Thursday, November 01, 2012

The WW2 casualties of Keswick, Cumbria

1. Keswick War memorial (front) 
2. List of Keswick's WW2 casualties (A-M) 
3. List of  Keswick's WW2 casualties (M-T)
 For additional information click on 'Comments' below.

11 Comments:

Blogger ritsonvaljos said...

Additional information

Keswick War Memorial
(WW2 casualties)

Below are the names of the 50 WW2 casualties commemorated on the Keswick War Memorial:

J.E. Aitchison
S. Birkett
J. Boyes
D. Broatch
J. Browrigg
V.S. De Redcliffe-Canning
G. Cartmell
M.W. Cartmell
W.N. Dawson
M.R. Dennison
O. Dennison
L. Dent
W. Dowling
E. Evans
Mary Evans
W.J. Ewart
G.E. Gilpin
I.W. Green
R.M. Hilland
R. Holmes
W. Liston
J. McNally
T.J. McNichol
R.H. Makeham
W.R. Marshall-A'Deane
G. Mawson
C.T. Mayson
A. Mordue
J.A. Oliver
F. Patrick
H. Peill
T.M. Penrice
H.B. Pickthall
W. Pritt
J. Richardson
J.B. Rose
T. Rumney
W.G. Rumney
E. Sanderson
P.G.E. Sarsfield-Hall
W. Siddle
J.D. Singh
V.V. Spedding
M.N.G. Swindle
H. Swindle
G.E. Thompson
K. Thompson
T.E. Thompson
N.E. Tysoe
J.W. Tyson
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Blogger ritsonvaljos said...

CWGC citations for Keswick's WW2 casualties

Below are the CWGC citations for the WW2 casualties of Keswick listed on the war memorial that I have been able to identify, plus some additional casualties whose names have not been included on the memorial.

1. James Eric AITCHISON

Name: AITCHISON, JAMES ERIC
Rank: Captain
Service No: 187869
Date of Death: 04/02/1944
Age: 29
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery, 19 Field Regt.
Grave Reference: IV, G, 7.
Cemetery: ANZIO WAR CEMETERY, Italy

Additional Information:
(Next of kin details not listed)
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2. Sidney Edmund BIRKETT

Name: BIRKETT, SYDNEY EDMUND
Rank: Flight Sergeant
Trade: W.Op./Air Gnr.
Service No: 1115374
Date of Death: 01/09/1943
Age: 28
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 620 Sqdn.
Grave Reference: Plot 2 Row 4 Grave 21.
Cemetery: DUNKIRK TOWN CEMETERY, France.

Additional Information:
Son of James and Sarah Jane Birkett, of Keswick, Cumberland.
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3. J. Boyes

(Unable to identify on CWGC records)
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4. Denis BROATCH

Name: BROATCH, DENIS
Rank: Major
Service No: 169142
Date of Death: 14/12/1943
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Ordnance Corps
Grave Reference: Plot B. Grave 172.
Cemetery: KESWICK (ST. JOHN) CHURCHYARD, Cumberland

Additional Information:
Son of Mrs. H. Broatch, of Keswick.
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5. John William BROWNRIGG

Name: BROWNRIGG, JOHN WILLIAM
Rank: Gunner
Service No: L/111
Date of Death: 14/05/1943
Age: 43
Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Artillery, 2 Lt. A.A. Regt.
Panel Reference: Panel 16.
Memorial: HALIFAX MEMORIAL, Nova Scotia

Additional Information:
Son of Mary Lawson, of Brigham, Cumberland, England.
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6. Victor Stratford De Redcliffe CANNING

Name: CANNING, The Hon. VICTOR STRATFORD De REDCLIFFE
Rank: Lieutenant
Service No: 262098
Date of Death: 06/05/1944
Age: 20
Regiment/Service: Grenadier Guards, 5th Bn.
Awards: Mentioned in Despatches
Panel Reference: Panel 3.
Memorial: CASSINO MEMORIAL, Italy

Additional Information:
Son of Leopold Ernest Stratford George Canning, D.L., J.P., 4th Baron Garvagh, and of Lady Garvagh (nee Parker), of Keswick, Cumberland.
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7. George CARTMELL

