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MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY WAR MEMORIAL

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DARBYSHIRE
David
Private 14582874, General Service Corps. Died as a result of an accident 6th July 1943. Aged 19. Born Cheshire. Resident Cheshire. Son of Alfred Gordon and Ada Darbyshire. of Hyde. Buried in GEE CROSS (HOLY TRINITY) CHURCHYARD, Cheshire. Row M. Grave 2.
DAVIES
Raymond Geoffrey
Lieutenant 132546, 7 Medium Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died in an accident, Middle East, between 14th and 15th April 1942. Aged 25. Born Manchester. Resident Hertfordshire. Son of Ashton Davies, C.V.O., O.B.E., J.P., and Annie Davies, of St. Annes-on-Sea. Lancashire. LL.B.(Manchester). Kings Regulations Para 390 (xv11) 1940 discharged to a commission. Buried in HELIOPOLIS WAR CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot 1. Row B. Grave 18.
DISBURY
Geoffrey Francis
[Listed as Flying Officer on memorial] Pilot Officer (Pilot) 149510, 106 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 9th Jukly 1943. Aged 21. Son of Robert and Frances Gertrude Disbury, of Whitby, Cheshire. Buried in CAMBRAI (ROUTE DE SOLESMES) COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot 1. Row B. Joint grave 10-11.
DOBSON
Edwin
Sergeant 1442409, 214 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 12th September 1944. No known grave. Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 228.
DOUGAL
Wilson
Flight Sergeant (Pilot), 1673368, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 8th february 1945. Aged 21. Son of William Wilson Dougal and Magdalene Dougal, of Manchester. B.A. (Manchester). Buried in DELY IBRAHIM WAR CEMETERY, Algeria. Plot 2. Row K. Grave 2.
DUNLOP
Robert
Flying Officer (Navigator) 151051, 640 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 11th April 1944. Aged 26. Son of James and Marion H. Dunlop, of Midland, Prestwick, Ayrshire. Buried in ROYE NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot 1. Row AB. Grave 6.

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