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Name:ADAMSON, Roy
Rank:Private
Service No:23577503
Battalion or Unit:attached 29 Field Regiment, Royal Regiment of Artillery
Regiment or Branch of Service:Army Catering Corps
Date of Death:20 October 1959
Place of Death:Cyprus
Age:22
Born:28 June 1937
Buried or Commemorated:Buried in Wayne's Keep Military Cemetery, Nicosia.
Grave or Memorial Reference:Plot 26 Row A Grave 3
Photograph 1:
Roy Adamson Grave
(Photograph Copyright © David Carter - 2009)
  
Name:AHMED, Lisani
Rank:Police Constable
Regiment or Branch of Service:Cyprus Police
Date of Death:23 May 1956
Details of Death:Shot while attending a coffee shop in Polis.
Place of Death:Polis
  
Name:AHMED, Mustafa
Rank:Inspector
Regiment or Branch of Service:Cyprus Police
Date of Death:9 November 1957
Details of Death:Shot and killed while driving from Morphou to Nicosia where he had been due to make the final arrangements for his wedding.
Age:29
Buried or Commemorated:Buried in Nicosia.
  
Name:ALDERSON, Alan
Rank:Lance Corporal
Service No:22979376
Regiment or Branch of Service:Corps of Royal Engineers
Date of Death:9 November 1955
Place of Death:Cyprus
Age:19
Born:7 June 1936
Buried or Commemorated:Buried in Wayne's Keep Military Cemetery, Nicosia.
Grave or Memorial Reference:Plot 19 Row A Grave 9
Photograph 1:
Alan Alderson Grave
(Photograph Copyright © David Carter - 2009)
  
Name:ALLEN, Ernest John
Rank:Sergeant
Service No:3200099
Battalion or Unit:73 Squadron - RAF Nicosia
Regiment or Branch of Service:Royal Air Force
Date of Death:17 July 1956
Details of Death:Shot by three masked men in a house in Ay. Dhometios.
Place of Death:Ay. Dhometios
Age:28
Born:25 May 1928
Resident:Clare, Suffolk
Buried or Commemorated:Buried in Wayne's Keep Military Cemetery, Nicosia.
Grave or Memorial Reference:Plot 21 Row C Grave 4
Photograph 1:
Ernest John Allen Grave
(Photograph Copyright © David Carter - 2009)
  
Name:ALLENGAME, Peter John Keith
Rank:Able Seaman
Service No:SSX/890174
Battalion or Unit:HMS Alamein
Regiment or Branch of Service:Royal Navy
Date of Death:26 February 1958
Details of Death:Drowned while employed on anti-smuggling duties when the motor launch capsized while ferrying men from HMS Alamein to search two suspicious Greek fishing trawlers.
Place of Death:At sea
Age:22
Family Details:Born in Kent, married Gwendoline B Shilson in 1956.
Born:27 May 1935
Resident:Dover, Kent
  
Name:ANDREWS, Edwin Alexander
Rank:Major
Service No:187361
Battalion or Unit:188 R and SL Battery
Regiment or Branch of Service:Royal Regiment of Artillery
Date of Death:30 October 1958
Details of Death:Killed when a pressure landmine exploded near the battery headquarters at Cape Elea destroying his vehicle.
Place of Death:Cape Elea
Age:38
Family Details:Son the late Mr. William A. Andrews, of Shaw Crescent, Sanderstead, and Mrs. C. M. Andrews, who for five years after the death of her husband lived in Grove-road, Broadwater, later resided ina Worthing hotel.
Born:26 November 1919
Biography:Eductaed Brighton College. Joined the Territorial Army in 1938 and served in the City of London Yeomanry ("Rough Riders"). Commissioned in 1941 in 73 LAA Regiment, landing in Normandy on D-Day with No. 6 Beach Group.
Buried or Commemorated:Buried in Wayne's Keep Military Cemetery, Nicosia.
Grave or Memorial Reference:Plot 25 Row C Grave 11
Photograph 1:
Edwin Alexander Andrews Grave
(Photograph Copyright © David Carter - 2009)
  
Name:APOSTOLIDES, Andreas
Rank:Police Constable
Regiment or Branch of Service:Cyprus Police
Date of Death:21 March 1956
Details of Death:Murdered by persons unknown while relaxing with friends in a café
Place of Death:Karavostasi near Xeros
  
Name:ARCHER, Leonard
Rank:Warrant Officer 2nd Class (RQMS)
Service No:815449
Battalion or Unit:attached HQ MELF
Regiment or Branch of Service:Headquarters Staff/Royal Regiment of Artillery
Date of Death:11 August 1956
Place of Death:Nicosia
Age:43
Born:1 March 1913
Buried or Commemorated:Buried in Wayne's Keep Military Cemetery, Nicosia.
Grave or Memorial Reference:Plot 21 Row C Grave 11
Photograph 1:
Leonard Archer Grave
(Photograph Copyright © David Carter - 2009)
  