Name: CARTMELL, GEORGE

Rank: Private
Service No: 3598388
Date of Death: 01/03/1941
Age: 22
Regiment/Service: Border Regiment, 4th Bn.
Grave Reference: 6. D. 4.
Cemetery: KRAKOW RAKOWICKI CEMETERY, Poland

Additional Information:
(Next of kin details not listed)
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8. Mark Watson CARTMELL

Name: CARTMELL, MARK WATSON

Rank: Sergeant
Trade: Flt. Engr.
Service No: 1672469
Date of Death: 27/11/1943
Age: 20
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 103 Sqdn.
Grave Reference: Plot B Grave 165.
Cemetery: KESWICK (ST. JOHN) CHURCHYARD, Cumberland

Additional Information:
Son of Thomas S. Cartmell and Constance M. Cartmell, of Keswick.
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9. William N. DAWSON

Name: DAWSON, WILLIAM
Rank: Company Quartermaster Serjeant
Service No: 3597740
Date of Death: 01/12/1944
Age: 28
Regiment/Service: Border Regiment, 2nd Bn.
Panel Reference: Face 13.
Memorial: RANGOON MEMORIAL, Myanmar (Burma)

Additional Information:
Son of John and Louisa Dawson.
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10. Maurice Robinson DENNISON

Name: DENNISON, MAURICE ROBINSON
Rank: Midshipman (A)
Date of Death: 12/07/1942
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, H.M.S. Condor.
Grave Reference: Plot B. Grave 132.
Cemetery: KESWICK (ST. JOHN) CHURCHYARD, Cumberland

Additional Information:
Son of Robert and Elsie Dennison, of Keswick.
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11. Owen DENNISON

Name: DENNISON, OWEN
Rank: Private
Service No: 14550719
Date of Death:
12/08/1944
Age: 19
Regiment/Service: Durham Light Infantry, 9th Bn.
Grave Reference: IX. F. 4.
Cemetery: ST. MANVIEU WAR CEMETERY, CHEUX, France

Additional Information:
Son of Owen and Annie Dennison, of Keswick, Cumberland.
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12. Leslie DENT

Name: DENT, LESLIE
Rank: Sergeant
Trade: W.Op./Air Gnr.
Service No: 990446
Date of Death: 18/06/1941
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Grave Reference: Sec. D. Grave 325.
Cemetery: CROSTHWAITE (ST. KENTIGERN) CHURCHYARD, Keswick

Additional Information:
Next of kin details not listed by the CWGC.
Leslie Dent was the son of John Porter Dent and Jessie Dent (nee Telford)
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13. William DOWLING

Name: DOWLING, WILLIAM
Rank: Sergeant
Service No:PO/X 149
Date of Death: 14/09/1942
Age: 37
Regiment/Service: Royal Marines, H.M.S. President III.
Grave Reference: Plot B. Grave 146.
Cemetery: KESWICK (ST. JOHN) CHURCHYARD, Cumberland

Additional Information:
Son of Samuel and Annie Dowling; husband of Sarah Jane Dowling, of Keswick.
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14. Edwin EVANS

Name: EVANS, EDWIN
Rank: Fusilier
Service No: 3600183
Date of Death: 19/02/1944
Age: 28
Regiment/Service: Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment), 9th Bn.
Grave Reference: I, A, 28.
Cemetery: ROME WAR CEMETERY, Italy

Additional Information:
Son of Edwin and Annie Evans, of Keswick, Cumberland; husband of Velma Evans, of Keswick.
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15. Mary EVANS

Name: EVANS, MARY
Rank: Aircraftwoman 1st Class
Service No: 471859
Date of Death: 12/02/1945
Age: 24
Regiment/Service: Women's Auxiliary Air Force
Grave Reference: Plot A. Grave 136.
Cemetery: KESWICK (ST. JOHN) CHURCHYARD, Cumberland

Additional Information:
Daughter of Walter and Josephine Evans, of Keswick.
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16. William John EWART

Name: EWART, WILLIAM JOHN
Rank: Flight Lieutenant
Trade: Pilot
Service No: 89380
Date of Death: 02/06/1942
Age: 25
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Awards: Mentioned in Despatches
Grave Reference: 20. E. 3.
Cemetery: JONKERBOS WAR CEMETERY, Netherlands

