Surnames - D

Surname

Forename(s)

Award

Details

Memorial/Place

When

DAVIES

F R

M.M.

Sergeant. London Regiment Cambridgeshire Times 1 March 1918.

Ely

WW1

DAY

Leslie George Edward

DSM

Sgt Royal Marines. Son of Mr & Mrs Albert Day, 8 Acacia Grove, March. Husband of Hilda Day. In Royal Marines 10 years. For his part in evacuation of Crete while serving on HMS Coventry. New Years Honours, 1945. Saw service in North Africa, Scilly, Crete and Normandy Landings. CT 12-1-45.

March

WW2

DAY

R V

M.M.

Private, 2nd Suffolk. Cambridgeshire Times 30 May 1919.

Ely

WW1

DAY

W

M.M.

Private. Australian Imperial Force. Cambridgeshire Times 23 November 1917.

Prickwillow

WW1

DELLER

Douglas

Mentioned in Despatches

Pte Son of Mr & Mrs H S Deller, 8 Hereward St, March. For gallant and distinguished service during the landing on Scilly. CT 21-7-44.

March

WW2

DENNIS

John Neville

M.C.

Lieutenant, son of John Herbert and Florence Amy Dennis, of 6 Monica Road, Wisbech. 11th North Staffordshire Regiment, attached 41st company, Machine Gun Corps. For action at Delville Wood, Somme, 1916. LG 7 March 1918. "When the enemy attacked and reached his position, he went about in spite of the heavy fire, visiting his guns and ecnourging his men, regardless of his own safety. His splendid example contributed largely to the repulse of the enemy." Wisbech Standard 26 October 1917. Died of wounds 15 October 1917, age 22. Godewaersvelde British Cemetery, Nord, France.

Wisbech

WW1

DOCKERILL

H

M.S.M.

Sergeant. 11th Suffolk Regiment, LG 18 January 1919. Cambridgeshire Times 17 January 1919.

Ely

WW1

DOXAT

Alexis Charles

V.C.

Major, 3rd Bn Imperial Yeomanry, VC awarded for his actions in the Boer War, 20 October 1900, reported in the London Gazette 15 January 1901. Born Surbiton, Surrey, 9 April 1867, died 29 November 1942,
Cambridge. Buried in Cambridge City Cemetery.

Cambridge

Boer War

DUDDINGTON

John

MM

325586 Private, CCompany, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment Killed in action 22 August 1918. Awarded Military Medal. Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Haucourt, France.

Coates, Eastrea & Turves

WW 1

DUNN

Albert E

Croix de Guerre, Belgium

Lance-Corporal. Lincs Regiment, Wisbech Standard 19 April 1918.

Sutton St Edmund

WW1

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