GESS – PYRAH (WW2)

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Gess - Pyrah


Gess - Stanley

GESS, Francis
 

Name: GESS, Francis
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Service Number: C/KX75268
Service/Regiment: Royal Navy
Squadron/Battalion H.M.S. Encounter (sunk in the second Battle of the Java Sea 1 Mar 1945)
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Date of Death: 27/07/1945 Age: 37 years
How Died: Died of illness whilst a prisoner of war at Makassar Celebes, Indonesia
Cemetery Ambon War Cemetery, Indonesia
Grave Ref: 31. B. 2.
Residence: 19 Leyland Road, Birstall
Birth Place: 10 Nov 1907, Cardiff
Additional Information: Son of Francis and Sarah Ann Gess. Husband of Alice Gess (nee Strand, m. 2 Feb 1935, Birstall, St Peter) of Birstall, Yorkshire. Also on Birstall War Memorial.
Employment: Stoker 1st class Royal Navy
Marital Status: Married, 2 children
Medal Entitlement: 1939-45 Star; 1939-1945 War Medal
Obituary: .
Roll of Honour: .
Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Addenda

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GIBSON, T H
 

Name: GIBSON, T H
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Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 1

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GILDEA, Alfred Lea
 

Name: GILDEA, Alfred Lea
Rank: Gunner
Service Number: 11254199
Service/Regiment: Royal Artillery
Squadron/Battalion 292 Bty., 62 Lt. A.A. Regt.
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Date of Death: 03/06/1942 Age: 40 years
How Died: .
Cemetery Batley Cemetery
Grave Ref: Sec. S. Grave 773.
Residence: 23 King Street, Batley Carr, Batley
Birth Place: 1902, registered Dewsbury
Additional Information: Son of Michael Henry and Catherine Gildea (nee Coyne, m. 1899, registered Dewsbury. Husband of Maria Gildea (nee Brannan, m. 1933, registered Dewsbury).
Employment: .
Marital Status: Married, 1 child
Medal Entitlement: 1939-45 Star; 1939-1945 War Medal
Obituary: .
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Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Addenda

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GILL, Clifford
 

Name: GILL, Clifford
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: C/JX 557266
Service/Regiment: Royal Navy
Squadron/Battalion H.M.S. Athene.
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Date of Death: 10/07/1944 Age: 38 years
How Died: .
Cemetery Gibralter (North Front) Cemetry, Gibraltar
Grave Ref: Plot 1. Row F. Joint grave 7.
Residence: .
Birth Place: 29 Apr 1906, Batley
Additional Information: Son of Frederick and Mary Ann Gill (nee Flannery, m. 3 Dec 1887, Batley, All Saints) of Batley. Husband of Minnie Gill (nee Fox, m. 1941, registered Spen Valley) of Soothill, Batley.
Employment: Spinner in Woolen mill
Marital Status: Married
Medal Entitlement: 1939-45 Star; 1939-1945 War Medal
Obituary: .
Roll of Honour: .
Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 1

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GILL, Norman
 

Name: GILL, Norman
Rank: Private
Service Number: 7406560
Service/Regiment: Royal Army Medical Corps
Squadron/Battalion .
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Date of Death: 28/12/1945 Age: 41 years
How Died: Died in the Middle East at sea
Cemetery Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles, Bouches-du-Rhone, France
Grave Ref: Plot 3. Row C. Grave 54.
Residence: 74 Lobley Street, Heckmondwike
Birth Place: 20 Apr 1904, Batley
Additional Information: Husband of Edith Gill (nee Firth, m. 1935, registered Dewsbury) of Heckmondwike, Yorkshire.
Employment: Cloth Warehouseman
Marital Status: Married
Medal Entitlement: 1939-45 Star; 1939-1945 War Medal
Obituary: .
Roll of Honour: .
Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 1

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GILLBANKS, Harold
 

Name: GILLBANKS, Harold
Rank: Joiner 4th Class
Service Number: D/MX 71344
Service/Regiment: Royal Navy
Squadron/Battalion H.M.S. Exeter (Sunk during the Second Battle of the Java Sea, 1 March 1942)
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Date of Death: 13/06/1945 Age: 35 years
How Died: Died from Oedema whilst a prisoner of war at Makassa Celebes, Indonesia
Cemetery Ambon War Cemetery, Indonesia
Grave Ref: 28. E. 5.
Residence: .
Birth Place: 1910, Batley
Additional Information: Son of Benjamin and Ann Ellen Gillbanks (nee Binns, m. 1909, registered Barnsley). Husband of Eleanor Gillbanks (nee Taylor, m. 1934, registered St Asaph) of Batley, Yorkshire.
Employment: .
Marital Status: Married, 3 children
Medal Entitlement: 1939-45 Star; 1939-1945 War Medal
Obituary: .
Roll of Honour: .
Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 1

