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Sub-Lieut. John Aubrey Starkey RNVR Fleet Air Arm (ON 34-40) based HMS Bambara, China Bay, Ceylon. Died 8 May 1944 age 20. Remembered MADRAS WAR CEMETERY, CHENNAI. Son of Dr. H. W. Starkey and Mrs. Starkey, of Beeston, Nottinghamshire.

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Ft Officer Richard Christopher Sowerbutts 576 Sqn RAFVR (ON 27-31). Killed 3 February 1945 age 31 . As a Pilot of a Lancaster on a mission to bomb Wiesbaden, Sowerbutts crashed in Germany at Krautenbach. Buried Hotton War Cemetery Belgium.
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Ft Sergeant Gordon Percy Carver Smith 7th Sqn RAFVR. (ON 25-32) Killed 9 April 1941 age 27. Shot down on a mission to bomb Berlin. Crashed SW of Lingen in Lower Saxony. No survivors. Buried REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY. Son of William Carver…

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Trooper Dan Jutson Simmins RAC. 15th/19th Hussars (ON33-41) Died of Wounds 20 October 1944 in Holland age 19. MIERLO WAR CEMETERY Son of Arthur a coal merchant and his wife Winifred Louise Simmins, of 2A Southey Street, Nottingham.

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Sgt Observer Clifford Frank Shearn. 110 Sqn. RAFVR. (ON 31-33) Killed 15 June 1941 age 21. RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL. Aircraft crashed in the North Sea off Holland on an Anti-shipping operation. His body never found. Shearn entered the School in 1931…

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Lieut. David Lloyd George Sewell RAC (ON 40-42) Killed 4 May 1945 age 19. Buried Hamburg Cemetery.
Son of Major Arthur and Peggy Sewell, of Kilkenny, South Australia. His father was a Major in the RAOC.

From The Nottinghamian March 1945:

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Private Sidney Moger Saxton. Royal Army Pay Corps (ON 25-29) Met his death through enemy action 19 November 1940 age 28. NOTTINGHAM CHURCH CEMETERY. Son of Thomas Walker Saxton and Amy Maude Saxton, of Nottingham, Saxton was third of four brothers…

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Ordinary Coder AR Rose RNVR. HMS Gallant (ON 19-27) lost on 10 January 1941 when the ship struck a mine in the Mediterranean while on convoy duties aged 29. Confirmed 10 April 1941. Commemorated: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL. Rose was the son of…

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Major Eric Joseph Clayton Richardson. 3rd Queen Alexandra's Own Gurkha Rifles (ON 32-35) Killed in Burma 2 May 1945 age 26. Buried TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY, Myanmar 9 formerly Burma) . Son of Joseph (a Gardener) and Florence Richardson; husband of…

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2nd Lieut. Bruce Arthur Richardson RA Sherwood Foresters (ON 27-36) killed Western Front 27 May 1040 age 21. Capt.1st XI, 2nd XV. DUNKIRK TOWN CEMETERY. Son of John Robert Richardson, and of Nellie Richardson, of Kensington, London.
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