​​​​1945

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AKEROYD, West Frederick
Private, 1625632, 1st Battalion, Royal Norfolk Regiment 
04/04/1945, 32 years 
CWG Rheinberg War Cemetery 12 K 10

ALCOCK, Thomas
Sergeant, 968548, Royal Air Force VR
08/06/1945, 29 years
CWG Blackburn Cemetery N/C Sec B G 946

ASHTON, Richard
Private, 4204341, Army Catering Corps
04/01/1945, 30 years
CWG Forli War Cemetery III C 8

ASPIN, William
Fusilier, 4204801, 6th Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers 
27/02/1945, 30 years
CWG Jonkerbos War Cemetery Gelderland 9 C 3

ASPIN, Frank
Lance Corporal, 3715292, Royal Army Ordnance Corps
15/03/1945, 30 years
CWG Schoonselhof Cemetery Antwerpen IV B 4

B
BARKER, Harry
Private, 3781341, 2/6th Battalion, The Queen’s Royal Regiment 
04/01/1945, 34 years
CWG Faenza War Cemetery VIII C 2

BARNES, George Norman
Corporal, 3320615, 5th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry 
22/04/1945, 27 years
CWG Becklingen War Cemetery Niedersachsen 7 H 3

BARNES, Hugh Preston
Corporal, D/36405, 11th (Home Defence) Battalion, Manchester Regiment
21/09/1945, 58 years
CWG Blackburn Cemetery B N/C 547

BARTON, George
Private, 3386518, 2nd Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment 
15/01/1945, 25 years
CWG Rangoon Memorial Face 12

BEATTIE, Thomas
Lance Bombardier, 1801362, 262nd Battery Light AA Regiment, Royal Artillery 
13/05/1945
CWG Hamburg Cemetery 1A C 4

BOYD, Albert
Sergeant, 3385839, 1st Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment 
05/02/1945, 27 years 
CWG St Sever Cemetery Ext. Rouen Block S Plot 1 Row G Grave 20

BURNS, Robert
Lance Corporal, 2662886, Coldstream Guards
14/03/1945, 22 years
CWG Blackburn Cemetery Pleasington Sec. J Grave 62

BYRNE, Brian
Lieutenant, 228385, 2nd Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment 
18/01/1945, 23 years 
CWG Taukkyan War Cemetery 27 B 5

BYRNE, Graham Bancroft
Sergeant, 1547072, 138 (Special Duties) Squadron, Royal Air Force VR
19/07/1945, 21 years
CWG Marigny-L’eglise Community Cemetery Col. G2

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CALLON, Ronald
Sapper, 3866077, Royal Engineers
27/04/1945, 23 years
CWG New Row Methodist Burial Ground E 10 6

CALVERLEY, Norman
Ordinary Telegraphist, D/JX619292, Royal Navy serving on HMS Lapwing
20/03/1945
CWG Plymouth Naval Memorial Panel 94 Col 2

CARMICHAEL, Peter Noel
Captain, 156456, East Lancashire Regiment
27/02/1945, 24 years
CWG Reichswald Forest War Cemetery 48 F 14

CLARKE, Percy
Driver, T/270172, Royal Army Service Corps
23/09/1945, 24 years
CWG Blackburn Cemetery M C/E Grave 7010

COTTAM, Richard Townley
Lieutenant, 320393, 2nd Battalion, Parachute Regiment
29/09/1945, 26 years
CWG Rochdale Crematorium Panel 2

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DICKINSON, William Simpson
Stores Assistant, D/MX121854, Royal Navy serving on HMS Fabius
09/04/1945, 37 years
Bari War Cemetery XV F 38

DUCKWORTH, Ernest Verdon
Flight Lieutenant, J/25370, 407 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force
07/03/1945
CWG Brookwood Mill Cemetery 50 G 9

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ECCLESTON, George Stanley
Marine, PLY/X 113233, Royal Marines
30/03/1945
CWG Plymouth Naval Memorial Panel 95 Col 2

ELLIOTT, Seth
Private, 4748399, 12th Battalion, Parachute Regiment
09/04/1945, 26 years
CWG Hanover War Cemetery Niedersachsen 15 H 10

ENTWISTLE, Richard
Lance Sergeant, 2184881, 12th Battalion, Parachute Regiment
06/09/1945, 37 years
CWG Hotton War Cemetery Luxembourg V B 12 

