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BLACKPOOL WAR MEMORIAL

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SURNAMES E

EASTHAM Robert

Private 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.

EAVES Gerard
Stoker 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.
ECCLESTON Harry
Able 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, Column 1.
EDDLESTON M C
Royal Air Force
ELLERSHAW C H
Royal Armoured Corps
ELLIS Wilfred North
Private 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.
EVANS Cyril Edward
Sergeant (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.
EVANS Ronald Arthur William
Flying 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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