Discussion in 'War Grave Photographs' started by AndyBaldEagle, Feb 7, 2010.
I saw this one at St James the Great church, Aston Abbotts, Bucks. 06-11-17.
There's some information on Lance Sergeant John William Humphreys at ParaData. He may have died of wounds received in the battle for Wunstorf Airfield, 7th April 1945.
John W Humphreys | ParaData
Remembered Workington (Salterbeck) Cemetery, Cumbria.
Private EARL, GORDON
Service Number 14245788
225 Parachute Field Amb
Royal Army Medical Corps
Son of William and Maud Earl, of Workington, Cumberland.
Buried at RANVILLE WAR CEMETERY
Location: Calvados, France
Cemetery/memorial reference: IA. J. 16.
List of Needs/Wants updated - thanks for all help so far
what is the abney park casualty name
Clive - chap called Blackwell, RASC Died 28/6/46
Grave Reference - Plot M5 Row RN Grave 6581
I did have a look for him when I lived in London but did not have enough hours in the time i was there! or to fight through some of the undergrowth!
ok will sort for you plus look to do Isleworth
I was at Abney Park last year but still overgrown but they are working on it and had cleared quite a bit
Runnymede check here The Air Forces Memorial Runnymede Panels 1 - 292 for Reference
Andy not a good photo from findagrave
Andy attached from Abney Park cemetery.
His full name is James Ralph Blackwell.
Headstone states 18 years old
Cemetery burial records state 21 years old
CWGC states 20 years old
His Brother also died in service.
Boy BLACKWELL, DAVID REGINALD
S.S. Anglo Peruvian (London)
Driver BLACKWELL, J R
Service Number T/14423527
Royal Army Service Corps
Son of James Campbell Blackwell and Jessie Blackwell, of Islington.
At Overloon CWGC. Peter Badger served with the Medium Machine Gun Platoon, Support Company, 2nd Parachute Battalion. He was one of those taken prisoner at the Arnhem Road Bridge and spent the rest of the war in captivity. Tragically, Peter was killed in a road accident before repatriation back to the UK and was originally buried at the US Cemetery at Margraten before being moved to Overloon.
Corporal CORKE, HUGH WALTER CHARLES
Service Number 5781349
The Glider Pilot Regiment, A.A.C.
Son of Walter Thomas Corke and Emily Corke, of Hounslow.
IN PROUD AND TREASURED MEMORY OF OUR GALLANT SON AND BROTHER
Separate names with a comma.