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GLEDHILL, C
 

Name: GLEDHILL, C
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Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 1

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GOODHALL, Albert
 

Name: GOODHALL, Albert
Rank: Fireman & Trimmer
Service Number: .
Service/Regiment: Merchant Navy
Squadron/Battalion S.S. Bradfyne (Bideford)
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Date of Death: 22/11/1940 Age: 38 years
How Died: .
Cemetery Tower Hill Memorial, London
Grave Ref: Panel 18.
Residence: .
Birth Place: 22 Nov 1940
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Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 1

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GOODHALL (GOODALL), Geoffrey Hugh
 

Name: GOODHALL (GOODALL), Geoffrey Hugh
Rank: Bombardier
Service Number: 940062
Service/Regiment: Royal Artillery
Squadron/Battalion 53 Heavy Regt.
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Date of Death: 08/12/1940 Age: 22 years
How Died: Accidentally Killed
Cemetery Batley Cemetery
Grave Ref: Sec. G. Grave 78.
Residence: .
Birth Place: 1918, registered Dewsbury
Additional Information: Son of Hugh and Jessie Goodall (nee Kemp, m. 1911, registered Pocklington) of Batley. Diploma of the Institute of Bankers.
Employment: Banking
Marital Status: Single
Medal Entitlement: 1939-45 Star; 1939-1945 War Medal
Obituary: .
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Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 1

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GREEN, George
 

Name: GREEN, George
Rank: Corporal
Service Number: 3131740
Service/Regiment: Reconnaissance Corps, R.A.C.
Squadron/Battalion 43rd (2/5th Bn. Gloucestershire Regt.) Regt.
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Date of Death: 24/06/1944 Age: 26 years
How Died: Missing, presumed Killed in Action at sea
Cemetery Bayeux War Cemetery, Calvados, France
Grave Ref: Panel 3.
Residence: .
Birth Place: 1918, registered Wakefield
Additional Information: Son of Herbert and Sarah Ann Green (nee Limb, m. 24 Mar 1913, Woodkirk, St Mary). Husband of Cynthia Green (nee Slack, m. 1939, registered Spen Valley) of Batley.
Employment: .
Marital Status: Married, 1 child
Medal Entitlement: 1939-45 Star; 1939-1945 War Medal
Obituary: .
Roll of Honour: .
Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 1

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GRUNDY, Stanley
 

Name: GRUNDY, Stanley
Rank: Private
Service Number: 5193330
Service/Regiment: Gloucestershire Regiment
Squadron/Battalion 2nd Bn.
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Date of Death: 10/08/1944 Age: 22 years
How Died: Died as a result of accident
Cemetery Bayeux War Cemetery, Calvados, France
Grave Ref: II. J. 17.
Residence: .
Birth Place: 1922, registered West Derby
Additional Information: Son of Vincent James Grundy and Sarah Grundy (nee Evans, m.1916, registerd West Derby) of Cedar Street, Bootle. Husband of Gladys Grundy, of Carlinghow, Batley, Yorkshire.
Employment: .
Marital Status: Married
Medal Entitlement: 1939-45 Star; 1939-1945 War Medal
Obituary: .
Roll of Honour: .
Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Addenda

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Hainsworth - Hepworth

HAINSWORTH, H
 

Name: HAINSWORTH, H
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Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 1

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HALL, W
 

Name: HALL, W
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Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 1

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HALLORAN, J
 

Name: HALLORAN, J
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Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 1

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HALLSWORTH, R
 

Name: HALLSWORTH, R
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Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 1

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HALSTEAD, Clifford
 

Name: HALSTEAD, Clifford
Rank: Telegraphist
Service Number: P/JX 271281
Service/Regiment: Royal Navy
Squadron/Battalion H.M.S. Trollope
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Disembarked: .
Date of Death: 06/07/1944 Age: 22 years
How Died: Killed in Action, HMS Trollope torpedoed 6 Jul 1944
Cemetery Portsmouth Naval Memorial
Grave Ref: Panel 84, Column 3.
Residence: .
Birth Place: 9 Nov 1921, registered Dewsbury
Additional Information: Son of Randolph and Annie Halstead (nee Scott, m. 11 Sep 1915, Batley, All Saints) of Batley, Yorkshire.
Employment: .
Marital Status: Single
Medal Entitlement: 1939-45 Star; 1939-1945 War Medal
Obituary: .
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Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 1

