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LUTON WAR MEMORIAL
WORLD WAR 2 - SURNAMES H

World War 2
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2019

HACKSLEY Herbert Horace
Leading Aircraftman 1320081, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 31 August 1942. Aged 23. Son of Violet Hacksley, of Luton, Bedfordshire, England husband of Gladys May Hacksley, of Grandpont, Oxford, England. Buried in/Commemorated on MIAMI (GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC) CEMETERY, United States of America. Block 14. Row 1. Grave 5.
HADAWAY Norman Jack
Private Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment. Died 30 December 1939. Lived at 38 Ryecroft Way, Stopsley, Luton. (Not listed on CWGC). See also Luton Co-Op
HALES Sidney James
Civilian. Aged 41. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Hales, of 56 Cutenhoe Road. Injured at Vauxhall Motor Works; died same day at Luton and Dunstable Hospital 30 August 1940. See also Vauxhall Motors Memorial
HALFPENNY Arthur Charles
Private 6022799, 5th Battalion, Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment. Died 3 September 1942 and 4 September 1942. Aged 26. Son of Lily R. Halfpenny, and stepson of Harry Trussell, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in/Commemorated on EL ALAMEIN WAR CEMETERY, Egypt. XXI. E. 26.
HALFPENNY M E
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HALL John George
Lieutenant 295193. Pioneer Corps. Died Saturday 27 January 1945. Age 33. Son of Thomas and Mabel Hall; husband of Freda Alberta Hall, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Lived at 168 Wellington Street, Luton. Police Constable (P.C.66). Buried in BLANKENBERGE TOWN CEMETERY, Blankenberge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Row J. Grave 7. See also Luton Police WW2
HALSEY R A
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HALSEY Ronald William
Able Seaman. D/JX171971. HMS Stag. Royal Navy. Luton at War states: Drowned while on active service, November 1942. CWGC gives date of death at 24 December 1941. Son of Edward John & Lilian Louisa Halsey of Luton. Lived at 63 Russell Rise, Luton. Buried in Khayat Beach War Cemetery, Israel. Plot B. Row F. Grave 10. See also Luton Co-Op
HANDCOCK G S
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HARDEN Michael Langley
Sub-Lieutenant (A), H.M.S. Heron., Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died 6 October 1942. Aged 20. Son of Arthur Langley Harden and Olive Gertrude Harden, of Luton. Buried in LUTON GENERAL CEMETERY, Bedfordshire. Grave 1339B.
HARDING

Harold Ronald

Private 5949326. 1/7th Bn., The Queen's Royal Regt (West Surrey). Died Saturday 24 October 1942. Age 23. Lived at 35 Brooms Road, Luton. Son of William Arthur and Ethel Annie Harding, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in EL ALAMEIN WAR CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot XXV. Row C. Grave 27. See also Vauxhall Motors Memorial

HARP Albert Frank Edwin
Lance Corporal 2620981, 3rd. Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Died 15 April 1945. Son of Albert Reginald and Norah Edith Harp; husband of Margaret D. Harp, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in/Commemorated on CESENA WAR CEMETERY, Italy. VI, B, 14.
HARPER

Jack Abraham aka John

Killed as a result of enemy action at Vauxhall Motors Ltd on Friday 30 August 1940. Age 15. Son of Major Charles Harper and Evelyn Harper, of 56 Grove Road, Luton. See also Vauxhall Motors Memorial

HARRIS, DCM

Thomas James

Ex-Sergeant. Killed as a result of enemy action at Vauxhall Motors Ltd on Friday 30 August 1940. Age 45. Husband of Mary Jane Harris, of 62 Dane Road. Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal (D.C.M.) See also Vauxhall Motors Memorial

HARRISON C B
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HARRISON

George

Private 6027938. 1/4th Bn., Essex Regiment. Died Wednesday 8 November 1944. Age 31. Lived at 3 Browning Road, Luton. Son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Harrison, of Aylesham, Kent; husband of C. Harrison. No known grave. Commemorated on CASSINO MEMORIAL, Italy. Panel 8. See also Vauxhall Motors Memorial

HARROWER

Alexander Aitken

Killed as a result of enemy action at Vauxhall Motors Ltd on Friday 30 August 1940. Age 26. Lived at 244 Beechwood Road, Luton. Son of the late James and Isabella Aitken Harrower. See also Vauxhall Motors Memorial

