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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.
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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.
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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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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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