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CAMBRIDGE CITY CREMATORIUM- Roll of Honour

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Compiled and copyright © 2002 Dave Edwards

This memorial is a bronze plaque in the East chapel of the crematorium.

1939 - 1945

These members of His Majesty’s forces died in the service of their country and were cremated here.

ANKIN

Peter Leonard

Sergt. Pilot, 217 Sqdn., R.A.F.V.R., died 10/11/1941, age 21. Son of William Harold and Evelyn Bessie Ankin, of Cambridge.

ASHBY

Diana Margaret

2nd Officer HMS "Victory IV", Women’s Royal Naval Service, died 20/4/1946, age 26. Daughter of George Stephen and Janet Lucie Swain, of Peterborough, Northamptonshire.

BUTLER

Lionel Roy

Sgt. Pilot, 85 Sqdn., R.A.F.V.R., died 31/5/1940, age 19. Son of Harry Lionel and Selina Margaret Butler, of Caversham, Reading, Berkshire.

CARLTON

Victor Julius

2nd Lt. 7th Cambridgeshire Bt., Home Guard, died 18/5/1944, age 22. Son of Norbert and Margaret A. Carlton, of Whetstone, Middlesex.

CHILDS

Eric

A/s HMS "Victory", Royal Navy, died 3/1/1945, age 26. Son of Alfred and Margaret Childs, of Bedford; husband of E. M. Childs. of Bedford.

COOKE

Alexander

Sgt. R.A.F.V.R., died 12/8/1942, age 33. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Cooke; husband of Elsie Winifred Cooke. of Cambridge.

COOPER

Norman Maylin

P.O. 101 Sqdn., R.A.F.V.R., died 17/12/1943, age 20. Son of Frederick James Cooper and Florence Elizabeth Cooper, of Letchworth, Hertfordshire.

CURROR

Ian Munro

Sgt. Pilot R.A.F.V.R., died 14/12/1940, age 19. Son of Finlay Munro Curror and Dorothy May Curror.

FOSTER

Ronald

Gnr. 2 Bty., L.A.A. Reg., Royal Artillery, died 2/2/1941, age 27. Son of James and Mary Foster, of Darlington, Co. Durham; husband of Annie Foster, of Peterborough, Northamptonshire.

GRAHAM

Donald Arthur

Sgt. Obs. 149 Sqdn., R.A.F.V.R., died 11/3/1942, age 26. Son of Arthur John and May Graham; husband of Ruth Sydney Graham, of Cowley, Oxford.

HOLMES

Eric Armitage

2nd Lt. 295 Army Field Coy., Royal Engineers, died 28/9/1940, age 20. Son of Edgar and Helen Holmes, of Hull.

HUGHES

John Derek

Flt. Lt. Navigator 242 Sqdn., R.A.F., died 1/7/1947, age 23. Son of Eric Yorath Hughes and Dulcie Maine Hughes, of Hove, Sussex.

LOGIN

Cyril Campbell

F.O. R.A.F.V.R., died 25/11/1942. Son of Louis Campbell Login and Amy Campbell Login, of Richmond, Surrey.

McMILLAN

John Alexander

Leading Seaman, LT/JX321032, H.M.S. Europa., Royal Naval Patrol Service who died on Monday, 25th February 1946. Age 45. Son of Horace and Lily McMillan; husband of May Kitty McMillan, of Huntingdon St., St. Neots and father of Margaret. Died in Papworth sanitorium. See also St Neots War Memorial.

MAHLER, DFC

John Noel

Sqd. Ldr. 7 Sqdn., R.A.F., died 17/1/1942. Son of Henry and Mary Margaret Mahler, of Conway, Caernarvonshire.

Holbrook MAHN

Frederick

Flt. Lt. R.C.A.F., died 5/3/1946, age 29. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Holbrook Mahn; husband of Betty Marguerite Mahn, of Denver, Colorado, U.S.A. B.A. (Harvard).

MILLIGAN

George Stanley

P.O. 263 Sqdn., R.A.F., died 30/4/1941, age 22. Son of Hugh and Clara Florence Milligan, of Cambridge.

MITRA

Bejoy Krishna

Sgt. Air Gnr. R.A.F.V.R., died 25/1/1944, age 28. Son of Haridas Mitra and Sudhanshu Bala Mitra, of Calcutta, Bengal, India. Graduate of the Royal Botanical Gardens, Edinburgh.

OWEN

Jervis John

P.O. R.A.A.F., died 22/4/1944, age 29. Son of John W. Owen and Una Owen; husband of Margaret June Owen, of Brockenhurst, Hampshire.

PICTON

Arthur Thomas

L A/c R.A.F.V.R., died 12/1/1945, age 41. Son of Henry and Elizabeth Picton; husband of Dorothy Amy Picton, of Bedford.

POTTER

Leslie William

A/c 2nd Cl. R.A.F.V.R., died 14/10/1947, age 19. Son of William James Potter and Theresa Potter of St. Austell, Cornwall.

POTTER

Richard Phillip Warren

Capt. 5 Field Reg., Royal Artillery, died 6/2/1944, age 38. Son of Thomas Clifford Potter, and of Edith Muriel Potter, of Bartlow, Cambridgeshire; husband of Lois Mary Potter. See also Bartlow.

ROBINSON

Philip Read

Wing Cmd. R.A.F., died 6/8/1941, age 30. Son of Frank Robinson and of Helena Annie Robinson, of Weston-super-Mare, Somerset.

ROGERS

Robert Edward

Spr. 4 Rly. Const. and Maint. Coy., Royal Engineers, died 3/3/1942, age 20. Son of Richard Williams Rogers and Rose Beatrice Rogers, of Cambridge.

ROSS

David Gordon

Flt. Lt. 65 Sqdn., R.A.F.V.R., died 2/5/1942, age 37. Son of Lt. Frederick Gordon Ross, Manchester Regt. (killed in action in France, 1st July, 1916), and of Kathleen Ross, of Warninglid, Sussex.

SANDERSON

Leslie Ernest

F.O. 500 Sqdn., R.A.F. (Aux. Air Force), died 19/11/1940, age 26.

SILK

Norman Bennison

Sqd. Ldr. R.A.F.V.R., died 15/11/1944.

SKEATS

Herbert Arthur

F.O. 206 Sqdn., R.A.F.V.R., died 19/11/1940, age 25.

SMITH, DFC

Richard Bradley

W/O Air Gnr. 7 Sqdn., R.A.F.V.R., died 20/12/1943, age 22. Son of Joseph and Winifred Smith; husband of Madeline Rosa Smith, of Pinner, Middlesex.

SPROULL

Ian MacDougal

Trp. 1st Northamptonshire Yeomanry, Royal Armoured Corps, died 6/8/1941, age 30.

WADHAM

Nicholas Wyndham

Sqd. Ldr. R.A.F., died 6/8/1940, age 46.

WATHES

Patrick John Lavender

Capt. 4th Bombay Grenadiers, died 5/11/1944.

30 November 2002
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