Additional Information:
Son of Fergus and Jessie Ewart; husband of Elsie Lilian Ewart, of Ilford, Essex.
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17. George Edward GILPIN

Name: GILPIN, GEORGE EDWARD
Rank: Sergeant
Trade: Air Gnr.
Service No: 610020
Date of Death: 04/05/1944
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force, 50 Sqdn.
Grave Reference: Coll. grave 24-34.
Cemetery: POIVRES CHURCHYARD, Aube, France

Additional Information:
Next of kin details not listed by CWGC.
Sergeant Gilpin was flying on an Avro Lancaster on a mission to Mailly-le-camp when he lost his life. One of his crewmates was Sergeant Cyril Whitelock, a fellow Cumbrian. Sergeant Whitelock came from Whitehaven, Cumberland. They share the same grave in Poivres Churchyard.
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18. Isaac W. GREEN

Name: GREEN, ISAAC W.
Rank: Sapper
Service No: 2128891
Date of Death: 14/07/1941
Age: 26
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers, 3 Bomb Disposal Coy.
Grave Reference: Sec. D. Grave 364.
Cemetery: CROSTHWAITE (ST. KENTIGERN) CHURCHYARD, Cumberland

Additional Information:
Son of Folder and Martha Green, of Keswick; husband of Mary Isabella Green, of Keswick.
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19. Robert Meakin HILLAND

Name: HILLAND, ROBERT MEAKIN
Rank: Gunner
Service No: 1730364
Date of Death: 19/03/1944
Age: 36
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery, 107 H.A.A. Regt.
Grave Reference: Sec. E. Grave 653.
Cemetery: CROSTHWAITE (ST. KENTIGERN) CHURCHYARD, Cumberland

Additional Information:
Son of Fredric and Eleanor Hilland husband of Mary Eleanor Hilland, of Keswick.
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20. Robert HOLMES

Name: HOLMES, ROBERT
Rank: Private
Service No: 10562914
Date of Death: 06/10/1942
Age: 38
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Ordnance Corps
Grave Reference: Plot B. Grave 153.
Cemetery: KESWICK (ST. JOHN) CHURCHYARD, Cumberland

Additional Information:
Son of Mrs. E. Holmes, of Keswick.
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21. William LISTON

Name: LISTON, WILLIAM
Rank: Private
Service No: 3660649
Date of Death: 11/06/1944
Age: 24
Regiment/Service: South Lancashire Regiment and No. 6 Commando
Grave Reference: IVA. G. 10.
Cemetery; RANVILLE WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France.

Additional Information:
Next of kin details not listed by CWGC
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22. John McNALLY

Name: McNALLY, JOHN
Rank: Corporal
Service No: 1886649
Date of Death: 03/05/1941
Age: 34
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers, 1 Bomb Disposal Coy.
Grave Reference: Plot B. Grave 100.
Cemetery; KESWICK (ST. JOHN) CHURCHYARD, Cumberland

Additional Information:
Son of John and Jane McNally; husband of Isabella McNally, of Keswick.
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23. John Joseph McNICHOL

Name: McNICHOL, JOHN JOSEPH
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No: 3597529
Date of Death: 23/09/1939
Age: 21
Regiment/Service: Border Regiment, 6th Bn.
Grave Reference: Plot A. Grave 1.
Cemetery: KESWICK (ST. JOHN) CHURCHYARD, Cumberland.

Additional Information:
Nephew of Mr. J. H. McNichol, of Keswick.
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24. Reginald Henry MAKEHAM

Name: MAKEHAM, REGINALD HENRY
Rank: Private
Service No: 841059
Date of Death: 23/10/1942
Age: 28
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders and No. 2 Commando
Panel Reference: Panel 14. Column 2.
Memorial: BROOKWOOD MEMORIAL, Surrey

Additional Information:
Son of Reginald Linnel Makeham and Mary Susan Janet Hope Makeham;
Husband of R. Makeham, of Keswick, Cumberland.
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25. Walter Roger MARSHALL-A'DEANE

Name: MARSHALL-A'DEANE, WALTER ROGER
Rank: Commander
Date of Death: 22/05/1941
Age: 38
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy, H.M.S. Greyhound.
Awards: D S O, D S C, A M
Panel Reference: Panel 45, Column 1.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, U.K.