HART E H
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HARTUP

Arthur

Killed as a result of enemy action at 157 Park Street, Luton on Sunday 22 September 1940. Age 54. Mr Hartupís wife, Florence Emily Hartup, was killed in the same air raid. See also Vauxhall Motors Memorial

HARTUP F E
Mrs
HASWELL James
Civilian. Aged 67,of 69 Turner's Road. Son of Daniel Haswell; husband of Anne Haswell. Injured at 69 Turner's Road; died same day at Luton and Dunstable Hospital 16 November 1940.
HATHAWAY Arthur William
Sergeant 1894125, 12 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 16 March 1945. Aged 20. Son of Henry William and Agnes Hathaway, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in DURNBACH WAR CEMETERY, Germany. 11. K. 24.
HATTON Ronald Charles
Lance Corporal 2075595, 251 Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died 12 September 1944. Aged 23. Son of John James Hatton and Ada Hatton, of Luton, Bedfordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore. Column 39.
HAUGHTON Derrick Basil
Private 5952464, 5th Battalion, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment. Died 13 August 1943. Aged 24. Son of Robert and Louisa Haughton, of Stopsley, Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in/Commemorated on THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY, Myanmar. B4. A. 6.
HAWKES Arthur B
Serjeant T/77921, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 24 November 1943. Son of Bertie and Annie Hawkes; husband of Elsie May Hawkes, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in/Commemorated on SANGRO RIVER WAR CEMETERY, Italy. IX. A. 6.
HAWKES Denis Farmbrough
Sergeant 1356738, 78 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 17 August 1941. Aged 25. Son of Frederick J. and Annie Hawkes, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in/Commemorated on JONKERBOS WAR CEMETERY, Netherlands. 20. F. 1.
HAWKES Tom Bailey
Sergeant 1872798, 138 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 17 December 1943. Aged 21. Son of Tom Lewis Hawkes and Lena Hawkes, of Luton. Buried in LUTON GENERAL CEMETERY, Bedfordshire. Grave 9798.
HAWKINS C K
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HAWKINS

Frederick Charles

Pilot Officer 184075. Flt Engr. 617 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died Saturday 7 October 1944. Age 28. Lived at 78 Icknield Road, Luton. Son of Frederick Bertram and Lily Maud Hawkins; husband of Vera Eileen Hawkins, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in DURNBACH WAR CEMETERY, Bad Tolz, Bayern, Germany. Plot 8. Row H. Collective grave 22-25. See also Vauxhall Motors Memorial

HAWTHORN John
Lance Corporal 4448754, 2nd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Died 2 June 1940. Aged 28. Son of John and Rosie Hawthorn; husband of F. P. Hawthorn, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in/Commemorated on DUNKIRK MEMORIAL, France. Column 33.
HAYWARD Alfred Harold
Corporal 2074439, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. Died 16 July 1944. Aged 25. Son of Edwin Claridge Hayward and Elsie Hayward, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in/Commemorated on CATANIA WAR CEMETERY, SICILY, Italy. IV. E. 29.
HEARN Charles Edmund
Guardsman 2619287, 6th Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Died 22 January 1944. Aged 33. Son of Charles Edmund and Bessie Daisy Hearn; husband of Margaret Davidson Heam, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in/Commemorated on MINTURNO WAR CEMETERY, Italy. VI, K, 16.
HEASLEY

Alexander

Serjeant 7011739. 2nd Bn., Royal Scots Fusiliers. Died Friday 17 December 1943. Age 35. Lived at 45 Farley Avenue, Luton. Husband of Catherine Emslie Heasley, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in SANGRO RIVER WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot XIV. Row A. Grave 25. See also Vauxhall Motors Memorial

