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TUNBRIDGE WELLS WAR MEMORIAL

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Edward James Gilbert 2012

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WAGHORN Charles
He was a Private with the Army. He was a resident of 17 Laurel Rd., Tunbridge Wells. It is believed by the researcher that he could be C. E. Waghorn (Charles) a Gunner (#1759185) who was born in, and was a resident of, Kent and died November 30, 1941 in the Netherlands East Indies Theatre of War. He was with the Royal Artillery at the time of his death.
WATERS Arthur Edgar
He was a Flight Lieut. (#169147) with the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 194 Squadron He was a resident of 2 Bowen Rd., Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells. He died at age 24 February 12, 1946. He is recorded at the Taukkyan War Cemetery, Myanmar (Coll. grave 7A. E. 5-9). He was the son of Edgar William and Ethel Waters of Bexleyheath, Kent.
WATERS Herbert Charles
Herbert was a Private (#6345774) with the Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, 4th Battalion, who at the age of 20 died in France May 27, 1940. He is recorded at the Le Grand Hasard Military Cemetery (6. A. 8). He was the son of Edward John and Alice Waters of Tunbridge Wells. He was a resident of 2 Springfield Cottages, Camden Rd., Tunbridge Wells. He is also recorded on the plaque at St James Church, Tunbridge Wells.
WATERS John William
John was an Ordinary Seaman (#P/JX 321530) with the Royal Navy H. M. S. GROVE who died in Egypt age 24 June 14, 1942. He is recorded at the Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial (1. G. 17). He was the son of Edith Turk and the grandson of Mrs. E. Waters of Tunbridge Wells. He was a resident of 22 Newcomen Rd., Tunbridge Wells.
WEEDEN William Henry
William was a Stoker 1st Class (#/KX 141642) with the Royal Navy H. M. Submarine PORPOISE who died age 20 January 16, 1945. He is recorded at the Chatham Naval Memorial (81. 2). He was the son of William Charles and May Weeden of Tunbridge Wells. He was a resident of 34 Quarry Rd., Tunbridge Wells. He is also recorded on the plaque at St James Church, Tunbridge Wells.
WESTWATER David Edward
David was a Lieutenant (#259324) with the Royal Engineers, 21 Field Squadron. who at age 26 died in Tunisia March 16, 1943. He is recorded at the Medjez-El-Bab Memorial (Face 10). He was the son of A. B. Stanley Westwater, Royal Naval Division (who died of wounds in France, 2nd January 1918) and of Sophia Westwater of Tunbridge Wells. He was a resident of 64 Grove Hill Rd., Tunbridge Wells.
WHATFORD Douglas R
He was a Gunner (#903251) with the Royal Artillery. He died at age 23 July 12, 1942. He is recorded at the Caserta War Cemetery, Italy (III. E. 2). His unit was the 97 (The Kent Yeomanry) Field Regiment. He was the husband of Kathleen Whatford of Groombridge, Sussex.
WHEELER Frank Edward
Frank was a Private (Driver) (#2133679) with the Royal Engineers. He was a resident of 15 Southwood Rd., Tunbridge Wells. He died at age 33 June 29, 1842. He us recorded at the Rusthall (St Paul) New Churchyard Cemetery (Row 6, Sec A grave 19). He was the son of Frank and Jane Wheeler and husband of Daisy amy Wheeler of Risthall, Tunbridge Wells.
WHITING Jack Maxwell
Jack was a Pilot Officer (Flight Engineer) (#171177) with the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 630 Squadron He was a resident of 'Hethersett', Nevill Court, Nevill Park, Tunbridge Wells. He died at age 31 May 22, 1944. He is recorded at the Esbjert (Fourfelt) Cemetery in Denmark (Coll. grave A. 12. 18-24). He was the son of Harry and Mary Scott Whiting of Great Bounds, Kent.
WICKENS Donald Albert
Donald was a Private with the Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment. His name appears on the Tunbridge Wells Memorial plaque incorrectly as D. I. Wickens. He was a resident of 10 Stone Street, Tunbridge Wells. He was buried in the Tunbridge Wells Cemetery.
WILLIAMS Peter Howard
Peter was a Lieut. (A) (no service number) with the Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve who at age 29 died November 22, 1945. He is recorded at the Lee-on-Solent Memorial in the Hampshire area of England (Bay 6 panel 3). His unit was the H. M. S. PEEWIT. He was the son of Stanley and Gertrude Williams and the husband of Lavinia Elizabeth Williams.

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