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3855072, 2nd Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Died
2 August 1945. Aged 28. Son of John Henry and Mary Eastham, of
Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in KRANJI WAR CEMETERY, Singapore.
Plot 14. Row D. Grave 1.
1st Class D/KX 85988, H.M.S. "Ardent", Royal Navy. Died
8 June 1940. H.M.S. Ardent. Son of James and Florence Eaves, of
Blackpool, Lancashire; husband of Maisie Eaves, of Blackpool. No
known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel
41, Column 1.
Seaman D/JX 193811, H.M.S. "Hecla", Royal Navy. Died 15
May 1942. Aged 27. Son of Joseph and Bessie Eccleston, of Blackpool,
Lancashire; husband of Florence Ecdeston, of Blackpool. No known
grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 65,
14641937, 1st Battalion (The London Scottish), Gordon Highlanders.
Died 28 February 1944. Aged 34. Son of William North Ellis and Agnes
Ellis; husband of Ada Ellis, of Blackpool, Lancashire.Buried in
BEACH HEAD WAR CEMETERY, ANZIO, Italy. Plot X. Row F. Grave 1.
(Navigator) 1473693, 158 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.
Died 22 January 1944. Aged 21. Son of Edward Jones Evans and Ellen
Eveline Evans, of Blackpool. His brother Ronald Arthur William also
died on service (see below). Buried in BLACKPOOL (LAYTON) CEMETERY,
Lancashire. Section L. Grave 801.
Officer 162167, 78 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.
Died 11 January 1945. Aged 26. Son of Edward Jones Evans and Ellen
Eveline Evans, of Blackpool, Lancashire. His brother, Cyril Edward,
also died on service (see above). No known grave. Commemorated on
ALAMEIN MEMORIAL, Egypt. Column 283.
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