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Name Serving with Service number Date of death Age Place of death Cemetery/Memorial Grave/Mem. ref.
F.Sgt. Howard Charles BAKER RAF 358819 23/09/42 36 Aden Alexandria (Hadra) W.M.C. 3 K 5
Gnr. Harry BARNETT Royal Horse Artillery 1093183 21/06/44 36 Assisi W.C. X D 6
Sgt. Obs. William Herbert BASTABLE R.A.F.V.R. 1433876 23/05/43 21 Bournemouth, UK Ledbury Cemetery Sec.U.V. Row 11A/12A Grave 91/92
Cpl. Edward Cyril BEVAN 2nd Batt. K.S.L.I. 4104934 14/10/44 25 Nijmegen Maarheeze (Sterksel Monastery) M.C. Eindhoven Row A Grave 8
Dvr. William Sylvester BUTLER Royal Artillery 968536 22/09/43 27 Salerno W.C. VI D 19
A.B. Stanley A. CAFFULL Royal Navy D/JX 396609 30/08/45 24 plane crash near Avignon Mazargues W.C., Marseilles 11 A 29
Flt.Sgt. Percy Ernest CLARK 138 Sqdn. R.A.F. 209448 17/12/41 50 RAF Mildenhall Ledbury Cemetery Sec.B. Row 7A/8A. Grave 44/45
Flt.Sgt. Geoffrey Anthony Conway COLDRIDGE 40 Sqdn. R.A.F. 573067 07/07/44 23 over Austria Klagenfurt M.W.C., Austria Coll. grave 8 A 1-7
C.P.O Cornelius Stephen COLLINS D.S.M. Royal Navy D/J 30396 31/12/42 45 on Russian convoy duty, HMS Bramble Noted on Plymouth Naval Memorial Panel 63 column 2
Gdsm. Rawdon James COOK 3rd Batt. The Grenadier Guards 2616235 21/05/40 19 Esquelmes W.C. Belgium IV A 7
C.P.O. Harold F. DAVIS Royal Navy D/MX 39934 15/12/41 38 on HMS Galatea Noted on Plymouth Naval Memorial Panel 56 column 1
Flg.Off. Donald George DENSLOW 166 Sqdn. R.A.F.V.R. 126041 9/03/43 28 plane crash near Esbjerg, Denmark Esbjerg (Fovrfelt) C. AIII 7 4
Gdsm. Albert Andrew EDWARDS 3rd Batt.The Coldstream Guards 2665523 13/10/43 20 Italy Caserta W.C., near Naples V E 9
Pte. William Alfred GREENING KSLI 4034694 04/03/44 25 Anzio, Italy Beach Head W.C., Anzio I A 8
A.B. Dennis John HABBITTS Royal Navy D/JX 563328 21/08/44 20 on Russian convoy duty, HMS Kite Plymouth Naval Memorial Panel 86 column 2
Pte William HALFORD Pioneer Corps 4029183 05/12/44 39 Ledbury Cemetery Sec.G. Row 10A/11A. Grave 85/86
L.A.C. Reginald Charles HAMBLIN 211 Sqdn. R.A.F.V.R. 1170132 21/09/44 29 Japanese prison ship buried at sea off the coast of Borneo, Singapore Memorial Column 438
Fg Off. Raymond George HARRIS 51 Sqdn. R.A.F.V.R. 124802 29/03/43 21 shot down over Holland Vorden General C., Gelderland, Netherlands 13
Sgt. Eugene Douglas HIGGINBOTHAM R.A.F.V.R. 1627052 05/11/45 38 Gloucester Royal Infirmary Ledbury Cemetery Sec.B. Row 11A/12A. Grave 36/37
A.B. Thomas HINDMARCH Royal Navy P/JX 192655 01/01/43 41 on Russian convoy duty, HMS Fidelity Noted on Portsmouth Naval Memorial Panel 74 column3
Mne. Cyril KING Royal Marines PO/X 101339 13/06/44 22 following the D-day landings Ranville M.C., Calvados, France IA F 2
Pte. George James LANCETT 6th Batt. Durham Light Infantry 4105023 10/09/44 24 Geel M.C. near Antwerp I A 12
Pte Frank Lionel Arthur LEWIS 1st Batt. K.S.L.I. 4042625 05/10/44 38 Faenza M.C., Ravenna, Italy II G 4
Stwd William LOADE Royal Navy D/LX 26017 27/03/43 22 on board HMS Dasher Noted on Portsmouth Naval Memorial Panel 83 column 2