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HANNAN, Edward
 

Name: HANNAN, Edward
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/SSX 29249
Service/Regiment: Royal Navy
Squadron/Battalion H.M.S. Li Wo
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Disembarked: .
Date of Death: 14/02/1942 Age: 22 years
How Died: Killed Action whilst attacking Japanese convoy.
Cemetery Portsmouth Naval Memorial
Grave Ref: Panel 64, Column 1.
Residence: .
Birth Place: 1921, registered Dewsbury
Additional Information: Son of Michael and Ida Hannan (nee Ripley, m. 1920, registered Dewbury) of 78 Bradford Road, Batley Yorkshire.
Employment: .
Marital Status: Single
Medal Entitlement: 1939-45 Star; 1939-1945 War Medal
Obituary: .
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Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 1

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HASLEM, George Herbert (G E)
 

Name: HASLEM, George Herbert (G E)
Rank: Bombardier
Service Number: 947602
Service/Regiment: Royal Artillery
Squadron/Battalion 129 Field Regt.
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Date of Death: 25/02/1944 Age: 25 years
How Died: Accidentally Killed, India
Cemetery Imphal War Cemetery, India
Grave Ref: 9. F. 13.
Residence: .
Birth Place: 9 Oct 1918, registered Halifax
Additional Information: Son of Harold and Beatrice Maud Haslem (nee Larkins, m. 1918, registered Pontefract) of 15 Mortimer Street, Healey, Batley. Husband of Muriel Haslem (nee Fowler, m. 1939, registered Spen Valley) of Gomersal, Yorkshire.
Employment: .
Marital Status: Married, 1 child
Medal Entitlement: 1939-45 Star; 1939-1945 War Medal
Obituary: .
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Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 1

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HAYWOOD, Leonard
 

Name: HAYWOOD, Leonard
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 167684
Service/Regiment: Royal Navy
Squadron/Battalion H.M.S. Montgomery.
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Date of Death: 11/12/1941 Age: 23 years
How Died: .
Cemetery Birstall (St Peter) Churchyard Extension
Grave Ref: Grave 1677.
Residence:
Birth Place: 4 Nov 1918, Birstall
Additional Information: Son of Ernest and Eva Haywood (nee Clegg, m. 21 Sep 1918, Birstall, St Peter) of 1 Carr Street, Birstall. Husband of Eileen P Haywood (nee Hudson, m. 1941, registered Spen Valley). Also on Birstall War Memorial.
Employment: Apprentice Butcher
Marital Status: Married
Medal Entitlement: 1939-45 Star; 1939-1945 War Medal
Obituary: .
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Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 1

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HAYWOOD, William
 

Name: HAYWOOD, William
Rank: Sergeant
Service Number: 630520
Service/Regiment: Royal Air Force
Squadron/Battalion 22 Sqdn.
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Date of Death: 11/02/1941 Age: 26 years
How Died: .
Cemetery Runnymede Memorial, Surrey
Grave Ref: Panel 44.
Residence: .
Birth Place: 1915, registered Dewsbury
Additional Information: Son of Charley and Ada Haywood (nee Horton, m. 21 Sep 1907, Birstall, St Peter) of 1 Cobbler Hill, Birstall, Yorkshire. Also on Birstall War Memorial.
Employment: .
Marital Status: Single
Medal Entitlement: Air Crew Europe star; 1939-45 Star; 1939-1945 War Medal
Obituary: .
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Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 1

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HEATON, Herbert
 

Name: HEATON, Herbert
Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Service Number: 159142
Service/Regiment: Royal Air Force
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Date of Death: 26/09/1940 Age: 39 years
How Died: .
Cemetery Henlow (St. Mary) Churchyard, Bedfordshire
Grave Ref: Near East Boundary.
Residence: .
Birth Place: 1901, registered Dewsbury
Additional Information: Son of Thomas Albert and Lillian Heaton (nee Knowles, m. 1892, registered Dewsbury). Husband of Phyllis Mary Heaton (nee Stocks, m. 1940, registered Spen Valley) of Batley, Yorkshire.
Employment: .
Marital Status: Married
Medal Entitlement: 1939-45 Star; 1939-1945 War Medal
Obituary: .
Roll of Honour: .
Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 1

