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BLACKPOOL WAR MEMORIAL

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ABBOTT Kenneth Roy
Telegraphist D/WRX 772, H.M.S. "Courageous", Royal Naval Volunteer (Wireless) Reserve. Died 17 September 1939. Aged 20. Son of Harry Whittingham Abbott and Grace Abbott, of Blackpool, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 36, Column 1.
ALDCROFT Walter
Leading Aircraftman 1083261, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 30 May 1944. Buried in BARI WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot XV. Row C. Grave 26.
ALDER John Russell
Gunner 11052276, 241 Battery, 78 Light A.A. Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 25 July 1944. Aged 22. Son of Thomas Herbert and Ruth Alder, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in MAYNAMATI WAR CEMETERY, Bangladesh. Plot 1. Row D. Grave 16.
ALLEN S
Royal Air Force
ALLMAND Charles
Able Seaman C/SSX 24691, H.M.S. "Arethusa", Royal Navy. Died 18 November 1942. Aged 27. Son of Charles and Fanny Allmand, of Blackpool. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 52, Column 3.
ALLSOPP Arthur
Sergeant (Wireless Op./Air Gunner) 1068457, 149 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 30 July 1942. Aged 21. Son of James A. Allsopp and Clara Allsopp, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in CHOLOY WAR CEMETERY, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France. Plot 1A. Row A. Collective grave 1-6.
ANDERSON Gilbert
Private 3606646, 11th Battalion, The Parachute Regiment, Army Air Corps. Died 25 September 1944. Aged 21. Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Anderson, of Blackpool, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on GROESBEEK MEMORIAL, Gelderland, Netherlands. Panel 8.
ANNIS F H
Loyal Regiment
ASHCROFT John
Marine EX/5653, 2 A.A. Regiment, Royal Marines. Died 11 October 1941. Aged 29. Son of Alfred and Mary Ashcroft, of Blackpool, Lancashire; husband of Marion Ashcroft, of Blackpool. Buried in BELGRADE WAR CEMETERY, Serbia. Plot 6. Row C. Grave 1.
ASHCROFT James Henry
[Transcribed as J K ASHCROFT] Guardsman 2662638, 3rd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Died 24 June 1944. Aged 32. Son of James Ernest and Ruth Ashcroft, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in BOLSENA WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot I. Row F. Grave 16.
ASHTON Ernest Edward
Fusilier 7044376, 1st Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers. Died 29 November 1943. Aged 25. Son of John and Edith Ashton; husband of Mary Ashton, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in SANGRO RIVER WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot VIII. Row C. Grave 9.
ASPINALL Clifford
Sergeant (Air Gunner) 2206350, 148 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 5 August 1944. Buried in KRAKOW RAKOWICKI CEMETERY, Poland. Plot 1. Row E. Grave 13.
ASTOR Jeffrey Frederick
Sergeant 14431207, 1st The Glider Pilot Regiment, Army Air Corps. Died 24 March 1945. Aged 19. Son of Harry and Florence Astor, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. Plot 38. Row D. Grave 6.
ATKINSON William Henry
Fusilier 3459634, 10th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Died 11 April 1943. Aged 29. Son of Joseph and Jane Atkinson; husband of Alice Atkinson, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in MAYNAMATI WAR CEMETERY, Bangladesh. Plot 9. Row E. Grave 5.

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