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Paymaster Lieut. Herbert Temple Nidd .RNVR (ON 1908-14)
Died 2 October 1944 age 46. HMS Devon City. Buried SOUTHAMPTON (HOLLYBROOK) CEMETERY Son of Mrs Nidd of Foxhall Road. A Horticulturalist.
Husband of Audrey Lillian Temple-Nidd, of…

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Signalman Aylmer Knox Sparrow. Royal Corps of Signals and Special Boat Service, S.A.S. Regiment, A.A.C. (ON27-28) Killed in action 17 November 1943 age 24. Memorial: Athens Memorial. Son of Dr. Henry Hope Knox Sparrow and Mary Olivia Henrietta…

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Officer Cadet Geoffrey Leonard Mee RAOC. (ON 28-32) Died 23 March 1943 age 26. Buried NOTTINGHAM CREMATORIUM Son of Herbert Fletcher Mee and Jane Mee, of Nottingham.

From The Nottinghamian April 1942:
News has just been received of his…

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Sgt. Naviagtor CR Woolley 102 Sqn. RAFVR (ON 23-26) Killed in a crash 12 December 1942 age 33 when returning from a Bombing mission in Turin, about 45 miles from base in Pocklington in poor weather. Buried NOTTINGHAM SOUTHERN CEMETERY. Son of…

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Private Lionel Arthur West, 1st Airbourne Bn, Border Regiment (ON 29-40) Killed 9 July 1943 age 21 in Operation Ladbrooke. This involved gliders but the casualties were very high and he was probably one of those drowned on the approach to Sicily. …

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2nd Lieut. Alfred Highfield Warren. East Yorkshire Regiment (ON 29-36) Killed 31 May 1940 age 23 during the withdrawal of Allied troops from Dunkirk. WULPEN CHURCHYARD. Belgium . Son of AWR Warren, a Nottingham grocer. Warren was a School Prefect…

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Ordinary Signalman Peter Vernon. RNVR (ON30-36) Died 26 January 1944 age 23. Royal Navy Patrol Service.
H.M. Motor Minesweeper 260.
Buried NOTTINGHAM SOUTHERN CEMETERY. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Vernon, of Radford, Nottingham.

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Sergeant Leslie Hambleton Taylor RAFVR. 58 Sqn. Bomber Command (ON 36-37) Killed 24 September 1940 age 19. Battle of Britain. Buried NOTTINGHAM SOUTHERN CEMETERY. Son of Harold Arthur and Phillis Taylor, of Whatton-in-the-Vale.
The Aircraft took…

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Sgt. Pilot Peter John Taylor RAFVR 256 Sqn. (ON 29-34) Killed 15 May 1941 age 20. Killed in crash on a night reconnaissance practice over Bolton-le-Sands, Carnforth, Lancashire. Buried MANSFIELD (NOTTINGHAM ROAD) CEMETERY. Son of John and Dorothy…
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