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BLACKPOOL WAR MEMORIAL

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DALEY A
Royal Air Force
DALTON J V
Royal Air Force
DAVEY L R
Royal Air Force
DAVIES Eric
Private 14412094, 5th/7th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders. Died 24 August 1944. Aged 19. Son of Robert Braithwaite Davies and Mary Ellen Davies, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in ST. DESIR WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France. Plot V. Row B. Grave 3.
DAVIES Joseph
Private 14537364, Army Catering Corps attached Royal Corps of Signals. Died 1 January 1945. Aged 35. Son of Joseph Henry and Blanche Davies; husband of Lily Davies, of South Shore, Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in BRUSSELS TOWN CEMETERY, Brussels - Capital Region, Belgium. Plot X. Row 27. Grave 13.
DAVIES J R
Corps of Military Police
DEAN Albert
Constable 2196, Palestine Police. Killed on duty 29 July 1947. Aged 22. Son of Mary Dean, of South Shore, Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in HAIFA (SHARON) BRITISH CIVIL CEMETERY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Plot 11. Grave 9.
DEARNLEY Hubert
Sergeant 1020220, 405 (R.C.A.F.) Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 25 July 1941. Aged 27. Son of Hubert and Ethel Dearnley, of Blackpool; husband of Thomasina Louvain Dearnley, of South Shore, Blackpool. Buried in BLACKPOOL (LAYTON) CEMETERY, Lancashire. Section L.L. Grave 538.
DENNISON Eric
[Listed as DENISON on CWGC] Gunner 906305, 137 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died as a Japanese Prisoner of War 3 June 1943. Aged 23. Son of Harry Denison, D.C.M., and of Florence Denison, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY, THailand. Grave lost. Special memorial Plot 9. Row M. Grave 4.

DERBY E
Royal Navy
DEVINE R L
Royal Navy
DICKINSON J W H
Royal Navy
DICKINSON Nigel Bruce
Captain 144561, Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Died 3 November 1941. Aged 44. Son of Thomas Dickinson and of Florence Hope Dickinson (nee Bowen), of Manchester; husband of Gladys Dickinson (nee Rose), of South Shore, Blackpool. Also served with The King's Liverpool Regt. in the 1914-18 War. Buried in MANCHESTER SOUTHERN CEMETERY, Lancashire. Section C. Nonconformist. Grave 1388.
DICKINSON V P
Royal Air Force
DIGBY H
Royal Navy
DIXON Harold
Pilot Officer (Navigator) 172882, 57 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 27 April 1944. Son of John and Annie Jane Dixon, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in DURNBACH WAR CEMETERY, Bayern, Germany. Plot 8. Row H. Collective grave 12-19.
DIXON R H
Royal Air Force
DOBSON Percy [Evelyn]
Driver T/14237979, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 22 June 1945. Aged 36. Son of George and Alice Dobson; husband of H. Dobson, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in KLAGENFURT WAR CEMETERY, Austria. Plot 1. Row G. Grave 7.
DOBSON Ronald William
Gunner 1133265, 1 Medium Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 12 November 1945. Aged 23. Son of John William and Annie Dobson, of South Shore, Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in TRIPOLI WAR CEMETERY, Libya. Plot 12. Row H. Grave 18.
DOCKTRAY James
Driver T/10683670, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 26 December 1945. Aged 22. Son of Alfred and Edith Docktray, of Blackpool. Buried in BLACKPOOL (CARLETON) CEMETERY, Lancashire. Section A. Grave 284.
DOIG Herbert Audley
Private 7606082, 3rd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment, Army Air Corps. Died 14 July 1943. Aged 25. Son of Mrs. W. Doig, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Commemorated on CASSINO MEMORIAL, Italy. Panel 12.

DONNELLY T P
Royal Artillery
DORAN Edward Boardley
Lance Bombardier 952784, 24 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 31 May 1944. Aged 27. Son of John and Hannah Doran; husband of Elsie Doran, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in BEACH HEAD WAR CEMETERY, ANZIO, Italy. Plot XXI. Row G. Grave 10.
DOUGLAS Ronald Thomas
Flying Officer (Air Bomber) 134674, 199 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 26 May 1943. Aged 23. Son of Archibald and Sarah Olive Douglas, of Manton, Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in JONKERBOS WAR CEMETERY, Gelderland, Netherlands. Plot 20. Row A. Grave 3.
DOWDALL William Frederick
Flight Sergeant 1017017, 70 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 5 November 1947. Aged 33. Son of Stephen and Amelia Dowdall, of Blackpool; husband of Doreen Jean Dowdall, of Blackpool. Creamated at BLACKPOOL (CARLETON) CREMATORIUM, Lancashire. Commemorated on Panel 1.
DOWLING Francis
Trooper 7940769, 48th Royal Tank Regiment, Royal Armoured Corps. Died 19 September 1944. Aged 26. Son of William and Martha Alice Dowling; husband of Winifred Joan Dowling, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in GRADARA WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot I. Row C. Grave 58.
DUERDEN Charles
Sergeant (Air Gunner) 2204002, 10 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 27 April 1944. Aged 19. Son of Harry and Margaret Duerden, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in HEVERLEE WAR CEMETERY, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium. Plot 5. Row F. Grave 11.
DUERDEN Rennie
Air Mechanic (O) 1st Class FX.103953, H.M.S. "Shah", Fleet Air Arm, Royal Navy. Died 31 July 1944. Aged 21. Son of George and Ella Duerden, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in COLOMBO (LIVERAMENTU) CEMETERY, Sri Lanka. Plot 2. Row G. Grave 8.
DUFFY Michael Hugh
Sergeant 2211362, 97 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 4 May 1944. Aged 24. Son of Michael and Agnes Duffy, of Southshore, Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in ST. DESIR WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France. Plot VIII. Row B. Grave 9.
DUNN H
Royal Navy
DUNN H W
Royal Air Force
DUNNE D C K A
Royal Air Force
DUNNING George Edward
[Memorial states Royal Armoured Corps] Trooper 3859176, 18th (5th Battalion, The Loyal Regiment) Regiment, Reconnaissance Corps. Died 21 September 1944. Aged 24. Son of Harold and L. Dunning; husband of Mary Dunning, of Bispham, Blackpool, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore. Column 2.

DUXBURY William
Sergeant 1139258, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 4 June 1943. Aged 20. Son of Joseph and Doris Duxbury, of Blackpool, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 148.
DYSON H
Royal Engineers

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