, at Vauxhall Motor Works; died at Luton and Dunstable Hospital 31 August 1940. See also Vauxhall Motors Memorial
GRIGG G S
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GUNN Arthur Ernest
Sergeant 750081,  181 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery.  Killed in action France,  25 June 1944.  Son of William and Emily Gunn of 9 Mount Pleasant Road, Luton;  husband of Kathleen I. Gunn of Lingfield, Surrey.  Buried Brouay War Cemetery, Calvados, France. Plot IV. Row A. Grave 17. See also Leagrave
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