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BLACKPOOL WAR MEMORIAL

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LAYTHAM John
Leading Aircraftman 1521861, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 11 June 1944. Aged 21. Son of Fred and Ellen Laytham, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in HERMANVILLE WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France. Plot 1. Row E. Grave 22.
LEATHER Wallace
Guardsman 2619151, 5th Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Died of wounds 7 April 1943. Aged 29. Born and resident Manchester. Son of Thomas and Vivien Leather; husband of Bessie Leather, of Blackburn, Lancashire. Buried in MEDJEZ-EL-BAB WAR CEMETERY, Tunisia . Plot 3. Row F. Grave 2.
LEE Arnold Sherwood
Squadron Leader 75448, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 30 April 1941. No known grave. Commemorated on OTTAWA MEMORIAL, Ontario, Canada. Panel 1. Column 1.
LEEMING May
Private W/97242, Auxiliary Territorial Service. Died on service 3 February 1945. Aged 32. Born and resident Blackpool. Daughter of Elizabeth Leeming, of South Shore, Blackpool. Cremated at BLACKPOOL (CARLETON) CREMATORIUM, Lancashire. Commemorated on Panel 3.
LEIGHTON John
Gunner 1113517, 137 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died during the Japanese invasion of Singapore 7 January 1942. Aged 32. Born Lancashire, resident Blackpool. Husband of Irene Leighton, of Blackpool, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore. Column 23.

LINDLEY Duncan Sutherland
Telegraphist P/JX 252679, H.M.S. "Harstad", Royal Navy. Died 27 February 1943. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 77, Column 1.
LISTER Douglas Mallory
Private 7367824, 150 Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died 22 May 1940. Aged 20. Born Huddersfield, resident Blackpool. Son of Arthur and Edith Lister, of Bispham, Blackpool. Lancashire. Buried in LOOS-EN-GOHELLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France.
LITTLE Edward
Sergeant 904404, 137 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died as a Japanese Prisoner of War working on the Thailand to Burma Raiway 12 July 1943. Aged 33. Born Manchester, resident Blackpool. Son of Robert and Jessie Little; husband of Constance Mary Little, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in CHUNGKAI WAR CEMETERY, Thailand. Plot 4. Row E. Grave 8.

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Royal Navy
LIVESEY Joseph
Gunner 1629056, 4 Battery, 1 Light A.A. Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 12 December 1941. Aged 31. Son of James and Alice Livesey, of Blackpool, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on ALAMEIN MEMORIAL, Egypt. Column 36.
LIVESEY John Robert
Aircraftman 1st Class 1478277, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 23 May 1942. Aged 20. Son of William N. V. Livesey and Ethel Livesey, of Marton, Blackpool. Buried in MARTON (ST. PAUL) CHURCH BURIAL GROUND, Lancashire. Plot 14. Grave 168.
LIVINGSTONE, DFC James Keith
Flight Lieutenant (PIlot) 155465, 467 (R.A.A.F.) Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 1 February 1945. Aged 22. Son of Ernest and Gertrude Livingstone, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (D.F.C.) Buried in RHEINBERG WAR CEMETERY, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. Plot 11. Row A. Grave 25.
LLOYD Thomas
Driver 2131298, 937 Port Construction and Repair Company, Royal Engineers. Died 16 November 1944. Aged 35. Born Birkenhead, resident Blackpool. Son of Henry and Elizabeth Lloyd; husband of Kathrine Sarah Lloyd, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in DIEPPE CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY, HAUTOT-SUR-MER, Seine-Maritime, France. Row M. Grave 48.
LORAINS William
Warrant Officer 1451677, 47 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died as a Japanese Prisoner of War 8 February 1945. Aged 22. Son of Mrs. E. Lorains, of Blackpool, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore. Column 449.

LOVELL Peter
Private 3713406, 1st Battalion, Kings Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster). Died 17 August 1942. Aged 23. Born and resident Blackpool. Nephew of Margaret Lovell, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in RAMLEH WAR CEMETERY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Section V. Grave 32.
LUCAS Gordon Henry
Ordinary Coder P/JX 228900, H.M.S. "Mercury" (S.S. "Britannia"), Royal Navy. Died 25 March 1941. Aged 30. Son of Emily Jane Lucas, of Cleveleys, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 53, Column 1.
LUCAS James
Aircraftman 2nd Class 1068474, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died as a Japanese Prisoner of War 28 September 1944. Aged 24. Son of Robert and Elizabeth Lucas, of Blackpool, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore. Column 442.

LUCAS Thomas
Able Seaman D/JX 416745, H.M.S. "Escapade", Royal Navy. Died 20 September 1943. Aged 19. Son of Robert and Elizabeth Lucas, of Blackpool, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 79, Column 3.
LYNCH Ernest
Able Seaman D/JX 204438, H.M.S. "Avonvale", Royal Navy. Died 26 March 1942. Aged 23. Son of James and Bertha Lynch, of Marton, Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in MALTA (CAPUCCINI) NAVAL CEMETERY, Malta. Protestant Section (Men's). Plot F. Collective grave 91.
LYNCH Henry Eugene
Leading Radio Mechanic FX.562831, H.M.S. "Ukussa", Fleet Air Arm, Royal Navy. Died 17 October 1943. Aged 19. Son of John Henry and Norah Lynch, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in COLOMBO (LIVERAMENTU) CEMETERY, Sri Lanka. Plot 1. Row R. Grave 2.

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