A.B. Bernard Joseph McCARTHY Royal Navy D/JX 155640 17/01/42 20 on Russian convoy duty, HMS Matabele Noted on Portsmouth Naval Memorial Panel 65 column 3
N.A. Benjamin Glynn MORGAN Fleet Air Arm, Naval Airman 2nd Class FX 81178 30/01/41 19 served on HMS Daedalus, the Royal Naval Air Station near Portsmouth, and died during flying training in a Birmingham air raid Bosbury (Holy Trinity) Churchyard south-west of the church
Sto John Henry MOWBRAY Royal Navy, Stoker 1st Class D/KX 75210 10/12/41 37 on HMS Repulse of coast of Malaya Noted on Portsmouth Naval Memorial Panel 53 column 2
Pte. Arthur Frederick NEALE 1st Batt. K.S.L.I. 4032754 26/05/40 18 wounded at Dunkirk, died shortly after Ledbury Cemetery Sec.G. Row 11A/12A. Grave 85/86
Gnr. Gilbert Robert Jeffery PERRETT Royal Artillery 1557836 22/05/41 26 Gallipoli Suda Bay W.C. 7 A 7
Pte. James Trevor PHILLIPS 1st Batt. Lincolnshire Regiment 14707949 08/02/45 21 Akyab M.C. moved to Taukkyan M.C. Burma 11 J 6
Gnr Francis Charles PRICE Shropshire Yeomanry 326437 02/07/43 29 on Arandora Star off Irish coast Noted on Brookwood Memorial, Pirbright Camp Panel 3 column 3
Pte Sidney John (Jack) PRITCHARD Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment 4104575 26/06/44 27 Monte Cassino, Italy Assisi W.C. IV B 5
Spr John Nowell RENNIE Royal Engineers 2011028 07/01/45 26 Yokohama W.C. Brit. Sec. CC10
L. Cpl Leonard John ROBINSON Royal Scots Regiment 3049736 21/05/40 32 Bruyelle W.C. ID6
Mne Frederick William Charles SANDFORD Royal Marines PO/22370 14/10/39 31 on HMS Royal Oak at Scapa Flow Noted on Portsmouth Naval Memorial Panel 36, column 2
A.B. Cyril John SKINNER Royal Navy C/JX 235827 07/11/1941 21 on M V Nottingham Noted on Chatham Naval Memorial Panel 43, column 3
P.O. Edward (Charlie) SMITH Royal Navy D/JX 107404 23/06/1942 on board HMS Jaguar Noted on Plymouth Naval Memorial Panel 63 Column 3
L/Sea Charles George STEPHENS Royal Navy D/JX 130216 29/04/41 30 on HMS Diamond in the Med. Noted on Plymouth Naval Memorial Panel 46 column 1
Pte Thomas Arthur TAYLOR 10th Bn Highland L.I. 4104566 09/02/45 28 Belgium Reichswald Forest W.C. 58 H 11
Sgt Watkin Llewellyn Thomas WALKER R.A.F.V.R. 10 Squadron 935524 05/11/40 20 on bombing raid over Milan Noted on Runnymede Memorial Panel 20
War Corrpdt. William E. WEST Civilian -reporter --- 30/04/45 35 Burma Rangoon W.C. 3 C 5
F. Sgt William George WILLIAMS RAF Rear gunner, Sterling Bomber 653373 08/07/41 21 Longuenesse Souvenir C. St. Omer 9 B 13
Cpl Harry WOODYATT 5th Batt. Wiltshire Regiment 4105035 02/10/44 23 Holland Jonkerbos W.C. 13 G 4

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We Will Remember Them by Graham Hale, Royal British Legion. Held in Ledbury Parish Church.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission at http://www.cwgc.org/

The Book of Remembrance prepared by Jennifer Harrison, with much more information about Ledbury's Second World War casualties, is on display in St. Michaels Church, Ledbury

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Presentation by B S Sharples, Bosbury, Herefordshire
Latest Update: March 2015