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Sapper 1911306, 677 Construction Company, Royal Engineers. Died 27 May 1940. In the 1939 Register he was born 25 December 1907, a General Labourer (Heavy Worker), married Violet (nee Dawson), resident 29 Percy Street, Blackpool C.B., Lancashire. Buried in LES MOERES COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France. Grave lost Special Mem. Row B. Grave 45.
Fusilier 14380817, 2nd Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Died 16 May 1944. Aged 19. Born Lancashire, resident Blackpool. Son of Mr. and Mrs. G. Ollerton, of Bispham, Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in CASSINO WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot XI. Row H. Grave 14.


OLLERTON Richard Hayward
[Listed as Kings Own YL Inf on memorial] Captain 183907, West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own). Died 23 September 1943. Buried in SALERNO WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot IV. Row D. Grave 46.
O'NEILL James [Joseph]
Sergeant (Wireless Op./Air Gunner) 1033308, 149 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 5 May 1943. Aged 31. Son of Julia O'Neill, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in WYMBRITSERADEEL (IJPECOLSGA) GENERAL CEMETERY, Friesland, Netherlands. Row E. Grave 14.
ORRY Gerald Francis
Flying Officer (Air Bomber) 153497, 227 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 15 March 1945. Aged 23. Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Orry, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in DURNBACH WAR CEMETERY, Bayern, Germany. Plot 9. Row F. Collective grave 5-7.
OWENS John Kimberley
Trooper 4192628, 13th/18th Royal Hussars, Royal Armoured Corps. Died 10 june 1944. Aged 23. Born Blackpool, resident Preston. Son of David John and Jessie Owens, of Blackpool; husband of Lena Owens. Buried in BLACKPOOL (CARLETON) CEMETERY, Lancashire. Section E. Grave 189.

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