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BLACKPOOL WAR MEMORIAL

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SURNAMES S

SANDERS Gilbert Arthur
Gunner 908435, 137 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 2 August 1944. Aged 21. Son of Arthur Harold and Elsie Sanders, of Heswall, Cheshire. Buried in KRANJI WAR CEMETERY, Singapore. Plot 16. Row C. Grave 19.

SAUL Stanley
Lance Corporal 14350927, 144th (8th Battalion, The East Lancashire Regiment) Regiment, Royal Armoured Corps. Died 23 August 1944. Aged 34. Son of Charles Henry and Clara Saul; husband of Lottie Saul, of Normoss, Lancashire. Buried in ST. DESIR WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France. Plot V. Row F. Grave 6.
SAYER Leonard Ernest
Sergeant 1521784, 524 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 14 February 1945. Aged 23. Son of George and Lilian Sayer; husband of Margaret Sayer, of Blackpool, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 276.
SCATCHERD Eric
Gunner 1105397, 114 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 30 April 1945. Aged 34. Buried in TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY, Myanmar (Burma). Plot 28. Row G. Grave 13.
SCHOFIELD Harold Stuart
Lieutenant 174419, The Loyal Regiment (North Lancashire). Died 5 May 1941. Buried in BLACKPOOL (LAYTON) CEMETERY, Lancashire. Section L. Grave 73.
SCHOLES John [Smith]
Leading Aircraftman 984022, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 11 February 1942. Aged 25. Son of John Smith Scholes and Margaret Scholes, of North Shore, Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in KNIGHTSBRIDGE WAR CEMETERY, ACROMA, Libya. Plot 12. Row C. Grave 2.
SCHOLES Kenneth
Warrant Officer (Wireless Operator - Air) 631611, 44 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 22 June 1944. Buried in JONKERBOS WAR CEMETERY, Gelderland, Netherlands. Plot 11. Row J. Collective grave 1-8.
SCHOLEY A
Royal Navy
SCHORFIELD Donald Frederick
Able Seaman D/JX 648720, H.M.S. "Glenearn", Royal Navy. Died 11 April 1945. Aged 19. Son of Frederick William and Elizabeth Schorfield, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in LAE WAR CEMETERY, Papua New Guinea. Plot FF. Row A. Grave 6.
SCOTT Frank
Lance Bombardier 11050908, 240 Battery, 39 Light A.A. Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 23 November 1941. Aged 20. Son of Fred and Mina Scott, of South Shore, Blackpool. Buried in BLACKPOOL (CARLETON) CEMETERY, Lancashire. Section B. Grave 1305.
SCRUTTON Charles William Fred
Lance Bombardier 1143822, 3 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 7 April 1945. Aged 22. Son of Gilbert Charles and of Ivy Phyllis Scrutton, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in RAVENNA WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot II. Row B. Grave 9.
SEABRIDGE Jack
Gunner 848138, 137 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 14 February 1942. Aged 25. Son of Sidney and Fanny Seabridge, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in KUALA LUMPUR (CHERAS ROAD) CIVIL CEMETERY, Malaysia. Grave 783.

SELLARS Robert Lindon
Sergeant 758087, 616 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 21 April 1941. Aged 23. Son of Robert and Clara Sellars, of Blackpool, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 51.
SHACKLETON George
Trooper 3390719, 144th (8th Battalion, The East Lancashire Regiment) Regiment, Royal Armoured Corps. Died 16 July 1944. Aged 29. Son of Herbert and Charlotte Shackleton; husband of Magdalene Shackleton, of Marton, Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in ST. MANVIEU WAR CEMETERY, CHEUX, Calvados, France. Plot IV. Row A. Grave 2.
SHAKESHAFT John
Private 3393026, 2nd Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. Died 6 May 1942. Aged 21. Son of Harry and Nancy Shakeshaft, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in DIEGO SUAREZ WAR CEMETERY, Madagascar. Plot 4. Row K. Grave 9.
SHARP Frederick William
Private 3195489, 5th Battalion Kings Own Scottish Borderers. Died 19 April 1945. Aged 33. Son of Mary E. Sharp, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in BECKLINGEN WAR CEMETERY, Niedersachsen, Germany. Plot 4. Row C. Grave 8.
SHAW Benny
Signalman LT/JX232801, H.M. Fishing Patrol Vessel 2017, Royal Naval Patrol Service. Died 28 January 1944. Aged 31. Son of Percy and Emma Shaw; husband of Elsie Shaw, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in BIGUGLIA WAR CEMETERY, Haute-Corse, France. Plot 1. Row B. Grave 8.
SHAW C
Royal Navy
SHEARMAN Ronald Melville
Air Mechanic 1st Class FAA/FX. 81184, H.M.S. "Avenger", Fleet Air Arm, Royal Navy. Died 15 November 1942. Aged 24. No known grave. Commemorated on LEE-ON-SOLENT MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Bay 3, Panel 6.
SINGLETON B
Royal Air Force
SKEVINGTON Wilfred Henry
Leading Aircraftman 1111843, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 25 November 1943. Aged 23. Son of Wilfred Henry and Ada Skevington, of Blackpool. Buried in BLACKPOOL (CARLETON) CEMETERY, Lancashire. Section F. Grave 622.
SLEEMAN William Squires
Petty Officer Stoker D/K 62692, H.M.S. "Bramble", Royal Navy. Died 31 December 1942. Aged 37. Son of Annie Sleeman; husband of Winifred C. Sleeman, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 69, Column 2.
SMALLEY, DFC Robert Matthew
Flight Lieutenant (Air Bomber) 51893, 83 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 27 November 1943. Aged 22. Son of Robert and Susannah Smalley, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (D.F.C.). Buried in DURNBACH WAR CEMETERY, Bayern, Germany. Plot 6. Row D. Grave 4.
SMITH Donald Sinclair
Flight Sergeant (Navigator) 658902, 622 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 18 November 1943. Aged 28. Son of John and Martha Smith, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in LACHALADE CHURCHYARD, Meuse, France. Collective grave 2-4.
SMITH Jack
Lieutenant, H.M. Motor Minesweeper 1019, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died 2 July 1944. Aged 28. Son of Arnold and Alice Smith; husband of Alethea May Smith, of South Shore, Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France. Plot II. Row E. Grave 7.
SMITH P
Royal Air Force
SMITH Roy
Private 3714339, 2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster). Died 23 June 1941. Aged 23. Son of Charles John Broadley Smith and Maud Smith, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in DAMASCUS COMMONWEALTH WAR CEMETERY, Syria. Plot O. Grave 23.
SMITH R
Royal Air Force
SMITH William George
Private 3713663, 2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster). Died 26 November 1941. Aged 23. Son of Charles Russull Smith and Sarah Elizabeth Smith, of Blackpool, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on ALAMEIN MEMORIAL, Egypt. Column 56.
SNAPE Clifford James
Lance Corporal 3393892, 1st Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. Died 1 March 1945. Aged 22. Son of James and Violet Martha Snape, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. Plot 50. Row F. Grave 5.
SOMERLAND J
South Lancashire Regiment
SOWERY Edward
Sergeant (Pilot) 1452698, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 24 November 1943. Aged 21. Son of Capt. Charles Edward Sowery and Alice Sowery, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in SWIFT CURRENT (MOUNT PLEASANT) CEMETERY, Saskatchewan, Canada. Block 2. Grave 19.
SPENCE Derrick Alexander
Lance Bombardier 906298, 137 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died during the Japanese invasion of Singapore 15 February 1942. Aged 21. Son of Alexander and Florence Mabel Spence, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in KRANJI WAR CEMETERY, Singapore. Plot 12. Row C. Grave 13.

