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TUNBRIDGE WELLS WAR MEMORIAL

WORLD WAR 2 - SURNAMES 'L'

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Edward James Gilbert 2012

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LANGRIDGE George Stanley
George 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
LATHAM Thomas Roy
He 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.
LUCK Dennis Edward
Dennis 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 Wells.
LUKER Nevil Ralph
Nevil 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 Kent 1924.

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