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World War 1 & 2 - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Stephen Nulty 2008


Stanley Bryce
Su- Lieutenant, H.M.S. Curacoa, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died 2nd October 1942. Aged 28. Son of Herbert Bryce Caldwell and Clara Caldwell, of Salford, Lancashire. B.Sc. (Hons.). No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 55, Column 1.
Civilian, Civilian Casualties
Second Lieutenant 320838, The King's Regiment (Liverpool) attached 4th Battalion, Border regiment. Died 6th July 1944. Aged 20. Born Manchester. Resident Manchester. Son of Philip Emanuel and Nancy Chapman, of Sale, Cheshire. B.A. (Manchester). Served with the "Chindits". Buried in IMPHAL WAR CEMETERY, India. Plot 3. Row H. Grave 15.
Geoffrey John Reader
Pilot Officer (Pilot) 172551, 166 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 12th May 1944. Son of George William and Florence Clark, of Wanstead, Essex. Buried in BERGEN-OP-ZOOM WAR CEMETERY. Noord-Brabant, Netherlands. Plot 4. Row C. Grave 2.
Peter Francis
Lieutenant 251258, 11th Battalion, Green Howards (Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own Yorkshire Regiment). Died 13th October 1943. Aged 24. Son of Capt. Arthur F. Clarke and Beatrice H. Clarke, of Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire. LL.B. (Hons.). No known grave. Commemorated on CASSINO MEMORIAL, Italy. Panel 6.
William Henry Roy Aaddison
Flying Officer (Navigator) 73128, 604 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 28th August 1944. Aged 25. Son of William Robert Addison Coates and Eleanor Anne Coates, of Haslingden, Lancashire. B.A. Hons. (Manchester). Buried in VILLENEUVE-ST. GEORGES OLD COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Val de Marne, France. Grave 142.
Noel William
Lieutenant Colonel 34029, Royal Engineers. Died 10th July 1944. Aged 44. Son of William and Grace Coe: husband of Annice Marie Coe, of Cambridge. M.Sc., M.I. Mech. E.M.I. Mar.E. Buried in LEICESTER (SAFFRON HILL) CEMETERY, Leicestershire. Setion D. General Grave 581.
Frederick Henry
Sub Lieutenant (E), H.M.S. Suffolk, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died 17th April 1940. Aged 22. Son of Frederick Henry and Hilda Mary Collins; husband of Norah Collins, of Mellor, Cheshire. B.Sc.Hons. Buried in LYNESS ROYAL NAVAL CEMETERY, Orkney. Plot P. Row 2. Grave 35.
Lieutenant 228032, 582 Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died 2nd October 1944. Born 8th October 1919 in Manchester. Resident Manchester. Son of Leonard Guy and Elaine Cooper, of Fallowfield, Manchester. In the 1939 Register his occupation was not given, unmarried, son of Leonard G and Elaine Cooper, resident Brynderw Oak Drive, Manchester C.B., Lancashire. Buried in JONKERBOS WAR CEMETERY, Gelderland, Netherlands. Plot 23. Row A. Grave 8.
Flight Sergeant, Royal Air Force there is no John COULTON listed on CWGC but there is a James COULTON, Flight Sergeant (Flight Engineer) 525073, 106 Squadron, Royal Air Froce. Died 16th December 1943. Aged 27. Son of George Collins Coulton and Elizabeth Coulton, of Newcastle-on-Tyne; husband of Annie Coulton, of Layton, Blackpool, Lancashire. His brother, George Collins Coulton, also died on service. Buried in REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. Plot 6. Row B. Grave 2.
Geoffrey Worth
Major 245102, 20 Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery. Killed in action in Western Europe 19th November 1944. Aged 40. Son of James Arthur and Katherine Marion Cowley. LL. B. Buried in MIERLO WAR CEMETERY, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands. Plot VIII. Row C. Grave 2.
William Donald
Pilot Officer 188647, 115 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 26th November 1944. Aged 20. Baptised 1924 in Duglas, Isle of Man. Son of Frank Crebbin, and of Catherine Elizabeth Crebbin, of Port St. Mary, Isle of Man. No known grave. Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 210.
Sergeant 1991872, 629 Field Squadron, Royal Engineers. Died of wounds 6th June 1944. Aged 25. Born 27th December 1918 in Doncaster Yorkshire. Baptised 7th February 1919 in Doncaster, St George, son of George and Mary Crowcroft, resident 28 Market Place, Doncaster, Yorkshire (West Riding). Resident in Doncaster Yorkshire. Son of George and Mary Crowcroft, of Doncaster, Yorkshire. B.A. In the 1939 Register he was a Student Classics, resident with his parents, George and MAry crowcroft, at 25 Christ Church Road, Doncaster C.B., Yorkshire (West Riding). Buried in HERMANVILLE WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France. Plot 1, Row I. Grave 6.
Trooper 7904803, 5th Royal Tank Regiment, R.A.C. Missing assumed killed in action between 2nd and 3rd June 1942. Aged 21. Born Blackburn, Lancashire. Resident Blackburn, Lancashire. Son of James and Emily Norris Cunliffe, of Whalley, Lancashire. Buried in KNIGHTSBRIDGE WAR CEMETERY, ACROMA, Libya. Plot 3. Row A. Grave 6.

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