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World War 1 - Detailed Information
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Transcribed and photographed by Carolynn & Clare Langley.  Researched by Lynda Smith - 2003

BALLANTYNE Herbert Gregory

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Pilot Officer (Pilot) 36265.  206 Sqdn. Royal Air Force.  Died on 14th August 1940.  Aged 22.   Son of Herbert Gregory Ballantyne, and of Edith Emily Ballantyne (nee Hartshorn), of Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand. Plot 1. Row 1. Grave 7.

BLACK Stuart Corliss

Flight Sergeant (Pilot) 402844.  49 (R.A.F.) Sqdn. Royal New Zealand Air Force.  Died on 12th December 1941.  Aged 27.   Son of Thomas Mortimer Black and Mary Ann Black; husband of Dorothy Wyon Black, of Seatoun, Wellington City, New Zealand. Plot 1. Row 2. Grave 8. 

BLEASE John Thomas

Flying Officer (Pilot) 405221.  97 (R.A.F.) Sqdn. Royal New Zealand Air Force.  Died on 14th July 1942.  Aged 24.  Son of John Joseph Blease and of Iris Olive Blease (nee Stewart), of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand. Plot 1. Row 3. Grave 5.

N.Z. 405281 FLYING OFFICER
J.T. BLEASE
PILOT
ROYAL N.Z. AIR FORCE
14th JULY 1942 Age 24

COTTERILL Colin Wynne

Flight Sergeant (Pilot) 904427.  500 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.  Died on 14th January 1942.  Aged 30.  Son of Denis and Emily Isobel Cotterill; husband of Margaret Emmeline Cotterill, of Bodenham, Wiltshire. B.A. (Cantab.).  Plot 1. Row 2. Grave 7.

N.Z. 402844 FLIGHT SERGEANT
C.W. COTTERILL
PILOT
ROYAL AIR FORCE
14th JANUARY 1942 Age 30.

DALLAS Arthur Fraser

Sergeant (Obs.) 39964. 105 (R.A.F.) Sqdn. Royal New Zealand Air Force.  Died on 28th October 1940. Son of William Arthur and Sarah Dallas, of Hunterville, Wellington, New Zealand. Plot 1. Row 1. Grave 12.

NZ 39964 SERGEANT
A.F. DALLAS
OBSERVER
ROYAL N.Z. AIR FORCE
28th OCTOBER 1940

HADLEY Ronald Arnold

Pilot Officer (Pilot) 79511.  58 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.  Died on 9th October 1940.  Aged 20.  Son of Arnold Harold and Lilian Kate Hadley, of Thames, Auckland, New Zealand. Plot 1. Row 1. Grave 10.

PILOT OFFICER
R.A. HADLEY
OF NEW ZEALAND
PILOT
ROYAL AIR FORCE
9th OCTOBER 1940 AGE 20
GREATER LOVE
HATH NO MAN THAN THIS
THAT A MAN LAY DOWN
HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS.

HALL-JONES Frederick William

Flying Officer (Pilot) 2515.  500 (R.A.F.) Sqdn. Royal New Zealand Air Force.  Died on 8th June 1941.  Aged 21.  Son of Frederick George Hall-Jones and of Marjorie Hall-Jones (nee Bush), of Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand.  Plot 1. Row 2. Grave 16.

FLYING OFFICER
F.W. HALL- JONES
PILOT
ROYAL N.Z. AIR FORCE
8th JUNE 1941 Age 21

HAMILL James Hanley

Sergeant (Pilot) 40646. Royal New ZealandAir Force.  Died on 20th April 1941.  Aged 24.  Son of Patrick and Kate Hamill, of Masterton, Wellington. New Zealand.  Plot 1. Row 2. Grave 17.

N.Z. 10616 SERGEANT
J.H. HAMILL
PILOT
ROYAL N.Z. AIR FORCE
20th APRIL 1941

PRIESTLEY John Sinclair

Pilot Officer (Pilot) 39934.  235 (R.A.F.) Sqdn. Royal New Zealand Air Force.  Died 30th August 1940.  Aged 27.   Son of Josiah Oswald and Margaret Moore Priestley, of Plimmerton, Wellington, New Zealand.  Plot 1. Row 1. Grave 9.

NZ 39934 PILOT OFFICER
L.S. PRIESTLEY
PILOT
ROYAL N.Z .AIR FORCE
30th AUGUST 1940.

STEPHENSON John Oscar Lloyd

Pilot Officer (Pilot) 41623.  206 Sqdn. Royal Air Force.  Died 14th August 1940.  Aged 25.   Son of George Henry Stephenson and of Edith Henrietta Bullen Stephenson (nee Evans), of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand.  Plot 1. Row 1. Grave 8.

PILOT OFFICER
J.O.L. STEPHENSON
PILOT
ROYAL AIR FORCE
14 AUGUST 1940 Age 25.
OF
NEW PLYMOUTH,
NEW ZEALAND.
RESTING WITH HIS FOREFATHERS.

7 November 2003

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