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TUNBRIDGE WELLS WAR MEMORIAL

WORLD WAR 2 - SURNAMES 'H'

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HAGUE Ronald William
Ronald was a Bombardier (#892277) with the 97 (The Kent Yeomanry) Field Regiment of the Royal Artillery. He had been a resident of 48 Newland Rd, Tunbridge Wells. His name is on a plaque at St Luke’s Church, Tunbridge Wells. He died at age 21 November 14, 1947. He is recorded at the Alamein Memorial (Column 39). He was the son of Harry William and Sophia Hague of Purley, Surrey.
HANDS John
John was a Flight Sergeant Pilot (#1390983) with the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 415 Squadron. He died at age 31 July 13, 1944. He is recorded on the Runnymede Memorial (Panel 218). He was the son of Uriah and Lavinia Hands and the husband of Marjorie M. E. Hands of Hythe, Kent.
HANMORE George Kenneth
George was a Gunner (#14359691) with the Royal Artillery, 97 Anti-tank Regt. who at the age of 20 died in France July 16, 1944. He is recorded at the Banneville-La-Campagne War Cemetery (VII. B. 9). He was the son of George Charles and Phyllis May Hanmore of Tunbridge Wells. He had been a resident of 5 Caley Rd., Tunbridge Wells. His name is given on a plaque at St Luke’s Church, Tunbridge Wells.
HAXELL Charles Ivan
Charles was a Captain (#66513) with the Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, 4th Battalion, who at the age of 27 died June 4, 1940. He is recorded at the Exeter Higher Cemetery (Sec. Z. K. Grave 30). He was the son of Charles Henry (1864-1938) and May Rose Emma (Emily) Haxell (nee Payne 1887-1969) of Tunbridge Wells and the husband of Catherine Marian Haxell. A. M. I. C. E. He had been a resident of 53 Culverden Down, Tunbridge Wells. His name appears on a plaque at Skinners School. He was born in the 4th quarter of 1912 at Ipswich, Suffolk. Before the war he worked as a chartered civil engineer. He died at the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital and left an estate of about £4,200 to his wife and his sister Janet. He had been living in 1940 at 4 Dry-bank, Tunbridge Wells. He married Catherine in July 1939.
HAYWARD Albert William
Albert was a Private (#6355349) with the Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, 1st Bm., who at the age of 21 died in Tunisia April 29, 1943. He is recorded at the Massicault War Cemetery (II. C. 18). He was the son of John and Lilian Hayward of Tunbridge Wells and the husband of Doris Hayward (nee Skilton) of High Brooms, Tunbridge Wells. He is also recorded on the plaque at St James Church, Tunbridge Wells. He was born 1922 at Tonbridge. He had a daughter Janet.
HAZELDINE William Dennis
William was a Sergeant (#1722770) with the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 624 Squadron who at the age of 19 died in Algeria March 4, 1944. He is recorded at the Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery (4. C. 11). He was the son of William George and Elsie Elizabeth Hazeldine of Tunbridge Wells. He had been a resident of 5 Hill St. Tunbridge Wells.
HEAD Frank
Frank was a Private (#5506222) with the Army Catering Corps who died at age 30 in Tunisia August 7, 1943. He is recorded at the Enfidaville War Cemetery (II. A. 22). He was the son of Frank and Norah Violet Head of Tunbridge Wells.
HELDEN Peter Charles
Surname in incorrect on the plaque-it should be HEIDEN. Peter was a Gunner (#1431295) with the Royal Artillery. He had been a resident of 64 Claremont Rd., Tunbridge Wells. He is recorded on the Athens Memorial (face 2). He died at age 26 on December 22. 1943.
HEMSLEY Frank Bernard
Frank was a Corporal (#6345633) with the Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, 4th Battalion, who at the age of 19 died in France May 28, 1940. He is recorded at the Le Grande Hasard Military Cemetery. He is the son of Frank Hemsley and of Mercy Hemsley of High Brooms, Tunbridge Wells. He had been a resident of High Brooms. His name appears on a plaque at High Brooms Church.
HENDERSON SMITH John
