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World War 2
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OAKLEY Richard Hines
Sergeant 1154697, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 21 October 1941. Aged 20. Son of Arthur W. Oakley and Mabel Oakley, of Luton. Buried in LUTON CHURCH BURIAL GROUND, Bedfordshire. Sec. 7. Row Q. Grave 1.
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O'DELL Edwin [Lewis]
Corporal 5946974, 50th Division Signals, Royal corps of Signals. Died between 16th and 17th July 1943. Aged 31. Son of William and Hannah O'Dell, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in CATANIA WAR CEMETERY, SICILY, Italy. Plot I. Row B. Grave 26. See also Luton Post Office
OGGLESBY Frederick [Harold]
Lance Corporal 921498, 5th Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment. Died 18 February 1945. Aged 21. Son of Harold and Edith Lillian Oggelsby of Luton, Bedfordshire; husband of Sylvia Nellie Ogglesby, of Luton. Buried in/Commemorated on WORCESTER (ASTWOOD) CEMETERY, United Kingdom. Grave 34929.
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O'NEILL Samuel
Gunner 780553, 99 Battery, 20 Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 4 June 1940. Aged 30. Son of George and Louise O'Neill; husband of Carrie O'Neill, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in/Commemorated on DUNKIRK TOWN CEMETERY, France. Plot 2 Row 20 Grave 16.
ORCHARD Dennis Malcolm
Killed as a result of enemy action at Vauxhall Motors Ltd on Friday 30 August 1940. Age 15. Son of Arthur and T. Orchard, of 45 Trent Road, Luton. See also Vauxhall Motors Memorial
Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (D.F.C.)
O'ROURKE Herbert
Lance Serjeant 864809, 148 (The Bedfordshire Yeomanry) Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 30 July 1945. Aged 28. Son of James and Ellen Irene O'Rourke, of Leagrave, Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY, Thailand. 6. F. 26.
OSBORNE Frederick William
Private 5833323, 5th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Died 6 April 1943. Aged 29. Son of Henry and Martha Osborne, of Luton, Bedfordshire; husband of M. Osborne, of Tunbridge Wells, Kent. Buried in/Commemorated on MEDJEZ-EL-BAB MEMORIAL, Tunisia. Face 16.
OWEN Brinley D

Gunner 925383. 419 Bty. 148 (The Bedfordshire Yeo.) Field Regt., Royal Artillery. Lost at sea as a prisoner of the Japanese on Tuesday 12 September 1944. Aged 24. Lived at 173 Toddington Road, Luton. Son of David John and Ann Rebecca Owen; husband of Edna May Owen, of Luton, Bedfordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Singapore. Column 38. See also Vauxhall Motors Memorial

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