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BLACKPOOL WAR MEMORIAL

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FAIRCLOUGH James
Guardsman 2623277, 6th Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Died 29 January 1944. Aged 21. Son of William and Isobel Fairclough, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in MINTURNO WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot VI. Row K. Grave 17.
FAIRHURST John Ball
Captain 85397, Warwickshire Yeomanry, Royal Armoured Corps. Died 2 November 1942. Aged 26. Son of Peter and Minnie Fairhurst, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in EL ALAMEIN WAR CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot VI. Row F. Grave 11.
FAIRHURST Peter
Lieutenant, H.M.L.C.F.1., Royal Marines. Died 17 August 1944. Aged 21. Son of Peter and Minnie Fairhurst, of Blackpool, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 87, Column 2.
FAIRHURST T
Royal Air Force
FAIRHURST Thomas Arthur
Sergeant (Air Gunner) 2210638, 100 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 11 June 1944. Aged 33. Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Ann Fairhurst; husband of Elsie Fairhurst, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France. Plot II. Row E. Grave 6.
FARRAGE Gordon
Gunner 14889299, 58 Medium Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 28 May 1947. Aged 21. Son of William John and Beatrice Lucy Farrage, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in RAMLEH WAR CEMETERY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza) . Plot 9. Row H. Grave 1.
FARRAND Frank Percival
Trooper 7939015, The Warwickshire Yeomanry, Royal Armoured Corps. Died 15 June 1944. Aged 22. Son of Frank Raley Farrand and Rosemary Farrand, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in ORVIETO WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot I. Row C. Grave 9.
FENTON Ernest Whitworth
Aircraftman 2nd Class 1310875, 211 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 22 June 1943. Aged 23. Son of Ernest James Fenton, and Amy Lilian Fenton, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in AMBON WAR CEMETERY, Indonesia . Plot 14. Row D. Grave 16.
FIELDHOUSE J A
Royal Navy
FIELDING James
Sergeant (Flight Engineer) 1022019, 102 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 4 February 1943. Aged 32. Son of Harold and Hannah Fielding; husband of Nellie Fielding, of Blackpool. Buried in BLACKPOOL (CARLETON) CEMETERY, Lancashire. Section F. Grave 687.
FIELDING Robert bamber
Sergeant 1001686, 9 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 9 November 1941. Aged 27. Son of John Robert and Mary Jane Fielding, of Blackpool, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 43.
FIRTH John
Trooper 7963486, 17th/21st Lancers, Royal Armoured Corps. Died 24 February 1945. Aged 22. Son of John and Hannah Firth, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Son of John and Hannah Firth, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in FLORENCE WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot VIII. Row J. Grave 12.
FISH Eddie
Sergeant (Pilot) 1383746, 10 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 10 January 1943. Aged 32. Son of Joseph Herbert and Clara Jane Fish; husband of Monica Fish, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in SCHIERMONNIKOOG (VREDENHOF) CEMETERY, Friesland, Netherlands. Grave 94.
FISH Harold
Bombardier 908413, 88 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died as a Japanese Prisoner of War 26 September 1943. Aged 26. Son of Harold Aldred and Alice Fish, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY, Myanmar (Burma). Plot B1. Row O. Grave 16.
FISH Reginald Arnold
Corporal 568535, 27 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 28 June 1941. Aged 22. Son of Joseph Herbert and Clara Jane Fish, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY, Myanmar (Burma). Plot 11. Row J. Grave 21.
FISHER Horace
Able Seaman P/SSX 20689, H.M.S. "Victory", Royal Navy. Died 8 October 1940. Son of George Bradley Fisher and Ethel Fisher, of Blackpool. Buried in BLACKPOOL (CARLETON) CEMETERY, Lancashire. Section B. Grave 1042.
FLEMING V C
Coldstream Guards
FOLEY Bernard
Supply Assistant C/MX 118681, H.M.S. "Formidable", Fleet Air Arm, Royal Navy. Died 9 September 1943. Aged 18. Son of Arthur Edward and Annie Foley, of Blackpool, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, kent. Panel 73, Column 1.
FOLEY Arthur Edward
Bombardier 897910, 137 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 7 January 1942. Aged 36. Husband of Annie Foley, of Blackpool, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Kranji War Cmetery, Singapore. Column 7.

FORSHAW Melville Francis
Gunner 14290309, 11 Survey Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 28 October 1944. Aged 20. Son of Richard Clifton Forshaw and Gladys Mary Forshaw, of Blackpool. Buried in BLACKPOOL (LAYTON) CEMETERY, Lancashire. Section R.R. Grave 263.
FOSTER, MiD Eric
Sergeant 7523973, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died 17 August 1942. Aged 26. Son of Henry and Lucretia Elizabeth Foster, of Blackpool, Lancashire. M.P.S. Mentioned in Despatches (MiD). Buried in TEL EL KEBIR WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot 1. Row J. Grave 3.
FRIESNER Alec
Sergeant 2215315, 640 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 3 June 1944. Aged 24. Son of Joseph and Ellen Friesner; husband of Doreen Friesner, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in EPERNON COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Eure-et-Loir, France. Collective grave.

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