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FARNSWORTH, John William
Leading Cook, LT/MX93915, Royal Navy 
06/09/1945, 44 years
CWG Blackburn Cemetery B N/C 656

FARRELL, William
Leading Seaman, D/JX150216, Royal Navy serving on HMS Cardiff
15/03/1945, 25 years
CWG Blackburn Cemetery D R/C 6262

FORREST, John
Chief Motor mechanic, P/MX99945, Royal Navy serving on HMS Victory
02/09/1945, 43 years
CWG Blackburn Pleasington Cemetery G 116

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GIBBONS, Howard Plaistowe, MiD
Flight Lieutenant, 131023, 168 Squadron, Royal Air Force VR
01/01/1945, 24 years
CWG Eindhoven Woensel General Cemetery KK 254

GOULD, Charles Arthur
Private, 7639324, Royal Army Ordnance Corps
13/08/1945, 33 years
CWG Labuan War cemetery Q E 10

GREEN, Harry
Gunner, 14234689, 178th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery 
01/02/1945, 32 years
CWG Taukkyan War Cemetery 27 C 8

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HARRISON, Henry
Trooper, 7941529, 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters)
20/04/1945, 30 years
CWG Hanover War Cemetery 7. C. 13


HASLER, Arnold Earnshaw
Trooper, 3389235, 12th Royal Lancers, Royal Armoured Corps
28/02/1945, 28 years
CWG Ravenna War Cemetery I A 5

HAWORTH, Wilfred
First Radio Officer, Merchant Navy (SS Oriskany)
24/02/1945, 34 years
CWG Tower Hill Memorial Panel 76

HAYHURST, Fred
Gunner, 1760870, 600th Regiment, Royal Artillery 
15/04/1945, 36 years
CWG Cassel Community Cemetery Extension RE G9

HEALD, Thomas Edward
Bombardier, 1760870, 195 Battery, Royal Artillery 
03/10/1945, 29 years
CWG Blackburn Cemetery Y C/E 977

HEATH, Thomas Ettock
Flying Officer, 171190, 627 Squadron, Royal Air Force VR
20/02/1945
CWG Runnymede memorial Panel 267

HEGAN, Francis Joseph
Flying Officer, 163725, 115 Squadron, Royal Air Force VR
15/02/1945
CWG Haveluy Community Cemetery Collective Grave

HIBBINS, Walter
Fusilier, 4202360, Royal Welsh Fusiliers
29/09/1945, 30 years
CWG Kirkee War Cemetery 2 A 13

HOLMES, James
Rifleman, 3598771, 1st (Airborne) Battalion, Royal Ulster Rifles
24/03/1945, 24 years
CWG Reichswald Forest War Cemetery 40 A 1

HOPE, Stanley, MiD
Flight Sergeant, 1320906, 271 Squadron, Royal Air Force VR
07/06/1945, 21 years
CWG Hermanville War Cemetery Calvados 2 J 12

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INGHAM, Norman
Private, 3388804, East Lancashire Regiment
16/09/1945, 25 years
CWG Blackburn Pleasington Cemetery G 101

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JENKINS, John Samuel 
Driver, 2596937, Royal Corps of Signals
20/05/1945, 28 years
CWG Schoonselhof Cemetery Antwerpen IV B 33

JONES, Reginald Woodrow
Corporal, 3663368, 13th Battalion, Parachute Regiment
03/01/1945, 28 years
CWG Hotton War Cemetery Luxembourg X A 6

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LEE, Albert
Sergeant, 3385862, 1st Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment
08/03/1945, 27 years
CWG Uden War Cemetery Noord Brabant 6 B 1

LE-MOINE, Edward
Private, 3388855, 1st Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment
11/02/1945, 25 years
CWG Jonkerbos War Cemetery Gelderland 10 B 4

LONGWORTH, Thomas
Gunner, 1591194, 239th Battery, 77th Heavy AA Regiment, Royal Artillery
17/03/1945, 24 years
CWG Singapore Memorial Column 23

LYSONS, Alec
Gunner, 940385, 131st Field Regiment, Royal Artillery 
24/03/1945
CWG Reichswald Forest War Cemetery Nordrhein-Westfalen 54 D 1

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MACE Jack
Flight Sergeant, 1589239, 170 Bomber Squadron, Royal Air Force VR 
07/01/1945, 23 years
CWG Durnbach War Cemetery Westfalen Bayern Collective Grave 4 H 27 – 30

