Roll of honour to all fallen Leamington soldiers since 1939

A GULF War veteran from Leamington is compiling a roll of honour to help keep alive the memory of all those from the town who died during and since the Second World War. David Eason, GCM (Gulf Campaign Medal) of ...»

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The 11th Hussars

The history of the 11th Hussars (Prince Albert's Own) 'Cherrypickers' is one which began in Essex in 1715, raised as Honywood's Dragoons, in response to the Jacobite Rebellion, taking their first Colonels name. For the following thirty years they were ... »

Roll of Honour 1939-1940

11th Hussars (Prince Albert's Own) "Cherrypickers" 1939-1947 Roll of Honour 1939-1940; (Entries with photographs at the bottom of the page) Top photograph: Warrant Officer Class II (T.S.M) BOWYER (MM) Thomas Henry, 548805; 2nd Troop, 'B' Squadron (Troop Leader) Died of ... »

Roll of Honour - 1941

11th Hussars (Prince Albert's Own) "Cherrypickers" 1939-1947 Roll of Honour 1941 (Entries with photographs at the bottom of the page) Top photograph: Trooper, HOLTOM, Herbert (Bert) Harold, 7916094; 6th Troop Headquarters Squadron Died on the 21st September 1941 aged 28 ... »

Roll of Honour - 1942

11th Hussars (Prince Albert's Own) "Cherrypickers" 1939-1947 Roll of Honour 1942; (Entries with photographs at the bottom of the page) Top photograph: Lieutenant, STUART, David Andrew Noel (Viscount Stuart) 232729; 5th Troop 'A' Squadron (Troop Leader) Killed in action on ... »

Roll of Honour - 1943

11th Hussars (Prince Albert's Own) "Cherrypickers" 1939-1947 Roll of Honour 1943; (entries with photographs below) Top photograph: Trooper, DUNTHORNE, Arthur Norman, 7906027; 4th Troop 'C' Squadron Killed in action on the 20th March 1943 aged 23 while giving first aid ... »

Roll of Honour - 1944

11th Hussars (Prince Albert's Own) "Cherrypickers" 1939-1947 Roll of Honour 1944; (Entries with photographs at bottom) Top photograph: Trooper, BLACKMORE, Reginald Frederick, 2572632; 'B' Squadron (Despatch Rider) Killed in action on the 28th October 1944 aged 26 as a result ... »

Roll of Honour - 1945 - 1947

11th Hussars (Prince Albert's Own) "Cherrypickers" 1939-1947 Roll of Honour 1945-1947 and Casualties Associated to the 11th Hussars (P.A.O) 1939-1945; (Entries with photographs at bottom) Top photograph: Lieutenant, TROUP, Ivan Gordon, 295902; 2nd Troop 'B' Squadron (Troop Leader) Killed in ... »

Cpl Henry Charles Larner and Sgt Dennis Joseph Fitzpatrick

11th Hussars (Prince Albert's Own) "Cherrypickers" 1939-1947 Roll of Honour Corporal Henry Charles LARNER American Field Service Volunteer Ambulance Corps. Corporal, LARNER, Henry (Sonny) Charles; American Field Service Volunteer (Civilian) Ambulance Corps, previously attached to the 11th Hussars (P.A.O) Died ... »

Leamington's Czechoslovakian Memorial Fountain

Royal Leamington Spa, War Memorial's Roll of Honour: 1939+ Czechoslovakian Memorial Fountain Located in Jephson Gardens Leamington Spa is the Czech Memorial Fountain, the Memorial is made of stone and is in the shape of a parachute opening. Around the ... »

Leamington soldiers: Laconia sinking

MOLESWORTH, John Henry, P/JX191371; Leading Signalman (SS Laconia) 12th September 1942, Aged: 20. Lost at sea on Saturday 12th October 1942 THE SINKING OF THE LACONIA "An Inconvenient Truth" S.S.LACONIA; British Cunard Line luxury liner (19,695 tons) converted to a ... »

Leamington's fallen Army and Marine commandos

Royal Leamington Spa, War Memorial Roll of Honour; 1939+ Army / Royal Marine Commandos Top photograph: POWELL, Wallace William Alfred, CH/X3243; Marine, 40 Commando Royal Marines Killed in action during the Dieppe Raid 'Operation Jubilee' on Wednesday 19th August 1942, ... »

Leamington's fallen Royal Air Force soldiers

Royal Leamington Spa, War Memorial's Roll of Honour: 1939+ ROYAL AIR FORCE Top photograph: DAVIDSON, Oswald, 108660; Pilot Officer (RAFVR) 18th November 1941, Aged: 29. Stationed: RAF Bassingbourn, Cambridgeshire. Killed in action on Sunday 18th November 1941, son of: Cllr ... »

Leamington's fallen Navy and Merchant Navy soldiers

Royal Leamington Spa, War Memorial's Roll of Honour: 1939+ Royal Navy / Merchant Navy 1939; MILLER, Albert Edward, P/JX158589; Boy 1st Class (HMS Royal Oak) Lost at sea on the 14th October 1939 Aged: 16 The son of: Frederick James ... »

Fallen Leamington servicemen buried at Whitnash Road Cemetery

THE following are the headstones of soldiers buried at Whitnash Road Cemetery in Leamington Those marked with a * are not recorded on the memorial but lay side by side of those who are. Mr Eason said he would be ... »

The story of John "Jack" Collingridge

Sergeant John “Jack”Collingridge RAFVR was born on November the 15th 1922 ,the son of Alfred & Mabel Collingridge of Leamington Spa, Warwickshire. His father Alfred was a Regimental Sergeant Major in the Royal Horse Artillery in WW1,later changing his birth ... »

The story of Eric John Brotherton

Major, Eric John Roderick BROTHERTON, MC, 126610 2nd Royal Tank Regiment, Royal Armoured Corps Died: 13th September 1944, Aged: 28; Born on the 5th August 1915, Lapworth, Warwickshire. The only son of Eric and Helen Brotherton, of: Lapworth, Warwickshire. Brother ... »

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