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  • Collection: World War Two

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Flying Officer Francis Nairn Baird. RAF.(ON 1932) Killed Egypt April 7 1941 age 22. Commemorated Cairo War Memorial Cemetery. Son of Archibald Nairn Baird and his wife Mabel Baird, a Schoolmistress.

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Fl. Lt. Malcolm Henry Graham MacLucas 16 OTU RAFVR. (ON 1932) Killed 28 November 1946 age 25. Buried Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery. Son of Malcom Henry MacLucas, a Sales Manager, and his wife Winifred May MacLucas. Crashed on training flight shortly…

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Ordinary Telegraphist Jeffrey Ernest Checkland RN. Died 2 March 1945 age 22. Buried Arnold Cemetery. (ON 1932-33) Son of Walter Ernest and Mabel Checkland, of Sherwood, Nottingham.

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Sergeant Richard Henry Julian. 106 Sqn RAFVR. (ON32-33) Killed September 1944 age 21. Son of Leonard Taylor Julian, a Bank Manager, and Rosa Muriel Julian, of Leicester. Buried Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

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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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