Additional Information:
Son of Richard Marshall and of Gertrude Ellen Marshall (nee Temple);
Husband of Margaret Hamilton Marshall-A'Deane, of Takapau, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand.
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26. George Edward MAWSON

Name: MAWSON, GEORGE EDWARD
Rank: Private
Service No: 3064719
Date of Death: 19/03/1943
Age: 31
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots, 1st Bn.
Panel Reference: Face 4.
Memorial: RANGOON MEMORIAL, Myanmar (Burma)

Additional Information:
Next of kin details not listed by CWGC
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27. Charles Thwaites MAYSON

Name: MAYSON, CHARLES THWAITES
Rank: Captain
Service No: 132414
Date of Death: 03/05/1943
Regiment/Service: Royal Armoured Corps, 33 Army Tank Bde.
Grave Reference: Plot B. Grave 158.
Cemetery: KESWICK (ST. JOHN) CHURCHYARD, Cumberland

Additional Information:
Next of kin details not listed by CWGC
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28. Alan MORDUE

Name: MORDUE, ALAN
Rank: Serjeant
Service No: 408596
Date of Death: 27/06/1942
Age: 25
Regiment/Service: Royal Armoured Corps, Queen's Bays (2nd Dragoon Guards)
Panel Reference: Column 15.
Memorial: ALAMEIN MEMORIAL, Egypt

Additional Information:
Son of William and Mary Mordue, of Keswick, Cumberland.
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29. James Ashley OLIVER

Name: OLIVER, JAMES ASHLEY
Rank: Guardsman
Service No: 2723305
Date of Death: 02/08/1944
Age: 22
Regiment/Service: Irish Guards, 2nd Bn.
Grave Reference: XXVI. E. 6.
Cemetery: BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France

Additional Information:
Son of James E. and Sarah B. Oliver, of Keswick, Cumberland.
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30. Francis PATRICK

Name: PATRICK, FRANCIS
Rank: Able Seaman
Service No: C/SSX 19700
Date of Death: 07/02/1943
Age: 26
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy, H.M.L.C.I.(L) 162
Panel Reference: 69, 2.
Memorial: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent (U.K.)

Additional Information:
Son of Frank and Jane Patrick;
Husband of Eleanor Patrick, of Keswick, Cumberland.
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31. Joseph Henry PEILL

Name: PEILL, JOSEPH HENRY
Rank: Flight Sergeant
Service No: 658300
Date of Death: 05/01/1945
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force, 50 Sqdn.
Panel Reference: Panel 272.
Memorial: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey (U.K.)

Additional Information:
Next of kin details not listed by CWGC
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32. Thomas Mathew PENRICE

Name: PENRICE, THOMAS MATHEW
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No: 3599067
Date of Death: 24/05/1940
Age: 29
Regiment/Service: Border Regiment, 4th Bn.
Awards: Mentioned in Despatches
Grave Reference: Grave 3.
Cemetery: QUINCAMPOIX FLEUZY CHURCHYARD, Oise, France.

Additional Information:
Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Penrice and stepson of Elizabeth Jane Penrice, of Keswick, Cumberland.
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33. Harold Byers PICKTHALL

Name: PICKTHALL, HAROLD BYERS
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No: 2352211
Date of Death: 11/01/1944
Age: 30
Regiment/Service: Royal Corps of Signals, 18th Div. Sigs.
Grave Reference: 3. F. 7.
Cemetery: CHUNGKAI WAR CEMETERY, Thailand.

Additional Information:
Son of Richard Owen Pickthall and Annie Pickthall;
Husband of Esther Pickthall, of Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire.
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34. William PRITT

Name: PRITT, WILLIAM
Rank: Private
Service No: 14209631
Date of Death: 01/07/1944
Age: 22
Regiment/Service: King's Shropshire Light Infantry, 4th Bn.
Grave Reference: VII. G. 10.
Cemetery: ST. MANVIEU WAR CEMETERY, CHEUX, Calvados, France.

