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MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed information
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HALL
Charles Haddon
Flying Officer (Pilot) 76570, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 13th October 1941. Aged 33. Born Grassmoor, Derbyshire. Son of Mark and Florence Hall, husband of Sarah Joanna Hall, of Richmond, Surrey. In the 1911 census he was aged 2, born Grassmoor, Derbyshire, son of Mark and Florence Hall, resident 17, Cross Street, Grassmoor, Hasland, Derbyshire. Buried in KEMBLE CHURCH CEMETERY, Gloucestershire. Section Z. Row G. Grave 20.
HALL
Joseph
Flight Lieutenant 149270, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 26th March 1946. Aged 24. Son of Alfred and Elizabeth Ann Hall, of Seaton, Cumberland. B.Sc., Hons. Physics (Manchester). Buried in SAI WAN WAR CEMETERY, China, (including Hong Kong). Plot I. Row F. Collective grave 5-7.
HALLIDAY
John Lawry
Flying Officer (Navigator) 142460, 226 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 19th November 1944. Aged 30.Son of James Theodore Halliday and of Mary Winifred Halliday (nee Lawry); husband of Nora Halliday (nee Kitchin), of Notting Hill, London. B.A., A.R.I.B.A. Buried in JONKERBOS WAR CEMETERY, Gelderland, Netherlands. Plot 20. Row A. Grave 6.
HALPERN
David
Captain 241090, Royal Army Medical Corps. Killed in action in Italy 21st July 1944, Aged 32. Born Manchester, resident Lancashire. Son of Joseph and Annie Halpern; husband of Judith Beatrice Halpern, of Helsby, Cheshire. M.B. In the 1939 Register he was born 24th March 1912, a Medical Practioner, resident 91 Alcester Road, Birmingham C.B., Warwickshire. Buried in ASSISI WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot IV, Row F. Grave 6.
HALSTEAD
Kenneth
Pilot Officer (Pilot) 122951, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 15th July 1942. Aged 20. Son of George Wilfrid and Alice Halstead, of Wilmslow. Cremated at, and commemorated in, STOCKPORT CREMATORIUM, Cheshire. Panel 3.
HANLON
Gilbert Douglas James
Sergeant 1333983, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 17th February 1944. Aged 20. Born 1923 in the Steyning, Suusex Registration District. Son of James Francis and Eva Winifred Hanlon, of Brighton, Sussex. Buried at FOGO CHURCHYARD, Berwickshire. Section E. Grave 8.
HANSON
John
Corporal 1126040, 2895 Squadron, R.A.F. Regiment, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 4th April 1944. Aged 37. Son of John and Rose Hanson, of Manchester; husband of Violet Emily Hanson, of Prestwich. Buried in MANCHESTER SOUTHERN CEMETERY, Lancashire. Section S. C. of E. Grave 5573.
HARRIS
George
Warrant Officer 1485057, 138 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 31st December 1944. Aged 21. Son of Daniel and Winifred Harris, of Preston, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 213.
HARRISON
Frederick John
Signalman 2349325, Royal Corps of Signals. Died as a result of an accident in Burma 28th March 1942. Aged 22. Born 14 October 1919, and resident, Leicestershire. Baptised 9th November 1919 in Measham. Leicestershire, son of Herbert John and Edith Harrison. Son of Herbert John and Edith Harrison, of Measham, Burton-on-Trent. In the 1939 Register he was a Student At College, son of Herbert John and Edith Harrison, resident Cross Roads,Borworth Road, Ashby-De-La-Zouch R.D., Leicestershire. No known grave. Commemorated at RANGOON MEMORIAL, Myanmar (Burma). face 4.
HARRISON
Roger Lisle
Captain 217709, 3rd Battalion, Welsh Guards. Wounded 9th April 1943, died of wounds in Italy 12th June 1944. Aged 23. Born 21st September 1920, and resident, Cheshire. Son of Harold and Eveline Preston Harrison, of Upton, Cheshire. LL.B. In the 1939 Register he was a Solicitors Articled Clerk, unmarried, son of Harold and Eveline P Harrison, resident Bradshaw Mount Farm, Macclesfield M.B., Cheshire. Buried in ROME WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot I. Row D. Grave 10.
HARTSHORN
Peter Douglas
Sub-Lieutenant, H.M.S. Egret, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died 27th August 1943. Aged 23. Born 1920 in the Bolton Registration District, Lancashire. Son of Arthur and Edith Elizabeth Hartshorn, of Bolton, Lancashire. B.Sc. (Hons.). No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 80, Column 1.
HEADY
Gordon Bransom
Lieutenant 278072, Royal Engineers attached to 303 (QVOM) Independent Field Park Company, Indian Engineers. Killed in action in Burma 8th February 1944. Aged 22. Born Surrey, birth registered 1921 in the croydon Registration district, Surrey. Resident Cheshire. Son of Harold and S. May Heady, of Sidmouth, Devon. B.Sc. (Manchester). Buried in TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY, Myanmar (Burma). Plot 11. Row D. Grave 10.
HEATON
Francis Walter
Sergeant 1498142, Stationed at Moreton In The Marsh (Gloucestershire), Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 17th February 1943. Aged 31. Son of Peter and Madeleine Heaton, of Salford, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 153.
HELLEWELL
Ronald
Flying Officer 109734, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 23rd September 1943. Aged 23. Son of Ernest and Alice Hellewell, of Wrose, Shipley, Yorkshire. B. Sc. Buried in EL ALIA CEMETERY, Algeria. Plot 12. Row D. Grave 9.
HILL
Brian

Flying Officer, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

either Brian HILL, Flying Officer (Pilot) 150487, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 21st February 1944. Aged 21. Son of Gregory G. Hill and Dina Christina Hill, of Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire. Buried in READING (HENLEY ROAD) CEMETERY, Oxfordshire. Block 10. Grave 16025.

or Brian HILL, Flying Officer 163701, 355 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 2nd May 1945. Aged 28. Son of Sydney James Hill and Eva Bessie Hill. No known grave. Commemorated at SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Karnji War Cemetery, Singapore. Column 447.

