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WELLINGBOROUGH WAR MEMORIAL
WORLD WAR 2 - SURNAMES B

World War 2
Compiled and copyright © 2009 - Chris Comber

BAILEY E R
No further information currently - There are three E R Bailey’s within the CWGC Database.

1) Private Eric Rowland Bailey, RAMC, Buried in Knightbridge War Cemetery, Acroma (Also suggested for Kettering)

2) Edward Roy Bailey Sub Lt. Royal Navy HMS “Isis” Plymouth Naval Memorial

3) Edward Richard Bailey Boy 1st. Class Royal Navy HMS “ Royal Oak” Portsmouth Naval Memorial

BAILEY Thomas James Kenneth
[K J T BAILEY on memorial] Private 14th. Battalion, Notts & Derby Regiment. The Sherwood Foresters. Killed in action at Anzio 18 April 1944. Buried in Beach Head War Cemetery, Anzio, Italy.
BALL George Henry Thomas
Private 5891743, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action at Anzio 27 March 1944. Aged 20. Son of John Thomas Ball and Dorothy Hannah Ball, of Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. Buried in BEACH HEAD WAR CEMETERY, ANZIO, Italy. VIII. F. 2.
DE-BANKE Arthur Henry
Private 14404128, 2/6th Battalion, The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey). Died 22 February 1944. Aged 19. Son of Arthur Henry and Mary Ellen De-Banke, of Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. Buried in ANZIO WAR CEMETERY, Italy. I, M, 10.
BARCROFT Richard Neilson

Flight Sergeant/Wireless operator, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve No 104 Bomber Squadron Wellington Mk.11 W5485 EP-J Based at Driffield. Shot down during a raid on Karlsruhe 6 August 1941 Crew of six all died in the crash. Buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

BARRICK Norman [Alfred]
Driver, Royal Engineers. BEF France. Lost when the SS “Lancastria” was bombed and sunk off St. Nazaire on the 17 June 1940. Aged 21. His body was washed ashore later and buried in the local French Cemetery. Estimates vary between 3,300-5,000 for those lost in the disaster. Buried in Prefailles Communal Cemetery France
BASSETT Frederick John
Ordinary Telegraphist P/JX 191043, H.M. Trawler Notts County, Royal Navy. Torpedoed by a U-Boat South of Iceland 8 March 1942. Aged 24. There were no survivors. Son of Emily Annie Bassett, of Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, United Kingdom. Panel 67, Column 1.
BAX Derrick [Thomas]
Sergeant 1867832, 58 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 16 October 1944. Aged 19. Son of William Thomas Charles and Eva Gertrude Bax, of Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. No known grave. Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, United Kingdom. Panel 224.
BEAN Howard Francis
Serjeant 1921080, 121 Road Constr. Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action during the defence the Royal Air Force base at Habbaniya, then under siege by Iraqi forces, 16 August 1941. Aged 24. Son of Arthur Francis and Ellen Priscilla Bean, of Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. Buried in HABBANIYA WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. 1. A. 9.
BEAMAN J

No further information currently

BEAUMONT Robert Charles
Flying Officer 169061, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died at home 18 August 1944. Aged 22. Son of Charles William and Florence Beatrice Beaumont, of Wellingborough; husband of Phyllis Amelia Beaumont, of Cromer, Norfolk. Buried in WELLINGBOROUGH (DODDINGTON ROAD) CEMETERY, United Kingdom. Block S. Grave 16.
BELL Alex Joseph
Flight Sergeant 1580819, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died at home 31 December 1944. Aged 20. Son of Alexander and Mary Bell; husband of Mavis Hilda Jarvis Bell, of Wellingborough. Buried in WELLINGBOROUGH (DODDINGTON ROAD) CEMETERY, United Kingdom. Sec. N. Grave 65.
BERRILL P

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BERRILL William John
Private 5887298, 5th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action in Italy 24 April 1945. Aged 26. Son of William and Elsie Louisa Berrill, of Wellingborough, Northamptonshire; husband of Veronica Mary Berrill, of Southbourne, Hampshire. Buried in ARGENTA GAP WAR CEMETERY, Italy. I, E, 10.
BLAND Leonard
Sapper 2016511, Royal Engineers. Died at home 3 June 1940. Aged 25. Son of Herbert William and Sarah Elizabeth Alice Bland, of Wellingborough. Buried in WELLINGBOROUGH (DODDINGTON ROAD) CEMETERY, United Kingdom. Block Q. Grave 188.
BODDINGTON Cecil Frederick
Gunner 983252, 457 Lt. Battery, Royal Artillery. Died at home 10 January 1943. Aged 24. Son of Leonard and Florence Boddington; husband of Vera Lilian Boddington, of Wellingborough. Buried in WOLLASTON GENERAL CEMETERY, United Kingdom. Grave 93.
BRAYBROOKE Francis Arthur

Fusilier, 2nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Killed in action near Cassino, Italy, 16 May 1944. Aged 26. Husband of Gertrude Rose Braybrooke of Norwich. Buried in Cassino War Cemetery, Italy.

BREARY William Robert
Marine CH/X2547, H.M.S. Calcutta, Royal Marines. Missing presumed killed while serving on the A.A. Cruiser in the Eastern Mediterranean. The only casualty reported on that day 24 April 1941. Aged 20. Son of William and Kate Breary, of Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, United Kingdom. Panel 84.
BRIGHT F A

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BROWN J R

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BULL Cyril James
Driver T/240878, 73 Gen. Transport Company, Royal Army Service Corps. Killed in action in Tunisia 24 September 1943. Aged 37. Son of Thomas W. Bull and E. Bull, of Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. Buried in BONE WAR CEMETERY, ANNABA, Algeria. VII. E. 18.
BURROWS Richard [Rowland]
Corporal 7890585, 1st Fife and Forfar Yeomanry, Royal Armoured Corps. Killed in action in Germany 26 February 1945. Aged 25. Son of William and Edith Burrows; husband of Joan Burrows, of Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. Buried in REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY, Germany. 54. E. 11.

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