Additional Information:
Son of Thomas and Clara Pritt, of Keswick, Cumberland.
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35. John RICHARDSON

Name: RICHARDSON, JOHN
Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Service No: 1120930
Date of Death: 20/04/1944
Age: 36
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Grave Reference: Plot A. Grave 52.
Cemetery: KESWICK (ST. JOHN) CHURCHYARD, Cumberland.

Additional Information:
Son of George and Ann Ellen Richardson;
Husband of Kathleen Richardson, of Keswick.
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36. John B. ROSE

Name: ROSE, JOHN B.
Rank: Private
Service No: 3599279
Date of Death: 05/12/1941
Age: 21
Regiment/Service: Border Regiment, 4th Bn.
Grave Reference: 7. Q. 14.
Cemetery: TOBRUK WAR CEMETERY, Libya.

Additional Information:
Son of Herbert and Ethel Rose, of Keswick, Cumberland.
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37. Thomas RUMNEY

Name: RUMNEY, THOMAS
Rank: Stoker 2nd Class
Service No: P/KX 151563
Date of Death: 21/08/1942
Age: 18
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy, French Ship Chasseur 13.
Grave Reference: Plot B. Grave 139.
Cemetery: KESWICK (ST. JOHN) CHURCHYARD, Cumberland.

Additional Information:
Son of William George and Mary Ellen Rumney, of Keswick.
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38. William George RUMNEY

Name: RUMNEY, WILLIAM GEORGE
Rank: Private
Service No: 3598169
Date of Death: Between 08/06/1940 and 10/06/1940
Age: 19
Regiment/Service: Border Regiment, 4th Bn.
Panel Reference: Column 63.
Memorial: DUNKIRK MEMORIAL, Nord, France.

Additional Information:
Son of William George and Mary Ellen Rumney, of St. Albans, Hertfordshire.
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39. Eric SANDERSON

Name: SANDERSON, ERIC
Rank: Flight Lieutenant
Trade: Navigator
Service No: 102108
Date of Death: 29/06/1943
Age: 26
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 97 Sqdn.
Grave Reference: 3. A. 9.
Cemetery: HEVERLEE WAR CEMETERY, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium.

Additional Information:
Son of Percy and Edith Mary Sanderson, of Brigham, Cumberland;
Husband of Frances Louisa Sanderson.
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40. Patrick Geoffrey Edward SARSFIELD-HALL

Name: SARSFIELD-HALL, PATRICK GEOFFREY EDWARD
Rank: Lieutenant
Service No: 228328
Date of Death: 28/10/1944
Age: 22
Regiment/Service: Irish Guards, 3rd Bn.
Grave Reference: 18. A. 6.
Cemetery: JONKERBOS WAR CEMETERY, Gelderland, Netherlands.

Additional Information:
Son of Edwin Geoffrey Sarsfield-Hall and of Ethel Robin Sarsfield-Hall (nee Clowes), of Keswick, Cumberland. B.A. (Oxon.).
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41. W. SIDDLE

(Unable to identify on CWGC records)
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42. James Deb SINGH

SINGH, JAMES DEB
Rank: Staff Serjeant
Service No: 7652539
Date of Death: 26/12/1946
Age: 31
Regiment/Service: Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
Grave Reference: Plot B. Grave 152.
Cemetery: KESWICK (ST. JOHN) CHURCHYARD, Cumberland.

Additional Information:
Son of Harold Singh and Nancy Singh,
Husband of Mary Elizabeth Singh, of Keswick.
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43. Vera Venetia SPEDDING

Name: SPEDDING, VERA VENETIA
Rank: Sister
Service No: 2151722
Date of Death: 20/02/1940
Age: 30
Regiment/Service: Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service
Grave Reference: St. Matthew's Avenue, Grave 202003.
Cemetery: BROOKWOOD CEMETERY, Surrey (U.K.)

Additional Information:
Daughter of John Anthony and Vera Spedding, of Keswick, Cumberland.
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44. Maurice Noel Graham SWINDLE

Name: SWINDLE, MAURICE NOEL GRAHAM
Rank: Sergeant
Trade: Flight Engineer
Service No: 1675628
Date of Death: 22/11/1943
Age: 20
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Grave Reference: Plot 1922. Grave 33.
Cemetery: KESWICK (ST. JOHN) CHURCHYARD, Cumberland.

