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BLACKPOOL WAR MEMORIAL

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SURNAMES G

GALLAGHER P
Royal Navy
GAMBLE Alfred Russell
Mechanician C/K 63228, H.M.S. "Dido", Royal Navy. Died 29 May 1941. Aged 40. Son of Maggie Cordelia Gamble, of Blackpool, Lancashire; husband of Ivy Gamble. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 46, Column 3.
GARA M
Royal Army Service Corps
GARRICK F
Royal Air Force
GEORGE D C
Auxiliary Territorial Service
GIBSON J
Royal Air Force
GLYNN Harry

Gunner 903448, 137 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 10 January 1942. Aged 24. Son of Albert Glynn, and of Alice May Glynn, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in TAIPING WAR CEMETERY, Malaysia. Plot 1. Row H. Grave 6.

GOODALL Jack
Sergeant 1620835, 36 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 27 August 1944. Aged 23. Son of George and Florence Goodall, of Blackpool, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on MALTA MEMORIAL, Malta. Panel 15, Column 1.
GORNALL Edward [Cuthbert]
Sergeant 2207003, 50 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 16February 1944. Aged 19. Son of Henry and Emily Gertrude Gornall, of Blackpool, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 230.
GOSDEN A G
Loyal Regiment
GOTHERIDGE F
Royal Air Force
GOULDER Cyril
Gunner 986011, Royal Artillery. Died 10 July 1941. Aged 24. Son of Mary Goulder, of Marton Moss, Blackpool. Buried in MARTON (ST. PAUL) CHURCH BURIAL GROUND, Lancashire. Plot 8. Grave 48.
GRADWELL William
Private 14663416, 6th Battalion, Green Howards (Yorkshire Regiment). Died 22 August 1944. Aged 19. Son of Thomas and Edith Gradwell, of South Shore, Blackpool. Buried in BLACKPOOL (CARLETON) CEMETERY, Lancashire. Section F. Grave 93.
GRAHAM Fred
Sergeant (Observer) 581508, Royal Air Force. Died 8 April 1940. Aged 19. Son of Fred and Jane Graham, of Blackpool. Buried in BURY CEMETERY, REDVALES, Lancashire. Section A.P. 19. Grave 2105.
GRANT Frederick John Coburn
Ordinary Seaman D/SSX 30573, "H.M.S. Glorious", Royal Navy. Died 8 June 1940. Aged 18. Son of Frederick and Sarah Ann Grant, of Blackpool, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 39, Column 1.
GREEN George
Corporal S/57279, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 16 September 1941. Aged 27. Son of Albert Kenyon Green and Alice Green, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in CAIRO WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot K. Grave 134.
GREENWOOD B
Grenadier Guards
GREGORY Kenneth
Lance Bombardier 908441, 137 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died as a Japanese Prisoner of War 28 November 1942. Aged 24. Son of Walter and Alice Gregory, of Squires Gate, Blackpool, Lancashire. Cremated and commemorated on YOKOHAMA CREMATION MEMORIAL, Japan, Panel 1.
GREGORY Roger
Lance Sergeant 3393230, 1st Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. Died 2 April 1944. Aged 27. Son of James Heath Gregory and Emma Gregory; husband of Mona Perceval Gregory, of South Shore, Blackpool. Buried in BLACKPOOL (CARLETON) CEMETERY, Lancashire. Section E. Grave 560.
GREGSON J
Royal Artillery
GREGSON Thomas William
Leading Seaman D/JX 303291, H.M. Submarine "Stratagem", Royal Navy. Died 22 November 1944. Aged 22. Son of Thomas and Ada Mary Gregson, of Blackpool, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 85, Column 2.
GREGSON W
Royal Air Force
GRIFFITHS John
Driver T/285041, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 21 August 1943. Son of Daniel and Caroline Florence Griffiths, of Blackpool; husband of Alice Griffiths, of Blackpool. Buried in BLACKPOOL (LAYTON) CEMETERY, Lancashire. Section L.L. Grave 481.
GRIFFITHS W B
Loyal Regiment
GRIMSHAW, DFC Bert
Flight Lieutenant (Pilot) 108606, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 22 August 1944. Aged 27. Son of Albert Lofthouse Grimshaw and Elisabeth Hannah Grimshaw, of Blackpool; husband of Sheila Mabel Grimshaw. B.Sc. Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (D.F.C.). Buried in BLACKPOOL (CARLETON) CEMETERY, Lancashire. Section B. Grave 1483.
GRINDROD George Edward
Lieutenant (A), Fleet Air Arm, H.M.S. "Victorious", Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died 21 June 1944. Aged 29. Son of Frank John and Annie Elizabeth Grindrod, of Blackpool, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on LEE-ON-SOLENT MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Bay 5, Panel 4.
GRINNEL Harold [Frederick]
Flight Sergeant 1007084, 612 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 12 March 1944. Aged 25. Son of Albert and Lilian Grinnell, of Blackpool, Lancashire; husband of Irene Grinnell, of South Shore, Blackpool. No known grave. Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 218.

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