Do you have information on these WW2 fallen?

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  1. Emanuel1940

    Emanuel1940 Member

  2. ramacal

    ramacal 336/102 LAA Regiment (7 Lincolns), RA

    You'll get a lot more help if you post the Commonwealth War Graves Commission details on each casualty.

    I don't have the time to look up details on all 25 and I'm sure others feel the same. Give us this information and you'll find more people will look up source documentation for you.
     
  3. Emanuel1940

    Emanuel1940 Member

  4. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    Panel attached from Runnymede

    CULVERWELL, EDWARD

    Rank:
    Squadron Leader
    Service No:
    33235
    Date of Death:
    13/06/1941
    Age:
    25
    Regiment/Service:
    Royal Air Force

    22 Sqdn.
    Panel Reference
    Panel 28.
    Memorial
    RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL
    Additional Information:
    Son of James John and Margaret Culverwell; husband of Sarah Anderson Wilson Culverwell, of North Berwick, East Lothian.
     

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    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    Panel attached from Runnymede

    FITZGERALD, DOUGLAS JOHN

    Rank:
    Flight Sergeant
    Service No:
    1432356
    Date of Death:
    30/08/1944
    Age:
    22
    Regiment/Service:
    Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

    236 Sqdn.
    Panel Reference
    Panel 217.
    Memorial
    RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL
    Additional Information:
    Son of John George Fitzgerald and of Louisa Isobelle Marie Fitzgerald (nee Perrin).
     

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    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    Panel attached from Runnymede

    FITZGERALD, RAYMOND CHARLES

    Rank:
    Flight Sergeant
    Service No:
    1585554
    Date of Death:
    30/08/1944
    Age:
    21
    Regiment/Service:
    Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

    236 Sqdn.
    Panel Reference
    Panel 217.
    Memorial
    RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL
    Additional Information:
    Son of Charles James Fitzgerald and Ivy Fitzgerald, of Wandsworth, London; husband of Enid Mona Fitzgerald.
     

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    Derek William Cadman

    Birth
    Name: Derek W Cadman
    Mother's Maiden Surname:Sterritt
    Date of Registration:Jan-Feb-Mar 1923
    Registration district:Croydon
    Inferred County:Surrey
    Volume Number:2a
    Page Number:568

    Death
    Name: Derek W Cadman
    Birth Date:abt 1923
    Date of Registration:Apr-May-Jun 1941
    Age at Death:18
    Registration district:Fakenham
    Inferred County:Norfolk
    Volume:4b
    Page:703
     
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    Anthony Charles Elger

    From THE DOVER WAR MEMORIAL PROJECT - World War Two - Casualties in the Book of Remembrance - Surnames G:


    Gardiner, E. A.
    [​IMG]Edward Arthur Gardiner, 625967, was a Flight Engineer Sergeant in 9 Squadron, RAF He took off in Avro Lancaster W4182 WS-B from Waddington, Lincolnshire at 18:15 hours on 20 December 1942, for a raid on Duisburg, Germany. Soon after taking off Lancaster W4182 collided with another Lancaster, W4269, in the darkness. Both bombers fell from the sky out of control and crashed on Bracebridge Heath, about 2 miles south of Lincoln. In a moment, 14 RAF airmen lost their lives
    He was the "beloved second son" of Harry and Alice E Gardiner, from 77 Longfield Road, Dover. He is buried at St James, Dover. Six NCOs from the RAF were bearers of the coffin, draped with the Union Flag, and a large number of RAF followed the cortege. Section ER, Grave 3
    "If love could have saved him, he would not have died"
    The crew of Sergeant Gardiner's Lancaster were:
    Sergeant Leslie Charles Hazell Captain (Pilot) aged 32
    Sergeant Edward Arthur Gardiner Flight Engineer aged 23
    Sergeant William Thomas Miller Navigator/Bomb aimer aged 33
    Sergeant Hubert Thomas Tatley Wireless operator/Air gunner aged 30
    Sergeant Charles Harry Sidney Brooks Wireless operator/Air gunner aged 27
    Sergeant Emrys Frederick Sharples Air gunner aged 27
    Sergeant Eric Wilson Walker Air gunner aged 32

    Below are the names of the crew from the other Lancaster involved in the mid-air collision. It was from No 44 Squadron and had also taken off from Waddington
    Flight Sergeant Anthony Charles Elger age unknown
    Sergeant George Donald McCready RCAF aged 21
    Pilot Officer Vincent Noel Giri age unknown
    Sergeant Alan James Easton aged 20
    Sergeant Richard Ivor Gunter age unknown
    Sergeant Colin Harmston aged 20
    Sergeant Edward Jackson aged 20


    At the bottom of his headstone are the words, "Ever Remembered. He died that we might live" The additional memorial is for Harry Gardiner, aged 71 RAF information with thanks to Dean Sumner
    Picture and transcriptions with thanks to Joyce Banks


    Pilot Officer Anthony Charles Elger ( - 1942) - Find A Grave Memorial

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  11. Emanuel1940

    Emanuel1940 Member

    Many thanks everyone. These are all great. Very grateful.
     
  12. Owen

    Owen -- --- -.. MOD

    Warner's MC recommendation can be bought from here for £3.36.
    | The National Archives
    Gimme a few minutes I'll try & find it for free.(I'll edit it to this post if I find it.)

    Name Warner, Stanley Charles
    Rank: Lieutenant
    Service No: 90786
    Regiment: 9 Battalion Royal Fusiliers
    Theatre of Combat or Operation: Italy
    Award: Military Cross
    Date of Announcement in London Gazette: 13 January 1944
     

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  13. noggin1969

    noggin1969 Well-Known Member

    Lancaster W4259 not W4269 ( that crashed near Amsterdam in May 1943 ).
     

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