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HEMINGWAY, Marie
 

Name: HEMINGWAY, Marie
Rank: Aircraftwoman 2nd Class
Service Number: 486532
Service/Regiment: Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Squadron/Battalion .
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Date of Death: 19/12/1943 Age: . years
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Cemetery Dewsbury Cemetery
Grave Ref: Cons. Sec. E. Grave 305.
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Medal Entitlement: 1939-45 Star; 1939-1945 War Medal
Obituary: .
Roll of Honour: Holy Trinity, Batley Carr, Lytch Gate Memorial
Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 2

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HEPWORTH, Percy (Turton)
 

Name: HEPWORTH, Percy (Turton)
Rank: Signalman
Service Number: D/JX 250898
Service/Regiment: Royal Navy
Squadron/Battalion H.M.S. Blackwood
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Date of Death: 15/06/1944 Age: 21 years
How Died: .
Cemetery Plymouth Naval Memorial
Grave Ref: Panel 88, Column 2.
Residence: .
Birth Place: .
Additional Information: Son of Fred T and Margaret Hepworth (nee Burnley, m. 1922, registered Dewsbury) of 7 Copley Street, Batley.
Employment: .
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Medal Entitlement: 1939-45 Star; 1939-1945 War Medal
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Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 1

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Higgins - Howarth

HIGGINS, Frank
 

Name: HIGGINS, Frank
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: C/JX 254062
Service/Regiment: Royal Navy
Squadron/Battalion H.M.S. Raleigh
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Date of Death: 28/04/1941 Age: 20 years
How Died: .
Cemetery Torpoint (Horson) Cemetery, Cornwall
Grave Ref: Grave 5.
Residence: .
Birth Place: 1921, registered Dewsbury
Additional Information: Son of Timothy and Sarah Emma Higgins (nee Crabtree, m. 1910, registered Dewsbury) of Batley. Husband of Kathleen Higgins (nee Murray, m. 1939, registered Spen Valley)?
Employment: .
Marital Status: Single
Medal Entitlement: 1939-45 Star; 1939-1945 War Medal
Obituary: .
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Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 1

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HILL, Albert Edward
 

Name: HILL, Albert Edward
Rank: Gunner
Service Number: 14317428
Service/Regiment: Royal Artillery
Squadron/Battalion 397 Bty., 122 H.A.A. Regt.
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Date of Death: 20/07/1945 Age: 44 years
How Died: Accidental death through drowning
Cemetery Hanging Heaton (St. Paul) Churchyard, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Grave Ref: Grave 638.
Residence: Wood Lane, Hanging Heaton
Birth Place: 2 Feb 1901
Additional Information: Son of Albert and Sarah Ann Hill (nee Summerscales, m. 11 Aug 1890, Hanging Heaton, St Paul) of Hanging Heaton, Batley.
Employment: Willeyer in woolen mill. Later builder’s for George Kilburn and sons.
Marital Status: Single
Medal Entitlement: 1939-45 Star; 1939-1945 War Medal
Obituary: Batley News 5 October 1918 and 28 July 1945
Roll of Honour: .
Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 1

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HILL, S K
 

Name: HILL, S K
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Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 1

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HIRST, J S
 

Name: HIRST, J S
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Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 1

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HIRST, Leslie
 

Name: HIRST, Leslie
Rank: Sergeant
Service Number: 1890731
Service/Regiment: Royal Engineers
Squadron/Battalion 58 Field Coy.
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Disembarked: .
Date of Death: 29/08/1945 Age: 26 years
How Died: Accidently drowned in India
Cemetery Rangoon Memorial, Mayanmar
Grave Ref: Face 3.
Residence: 205 Taylor Street, Batley Carr
Birth Place: Batley, 16 Sep 1919
Additional Information: Son of Nelson and Amy Beatrice Hirst (nee Hepworth, m. 17 May 1910, Holy Trinity, Batley Carr, Lytch Gate) of 205 Taylor Street, Batley Carr, Batley, Yorkshire.
Employment: Clerk for the London North Eastern Railway company.
Marital Status: Single
Medal Entitlement: 1939-45 Star; 1939-1945 War Medal
Obituary: .
Roll of Honour: Batley Grammar School; St Andrews Church, Purlwell
Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 1

