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TOLLESHUNT KNIGHTS WORLD WAR 2 WAR MEMORIAL

World War 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Transcribed Sue Shepherd 2016

A memorial to stone is mounted outside the Tolleshunt Knights community centre listing those men who gave their lives in World War 2. There are five names listed.

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THESE TREES WERE PLANTED
IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO
GAVE THEIR LIVES FROM
TOLLESHUNT KNIGHTS
IN WORLD WAR 2. 1939-1945

MEAKES Albert John [Sterling]
Sub-Lieutenant, H.M.M.G.B. 2002, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died 12 May 1945. Aged 19. Son of William A. and Mary J. Meakes, of Tolleshunt Knights, Essex. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 95, Column 3.
STONE George Charles
Driver T/144388, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 25 September 1941. Aged 21. Son of Mr. and Mrs. C. Stone, of Tolleshunt Knights, Essex. Buried in BEIRUT WAR CEMETERY, Lebanese Republic. Plot 2. Row H. Grave 1.
WAKELING Claude [Edward]
Signalman 2329379. 27 Line Section, Royal Corps of Signals. Died 27 May 1945 as a Japanese Prisoner of War. Aged 24. Son of Herbert George Wakeling and Kate Florence Wakeling, of Great Tey, Colchester, Essex. Buried in KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY, Thailand. Plot 6. Row E. Grave 2.
FRENCH Eric Alfred
Sergeant 963143, 228 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 24 May 1943. Aged 27. Son of Alfred and Flora Martha French, of Colchester, Essex. No known grave. Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 150.
BERHONDO Sydney St John
[Listed as Sidney St. Jean BERHONDO on CWGC] Second Officer, S.S. British Fortune (London), Merchant Navy. Died 31 October 1941. Aged 26. Son of Gaston Sydney Berhondo. and of Edith May Berhondo, of Tolleshunt Knights. Master Mariner. Buried in CLACTON CEMETERY, Essex. Plot C. Grave 448.

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