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THE  DOVER WAR MEMORIAL  PROJECT

 

war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper


World War II

DOVER CONNECTION UNKNOWN
Notes with thanks to Joyce Banks

Name: Anthony GODFREY
Initials: A F H
Rank: Major
Died: 17 October 1939
No: 26247
Born: Russia
Lived: Kent
Regiment: Royal Artillery
France and Belgium Campaign 1939/40

Name: Henry GAVIN
Initials: H W
Rank: Fusilier
Died 28 May 1940
No: 7041660
Born: Middlesex
Lived: London SW
Regiment: Royal Irish Fusiliers (Princess Victoria's)
Branch: Infantry
France and Belgium Campaign 1939/40
 
Name: Gerald TATCHELL
Initials: G E
Rank: Major
Died 31 May 1940
No: 24297
Born: India
Lived: Essex
Regiment : Lincolnshire Regiment
Branch : Infantry
France and Belgium Campaign 1939/40
 
Name: Coryndon LUXMOORE
Initials: C
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Died 11 June 1940
No: 117909
Born: Kent
Lived: Kent
Branch : Infantry
France and Belgium Campaign 1939/40
Regiment at Death: Buffs, (Royal East Kent Regiment)
 
Name: Alistair TELFER- SMOLLETT
Initials: A D
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Died 12 June 1940
No: 95628
Born: Derbyshire
Lived: Berkshire
Regiment : Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment)
Branch : Infantry
France and Belgium Campaign 1939/40
 
Name: Ernest ELLENDER
Initials: E T
Rank: Lance Corporal
Died 15 December 1941
No: 6285786
Born: Kent
Lived: Canterbury
Regiment : Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment)
Branch : Infantry
Middle East Theatre

Name: Peter CLARKE
Initials: P G
Rank: Major
Died 2 September 1942
No: 67104
Born: Lancashire
Lived: Canterbury
Regiment : Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment)
Branch : Infantry
Middle East Theatre

Name: Charles BROOKS
Initials: C F
Rank: Warrant Officer Class 1
Died  October 1942
No: 1410996
Born: Gibraltar
Lived: Kent
Regiment : Royal Artillery
Branch : Royal Artillery
Theatre: At Sea
Branch at Death: Royal Artillery *Possibly?
 
Name: Stewart WILSON
Initials: S
Rank: Lance Corporal
Died 3 March 1943
No: 2990983
Born: Shetland
Lived: Kent
Branch : Infantry
Theatre: North Africa
Regiment at Death: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (Princess Louise's)
Branch at Death: Infantry
 
Name: John PRIESTMAN
Initials: J R T
Rank: Lieutenant
Died 7 March1943
No: 100042
Born: York
Lived: Hertfordshire
Branch : Infantry
Theatre: North Africa
Regiment at Death: Lincolnshire Regiment
Branch at Death: Infantry

He is buried in the Medjez-El-Bab War Cemetery, Tunisia, grave 4 F 1. At the foot of his headstone are the words, "Here lieth all that could die of a very brave Yorkshireman".

photo courtesy of Bryan Smith

Name: John ORD
Initials: J L
Rank: Lieutenant
Died 18 May 1943
No: 34507
Born: Kent
Lived: Kent
Regiment : Royal Artillery
Branch : Other Corps
Theatre:At Sea
Regiment at Death: Staff (Colonels and above), except RAMC RAOC REME and RAPC
Branch at Death: Other Corps

Name: Louis PHILPOTT
Initials: L D
Rank: Colour Sergeant
Died 16 April 1943
No: 6288051
Born: Kent
Lived: Canterbury
Regiment : Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment)
Branch : Infantry
Theatre:North Africa
 
Name: Victor WILLIAMS
Initials: V J
Rank: Corporal
Died 13 July 1943
No: 5332703
Born: Kent
Lived: Bristol
Branch : Devonshire Regiment
Theatre: Sicily
Regiment at Death: Devonshire Regiment
Branch at Death: Infantry

 


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