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HIRST, (Charles) Stanley
 

Name: HIRST, (Charles) Stanley
Rank: Trooper
Service Number: 7914061
Service/Regiment: Royal Armoured Corps
Squadron/Battalion 12th Royal Lancers (Prince of Wales’s) RAC
Roll: .
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Disembarked: .
Date of Death: 14/11/1942 Age: 29 years
How Died: Died on prisoner of war ship
Cemetery Alamein Memorial, Egypt
Grave Ref: Column 20.
Residence: 17 Snowden Street, Batley
Birth Place: Batley, 29 Jan 1912
Additional Information: Son of Nelson and Amy Beatrice Hirst (nee Hepworth, m. 17 May 1910, Holy Trinity, Batley Carr, Lytch Gate) of 205 Taylor Street, Batley Carr, Batley. Husband of Vera Hirst (nee Smith, m. 1938, registered Dewsbury).
Employment: Butcher
Marital Status: Married, 1 child
Medal Entitlement: 1939-45 Star; 1939-1945 War Medal
Obituary: .
Roll of Honour: .
Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 1

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HOBART, William
 

Name: HOBART, William
Rank: Sapper
Service Number: 2126717
Service/Regiment: Royal Engineers
Squadron/Battalion 23 Bomb Disposal Coy.
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Date of Death: 14/07/1944 Age: 31 years
How Died: .
Cemetery Bayeux War Cemetery, Calvados, France
Grave Ref: Panel 12, Column 1.
Residence: .
Birth Place: 1912, registered Dewsbury
Additional Information: Son of Keighley and Martha Hannah Hobart (nee Garside, m. 10 Jun 1907, Dewsbury Moor, St John the Evangelist) of Staincliffe, Batley.
Employment: .
Marital Status: Single
Medal Entitlement: 1939-45 Star; 1939-1945 War Medal
Obituary: .
Roll of Honour: .
Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 1

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HODGSON, Kenneth
 

Name: HODGSON, Kenneth
Rank: Flying Officer
Service Number: 154238
Service/Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Squadron/Battalion 582 Sqdn.
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Disembarked: .
Date of Death: 29/10/1944 Age: 20 years
How Died: Aircraft Lancaster PB630 crashed in the Netherlands on a mission to Walcheren.
Cemetery Runneymede Memorial, Surrey
Grave Ref: Panel 206.
Residence: .
Birth Place: 1923, registered Dewsbury
Additional Information: Son of Capt. George Hodgson and Rhoda Hodgson (nee Craven, m. 11 Oct 1919, Brownhill, St Saviour) of Carlinghow, Yorkshire.
Employment: .
Marital Status: Single
Medal Entitlement: Air Crew Europe star; 1939-45 Star; 1939-1945 War Medal
Obituary: .
Roll of Honour: .
Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 1

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HOLMES, Douglas
 

Name: HOLMES, Douglas
Rank: Corporal
Service Number: 4350986
Service/Regiment: South Staffordshire Regiment
Squadron/Battalion 1/6th Bn.
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Date of Death: 17/08/1944 Age: 21 years
How Died: .
Cemetery Bayeux War Cemetery, Calvados, France
Grave Ref: XIX. D. 21.
Residence: 41 Bradford Road, Birstall
Birth Place: 1923, registered Dewsbury
Additional Information: Son of Tom and Isabella Holmes (nee Smith, m. 1 Nov 1919, Battyeford, Christ the King) of 41 Bradford Road, Birstall. Also on Birstall War Memorial.
Employment: .
Marital Status: Single
Medal Entitlement: 1939-45 Star; 1939-1945 War Medal
Obituary: .
Roll of Honour: .
Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 1

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HOLMES, Walter
 

Name: HOLMES, Walter
Rank: Trooper
Service Number: 7901871
Service/Regiment: Royal Armoured Corps
Squadron/Battalion 4th Queen’s Own Hussars.
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Disembarked: .
Date of Death: 26/04/1941 Age: 22 years
How Died: Missing, presumed Killed in Action at sea
Cemetery Athens Memorial, Greece
Grave Ref: Face 1.
Residence: 5 Farrar’s Place, Brookroyd, Batley
Birth Place: 1918, registered Dewsbury
Additional Information: Son of Willie and Alice Holmes (nee Wilson, m. 22 Aug 1908, Birstall, St Peter) of 5 Farrar’s Place, Brookroyd, Batley, Yorkshire. (Died Between 26/04/1941 and 27/04/1941). Also on Birstall War Memorial.
Employment: .
Marital Status: Single
Medal Entitlement: 1939-45 Star; 1939-1945 War Medal
Obituary: .
Roll of Honour: .
Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 1