MACPHEE, Ian Malcolm
Warrant Officer, 1137803, 692 Bomber Squadron, Royal Air Force VR 
22/03/1945, 29 years
CWG Berlin War Cemetery 1939 – 45   8 D 34

MARRIMAN, John
Flight Sergeant
We are unable to confirm our identification of this man with the available information

MARSDEN, Frank
Corporal, 13108968, Border Regiment 9th Battalion, 
02/03/1945, 22years
CWG Taukkyan War Cemetery 21 C 10

MAYERS, Bernard
Flying Officer, 175561, 103 Squadron, Royal Air Force VR
11/04/1945, 32 years
Grange-over-Sands Cemetery Class A 907

MERCER, Miss Pheobe
Civilian, Women’s Voluntary Service
21/11/1945
CWG Kanchanaburi War Cemetery Plot 1 Line 1

MILLER, Robert
Flight Lieutenant, 168689, 189 Squadron, Royal Air Force 
21/03/1945
CWG Runnymede Memorial Panel 265

MOULDING, Edward, MiD
Lieutenant, 304723, 13/18th Royal Hussars, Royal Armoured Corps
23/04/1945, 21 years
CWG Beckingden War Cemetery Nieder Sachen 6 G 12

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NASH, John Raymond
Able Seaman, D/JX550070, Royal Navy serving on HMS Porpoise
16/01/1945, 20 years
CWG Plymouth Naval Memorial Panel 94 Col 1

NORMAN, John
Private, 14010012, Northamptonshire Regiment
10/10/1945, 22 years
CWG New Row Methodist Burial Ground H 2 4

NUTTALL, Donald Spencer
Lieutenant, 210514, Royal Artillery attached to 34th Battery
14/03/1945, 23 years
CWG Rangoon Memorial Face 2

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ORMISHER, John Edgar
Private, 1527399, 1st Battalion, Gordon Highlanders
26/04/1945, 25 years
CWG Bari War Cemetery XIII D 2

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PARK, Douglas Stewart
Flight Lieutenant, 130676, 106 Squadron, Royal Air Force VR
29/08/1945, 25 years
CWG Rangoon War Cemetery 1 B 2

PARKER, James
Leading Aircraftman, 950688, 621 Squadron, Royal Air Force VR
06/11/1945, 26 years
CWG Alamein Memorial 284

PARKER, John
Private, 3386046, Pioneer Corps
07/07/1945, 35 years
CWG Darwen Cemetery 5A 496

PARKINSON, Francis Robert
Corporal, 10592864, Royal Army Ordnance Corps
20/02/1945, 22 years
CWG Eindhoven Woensel General Cemetery Noord Brabant Plot RR Grave 36

PASCOE, Vincent
Sergeant, 2205050, 619 Squadron, Royal Air Force VR
09/02/1945
CWG Blackburn Cemetery B R.C Grave 676

POWELL, Alfred
Private, 3389022, 1st Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment 
04/01/1945, 27 years
CWG Hatton War Cemetery Luxembourg I A 10

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RATCLIFFE, William Walmsly
Aircraftman 2nd Class, 1058262, 211 Squadron, Royal Air Force VR
23/03/1945
CWG Singapore Memorial Col 454

RAYNOR, Edward
Private, 14674081, 7th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders
15/02/1945, 19 years
CWG Reichswald Forest War Cemetery 44 F 6


REGAN, Maurice
Lieutenant, 304359, 2nd Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers
20/04/1945, 20 years
CWG Argenta Gap War Cemetery I A 20

ROBERTS, Horace
Corporal, 10554206, Army Catering Corps
17/01/1945, 41 years
CWG Bari War Cemetery VII C 16

ROBINSON, Fred Vesey
Pilot Officer, 191444, 78 Squadron, Royal Air Force VR
02/02/1945, 22 years
CWG Runnymede Memorial Panel 268

ROBINSON, Henry
Gunner, 940265, 178th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery
26/12/1945, 28 years
CWG Staglieno Cemetery Gemoa III A 32

ROBINSON, Henry
Trooper, 7962810, 15/19th The King's Royal Hussars, Royal Armoured Corps
02/03/1945, 21 years
CWG Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery VI F 5

ROSTRON, Cecil
Private, 14760688, 1st Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment
07/01/1945, 21 years
CWG Hotton War Cemetery Luxembourg II B 8