Name:ARGYLE, John Terence
Rank:Private
Service No:23192032
Battalion or Unit:1st
Regiment or Branch of Service:Royal Leicestershire Regiment
Date of Death:1 June 1956
Details of Death:Injured during a grenade attack on their vehicle in the Varosha District of Famagusta while travelling to the Golden Sands Leave Camp. Died of his wounds
Age:19
Born:29 April 1937
Buried or Commemorated:Buried in Wayne's Keep Military Cemetery, Nicosia.
Grave or Memorial Reference:Plot 20 Row C Grave 9
Photograph 1:
John Terence Argyle Grave
(Photograph Copyright © David Carter - 2009)
  
Name:ARMOUR, Thomas
Rank:Marine
Service No:RM131178
Battalion or Unit:45 Commando - Headquarters 3 Commando Brigade
Regiment or Branch of Service:Royal Marines
Date of Death:7 March 1956
Place of Death:Nicosia
Age:23
Born:12 January 1933
Buried or Commemorated:Buried in Wayne's Keep Military Cemetery, Nicosia.
Grave or Memorial Reference:Plot 19 Row C Grave 12
Photograph 1:
Thomas Armour Grave
(Photograph Copyright © David Carter - 2009)
  
Name:ARNOLDA, Percival Dunstan
Rank:Senior Aircraftman
Service No:4145614
Battalion or Unit:RAF Famagusta
Regiment or Branch of Service:Royal Air Force
Date of Death:25 October 1955
Age:27
Born:18 October 1928
Buried or Commemorated:Buried in Wayne's Keep Military Cemetery, Nicosia.
Grave or Memorial Reference:Plot 19 Row A Grave 8
Photograph 1:
Percival Dunstan Arnolda Grave
(Photograph Copyright © David Carter - 2009)
  
Name:ASHE, John
Rank:Private
Service No:23274694
Battalion or Unit:1st
Regiment or Branch of Service:King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
Date of Death:28 May 1956
Details of Death:Died of wounds received during the ambush of two military vehicles in Polis.
Place of Death:Polis
Age:19
Born:7 August 1937
Resident:Leeds, Yorkshire
Buried or Commemorated:Buried in Wayne's Keep Military Cemetery, Nicosia.
Grave or Memorial Reference:Plot 20 Row C Grave 4
Photograph 1:
John Ashe Grave
(Photograph Copyright © David Carter - 2009)
  
Name:ASPREY, William Henry
Rank:Private
Service No:22949988
Battalion or Unit:1st
Regiment or Branch of Service:South Staffordshire Regiment
Date of Death:9 April 1956
Details of Death:Died as a result of a vehicle accident
Place of Death:Nicosia
Age:20
Born:24 October 1935
Buried or Commemorated:Buried in Wayne's Keep Military Cemetery, Nicosia.
Grave or Memorial Reference:Plot 20 Row A Grave 10
Photograph 1:
William Henry Asprey Grave
(Photograph Copyright © David Carter - 2009)
  
Name:ATKINSON, Karl George
Rank:Rifleman
Service No:23209055
Battalion or Unit:1st
Regiment or Branch of Service:Royal Ulster Rifles
Date of Death:30 July 1958
Details of Death:Died from injuries sustained in a traffic accident at Lysi.
Age:19
Born:26 December 1938
Buried or Commemorated:Buried in Wayne's Keep Military Cemetery, Nicosia.
Grave or Memorial Reference:Plot 25 Row B Grave 1
Photograph 1:
Karl George Atkinson Grave
(Photograph Copyright © David Carter - 2009)
  
Name:ATTENBOROUGH, John Thomas
Rank:Lance Corporal
Service No:23192033
Company:C
Battalion or Unit:1st
Regiment or Branch of Service:Royal Leicestershire Regiment
Date of Death:30 May 1956
Details of Death:Killed during a grenade attack on their vehicle in the Varosha District of Famagusta while travelling to the Golden Sands Leave Camp.
Age:19
Born:7 May 1937
Resident:Loughborough, Leicestershire
Buried or Commemorated:Buried in Wayne's Keep Military Cemetery, Nicosia.
Grave or Memorial Reference:Plot 20 Row C Grave 8
Photograph 1:
John Thomas Attenborough Grave
(Photograph Copyright © David Carter - 2009)
  
Name:ATTFIELD, Philip Steven
Rank:Superintendent
Battalion or Unit:Intelligence Branch, Cyprus CID
Regiment or Branch of Service:Cyprus Police
Date of Death:1 March 1956
Details of Death:Shot dead, suspected suicide.
Age:47
Biography:Extract from The Times, Saturday, 3 March 1956, page 5:

BRITON FOUND SHOT
Nicosia, March 2.-Police to-day stood guard outside a Nicosia flat where Major P. Attfield, former Scotland Yard bodyguard to the Duke of Windsor and to Sir Anthony Eden, was found shot dead last night. The police said that foul play was not suspected. Major Attfield, aged 47, had been soldier, sailor, bodyguard, intelligence agent, and detective. He came to Cyprus with the first group of British police and intelligence officers seconded for duty here last October, and was in charge of the intelligence branch of the Cyprus criminal investigation department With the rank of superintendent.- Reuter.
Buried or Commemorated:Buried in the British Cemetery, Kyriacos Matsis St., Nicosia.
Photograph 1:
Philip Steven Attfield Grave
(Photograph Copyright © David Carter - 2009)
  