John was a Battery Quartermaster Sergeant, 143 (The Kent Yeomanry) who at the age of 32 died in Belgium September 28, 1944. He is recorded at the Schoonselhof Cemetery (I. E. 18). He served as Smith. He was the son of Harry and Lucy Henderson-Smith of Tunbridge Wells. He was the husband of Constance Irene Henderson-Smith of Tunbridge Wells. He had been a resident of 279 Upper Grosvenor Rd., Tunbridge Wells.
HICKMOTT Arthur Andrew
Arthur was a Leading Supply Assistant (#P/MX 54117) with the Royal Navy H. M. S. DARING who at the age of 25 died February 18, 1940. He is recorded at the Portsmouth Naval Memorial (Panel 43 Column?). He was the son of Charles Frederick (1884-1963) and Louisa Maud Hickmott (nee Greener 1888-1963) of Tunbridge Wells. His name appears on a plaque at Skinners School. He was born October 1914 in Kent and had three siblings.
HICKMOTT Richard Samuel Keith
Richard was a Sergeant (Pilot) (#1162408) with the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. He was buried in the Tunbridge Wells Cemetery (Cons. Sec 7A, grave 125). He died at age 29 May 17, 1941at Finningley, Yorkshire. He was the son of Sidney Richard (1887-1918) and Ellen Margaret Hickmott (nee Oaten 1886-1957) and the husband of Marjorie Elsie Hickmott (nee Sayer 1910-1979) of Tunbridge Wells. He was born November 23, 1911 at Tunbridge Wells and had a sister. He was married January 6, 1934 at St John's Bexley, Kent and had three children. At the time of his death his body was sent to his wife in Tunbridge Wells by motor hearse from Finningley. She was residing at the time at 76 Culverden Park, Tunbridge Wells. His wife died at age 69 in June 4, 1979. Her name was inscribed on her husbands headstone.
HILLS Edgar Reginald George
Edgar was a Private (#6346023) with the Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, 4th Battalion, who at the age of 24 died in France (Dunkirk) May 28, 1940. He is recorded at the Dunkirk Memorial (Column 113). He was the son of Robert Giles (Charles) (1877-1960) and Ruth Hills (nee Chantles 1877-1966) of Tunbridge Wells. He had been a resident of Vale Rd., Tunbridge Wells. He was born August 25, 1915 at 17 Tunnen Rd., Tunbridge Wells and had four siblings. He was living in Surrey in 1941.
HOUSEHOLD Sidney Robert
Sidney was a Private (#1637005) with the Army Catering Corps who died at age 30 in Greece December 10, 1944. He is recorded at the Phaleron War Cemetery (19. E. 16). He was the son of Arthur and Beatrice Household of Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells. He had been a resident of 21 Woodside Rd., Tunbridge Wells.
HOWARD Douglas William
Douglas was a Sergeant (#1291579) with the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 90 Squadron who died February 6, 1943 in the Baltic Sea. He was the son of Percy William 91882-1945) and Florence Howard (nee Andrews 1893-1976) of Tunbridge Wells. He had been a resident of 4 Belgrave Rd., Tunbridge Wells. He was born September 1922 at Bishop's Stortford, Oxfordshire and had two siblings and two half siblings. He had joined the RAF at age 18 and trained as a wireless operator/air gunner and bomb aimer. He was reported missing and presumed dead while on a mine laying mission over the Baltic Sea at age 20. He flew Stirling bombers.
HUGHES Edward Thomas
Edward was a Pilot Officer (#184674) with the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 38th Squadron. His name appears on plaques at Skinners School and the High Brooms Church. He died at age 27 August 3, 1944. He is recorded at the Phaleron War Cemetery in Greece (Coll. grave 23. A. 9-13). He was the son of Edward and Sophia Hughes and husband of Margaret Dorothy Hughes of Tonbridge.
HUGHES Reginald Jack
Reginald had been a (#2617433) with the Grenadier Guards. He had been a resident of 44 Cambrian Rd., Tunbridge Wells. He died in Tunisia at age 23 February 22, 1943. He is recorded at the Medjez-El-Bab War Cemetery (3. E. 12). He was the son of Edward and Sophia Hughes of Tunbridge Wells.
HYLAND Basil Pavl Malcolm
He was a Flight Officer (#124201) with the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 207th Squadron. He had been a resident of Linden Park Rd. Tunbridge Wells. He died at age 21 April 27, 1943. He is recorded at the Schoonselhof Cemetery (II. G. 30). He was the son of Walter and Gladys M. M. Hyland of Emmer Green Reading, Berkshire.

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