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Signalman 2351634, Royal Corps of Signals attached to III Indian Corps Signals, Indian Signal Corps. Died as a Japanese Prisoner of War in Tailand, 4D Camp, 1st August 1943, captured 17th February 1942. Aged 28. Born 16th December 1914, in Manchester. Resident 39, Gordon Road, Essles, Manchester. Eccles, Manchester. Son of Harry and Rose Edington, of Monton, Eccles, Lancashire. B.A. Japanese records show him as a School Teacher. Details sent to Harry Edington, of 7 hathorne Avenue, Eccles, Manchester. In the 1939 Register he was a School teacher, resident with his parents, Harry and Rose, at 7 Hawthorn Avenue, Eccles M.B., Lancashire. Buried in KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY, Thailand. Plot 2. Row H. Grave 28.
John Braddock
[Listed as ELLIOTT on CWGC] Lieutenant 130907, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 24th April 1943. Aged 30. Son of Frank and Annie Elliott, Cheadle Hulme, Cheadle, Cheshire. LL.B. (Manchester). Buried in KHARTOUM WAR CEMETERY, Sudan. Plot 9. Row C. Grave 16.
Sergeant (Air Bomber) 1456863, 100 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 16th March 1944. Buried in POIX-DE-PICARDIE CHURCHYARD, Somme, France. Special Mem. Row B. Grave 1.
John Alan
Pilot Officer (Pilot) 142071, 4 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 21st September 1943. Aged 19. Son of John E. Elms and Nora Elms, of Pitsmoor, Sheffield. Buried in SHEFFIELD (BURNGREAVE) CEMETERY, Yorkshire. Section K.4. Consecrated Grave 28.
James Alan
Ordinary Seaman D/JX 212861, H.M.S. Salisbury, Royal Navy. Died at sea when he was lost overboard 28th August 1941. Aged 21. Born 26th Septeber 1919 in Acrrington, Lancashire. Son of Fred and Ethel Emerson. LL.B. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 49, Column 1.
William George
Pilot Officer (Air Bomber) 196117, 186 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 5th April 1945. Aged 21. Son of William Henry and Ellen Evans. of Manchester. Buried in RHEINBERG WAR CEMETERY, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. Plot 14. Row B. Grave 1.

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