Names I will always remember from my war diary and story

Surname Rank or First Name Notes
Beckermeyer Helmut German Prisoner of War
Bertram George Believed survived the war
Betley Lance Corporal, Jack J Killed in Sicily, 1943
Booth Ernest Wounded in Sicily but survived
Bousfield John, William Killed at Wadi Akarit 1943. See news
Bristow R Killed in Sicily, 1943
Buehler Leslie Canadian medical orderly
Burns Sergeant Frank Killed on beach, D-day, 1944
Cargill Jack Entered the Church, Post-War
Carmichael Captain 6th batt, M T Officer
Castor Ivor Lost an arm at Arnhem. Discharged
Chaffe Tommy Posted together to Germany
Chambers Captain Raymond Charles Killed in action, Normandy 1944
Collings Bill Killed on HMS York
Coughlan Lance Corporal Leslie Noel Killed Wadi Akarit, 1943
Decker Alfred German POW
Farrand Lieutenant Taken prisoner, Gravelines
Foster Captain Taken prisoner, Gravelines. d. 1988
Gort Commander-in-Chief - B.E.F
Greenwood Harold Pal In 1st East Lancs, Died 1976
Harrington Sergeant Arthur, Willis Killed in Sicily, 1943
Herbert Major General O.C. 23rd Division - France
Hewson Lieutenant John, McColvin Killed at Gravelines, 1940
Hill Lance Sergeant Rufty (William, Allan) Drowned, D-day, 1944. See news >
Hollis Sgt Major Stanley Survived the war. Died 1970.
Hughes Reg Sgt Major Survived the war
Hull Captain C M Survived as Major. Died 1981
Jones Margaret Died 1960
Kidd Captain Taken prisoner, Gravelines. Survived
Lee Charlie Killed in Sicily, 1943 ( MIA)
Linn Captain John Charles Killed on beach, D-day, 1944
Mill Alex Killed in Sicily in 1943
Mison Corporal John Frederick Killed at Wadi Akarit, 1943
Owen Margaret Died 1958
Oxley Arthur Killed at Wadi Akarit, 1943, aged 29
Petch Major Leslie Died 1983, aged 82. See news >
Ryan John, Joseph Killed in Sicily, 1943. See news >
Savage Donald Missing RAF
Shaw Corporal Rennie Killed 26 June after D-Day
Smith Corporal. Believed Corp Ernest Killed at Wadi Akarit, 1943
Spooner Jack Survived the war. See news >
Steel Lt Col - Battalion Commander Died August 1941 at home.
Wiseman Mary Lives in Dufftown, Scotland
Wolf Dietmar Lives in Germany

The names on this page are those comrades which Dad specially mentions in his World War 1939 - 45 diariesĀ 
For the full index of allĀ names and WW2 soldiers in the war diary and biography click here.

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