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WORTHING WAR MEMORIAL

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World War 2 - Surnames beginning with A,B

ADLAM L E P
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ALDRIDGE H C
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ALLSOPP A G
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AMEY Dennis George

Leading Seaman P/JX153608, H.M.S. Victory. In 1943 he was on active service on board H.M.S. Manchester when he contracted Tuberculosis and was invalided back to the United Kingdom where he eventually died from his illness at the shore base H.M.S. Victory, 14 July 1943. Aged 22. Born 12 March 1921 in Woking. Attended St Andrews High School in Worthing. Joined the Navy as a boy recruit in 1936. Son of George Albert and Hilda Florence Amy, of Worthing. Cremated and commemorated at BRIGHTON (WOODVALE) BOROUGH CREMATORIUM, Sussex. Panel 1. Also commemorated on St. Andrew's School War memorial, Worthing.

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ANSELL Albert Arthur
Lance Corporal 14548720, 984 (I.W.T.) Workshop Company, Royal Engineers. Died 6 November 1945. Aged 20. Son of Arthur Charles and Rose Ansell, of Worthing Sussex. Buried in HELIOPOLIS WAR CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot 4. Row E. Grave 23.
ANTHONEY C A
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APTED Leslie
Lance Bombarider 1089341, Royal Artillery. Died 12 February 1944. Aged 33. Husband of Helena May Apted, of West Worthing, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on EAST AFRICA MEMORIAL, Kenya. Column 4.
ARMSTEAD K W
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ARMSTRONG G H
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ASHCROFT [Eric] Richard Victor
Flying Officer 126517, 103 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 1 April 1943. Aged 20. Son of Harold and Millicent N. Ashcroft, of Worthing, Sussex. Buried in HARDERWIJK GENERAL CEMETERY, Gelderland, Netherlands. British Plot 2. Grave 27.
ATTFIELD A J
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ATTFIELD Charles Steven
Rifleman 6923194, 2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade. Died 30 April 1943. Aged 20. Son of Albert Edward and Ethel Louise Attfield, of Worthing, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on MEDJEZ-EL-BAB MEMORIAL, Tunisia. Face 32.
AUDLEY-CHARLES L G
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AUSTIN Leslie
No further information currently available. Also commemorated on St. Andrew's School War memorial, Worthing.
BACKSHALL Frederick
Able Seaman P/SD/X 1328, H.M.S. Wivern, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died 14 May 1940. Aged 23. Son of Charles and Florence Harriet Backshall, of Worthing, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 44, Column 2.
BACON Horace
Petty Officer Stoker P/K 56314, H.M.S. Esk, Royal Navy. Died 1 September 1940. Aged 47. Son of Horace and Caroline Jane Bacon; husband of Nellie Gertrude Bacon, of Worthing, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 41, Column 2.
BALDWIN Harold Victor
Sergeant 1293595, 432 (R.C.A.F.) Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 16 July 1943. Aged 20. Son of Harold and Ethel Victoria Baldwin, of Worthing. Buried in WORTHING (DURRINGTON) CEMETERY, Sussex. Section 2. Row 6. Grave 8.
BARCLAY D L
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BARNES Ronald William
Private 14382086, 3rd Battalion, Monmouthshire Regiment. Died 18 November 1944. Aged 20. Son of Reginald William and Rebecca Barnes, of Worthing, Sussex. Buried in VENRAY WAR CEMETERY, Limburg, Netherlands. Plot III. Row B. Grave 12.
BARNETT F
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BARTLETT C B
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BARTLETT William Kelvyn [Jack]
Flight Sergeant 917435, 186 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 14 April 1945. Aged 25. Son of James William and Margaret Bartlett, of Worthing. Buried in WORTHING (DURRINGTON) CEMETERY, Sussex. Section 2. Row 6. Grave 11.
BARTON M
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BARTON W F
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BATE R
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BEACH J A
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BEAUCHAMP Harry Francis [aka Jim]
Aircraftman 2nd Class 915943, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 12 November 1940. Aged 19. Son of Harry Home Beauchamp and Ellen Bridget Beauchamp, of Worthing, Sussex. Buried in N.W. of church in YATESBURY (ALL SAINTS) CHURCHYARD, Wiltshire.
BENNETT Arthur Edward
Marine PO/X3707, H.M.S. Suffolk, Royal Marines. Died 17 April 1940. Aged 19. Son of Alfred Arthur and Lily Matilda Bennett, of Worthing, Sussex. Buried in LYNESS ROYAL NAVAL CEMETERY, Orkney. Plot P. Row 2. Grave 37.
BENNETT H
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BERE W F