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HOPKINS, John
 

Name: HOPKINS, John
Rank: Private
Service Number: 4750356
Service/Regiment: York and Lancaster Regiment
Squadron/Battalion 2nd Bn
Roll: .
Enrolled: .
Disembarked: .
Date of Death: 27/05/1941 Age: 23 years
How Died: Killed in Action
Cemetery Athens Memorial, Greece
Grave Ref: Face 7.
Residence: .
Birth Place: 1917, registered Dewsbury
Additional Information: Son of Patrick and Catherine Hopkins (nee Finneran, m. 1908, registered Dewsbury) of Batley, Yorkshire.
Employment: .
Marital Status: Single
Medal Entitlement: 1939-45 Star; 1939-1945 War Medal
Obituary: .
Roll of Honour: .
Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 1

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HORTON, Leslie (Davy)
 

Name: HORTON, Leslie (Davy)
Rank: Flight Sergeant
Service Number: 1768068
Service/Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Squadron/Battalion 15 Sqdn.
Roll: .
Enrolled: .
Disembarked: .
Date of Death: 12/05/1945 Age: 22 years
How Died: .
Cemetery Runnymede Memorial, Surrey
Grave Ref: Panel 271.
Residence: Birstall
Birth Place: 1923, registered Dewsbury
Additional Information: Son of Edmund and Kate Horton (nee Davy, m. 15 Apr 1922, Birstall, St Peter) of Birstall, Yorkshire. Also on Birstall War Memorial.
Employment: .
Marital Status: Single
Medal Entitlement: Air Crew Europe star; 1939-45 Star; 1939-1945 War Medal
Obituary: .
Roll of Honour: .
Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 1

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HOWARTH, Willie
 

Name: HOWARTH, Willie
Rank: Driver
Service Number: T/10672536
Service/Regiment: Royal Army Service Corps
Squadron/Battalion .
Roll: .
Enrolled: .
Disembarked: .
Date of Death: 29/06/1942 Age: 40 years
How Died: .
Cemetery Batley Cemetery
Grave Ref: Sec. T. Grave 716.
Residence: 21 Lower North Street, Mount Pleasant, Batley.
Birth Place: 1904, registered Dewsbury
Additional Information: Son of Haydn and Polly Howarth (nee Dent, m. 17 May 1902, Longsight, St Clement, Manchester). Husband of Priscilla Howarth (nee Wilson, m. 26 Feb 1927, Purlwell Wesleyan Methodist Church) of Batley.
Employment: Painter and Decorator
Marital Status: Married, 1 child
Medal Entitlement: 1939-45 Star; 1939-1945 War Medal
Obituary: .
Roll of Honour: .
Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Addenda

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Hughes - Kerfoot

HUGHES, Henry
 

Name: HUGHES, Henry
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: .
Service/Regiment: Merchant Navy
Squadron/Battalion M.V. Empire Spring (Greenock)
Roll: .
Enrolled: .
Disembarked: .
Date of Death: 15/02/1942 Age: 28 years
How Died: Killed in Action, M.V. Empire Spring torpedoed 15 Feb 1942 by U-boat U-576
Cemetery Tower Hill Memorial, London
Grave Ref: Panel 45.
Residence: 7 Fairview Crescent, Batley (1939 Census)
Birth Place: 29 Oct 1913, registered Dewsbury
Additional Information: Son of Thomas and Bridget Hughes. Husband of Winifred Hughes of Batley, Yorkshire.
Employment: Foreman Worker (Woolen)
Marital Status: Married
Medal Entitlement: 1939-45 Star; 1939-1945 War Medal
Obituary: .
Roll of Honour: .
Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 1

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HYDE, I
 

Name: HYDE, I
Rank: .
Service Number: .
Service/Regiment: NO INFORMATION YET FOUND
Squadron/Battalion .
Roll: .
Enrolled: .
Disembarked: .
Date of Death: . Age: . years
How Died: .
Cemetery .
Grave Ref: .
Residence: .
Birth Place: .
Additional Information: .
Employment: .
Marital Status: .
Medal Entitlement: .
Obituary: .
Roll of Honour: .
Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 1

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HYDES, John
 

Name: HYDES, John
Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Service Number: 1140540
Service/Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Squadron/Battalion .
Roll: .
Enrolled: .
Disembarked: .
Date of Death: 12/09/1944 Age: 32 years
How Died: .
Cemetery Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata, India
Grave Ref: Plot O. Row G. Grave 7.
Residence: 85 Bradford Road West, Batley
Birth Place: 19 Sep 1912, registered Dewsbury
Additional Information: Husband of Veronica Hydes (nee Smith, m. 1937, registered Dewsbury) of Bradford Road, Batley.
Employment: Postman
Marital Status: Married
Medal Entitlement: 1939-45 Star; 1939-1945 War Medal
Obituary: .
Roll of Honour: .
Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 1