HIBBERT Keith
Flight Sergeant 1238246, 582 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 24 July 1944. Aged 22. Son of Bertha Hibbert, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in/Commemorated on KIEL WAR CEMETERY, Germany. Coll. grave 1. F. 20-21.
HIGGINS Albert Marshall
Trooper 7941057, Royal Armoured Corps. Died 19 October 1941. Aged 19. Son of Albert William and Hilda E. Higgins, of Luton. Buried in/Commemorated on BISCOT (HOLY TRINITY) CHURCHYARD, United Kingdom. Sec. E. Row 3. Grave 21.
HIGGINS Alfred Richard
Serjeant 5949040, 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment. Died 4 July 1942. Aged 23. Son of Louis Richard and Marjory Winifred Higgins; husband of Marie Joan Higgins, of Luton. Buried in LUTON GENERAL CEMETERY, Bedfordshire. Grave 1800B.
HIGGINS Walter
Ordinary Seaman P/JX 315164, H.M.S. Veteran, Royal Navy. Died 26 September 1942. Aged 20. Son of Louis Richard and Marjory Winifred Higgins, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in/Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, United Kingdom. Panel 65, Column 3.
HILL Harold Denis
Private 5952415, 5th Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment. Died 7 August 1944. Aged 26. Son of Tom and Emily Maud Mary Hill, of Luton, Bedfordshire; husband of Christina Hill, of Luton. Buried in/Commemorated on BANNEVILLE-LA-CAMPAGNE WAR CEMETERY, France. XVI. E. 21.
HILL

Lewis Albert

Flight Sergeant 742464. Pilot Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died Saturday 18 October 1941. Age 21. Lived at 452 Hitchin Road, Luton. Son of Albert and Nellie May Hill; husband of Molly Hill, of Luton. Buried in STOPSLEY (ST. THOMAS) CHURCHYARD, Bedfordshire. See also Vauxhall Motors Memorial and also Stopsley Memorial

742464 SERGEANT
L.A. HILL
PILOT
ROYAL AIR FORCE
18 OCTOBER 1941
AGE 21

HIS LOVE FOR HIS FAMILY AND COUNTRY SURPASSED ALL OTHER HE DIED FOR BOTH

 

HILL Richard Dockrill
Lieutenant 180119, 1st Battalion The Hertfordshire Regiment, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment. Died 28 September 1944. Aged 27. Son of Ernest Stanley Hill and of Mabel Beatrice Hill (nee Dockrill); husband of Muriel Evelyn Hill, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in/Commemorated on FAENZA WAR CEMETERY, Italy. VII. D. 1.
HILLMAN

William Major

Gunner 892417. 148 (The Bedfordshire Yeo.) Field Regt., Royal Artillery. Lived at 10 Fitzroy Avenue, Luton. Came from Tredegar, S. Wales. Died Wednesday 2 June 1943. Age 32. No known grave. Commemorated on KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY, Thailand. Grave lost. Special Memorial Plot 9. Row M. Grave 4. See also Vauxhall Motors Memorial

HINDS William Victor
Warrant Officer 745452, 113 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 11 May 1942. Aged 22. Son of William Henry and Edith Hinds, of Luton, Bedfordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore. Column 413.
HOBBS Frederick William
Corporal 1180962, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 23 May 1945. Aged 26. Son of Frederick Ernest and Ethel Mary Hobbs, of Luton, Bedfordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore. Column 452.
HOLLINSHEAD Sidney
Bombardier 1647772, 51 Lt. A.A. Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 13 July 1944. Aged 33. Son of William and Maud Hollinshead, of Luton, Bedfordshire; husband of Connie Millicent Hollinshead, of Luton. Buried in AREZZO WAR CEMETERY, Italy. V. D. 24.
HOLT Herbert Thomas
Able Seaman C/SSX 35709, H.M.S. Barham, Royal Navy. Died 25 November 1941. Aged 20. Son of Martha Anne Holt, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in/Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, United Kingdom. 43, 1.
HOLT J
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HOLTON Ralph
Private S/10662552, 26 Field Butchery, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 16 July 1945. Aged 23. Son of Elsie Lauretta Holton, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in/Commemorated on CASERTA WAR CEMETERY, Italy. VIII, C, 9.
HORN Jack
Gunner 1525259, 8 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 3 July 1944. Aged 24. Son of John Thomas Horn and Jennie Horn, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in/Commemorated on RANGOON MEMORIAL, Myanmar. Face 2.
HORTON J W
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HOSKINS Trevor [David]
Midshipman, H.M.S. Byrsa., Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died 13 February 1946. Aged 19. Son of William David and Eva Ann Hoskins, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in/Commemorated on PHALERON WAR CEMETERY, Greece. 20. B. 11.
HOUGH Iris Olive
Miss.Died as a result of enemy action at Vauxhall Motors Ltd on Friday 30 August 1940. Age 19. Daughter of Evelyn May Hough, of 176 Selbourne Road, and of the late Albert Hough. See also Vauxhall Motors Memorial
HOUGHTON Albert Edward
Private 5832655, 2nd Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died 21 September 1944. Aged 31. Son of William and Emma Houghton, of Luton, Bedfordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore. Column 59.
HOUGHTON Wilfred
Trooper 5834111, 142nd (7th Battalion The Suffolk Regiment) Regiment, Royal Armoured Corps. Died 22 May 1944. Aged 30. Son of Bertram and Maud Houghton, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in/Commemorated on CASSINO WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Coll. grave I. C. 1.
HOUSDEN Phyllis [May]
Miss. Private W/72120, Aux. Territorial Service. Died Saturday 14 July 1945. Aged 21. Daughter of Harry Stephen and Ella Elsie Lampard; wife of Cyril Albert Housden, of Stopsley, Luton. Lived 24 Applecroft Road, Luton. Buried South of Church in STOPSLEY (ST. THOMAS) CHURCHYARD, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom. See also Stopsley memorial