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BLACKMAN F J
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BLAKER Richard
Ordinary Seaman P/SD/X 1265, H.M.S. Acasta, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died 8 June 1940. Aged 19. Son of Edward George and Eleanor Beatrice Blaker, of Worthing, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 44, Column 3.
BLUNDEN Edward James
Corporal 6406793, 8th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Died 2 December 1943. Aged 29. Son of Mabel Blunden, and stepson of George A. Newnham, of Tarring, Worthing, Sussex. Buried in CASSINO WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot XVIII. Row C. Grave 23.
BOGGIS Alan John
Ordinary Seaman P/SD/X 1247, H.M.S. Exmouth, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died 21 January 1940. Son of William and Daisy Boggis, of Worthing, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 44, Column 3. Also commemorated on St. Andrew's School War memorial, Worthing.
BOWEN Hugh Blakiston
Aircraftman 1st Class 1283063, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 16 May 1942. Son of Cyril H. Bowen and Julia C. Bowen, of Worthing. Buried in WORTHING (DURRINGTON) CEMETERY, Sussex. Section 7. Row 8. Grave 36.
BOYD R V
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BOYSE Bernard Alan James
Sergeant 912229, 86 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 21 July 1941. Aged 24. Son of Arthur Boyse, F.R.C.O., and Dorothy V. Boyse, of Worthing, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 40.
BRACKSTON G E
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BRANT Kenneth Douglas
Pilot Officer 81655, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 26 June 1941. Aged 21. Son of William Francis and Florence Stella Brant, of Worthing. Buried in WORTHING (DURRINGTON) CEMETERY, Sussex. Section 11. Row 4. Grave 26.
BRAVANT Leslie Gerard
Private 5346193, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died 22 November 1942. Aged 29. Son of Frederick Robert and Edith Annie Bravant; husband of Frances Eileen Bravant, of Worthing, Sussex. Buried in TEL EL KEBIR WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot 1. Row C. Grave 2.
BRINSMEAD W G
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BRISTOW Harold
Lance Bombardier 951302, 77 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 5 September 1940. Aged 25. Son of Clement Bristow, M.B.E., D.C.M., and Caroline Mary Bristow, of Worthing; husband of Ivy Aileen Bristow, of Worthing. Buried in WORTHING (DURRINGTON) CEMETERY, Sussex. Section 2. Row 6. Grave 2.
BROOKER James Francis Bernard
Able Seaman P/J 103555, H.M.S. Revenge, Royal Navy. Died 22 July 1943. Aged 37. Son of James and Eliza Nora Brooker, of Worthing, Sussex. Buried in DURBAN (STELLAWOOD) CEMETERY, South Africa. Block F. Grave 388.
BROOKS Wilfred Hayward
Lance Corporal 6406132, 2nd Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment). Died 13 July 1944. Aged 30. Son of Frederick Hayward Brooks and Rose Frances Brooks, of Worthing, Sussex; husband of Nellie Marion Brooks, of Findon Valley, Worthing. Buried in IMPHAL WAR CEMETERY, India. Plot 3. Row J. Grave 16.
BROWN H
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BROWN Ronald Percival
Company Quartermaster Sergeant 1990893, 721 Artisan Works Company, Royal Engineers. Died 7 November 1943. Aged 48. Born 15 December 1894 in Karachi, Bombay (Pakistan), India, and baptised 9 January 1895 in Karachi, St Patrick, Bombay. Resident Sussex. Son of Capt. Robert Partridge Brown and Martha Brown; husband of Mary Brown. No known grave. Commemorated on BROOKWOOD 1939-1945 MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 4. Column 3. Also commemorated on St. Andrew's School War memorial, Worthing.

Extract from England & Wales Government Probate Death Index 1944:

BROWN Ronald Percival of 7 High-street Tarring West Worthing died 7 November 1943 on war service Probate Llandudno 5 July to Barclays Bank Limited. Effects £1641 19s. 10d.

BROWNING F
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BROWNING H J
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BUCHANAN N A
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BUCHBY G C
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BUNGARD J
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BURGESS Reuben Charles
Private 6412361, 5th Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment. Died 25 August 1944. Aged 34. Son of Samuel Charles and Florence Minnie Burgess; husband of Constance Annie Burgess, of Worthing, Sussex. Buried in ST. DESIR WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France. Plot IV. Row E. Grave 3.
BURGESS L R
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BURKE C
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BURT C F
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BUSS S G
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