SPENCER Norman Frank
Petty Officer P/SSX 27541, H.M.S. "Antelope", Royal Navy. Died 23 April 1943. Aged 24. Son of Horace Stanley Spencer and Annie Babette Spencer, of Blackpool, Lancashire; husband of Margaret Spencer. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 73, Column 2.
STAFFORD Sefton
Sergeant (Air Gunner) 1033931, 103 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 1 April 1943. Aged 33. Son of Asa and Rachel Ann Stafford; husband of Elizabeth Stafford, of South Shore, Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in AMERSFOORT (OUD LEUSDEN) GENERAL CEMETERY, Utrecht, Netherlands. Plot 13. Row 5. Grave 97.
STANSFIELD Edward James
Sergeant 1057672, 408 (R.C.A.F.) Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 28 August 1942. Aged 20. Son of Percy and Elizabeth Stansfield, of Kirkham, Lancashire. Buried in SAUVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Ardennes, France. Joint grave.
STEEL Ernest
Private 3972414, 1st Battalion, Welch Regiment. Died 14 September 1944. Aged 32. Son of William and Catherine Steel. Buried in GRADARA WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot I. Row E. Grave 39.
STEEPER Denis Walter
Flying Officer 123500, 181 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 12 November 1943. Aged 26. Son of Walter Hyde Steeper and Lilian Steeper, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in POIX-DE-PICARDIE CHURCHYARD, Somme, France. Row D. Grave 15.
STIRZAKER James Rowland
Corporal 1104529, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 7 November 1944. Aged 33. Son of Isaac A. and Sarah Jane Stirzaker; husband of Sarah Jane Irene Gladys Stirzaker, of Marton, Blackpool, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 241.
STRICKLAND William
Private 14518356, 1st Battalion, Green Howards (Yorkshire Regiment). Died 4 May 1945. Aged 38. Son of James and Harriet Strickland; husband of Doris Strickland, of Blackpool. Buried in BLACKPOOL (CARLETON) CEMETERY, Lancashire. Section C. Grave 10.
STUBBS Arthur
Gunner 903393, 137 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 17 February 1942. Aged 21. Son of James and Helen Stubbs, of Blackpool, Lancashire; husband of Lily Stubbs, of Ossett, Yorkshire. Buried in KUALA LUMPUR (CHERAS ROAD) CIVIL CEMETERY, Malaysia. Grave 781.

STYLES Adrian Henry
Leading Aircraftman 971966, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 27 March 1942. Aged 21. Son of William Henry and Florence Styles, of South Shore, Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in MALTA (CAPUCCINI) NAVAL CEMETERY, Malta. Protestant Section (Men's). Plot F. Collective grave 94.
SUMMERSGILL Stanley
Sergeant (Wireless Op./Air Gunner) 759004, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 4 February 1941. Aged 23. Son of Wilfred and Lillian Summersgill, of South Shore, Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in LOSSIEMOUTH BURIAL GROUND, Moray, Scotland. Grave 1090.
SUMMERSGILL Thomas Robert
Lance Serjeant 895372, 88 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died as a Japanese Prisoner of War working on the Tahiland-Burma Railway 19 June 1943. Aged 24. Son of Thomas Summersgill, and of Nellie Summersgill, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in CHUNGKAI WAR CEMETERY, Thailand . Plot 7. Row A. Grave 3.

SUTTON Kenneth
Second Lieutenant 304931, 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster). Died 9 July 1944. Aged 24. Son of Daniel and Nellie Sutton, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in AREZZO WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot IV. Row D. Grave 24.
SYKES John Terence
Private 3719125, 2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster). Died 1 June 1944. Aged 21. Son of Charles and Elizabeth Mary Sykes, of Lytham St. Anne's, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on RANGOON MEMORIAL, Myanmar (Burma). Face 5.

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