HODGSON
John Derrick
Trooper 7920350, 9th Queen's Royal Lancers, Royal Armoured Corps. Killed in action 17th June 1942. Aged 31. Born 7th October 1910, and resident, Bradford. Son of Mr. Joseph and Mrs. Alice Hodgson; husband of Kathleen M. Hodgson, of Bankfoot, Yorkshire. B.A. (Manchester). In the 1911 census he was newborn, born Pudsey, Yorkshire, son of Joseph and Alice Hodgson, resident 91 Smalewell Road, Pudsey, Yorkshire. In the 1939 Register he was a Secondary School Master, married to Kathleen M, resident 3 Kenmore Drive, Bradford C.B., Yorkshire. Buried in KNIGHTSBRIDGE WAR CEMETERY, ACROMA, Libya. Plot 16. Row F. Joint grave 13.
HOGG
James Edgar
Sergeant 969800, 502 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 24th January 1941. Aged 22. Born 8th June 1918. Adopted son of Barbara Ann Hogg, of Cheadle Heath, Cheshire. IN the 1939 Register he was living with his adopted mother, Barbara A Higg, she was single and a Head Teacher at Public Elementary School; they resided at 6 Ellesmere Road, Stockport C.B., Cheshire. No known grave. Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 45.
HOLDEN
Raymond De Lannoy
Flying Officer 103784, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 13th August 1943. Aged 34. Birth registered in 1908 in the Bucklow Registration District, Cheshire. Son of Percy Holden and of Arabella Holden (nee Leather); husband of Monica A. Holden (nee Bramwell), of Mobberley, Cheshire, married 1935 in the Westminster Registration District, London. B.Com. No known grave. Commemorated on ALAMEIN MEMORIAL, Egypt. Column 268.
HOLEHOUSE
Charles George Edward
Captain 172264, 2nd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died of wounds in North Africa 1st March 1943. Aged 32. Born 18th September 1910 in Lincolnshire. Resident Croydon. Son of Thomas and Marion Holehouse; husband of Edna Holehouse (nee Cartwright), of Manchester, married 27th July 1935 in Healing, Lincolnshire. B.A. Hons. (Manchester). In the 1911 census he was newborn, born Coningsby, Licolnshire, son of Thomas and Marion Gertrude Holehouse, resident Coningsby, Lincolnshire. In the 1939 Register he was married, an Assistant School Master, resident Little Brown H Rattle Road, Hailsham R.D., Sussex. Buried in MEDJEZ-EL-BAB WAR CEMETERY, Tunisia. Plot 12. Row B. Grave 19.
HOOPER
Hubert Charles
Lieutenant 219806, 9 Air Formation Signals, Royal Corps of Signals. Dangerously ill in the Middle East after an accident 13th September 1943, died 14th September 1943. Aged 21. Born and resident London S.E. Son of Hubert Gordon and Emma Vera Hooper, of West Dulwich, London. Mentioned in Despatches. Buried in FAYID WAR CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot 1. Row E. Grave 4.
HOWARD
Arthur Henry
Flight Sergeant (Pilot) 1267478, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 9th April 1943. Aged 22. Son of Cecil and Margaret Russell Howard, of Alderley Edge, Cheshire. Buried in KHARTOUM WAR CEMETERY, Sudan. Plot 6. Row E. Grave 6.
HOWELL, DFC
Ernesto
Flight Lieutenant 144194, 138 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 9th November 1944, Awarded the Distinguished Fyling Cross (D.F.C.). No known grave. Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 202.
HUBBERT
Eric
Sergeant 1682045, 630 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 4th December 1943. Aged 21. Son of Frank and Florence Lucy Hubbert, of Swinton, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 154.
HUGGAN
William
Lieutenant 121702, Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Died in the Middle East 11th August 1942. Aged 27. Born Leeds, residenjt Denbighshire. Son of William and Edith Dorothy Huggan; husband of Muriel Travis Huggan, of Rhos-on-Sea, Denbighshire. B.Sc. Buried in HELIOPOLIS WAR CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot 2. Row C. Grave 12.
HULME
Thomas Stanley
Able Seaman P/JX 349484, H.M.S. Egret, Royal Navy. Died at sea 27th August 1943. Aged 20. Born 7th June 1923 in Stockport, Cheshire. Son of Frank and Mary Hulme, of Stockport, Cheshire. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 75, Column 1.
HUNTLEY
Peter John
Flight Lieutenant 136461, 521 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 7th February 1945. No known grave. Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 263.
HYDE
Charles
Flight Lieutenant (Pilot) 148788, 150 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 31st December 1944. Aged 31. Born 19 July 1913. Son of Charles and Martha Hyde; husband of Margaret Hyde, of Macclesfield, Cheshire. B.A. In 1939 Register he was a School Master French, married to Margaret, resident 9 Tenement Lane, Hazel Grove and Bramhall U.D., Cheshire. Buried in REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. Plot 22. Row E. Collective grave 104.

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