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IBBOTSON, Fred
 

Name: IBBOTSON, Fred
Rank: Assistant Steward
Service Number: .
Service/Regiment: Merchant Navy
Squadron/Battalion S.S. Ceramic (Southampton)
Roll: .
Enrolled: .
Disembarked: .
Date of Death: 07/12/1942 Age: 20 years
How Died: Killed in Action, S.S. Ceramic torpedoed 7 Dec 1942 by U-boat U-515
Cemetery Tower Hill Memorial, London
Grave Ref: Panel 26.
Residence: 15 Chapel Street, Batley
Birth Place: Sep 1922, registered Dewsbury
Additional Information: Son of Albert and Alice May Ibbetson (nee Goldthorpe, m. 25 Sep 1920, Dewsbury Moor, St John the Evangelist) of Chapel Street, Batley.
Employment: .
Marital Status: Single
Medal Entitlement: 1939-45 Star; 1939-1945 War Medal
Obituary: .
Roll of Honour: Holy Trinity, Batley Carr, Lytch Gate Memorial
Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 1

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INESON, Alfred
 

Name: INESON, Alfred
Rank: Trooper
Service Number: 4618548
Service/Regiment: Royal Armoured Corps
Squadron/Battalion Staffordshire Yeomanry
Roll: .
Enrolled: .
Disembarked: .
Date of Death: 04/07/1944 Age: 25 years
How Died: Killed in Action
Cemetery Ranville War Cemetery, Calvados, France
Grave Ref: III. F. 1.
Residence: Mount Pleasant, Batley
Birth Place: 1918, registered Dewsbury
Additional Information: Son of Sam and Emily Ineson (nee Palmer, m. 1916, registered Dewsbury) of Batley, Yorkshire. Husband of Minnie Ineson (nee Calvert, m. 1941, registered Spen Valley) of Mount Pleasant, Batley.
Employment: .
Marital Status: Married, 1 child
Medal Entitlement: 1939-45 Star; 1939-1945 War Medal
Obituary: .
Roll of Honour: .
Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 2

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INESON, Harry
 

Name: INESON, Harry
Rank: Private
Service Number: 4691701
Service/Regiment: King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
Squadron/Battalion 1st Bn.
Roll: .
Enrolled: .
Disembarked: .
Date of Death: 28/04/1940 Age: 20 years
How Died: Killed in Action
Cemetery Kvam Churchyard, Norway
Grave Ref: Screen Wall. Coll. grave.
Residence: 16 Roman Road, Batley
Birth Place: 9 Jun 1920, registered Dewsbury
Additional Information: Son of Harold and Mary Ineson (nee Blakeley, m. 1914, registered Dewsbury) of 16 Roman Road, Batley.
Employment: Occupation Textile printing and Bleaching.
Marital Status: Single
Medal Entitlement: 1939-45 Star; 1939-1945 War Medal
Obituary: .
Roll of Honour: .
Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 2

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INESON, James Frank
 

Name: INESON, James Frank
Rank: Flying Officer
Service Number: 144953
Service/Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Squadron/Battalion 9th Sqdn. (RAF Bardney)
Roll: Pilot
Enrolled: .
Disembarked: .
Date of Death: 04/05/1944 Age: 22 years
How Died: Lancaster LL787 Crashed near Normee. Thought to be shot down by German Night Fighter.
Cemetery Normee Churchyard, Marne, France
Grave Ref: Grave 2.
Residence: Back Lane, Moor Top, New Farnley, Leeds
Birth Place: 17 Jun 1921, Batley
Additional Information: Son of William and Sarah Jeanetta Ineson (nee Jackson, m. 18 Jun 1910, Dewsbury, All Saints) of 77 Brookroyd Lane, Batley. Husband of Monica W. Ineson (nee Bacon, m.1943, registered Leeds) of New Farnley, Yorkshire.
Employment: .
Marital Status: Married
Medal Entitlement: Air Crew Europe star; 1939-45 Star; 1939-1945 War Medal
Obituary: .
Roll of Honour: .
Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 2

