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WORTHING WAR MEMORIAL

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World War 2 - Surnames beginning with P,Q,R

PAINE B
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PAINTER Graham
Sergeant 1441244, The Glider Pilot Regiment, Army Air Corps. Died between 25 September 1944 and 26 September 1944. Aged 22. Son of Mr. and Mrs. R. F. Painter, of West Worthing, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on GROESBEEK MEMORIAL, Gelderland, Netherlands. Panel 8. Also commemorated on St. Andrew's School War memorial, Worthing.
PARKER J
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PARSONS R G E W
Two possibilities neither has exactly the initials listed here.
PAYNE A W
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PAYNE R G
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PEARCE Roanld Eric
Leading telegraphist P/SSX 31401, H.M.S. Worcester, Royal Navy. Died 12 February 1942. Aged 20. Son of Walter Edward and Elizabeth Pearce, of Worthing, Sussex. Buried in SHOTLEY ROYAL NAVAL CEMETERY, Suffolk. Plot 2. Row A. Collective grave 7-11.
PELLING S
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PERROTT, DSO, OBE, MC Ronald Dermot Barnes
Nrigadier 10220, Royal Engineers. Died 29 June 1942. Aged 46. Son of William George and Margaret Alexandra Perrott, of West Worthing, Sussex; husband of Gabrielle Frances Perrott. Awarded Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.), Officer of the Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.), Military Cross (M.C.). Buried in EL ALAMEIN WAR CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot XXIII. Row C. Grave 24.
PERRY J
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PERTWEE J R
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PETERS George
Bopy 1st Class P/JX157762, H.M.S. Royal Oak, Royal Navy. Died 14 October 1939. Aged 17. Son of Thomas Brown Peters, and of Elizabeth Sabina Peters, of Worthing, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 34, Column 2.
PETTIT N T
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PIERCE D G F
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PIPER Harry Robert
Sergeant 3030989, 227 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 21 February 1945. Aged 22. Son of Harry Burt Piper and Edith Le Mesurier Piper, of Worthing, Sussex. Buried in WINTERSWIJK CEMETERY, Gelderland, Netherlands. Grave 39.
POLAND Reginald Vernon
Warrant Officer Class II T/451484, 446 General Transport Company, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 18 July 1942. Aged 31. Buried in TEL EL KEBIR WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot 1. Row N. Grave 10.
POORE E A
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POWELL Kenneth S
Sergeant 1398357, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 24 April 1944. Aged 22. Son of Sidney and Elsie Powell, of Worthing, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on OTTAWA MEMORIAL, Ontario, Canada. Panel 3. Column 3.
PRETTY F C
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PROSSER Jack Ames
Master, S.S. Baltonia (London), Merchant Navy. Died 7 February 1943. Aged 42. Son of Albert Willie Gregory Prosser, and Sarah Prosser, of Bedford; husband of Margaret Evelyn Prosser, of Worthing, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, London. Panel 13.
PUTTICK William Francis
Stoker 1st Class P/KX 100480, H.M.S. Hood, Royal Navy. Died 24 May 1941. Aged 20. Son of William John and Hettie Louise Puttick, of Worthing, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 55, Column 2. Also commemorated on St. Andrew's School War memorial, Worthing.
PYLE Rodney Harry
Sergeant 1213196, 100 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 22 June 1943. Aged 26. Son of Reginald Charles Talbot Pyle and Mildred Pyle, of Worthing, Sussex. Buried in BERGEN-OP-ZOOM WAR CEMETERY, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands. Plot 24. Row B. Grave 1.
REA W T
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REASON J S
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REDDICK Harold Norman
Leading Seaman P/JX 151361, H.M.S. Barham, Royal Navy. Died 25 November 1941. Aged 21. Son of Lieut. George Reddick, R.N.V.R., and Caroline Jane Reddick, of Worthing, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 46, Column 3.
REDMAN Stephen
Gunner 1763809, 282 Bty., 88 H.A.A. Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 24 February 1944. Aged 38. Son of Stephen and Rosa Redman, of Worthing, Sussex; husband of Flora Redman, of Worthing. Buried in ASSISI WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot I. Row E. Grave 10.
REED Charles James
Sick Berth Attendant P/MX 66160, H.M.S. President III (S.S. Walmer Castle), Royal Navy. Died 21 September 1941. Aged 24. Son of Charles Arthur and Grace Ruth Reed, of Worthing, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 57, Column 2.
REED Harold
Private 14426960, 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died 20 June 1944. Aged 18. Son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Reed, of Worthing, Sussex. Buried in TILLY-SUR-SEULLES WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France. Plot XI. Row J. Grave 5.
RICKEARD Arhur John
Sergeant 1863658, 44 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 27 August 1944. Aged 20. Son of Reginald Sim Rickeard, and of Dorothy Gladys Rickeard, of Worthing, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 237.
ROBERTON Geoffrey Ernest [Arthur]
Driver 1889436, 263 Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died 14 July 1944. Aged 25. Son of Ernest H. and Gertrude Roberton, of Worthing, Sussex. Buried in BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France. Plot III. Row M. Grave 10.
ROBERTON Leslie [Cecil]
Chief Petty Officer Writer P/MX58092, H.M.S. Dana, Royal Navy. Died 20 September 1944. Aged 24. Son of Ernest A. Roberton and Gertrude Roberton, of Worthing j husband of Nora Roberton. Buried in WORTHING (DURRINGTON) CEMETERY, Sussex. Section 12. Row 10. Grave 13.
ROBERTS J C
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ROBINS A C R
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ROBINS A W F
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ROSE Reginald Thomas
Stoker 1st Class P/KX 98119, H.M.S. Hood, Royal Navy. Died 24 May 1941. Aged 20. Son of Thomas William and Florence Edith Rose, of West Worthing, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 55, Column 3.
ROSSER Dennis Sydney
Gunner 871459, 113 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 30 October 1943. Aged 23. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Thomas Rosser; husband of Rose Dorothy Irene Rosser, of Ipswich, Suffolk. Buried in SALERNO WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot III. Row C. Grave 30. Also commemorated on St. Andrew's School War memorial, Worthing.
ROUSE James edward Colleton
Major 87504, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died 18 May 1941. Aged 38. Buried in SUDA BAY WAR CEMETERY, Greece. Plot 8. Row A. Grave 7.
RUCHWALDY, DFC, DFM Desmond Fred
Flight Lieutenant 127048, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 21 May 1946. Aged 25. Son of Fred and Norah Evelyn Ruchwaldy; husband of Josephine Anne Ruchwaldy, of Hurstpierpoint, Sussex. Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross (D.F.C.) and Distinguished Flying Medal (D.F.M.). Buried in BATH (HAYCOMBE) CEMETERY, Somerset. Plot 39. Section H. Row D. Grave 237.
RUSBRIDGE Royston George Carpenter
Pilot Officer 60828, 600 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 19 October 1941. No known grave. Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 34.
RUSSELL Denis Henry
[Listed as RUSSEL and Dennis on memorial] Aircraftman 2nd Class 1851278, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 12 July 1943. Buried in WORTHING (DURRINGTON) CEMETERY, Sussex. Section 7. Row 5. Grave 2. Also commemorated on St. Andrew's School War memorial, Worthing.

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