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RADFORD SEMELE WAR MEMORIAL

Detailed World War 1 & 2 and Brunei information
Compiled and copyright © Alan Orton 2014

The memorial is in the form of a wall mounted brass plaque inside St Nicholas Church, Radford Semele. There are 16 names for World War 1.

TO FOLLOW
Photograph Copyright © Alan Orton 2014

IN MEMORY TO THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
IN THE TWO WORLD WARS
1914-1918 - 1939-1945
AND BRUNEI

1915  
GOWLING Joshua
Serjeant, 1359, 1st/1st Warwickshire Yeomanry Died aged 34, Tuesday 30th of November 1915. Buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt. 5th son of Joseph and Sarah Gowling, Husband of Margaret Gowling.
MUCKLOW Charles
Rifleman, Y/1252, 3rd Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died of wounds aged 21, Thursday 15th of July 1915. Buried in St. Nicholas Churchyard, Radford Semele, England. Son of William and Annie Mucklow.
WARD Amos
Private, 8363, 10th (Service) Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action aged 29, Tuesday 31st of August 1915. Buried in Merville Communual Cemetery, France. Son of William and Elizabeth Ward.
1916  
BULL Albert E.
Private, STK/1771, 10th (Service) Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Died of wounds aged 19, Wednesday 12th of July 1916. Buried in Heilly Station Cemetery, France. Son of Joseph and Mary Ann Bull.
HITCHMAN Sydney C.
Corporal, 8727, 11th (Service) Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action on The Somme aged 20, 16th of July 1916. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, France. Son of Eliza (Hitchman) and stepson of T. Myatt.
1917  
BLOXHAM John
erjeant, 36376, "A Battery, 38th Brigade Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds aged 35, Friday 8th of June 1917. Buried in Bailleul Communual Cemetery Extension, France. Third son of George and Emma Bloxham.
MUCKLOW William James
Corporal, 306278, 1st/8th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Battalion. (T.F.) Killed in action aged 19 at St. Julien, Monday 27th of August 1917. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. Son of William and Emma Mucklow.
RUSSELL Frederick George
erjeant, 10348, "C Battery, 59th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action aged 24, Friday 10th of August 1917. Buried in Bard Cottage Cemetery, Belgium. Son of William and Harriet Russell.
WILKES Archie J.
Private, 22565, 11th (Service) Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action aged 34, Wednesday 11th of April 1917. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, France.
1918  
ELYARD Richard J.
Lance Corporal, 19966, 1st Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action at Hazebrouck aged 20, 15th of April 1918. Commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium. Eldest son of Charles and Jessie Elyard.
1919  
ASHBY Joseph W.
Gunner, 147095, 34th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died in Leamington Spa (Warneford Hospital) aged 26, Thursday 13th of February 1919. Buried in St. Nicholas Churchyard, Radford Semele. England. Only son of Joseph and Emma Ashby, Husband of Mrs.A.E. Ashby.
STEVENSON Joseph Henry
Private, M/337670, Motor Transport Depot, Royal Army Service Corps. Died aged 38, Thursday 5th of June 1919. Buried in Whitnash Road Cemetery, Leamington Spa, England. Son of George and Adeline Stevenson. Husband of Amy Stevenson.
1939 - 1945
1939  
HUTCHCOCKS Thomas
Able Seaman, P/JX141424, H.M.S.Royal Oak, Royal Navy. Lost at sea at Scapa Flow aged 21, Saturday 14th of October 1939. Commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial, England. Son of Francis and Florence Hutchcocks.
1942  
THORNLEY Robert Edward
Pilot Officer (Air Gunner), 111484, 115 Squadron, Royal Airforce Volunteer Reserve. Killed in action aged 21, Wednesday 2nd of September 1942. Buried in Choloy War Cemetery, France. Son of Robert and Constance Thornley.
1943  
HITCHMAN Frederick John V.
Trooper, 328155, 3rd King's Own Hussars. Died aged 24, Monday 3rd of August 1943 Buried in Khayat Beach War Cemetery, Israel. Son of Mrs. N.K. Hitchman, Husband of E.M. Hitchman.
1944  
MUCKLOW Charles William
Serjeant, VX18985, 2/2 Pioneer Battalion, Australian Infantry. Died aged 36 as a Prisoner of War of the Japanese, Saturday, 29th of January 1944. Buried in Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand. Son of Charles and Violet Mucklow.
BRUNEI 1962
GILLINGHAM Graham John
Marine, 20270, Motor Transport Troop, 42 Commando Royal Marines. Killed in an accident in Limbang aged 20, Monday 24th of December 1962. Born 24 October 1942. Originally buried in Limbang but exhumed and returned to the United Kingdom in 1970, his ashes were buried in St. Nicholas Churchyard, Radford Semele, England. Son of Patrick and Joan Gillingham.

Last updated 28 July, 2014

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