WELLS WAR MEMORIAL
WAR 2 - SURNAMES 'L'
1 & 2 - Detailed information
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James Gilbert 2012
to Tunbridge Wells Name
was a Signalman (#14279458) with the Royal Corps of Signals who
at the age of 20 died in Italy March 9, 1944. He is recorded at
the Beach Head War Cemetery (VII. D. 1). He was the son of Earnest
(1871-1952) and Hannah Langridge (nee Dyas 1885-1963) of Tunbridge
Wells. He is also recorded on the plaque at St James Church, Tunbridge
Wells. he was born in the 3rd quarter of 1924 at Tunbridge Wells
and had fifteen siblings plus four half siblings. In 1941 he was
living in Kent. Before the war he worked as a plumber for Stocks
the builder. His main interest was swimming, which he excelled at
and was a member of the Monson Swimming Club. He was a popular lad
especially with the Police Polo Team which he played with. After
the war a swimming cup was given to his mother in memory of George.
This cup is now found at the St James School, a school which George
attended. he was a resident of 3 Granville Rd., Tunbridge Wells
had been an Ordinary Seaman (P/JX 521790) with the Royal Navy, H.
M. S. PENELOPE. He died February 18, 1944. He is recorded at the
Portsmouth Naval Memorial (Panel 84, column 1). He is also recorded
on the plaque at St James Church, Tunbridge Wells.
was a Private (#6346347) 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 Grand Hasard Military Cemetery ( 6. A.
18). He was the son of Amos and Edith Louisa Luck of Tunbridge Wells.
He had been a resident of 8 Albion Rd., Tunbridge Wells. He is also
recorded as D. E. Luck on the plaque at St James Church, Tunbridge
had been a Sergeant (W. Op Air) (#1812113) with the Royal Air Force
Volunteer Reserve. He had been a resident of 105 St James Rd. Tunbridge
Wells, He was buried in the Tunbridge Wells Cemetery September 20,
1944 (Gen. Sec. 3C, grave 118). He was the son of Alfred Thomas
and Dorothy Hilda Laker of Tunbridge Wells. He is also recorded
on the plaque at St James Church, Tunbridge Wells. He was born in
to Tunbridge Wells Name Index
2 September, 2012