Additional Information:
Son of Isaac Clark Swindle and Florence Mary Swindle, of Keswick.
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45. H. SWINDLE

(Unable to identify on CWGC records)
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46. George Ernest THOMPSON

Name: THOMPSON, GEORGE ERNEST
Rank: Private
Service No: 3590668
Date of Death: 15/05/1941
Age: 40
Regiment/Service: Border Regiment, 4th Bn.
Grave Reference: 4. C. 2.
Cemetery: ISMAILIA WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt.
Additional Information:
Son of John Burns Thompson and Annie Mary Thompson, of Keswick, Cumberland;
Husband of Elsie Muriel Thompson, of Keswick.
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47. Kenneth THOMPSON

Name: THOMPSON, KENNETH
Rank: Signalman
Service No: 14322744
Date of Death: 23/07/1944
Age: 20
Regiment/Service: Royal Corps of Signals, 6th Airborne Div. Sigs.
Grave Reference: IA. B. 2.
Cemetery: RANVILLE WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France

Additional Information:
Son of Daniel Robinson Thompson and Jessie Thompson, of Keswick, Cumberland.
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48. Thomas Edmund THOMPSON

Name: THOMPSON, THOMAS EDMUND
Rank: Sergeant
Service No: 656636
Date of Death: 20/02/1943
Age: 21
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 37 Sqdn.
Panel Reference: Column 272.
Memorial: ALAMEIN MEMORIAL, Egypt.

Additional Information:
Son of Daniel R. and Jessie Thompson, of Keswick, Cumberland.
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49. Norman Harold TYSOE

Name: TYSOE, NORMAN HAROLD
Rank: Second Radio Officer
Date of Death: 19/10/1941
Age: 21
Regiment/Service: Merchant Navy, M.V. Inverlee (Glasgow)
Panel Reference: Panel 58.
Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, London.

Additional Information:
Son of Harold M. Tysoe and Stella Maud A. Tysoe, of Kew, Surrey.
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50. John Wilson TYSON

Name: TYSON, JOHN WILSON
Rank: Flight Sergeant
Service No: 551714
Date of Death: 23/10/1942
Age: 22
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force, 462 (R.A.A.F.)
Panel Reference: Column 250.
Memorial: ALAMEIN MEMORIAL, Egypt.

Additional Information:
Son of Robert Wilson Tyson and Eliza Maggie Tyson, of Keswick, Cumberland.
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46. George Ernest THOMPSON

Name: THOMPSON, GEORGE ERNEST
Rank: Private
Service No: 3590668
Date of Death: 15/05/1941
Age: 40
Regiment/Service: Border Regiment, 4th Bn.
Grave Reference: 4. C. 2.
Cemetery: ISMAILIA WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt.
Additional Information:
Son of John Burns Thompson and Annie Mary Thompson, of Keswick, Cumberland;
Husband of Elsie Muriel Thompson, of Keswick.
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47. Kenneth THOMPSON

Name: THOMPSON, KENNETH
Rank: Signalman
Service No: 14322744
Date of Death: 23/07/1944
Age: 20
Regiment/Service: Royal Corps of Signals, 6th Airborne Div. Sigs.
Grave Reference: IA. B. 2.
Cemetery: RANVILLE WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France

Additional Information:
Son of Daniel Robinson Thompson and Jessie Thompson, of Keswick, Cumberland.
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48. Thomas Edmund THOMPSON

Name: THOMPSON, THOMAS EDMUND
Rank: Sergeant
Service No: 656636
Date of Death: 20/02/1943
Age: 21
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 37 Sqdn.
Panel Reference: Column 272.
Memorial: ALAMEIN MEMORIAL, Egypt.

Additional Information:
Son of Daniel R. and Jessie Thompson, of Keswick, Cumberland.
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49. Norman Harold TYSOE

Name: TYSOE, NORMAN HAROLD
Rank: Second Radio Officer
Date of Death: 19/10/1941
Age: 21
Regiment/Service: Merchant Navy, M.V. Inverlee (Glasgow)
Panel Reference: Panel 58.
Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, London.