Name:AUSTIN, Cecil Edward
Rank:Chief Technician
Service No:571806
Battalion or Unit:103 Maintenance Unit - RAF Akrotiri
Regiment or Branch of Service:Royal Air Force
Date of Death:9 November 1956
Details of Death:Died following bomb explosion blew up a road bridge in Limassol on 6 November 1956.
Age:35
Born:6 May 1921
Buried or Commemorated:Buried in Wayne's Keep Military Cemetery, Nicosia.
Grave or Memorial Reference:Plot 23 Row D Grave 4
Photograph 1:
John Thomas Attenborough Grave
(Photograph Copyright © David Carter - 2009)
  
Name:BALDRY, Graham
Rank:Gunner
Service No:23419538
Battalion or Unit:29 Field Regiment
Regiment or Branch of Service:Royal Regiment of Artillery
Date of Death:10 August 1958
Place of Death:Nicosia
Age:22
Born:19 October 1935
Buried or Commemorated:Buried in Wayne's Keep Military Cemetery, Nicosia.
Grave or Memorial Reference:Plot 25 Row B Grave 5
Photograph 1:
Graham Baldry Grave
(Photograph Copyright © David Carter - 2009)
  
Name:BALDWIN, David
Rank:Sergeant
Service No:RM/7784
Battalion or Unit:45 Commando
Regiment or Branch of Service:Royal Marines
Date of Death:13 July 1958
Details of Death:Died near Akanthou in the Karpas Peninsula area when his patrol, which had been inserted into a cordon by a JHU Whirlwind helicopter, accidentally strayed into a 'friendly' ambush posotion.
Place of Death:near Akanthou
Age:30
Born:14 April 1928
Resident:Watford, hertfordshire
Buried or Commemorated:Buried in Wayne's Keep Military Cemetery, Nicosia.
Grave or Memorial Reference:Plot 25 Row A Grave 11
Photograph 1:
David Baldwin Grave
(Photograph Copyright © David Carter - 2009)
  
Name:BANKS, Raymond
Rank:Private
Service No:22964554
Battalion or Unit:1st
Regiment or Branch of Service:South Staffordshire Regiment
Date of Death:21 May 1956
Details of Death:Died from injuries sustained during a student riot in Nicosia.
Place of Death:Nicosia
Age:20
Born:17 October 1935
Buried or Commemorated:Buried in Wayne's Keep Military Cemetery, Nicosia.
Grave or Memorial Reference:Plot 14 Row C Grave 2
Photograph 1:
Raymond Banks Grave
(Photograph Copyright © David Carter - 2009)
  
Name:BANYARD, Kenneth Walter
Rank:Flying Officer
Service No:2430304
Battalion or Unit:9 Squadron - RAF Binbrook
Regiment or Branch of Service:Royal Air Force
Date of Death:6 November 1956
Details of Death:Died when his Canberra WT371 Aircraft crashed
Age:25
Born:15 December 1930
Buried or Commemorated:Buried in Wayne's Keep Military Cemetery, Nicosia.
Grave or Memorial Reference:Plot 23 Row C Grave 16
Photograph 1:
Kenneth Walter Banyard Grave
(Photograph Copyright © David Carter - 2009)
  
Name:BARCLAY, Ernest Malcolm Douglas
Rank:Bombardier
Service No:23481628
Battalion or Unit:25 Field Regiment
Regiment or Branch of Service:Royal Regiment of Artillery
Date of Death:8 October 1958
Details of Death:Ambush at Lefkoniko
Place of Death:Lefkoniko
Age:28
Born:16 August 1930
Buried or Commemorated:Buried in Wayne's Keep Military Cemetery, Nicosia.
Grave or Memorial Reference:Plot 25 Row C Grave 4
Photograph 1:
Ernest Malcolm Douglas Barclay Grave
(Photograph Copyright © David Carter - 2009)
  
Name:BATESON, Vivian Malcolm Edward
Rank:Major
Service No:53233
Regiment or Branch of Service:The Kings Regiment (Liverpool and Manchester)
Date of Death:28 October 1959
Age:46
Born:7 May 1913
Buried or Commemorated:Buried in Wayne's Keep Military Cemetery, Nicosia.
Grave or Memorial Reference:Plot 26 Row A Grave 6
Photograph 1:
Vivian Malcolm Edward Bateson Grave
(Photograph Copyright © David Carter - 2009)
  
Name:BAYLIS, Frederick George
Rank:Private
Service No:23190128
Battalion or Unit:1st
Regiment or Branch of Service:Royal Berkshire Regiment
Date of Death:3 November 1956
Details of Death:Died near Kissolisa when his motorcar hit a landmine.
Place of Death:near Kissolisa
Age:22
Born:17 September 1934
Resident:Bristol
Buried or Commemorated:Buried in Wayne's Keep Military Cemetery, Nicosia.
Grave or Memorial Reference:Plot 23 Row B Grave 19
Photograph 1:
Frederick George Baylis Grave
(Photograph Copyright © David Carter - 2009)
  


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