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BLACKPOOL WAR MEMORIAL

Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2018

ANDERTON John
Third Radio Officer, M.V. Kars (London), Merchant Navy. Died 22 February 1942. Aged 32. Son of Joseph and R. Anderton; husband of Harriet Anderton, of Blackpool. No known grave. Commemorated on TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, London. Panel 60.
ASHWORTH R
Unknown
BEST Walter
Carpenter, M.V. Inverilen (Glasgow), Merchant Navy. Died 3 February 1943. Aged 23. Son of Frederick and Harriet Best, of Blackpool, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, London. Panel 58.
BOYLE H
Unknown
BRIGGS W
Unknown
CLEGG J F
Merchant Navy
DAVIES D R
Unknown
DISLEY Alfred
Second Radio Officer, S.S. Empire March (Barrow), Merchant Navy. Died 2 January 1943. Aged 19. No known grave. Commemorated on TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, London. Panel 43.
EDWARDS C J
Unknown
FERRIS K G
Merchant Navy
GRADY Charles
Assistant Steward, M.V. Empire Attendant (Glasgow), Merchant Navy. Died 15 July 1942. Aged 18. Son of James and Eva Grady, of Blackpool, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, London. Panel 38.
HANSLIP Walter Raymond
Third Radio Officer, S.S. Empire Turnstone (London), Merchant Navy. Died 22 October 1942. Aged 19. Son of James S. and Jessie Hanslip, of Blackpool, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, London. Panel 46.
HARVEY Donald
Able Seaman, S.S. Lalande (Liverpool), Merchant Navy. Died 14 November 1942. Aged 19. Son of Bert and Anne Harvey, of Blackpool, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, London. Panel 63.
HENDERSON Kenneth Walter Forbes
Second Radio Officer, S.S. Ashbury (Glasgow), Merchant Navy. Died 8 January 1945. Aged 19. Son of Walter Forbes Henderson and Bertha Henderson, of Bilsborrow. Buried in BISPHAM (ALL HALLOWS) CHURCHYARD, Lancashire. Section R. Row 1. Grave 2.
HIGHAM Eric Sydney
National Fire Service. Fireman, A.F.S.; of 26 Rosebery Avenue, Blackpool. Son of Sydney and Maud Higham, of 147 South Promenade, Blackpool; husband of Phyllis Higham. Died at Huskisson Dock 22 December 1940. Aged 30.
HORNE Leslie
National Fire Service. Leading Fireman, N.F.S. Husband of F. A. Horne, of Bickerstaffe Street, Blackpool. Died at Kirkham 13 March 1942.
HUME Norman Joseph
Assistant Baker, S.S. Ascanius (Liverpool), Merchant Navy. Died 30 July 1944. Aged 37. Son of John James Hume and Mabel Hume; husband of Ruby Hume, of Marton, Blackpool. Buried in MARTON (ST. PAUL) CHURCH BURIAL GROUND, Lancashire. Plot 15. Grave 99.
KENYON Reginald Arthur
Chief Officer, M.V. Abosso (Liverpool), Merchant Navy. Died 29 October 1942. Aged 40. Son of Arthur and Annie Kenyon; husband of May Kenyon, of Marton, Blackpool, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, London. Panel 2.
KIRKBRIDE J S
Merchant Navy
LUMB Eric
Chief Officer, S.S. Biela (Liverpool), Merchant Navy. Died 14February 1942. Aged 26. Son of Edmund and Lillian Lumb, of Stalmine, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, London. Panel 17.
MONTGOMERY George Victor
Chief Engineer Officer, S.S. Norman Prince (London), Merchant Navy. Died 28 May 1942. Aged 46. Son of John and Mary Anne Montgomery; husband of Lily Montgomery, of Blackpool, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, London. Panel 73.
MORRIS Daniel
Storekeeper, M.V. Samanco (Liverpool), Merchant Navy. Died 4 May 1947. Aged 58. Son of Mr and Mrs Humphrey Morris; husband of Sybil Morris, of Blackpool. Also served in the 1914-1918 War. Cremated at BLACKPOOL (CARLETON) CREMATORIUM, Lancashire. Commemorated on Panel 3.
NEWBY Harold
Fireman and Trimmer, S.S. King Edward (London), Merchant Navy. Died 27 Dwecember 1942. Aged 28. Son of William James Newby and Sarah Newby, of Blackpool, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, London. Panel 61.
PAGE Arthur
Second Radio Officer, S.S. Carlton (Newcastle-on-Tyne), Merchant Navy. Died 6 January 1941. Aged 20. Son of Frederick and Catherine Jane Page, of Blackpool, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, London. Panel 23.
PEARSON James Owen
First Radio Officer, S.S. Effna, Merchant Navy. Died 1 March 1941. Aged 30. Son of James and Gladys Jane Pearson; husband of Muriel Pearson, of Horwich, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, London. Panel 37.
PILLING John
Third Radio Officer, H.M.S. Forfar, Naval Auxiliary Personnel (Merchant Navy). Died 2 December 1940. Aged 28. Son of John and Martha A. Pilling, of Blackpool, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on LIVERPOOL NAVAL MEMORIAL, Lancashire. Panel 12, Column 2.
SCATCHERD Leslie
[SCATHERD on CWGC] First Radio Officer, S.S. Koranton (Newcastle-on-Tyne), Merchant Navy. Died 28 March 1941. Aged 18. Son of Leonard and Edith Scatherd, of Layton, Blackpool, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, London. Panel 62.
SINGLETON Robert
National Fire Service. Leading Fireman, A.F.S. Son of M. Holt (formerly Singleton), of 40 Manchester Road, Devonshire Square, Blackpool, and of the late Robert Singleton; husband of Elsie Singleton, of 194 Cavendish Road, Bispham, Blackpool. Injured 22 December 1940, at Huskisson Docks; died at Walton Hospital, Rice Lane 23 December 1940, aged 32.
TAYLOR Kenneth
Fourth Engineer Officer, S.S. New York, Merchant Navy. Died 25 September 1942. Aged 22. No known grave. Commemorated on TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, London. Panel 73.

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