Additional Information:
Son of Harold M. Tysoe and Stella Maud A. Tysoe, of Kew, Surrey.
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50. John Wilson TYSON

Name: TYSON, JOHN WILSON
Rank: Flight Sergeant
Service No: 551714
Date of Death: 23/10/1942
Age: 22
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force, 462 (R.A.A.F.)
Panel Reference: Column 250.
Memorial: ALAMEIN MEMORIAL, Egypt.

Additional Information:
Son of Robert Wilson Tyson and Eliza Maggie Tyson, of Keswick, Cumberland.
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Some additional Keswick WW2 casualties
(not listed on the war memorial)

51. Frank Derwent GATES

Name: GATES, FRANK DERWENT
Rank: Lieutenant
Service No: 93336
Date of Death: 25/04/1945
Age: 30
Regiment/Service: The King's Regiment (Liverpool), 9th Bn.
attd. 2nd Bn. Lincolnshire Regiment
Grave Reference: 4. C. 1A.
Cemetery: BECKLINGEN WAR CEMETERY, Niedersachsen, Germany

Additional Information:
Son of Alfred and Margaret Gates;
Husband of Muriel Gates, of Keswick, Cumberland.
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52. Rupert Lionel Thewlis JOHNSON

Name: JOHNSON, RUPERT LIONEL THEWLIS
Rank: Lieutenant
Service No: 183723
Date of Death: 10/11/1942
Age: 28
Regiment/Service: Royal Armoured Corps, 22nd Dragoons;
seconded to 3rd King's Own Hussars Royal Armoured Corps
Grave Reference: 4. B. 16.
Cemetery: ALEXANDRIA (HADRA) WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt

Additional Information:
Son of Lionel A. T. Johnson and Evelyn Johnson, of Keswick, Cumberland. B.A. (Cantab.).
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53. William Richard POWELL

Name: POWELL, WILLIAM RICHARD
Rank: Gunner
Service No: 1483593
Date of Death: 12/11/1943
Age: 38
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Grave Reference: Sec. L. Grave 143.
Cemetery: ULVERSTON CEMETERY, Lancashire (U.K.)

Additional Information:
Son of Philip William and Charlotte Arm Powell;
Husband of Marjorie Powell, of Keswick, Cumberland.
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54. Isaac Douglas PHILLIPS

Name: PHILLIPS, ISAAC DOUGLAS
Rank: Serjeant
Service No: 2325548
Date of Death: 24/05/1944
Age: 22
Regiment/Service: Royal Corps of Signals
Awards: Mentioned in Despatches
Grave Reference: 20. C. 13.
Cemetery: PHALERON WAR CEMETERY, Greece.

Additional Information:
Son of William and Dorothy Phillips, of Keswick, Cumberland.
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55. George William TAYLOR

Name: TAYLOR, GEORGE WILLIAM
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No: 3598881
Date of Death: 28/02/1944
Age: 23
Regiment/Service: Border Regiment, 9th Bn.
Grave Reference: 4. B. 12.
Cemetery: IMPHAL WAR CEMETERY, India.

Additional Information:
Son of Jonah Colin and Violet Taylor, of Keswick. Cumberland.
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Thursday, 01 November, 2012  
Blogger ritsonvaljos said...

Further reading

For additional information about Keswick's war memorials, including details of the town's WW1 casualties click on the following link:
The war memorials of Keswick, Cumbria
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Thursday, 01 November, 2012  
Blogger ritsonvaljos said...

Additional 'Keswick' WW2 casualty
(not listed on the war memorial)

56. John ELLWOOD

Name: ELLWOOD, JOHN
Rank: Captain
Service No: 256395
Date of Death: 07/07/1945
Regiment/Service: The King's Regiment (Liverpool), 1st Bn. (Liverpool).
Grave Reference: 1. A. 24.
Cemetery: MUNSTER HEATH WAR CEMETERY (Germany)

Additional Information:
(Not listed by CWGC)
Son of John Ellwood and Mary A. Ellwood (née Kennish) of 88 Park Avenue, Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire
(Formerly of Keswick and Seascale, Cumberland)

To read an article about Captain Jack Ellwood and to see his photograph click on the following link:
Captain Jack Ellwood (1923 - 1945)
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Sunday, 23 December, 2012  

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