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  • Collection: World War Two

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.

From The…

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…

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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