ROWE, Leslie
Able Seaman, D/JX309728, Royal Navy serving on HMS Glenearn
11/04/1945, 21 years
CWG Lae War Cemetery Hollandia FF A 5

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SCHOFIELD, Arthur
Fusilier, 4198690, 7th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers
05/01/1945, 24 years
CWG Hotton War Cemetery Luxembourg II A 5

SCOTT, Harry
Private, 14875056, 4th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment
22/07/1945, 18 years
CWG Blackburn Cemetery Sec XX C/E 2610

SHARP, Howard Leslie
Lieutenant, 312389, Loyal Regiment (North Lancashire) 
25/02/1945, 29 years
CWG Mierlo War Cemetery Noord-Brabant VII D 5

SHARPLES, Leslie
Sub-Lieutenant, Royal Navy VR serving at HMS Golden Hind
03/12/1945
CWG Nowra War Cemetery NSW C A 1

SINGLETON, John Harold
Chief Stoker, P/K6607, Royal Navy
14/06/1945
CWG Blackburn Cemetery Sec. B N/C 947

SLATER, Thomas
Sergeant, 1589551, 218 Squadron, Royal Air Force VR
08/03/1945, 19 years
CWG Berlin 1939-45 War Cemetery 14 B 14

SPRATT, James Sydney
Corporal, 213018, 2nd Battalion, Parachute Regiment
24/05/1945, 31 years
CWG Blackburn Cemetery Sec. B N/C 882

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TAYLOR, Norman
Trooper, 14221209, 3/4th County of London Yeomanry, RAC
08/01/1945, 21 years
CWG Venray War Cemetery Limburg VI E 13

THOMAS, William
Corporal, 861962, Royal Air Force
23/01/1945, 37 years
CWG Delhi War Cemetery 2 K 12

TINSLEY, Fred
Lance Corporal, 3865801, Pioneer Corps
03/12/1945, 28 years
CWG Blackburn Cemetery Sec. B N/C 533B

TURNER, Richard
Corporal, 1881797, Royal Engineers
01/04/1945
CWG Reichswald Forest War Cemetery Nordrhein-Westfalen 55 D 18

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WALKDEN, Ernest
Private, 4758811, York & Lancaster Regiment
06/03/1945, 22 years
CWG Blackburn Cemetery YY C/E 2906

WALSH, Lawrence
Private, 14735716, 2nd Battalion, South Wales Borderers
20/02/1945, 18 years
CWG Jonkerbos War Cemetery Gelderland 3 D 4

WEBSTER, Robert
We are unable to confirm our identification of this man with the available information

WELLS, William Haste
Guardsman, 2724624, 3rd Battalion, Irish Guards
22/04/1945, 19 years
CWG Becklingen War Cemetery Nieder Sachen 5 F 2

WHITTAKER, Peter
Driver, T/284870, Royal Army Service Corps
30/06/1945, 47 years
CWG Hamburg Cemetery 2A M 5

WIGGINS, Albert
Corporal, T/11265539, Royal Army Service Corps
29/09/1945, 33 years
CWG Brooklands 1939-45 Memorial Panel 16 Col.1

WILKINSON, Robert
Corporal, 14258405, 15/19th The King's Royal Hussars, Royal Armoured Corps
01/03/1945, 33 years
CWG Reichswald Forest War Cemetery
Nordrhein-Westfalen 54 A 3

WITHERINGTON, Frank, MM
Corporal, 3454604, 2nd Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers
29/03/1945, 25 years
CWG Faenza War Cemetery II B 10

WOLSTENHOLME, James Neville
Sergeant, 3858344, 2nd Regiment, Reconnaissance Corps RAC
22/01/1945, 26 years
CWG Taukkyan War Cemetery 18 E 19

WOOD, Edward
Captain, 133766, Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers
13/03/1945, 50 years
CWG Norwich Cemetery Norfolk 54 151

WOODS, William 
Gunner, 784089, Royal Artillery 
15/10/1945, 37 years
CWG New Row Methodist Burial Ground Plot 1 Row 7 Grave 32

WRIGHT, Harry
Private, 5682553, Somerset Light Infantry
30/11/1945, 23 years
CWG Blackburn Cemetery B N/C 593

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YATES, Walter
Gunner, 14386055, 3rd Regiment, Royal Horse Artillery 
30/03/1945
CWG Reichswald Forest War Cemetery Nordrhein-Westfalen 61 D 14

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