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World War 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2011

The memorial is located within the Chapel of Three Counties Crematorium, Northampton, Towcester Road, Milton Malsor, Northampton outside the parish of Milton about a mile north of the village and north of the M1 in West Hunsburyand takes the form of a brass plaque with a wooden surround. There are 14 names for those cremated during World War 2 only.

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1939 1945

AVELING Brian William

Ordinary Seaman FX.720372, H.M.S. "Daedalus", Royal Navy. Died 4 July 1945. Aged 17. Son of John William Ernest and Dorothy Ada Aveling, of Northampton.

CAMPBELL Archibald

Serjeant 2875731, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Died 17 July 1947. Son of Charles and Christina Campbell; husband of Violet Maud Campbell, of Kingsthorpe.

CHAMBERS Thomas William

Serjeant 2046409, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. Died 11 January 1946. Aged 46. Son of Thomas William and Emma Maria Chambers husband of Eliza Chambers, of Northampton.

CLEAVER Donald Scott

Corporal 940025, 15 Squadron, Royal Air ForceVolunteer Reserve. Died 29 October 1942. Aged 36. Son of Alfred Richard and Annie Louise Cleaver, of Northampton.

COX Reginald Cecil

Gunner 1119192, Royal Artillery. Died 2 April 1946. Aged 41. Husband of Hilda Mary Cox, of Northampton.

EYEARS William Albert

Captain (Q.M.) 49718, 1st (The Rangers) Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died 26 October 1940. Aged 51. Husband of Emma Rose Eyears, of New Malden, Surrey.

ELLIOTT Sidney Clifton

Driver T/178004, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 8 December 1945.

GOWER William Lewes

Bombardier 1436854, 501 Battery, 72 Searchlight Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 20 April 1941. Aged 30. Son of William Erasmus Gower and Ivy Vivienne Gower, of Tottenham, Middlesex.

KINGSTON Ronald Edgar

Signalman 14631696, Royal Corps of Signals. Died 24 March 1947. Aged 43. Son of Charles and Ellen Kingston husband of Edith Kingston, of Shoeburyness, Essex.

LEPLA Arthur

Chief Petty Officer (Recruiter) P/J27618, London Recruiting Station, Royal Navy. Died 13 March 1945. Aged 47. Son of Henry and Mary Lepla husband of Annie Emma Lepla, of Northampton.

SHORT Colin Vernon

Sergeant (Pilot) 1581345, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 1 September 1944. Aged 22. Son of Ernest Harold and Gertrude Alice Short, of Northampton.

THOMAS Frank Heydon

Sergeant (Pilot) 1238300, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 24 March 1943. Aged 21. Son of Walter Henry and Ethel Mary Thomas, of Weston Favell.

WILFORD John Howard

Signalman 2598007, Royal Signals. Died 20 July 1941. Aged 19. Son of Charles Howard Wilford and Ivy Maud Wilford, of Northampton.

WOODS Peter John

Sergeant (Air Bomber) 1581815, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 8 July 1944. Aged 21. Son of Bertie John and Ida Frances Lee Woods of Hall Green, Birmingham.

Last updated 16 May, 2011

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