Bovingdon

AGNEW Michael Hugh Sub-Lieutenant, H.M.S. Dulverton, Royal Navy. Died 13th November 1943. Age 20. Son of Lieut.-Comdr. Hugh Ladas Agnew, R.N., and Mary Violet Maud Agnew, of Hough Green, Chester. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 78, Column 1.

COKER Frank Edward Private 1688595, The Royal Berkshire Regiment. Died 14th April 1945. Age 31. Son of Edward and Sarah Jane Coker; husband of Rosie Frances Coker, of Hemel Hempstead. Buried on the north boundary in HOLY TRINITY CHURCHYARD, LEVERSTOCK GREEN, HEMEL HEMPSTEAD. See also Leverstock Green and Flaunden.

COWLEY John Lindsey Lieutenant 217595, 2nd Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps. Died 15th April 1943. Son of John Norman and Freda Lindsey Cowley, of Bovingdon. Buried in ENFIDAVILLE WAR CEMETERY, Tunisia. Grave VI. D. 30.

DIX Percy Newman Pilot Officer 127985, Navigator, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 8th January 1943. Age 23. Son of John Gilbert and Winifred Lee Dix, of Llandudno, Caernarvonshire. Buried in ST LAWRENCE CHURCHYARD, BOVINGDON, Hertfordshire.

FAIRMAN Basil Lionel Private 5989739, 5th Battalion, Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire Regiment. Died as POW 12th September 1944. Age 27. Commemorated on SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore. Column 63.

GURNEY Philip William Gunner 5957332, 11 Medimum Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 4th December 1944. Age 24. Son of William and May Beatrice Gurney; husband of Margaret Nancy Gurney, of Berkhampstead, Hertfordshire. Buried in EINDHOVEN (WOENSEL) GENERAL CEMETERY, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands. Plot KK. Grave 237.

HEWITT Dennis Albert Private 14205577, 2nd Battalion, Green Howards (Yorkshire Regiment). Died 4th October 1943. Age 20. Son of Albert Edward and Ethel May Hewitt, of Bovingdon Hertfordshire. Buried in BARI WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Grave II. B. 35.

HOPKINSON Richard Adrian Flying Officer 70324, 57 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 9th July 1940. Age 24. Son of Martin and Christine Hopkinson, of Bovingdon, Hertfordshire. B.A. (Oxon.). Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 6.

HOUSEGO Sidney Charles Driver T/69243, 3 G.H.Q. Artillery Company, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 29th May 1940. Age 29. Son of Sidney Charles and Nellie Clara Housego; husband of Kathleen Ena Housego, of Stoneleigh, Surrey. Commemorated on DUNKIRK MEMORIAL, Nord, France. Column 137.

JOINER Harry [Listed as Henry on CWGC] Stoker 1st Class D/SS 120859, H.M.S. Courageous, Royal Navy. Died 17th September 1939. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 34, Column 2.

MILNER Angus Munitions

RANCE George Ernest Trooper 405803, Staffordshire Yeomanry, Royal Armoured Corps. Died 14th February 1943. Age 29. Husband of M. Rance, of Apsley, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. Commemorated on ALAMEIN MEMORIAL, Egypt. Column 30.

SMART Ronald Leslie Lance Bombardier 6094804, 55 (The West Somerset Yeomanry) Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 26th February 1945. Age 27. Son of Sidney and Ellen Smart; husband of Mary Annie Smart, of Bovingdon. Buried in REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY, Kleve, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. Grave 45. C. 9.

STUART Cecil Herbert [Memorial lists him as Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire] Gunner 948867, 148 (The Bedfordshire Yeo.) Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died as POW at Teimonta 1st May 1945. Age 26. Resident Stoneycroft, Felden Lane, Bovingdon. Born South West London. Buried in KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY, Thailand. Grave 2. G. 67.

WALKER John Arthur [Memorial lists him as Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire] Gunner 921145, 135 (The Hertfordshire Yeomanry) Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died as POW 8th June 1943. Age 22. Son of Harry Thomas Walker and Mary Walker, of Knebworth, Hertfordshire. Buried in THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY, Myanmar. Grave B4. M. 5.

WILKINSON Dennis Wilfrid Lieutenant 85514, 6 H.A.A. Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died the day before Singapore fell 14th February 1942. Son of Frederic Walter and Lillie Mary Wilkinson, of Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. Commemorated in KRANJI WAR CEMETERY, Singapore. Special Memorial 15. A. 14.

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