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INGHAM, Arnold
 

Name: INGHAM, Arnold
Rank: Private
Service Number: 10539736
Service/Regiment: Royal Army Ordnance Corps
Squadron/Battalion .
Roll: .
Enrolled: .
Disembarked: .
Date of Death: 12/06/1941 Age: 27 years
How Died: Killed in Action
Cemetery Batley Cemetery
Grave Ref: Sec. T. Grave 904.
Residence: 17 Old Mill Lane, Batley
Birth Place: 21 Jan 1914, Batley.
Additional Information: Son of Joseph T and Frances A Ingham of 17 Old Mill Lane, Batley. Later 16 Wilton Street, Batley.
Employment: Cloth Reiser, Textiles
Marital Status: Single
Medal Entitlement: 1939-45 Star; 1939-1945 War Medal
Obituary: .
Roll of Honour: On UK Army Roll of Honour, 1939 – 1945
Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 2

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JACKSON, Allen
 

Name: JACKSON, Allen
Rank: Civilian
Service Number: .
Service/Regiment: Civilian War Dead
Squadron/Battalion National Fire Service
Roll: Despatch Rider
Enrolled: .
Disembarked: .
Date of Death: 06/10/1943 Age: 32 years
How Died: Died at Halifax Road
Cemetery Dewsbury Cemetery
Grave Ref: F. 519
Residence: 7 Orchard Street, Saville Town, Dewsbury
Birth Place: 26 Sep 1911
Additional Information: Son of Kitson and Clara Jackson (nee Allen, m. 16 May 1903, Birstall, St Peter) of 5 Farfield Avenue, Batley. Husband of Jean Jackson (nee Roberts, m. 1938, registered Dewsbury) of 19 Kertland Street, Savile Town. Died at Halifax Road.
Employment: Colour Maker
Marital Status: Married, 1 child
Medal Entitlement: N/A
Obituary: .
Roll of Honour: Civilian War Dead Roll of Honour, located near St. George’s Chapel in Westminster Abbey, London.
Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 2

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KELLY, J S
 

Name: KELLY, J S
Rank: .
Service Number: .
Service/Regiment: NO INFORMATION YET FOUND
Squadron/Battalion .
Roll: .
Enrolled: .
Disembarked: .
Date of Death: . Age: . years
How Died: .
Cemetery .
Grave Ref: .
Residence: .
Birth Place: .
Additional Information: .
Employment: .
Marital Status: .
Medal Entitlement: .
Obituary: .
Roll of Honour: .
Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 2

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KEMP, Frank
 

Name: KEMP, Frank
Rank: Private
Service Number: 14612755
Service/Regiment: Essex Regiment
Squadron/Battalion 1st Bn.
Roll: .
Enrolled: .
Disembarked: .
Date of Death: 24/04/1944 Age: 20 years
How Died: Killed in Action
Cemetery Kohima War Cemetery, India
Grave Ref: 11. C. 7.
Residence: 34 Coal Pit Lane, Carlinghow, Batley
Birth Place: c. 1924, registered Dewsbury
Additional Information: Son of Harry and Irene Kemp (nee Stanley, m. 16 Sep 1922, Carlinghow, St John) of Coal Pit Lane, Carlinghow, Batley, Yorkshire.
Employment: .
Marital Status: Single
Medal Entitlement: 1939-45 Star; 1939-1945 War Medal
Obituary: .
Roll of Honour: .
Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 2

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KERFOOT, John
 

Name: KERFOOT, John
Rank: Sergeant
Service Number: 1490317
Service/Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Squadron/Battalion 9th Sqdn.
Roll: Air Gunner
Enrolled:  Padgate, joined after April 1941.
Disembarked: .
Date of Death: 31/07/1944 Age: 21 years
How Died: Killed in Action
Cemetery Clichy Northern Cemetery, Hauts-de-Seine, France
Grave Ref: Plot 16. Row 11. Coll. grave 1-3.
Residence: .
Birth Place: 1923, registered Dewsbury
Additional Information: Son of Edward and Bridget Kerfoot (nee Leech, m. 1923, registered Dewsbury) of Cliffe Street, Batley, Yorkshire. Husband of Margaret Kerfoot (nee Pinder, m. 1944, registered Spen Valley) of Batley.
Employment: .
Marital Status: Married, 1 child
Medal Entitlement: 1939-45 Star; 1939-1945 War Medal
Obituary: .
Roll of Honour: .
Memorial: Batley War Memorial, Plaque No 2

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Land - Lynch

Maguire - Mitchell

Moffat - Newsome

Nowell - Pyrah