W/72120 PRIVATE
PHYLLIS MARY HOUSDEN
AUX. TERRITORIAL SERVICE
14TH JULY 1945.
AGE 21.

ETERNAL REST GRANT UNTO HER, O LORD AND LET LIGHT PERPETUAL SHINE UPON HER

HOWARD John
Lieutenant 307944, Essex Regiment The Parachute Regiment, A.A.C.. Died 10 August 1944. Aged 34. Son of John and Elizabeth Howard; husband of Alice G. Howard, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in/Commemorated on BAYEUX MEMORIAL, France. Panel 16, Column 2.
HOWARTH James
Addenda Panel - Serjeant 3444478. 1/5th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Died Friday 15 November 1940. Aged 28. Husband of Louie Catherine Howarth, of Luton. Buried in LUTON GENERAL CEMETERY, Bedfordshire. Grave 1894B. See also Vauxhall Motors Memorial
HOWELLS Emrys George
Corporal 567595, 110 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 1 November 1940. Aged 21. Son of Lewis Charles and Elsie Howells, of Luton, Bedfordshire; husband of L. Howells. Buried in/Commemorated on HITCHAM (ALL SAINTS) CHURCHYARD, United Kingdom.
HUBBLE James Claude
Pilot Officer 186586, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 12 October 1944. Aged 21. Son of James William and Rachel George Hubble, of Luton. Buried in LUTON CHURCH BURIAL GROUND, Bedfordshire. Sec. 5. Row A. Grave 20.
HUGHES John Eynon Wynne
Civilian. Aged 10. Son of Owen Powell Hughes, of 56 Seymour Road. Died at Luton and Dunstable Hospital 30 August 1940.
HUME F C
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HUMFREY R A
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HUNT

Arthur George

Battery Quartermaster Serjeant 924158. 148 (The Bedfordshire Yeo.) Field Regt., Royal Artillery. Died as a prisoner of the Japanese Saturday 3 July 1943. Age 42. Lived at 39 Wenlock Street, Luton. Son of Francis George Hunt, and of Mary Sophia Hunt (nee Scrivener); husband of Doris May Hunt (nee Bates), of Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in CHUNGKAI WAR CEMETERY, Thailand. Plot 4. Row J. Grave 4. See also Vauxhall Motors Memorial

HURVID Clifford William
Fusilier 5961256. 9th Battalion (City of London Regiment) Royal Fusiliers. Died of wounds, Salerno, Italy, 9 September 1943. Age 20. Son of William Thomas and Ethel Maud Hurvid of Luton. Lived at 86 Highbury Road, Luton. Buried in Salerno War Cemetery, Italy. Plot IV. Row A. Grave 26. See also Luton Co-Op
HUTCHINS John
Civilian. Aged 71. Son of John and Ann Maria Hutchins, of Clipstone Cottages, Barton; husband of Sarah Hutchins, of 26 Midland Road. Injured at 16 Midland Road; died same day at Luton and Dunstable Hospital 5 September 1942.
HYNE William Taylor
Civilian (Bachelor of Science). Aged 29. B.Sc. Son of George Acland Hyne, and Emeline Taylor Hyne, of 25 Alexandra Avenue, Luton, Bedfordshire. Died between 6 and 7 December 1942 aboard S.S. Ceramic.

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