Broadway War Memorial (WW"2)

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1939 - 1945
CLARKE Robert Warner. Able Seaman P/JX321879, H.M.Submarine P.311, Royal Navy died 8th January 1943 aged 19. Son of Frank Thomas Clarke and May Clarke, of Broadway, Worcestershire.. Commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire.

CROSS Brian. (There is only two Brian Cross's listed with the CWGC for WW2 one died aged 4 months in London). It may the following person. Leading Aircraftman 1440292, Royal Air Force (VR) died 21st August 1942 aged 21 in Gloucestershire. Son of James and Kate (Possible nee Thompson) of Leek, Staffordshire. He was cremated at Cheltenham Crematorium, Gloucestershire. There is a memorial in the crematorium to those who were cremated in crematorium for World War Two. This is the only place he is commemorated by the CWGC.

COTTERELL Peter Samuel . Sergeant, Air Gunner 1815603, 158 Squadron, Royal Air Force (VR) died 6th January 1945 aged 21. Son of A. Cotterell and Mildred Agnes Cotterell, of Broadway, Worcestershire. At rest in Durnbach War Cemetery, Bayern, Germany

INGLES Horace George. Private 5253093, 1st Worcestershire Regiment died 9th August 1944 aged 30. Son of Dennis George and Mabel Christina Ingles, of Evesham, Worcestershire. His brother Thomas Raymond also fell. At rest in St. Manvieu War Cemetery, Cheux, France

JAMES Sidney Joseph. Flight Sergeant, Wireless Operator, Air Gunner 1583124, 61 Squadron, Royal Air Force (VR) died 15th January 1945 aged 20. Son of Joseph Charles and Annie Elizabeth James, of Broadway. At rest in St Eadburgh Churchyard, Broadway, Worcestershire.

OWEN Edward Millman. Ordinary Seaman P/JX 226068, H.M.S. Kashnir Royal Navy died 23rd May 1941 aged 20. Son of Edmund Beauchamp Owen and Marcelle Marie Louise Gabrielle Owen, of Okehampton, Devon. The ship was attacked by German aircraft which was hit and sank with in two minutes. Commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire.

PROCTOR Edgar William. Flight Sergeant, Air Gunner 1313237, 44 squadron, Royal Air Force (VR) died 22nd January 1944 aged 22. Son of Thomas and Emily Proctor, husband of Kathleen Elsie Proctor, of Broadway, Worcestershire. At rest in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery, (South Berlin, not to far from Spandau) Germany

CLARKE Sidney Richard. Lance Corporal 11416496, 7th York and Lancaster Regiment died 1st April 1946 aged 24. Son of F. T. Clarke and May Clarke, of Broadway. At rest in St Eadburgh Churchyard, Broadway, Worcestershire.

CROSS Frederick. Private 5249458, 1st Worcestershire Regiment died 16th August 1944 aged 33. Son of Thomas and Ellen Cross, husband of Alice Mary Cross, (nee Green) of Broadway, Worcestershire. At rest in Bannevile-La-Campagne War Cemetery, France

HANDY Frederick Yates . Driver T/70973 Royal Army Service Corps died between the 27th May 1940 and the 2nd June 1940 aged 26. Son of Clarence Thomas Handy and Annie Maria Handy, of Broadway, Worcestershire, husband of J. Handy, of Regents Park, London. Commemorated on the Dunkirk Memorial, France

INGLES Thomas Raymond. Able Seaman D/KX368713, H.M.S. Kite, (U87), Royal Navy died 21st August 1944 aged 22. ((Extract from Wikipedia) At 06:30 on 21 August, Kite slowed to 6 knots (11 km/h) to untangle her "foxers" (anti acoustic torpedo noise makers, towed astern). The decision to do so, rather than severing the foxers' cables and abandoning them, was made by her temporary commander, Lt Cdr Campbell, a submariner. At that speed Kite was a sitting duck, and she was hit by two torpedoes from U-344 (commanded by Oberleutnant Ulrich Pietsch) and sank) . Son of Dennis and Christina Ingles, husband of Marjorie May Ingles, of West Bollington, Cheshire. His brother of Horace George who also fell. Commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon.

JESSUP (memorial has JESSOP) Alexander Anthony. Sergeant Observer 911895, 51 Squadron, Royal Air Force VR died 8th September 1941 aged 20. The plane he and four other crew were returning from a bombing raid over Berlin. As the pilot attempted to land at RAF Station, Dishford for the second time. The aircraft stalled and then crashed at o5.50 hours. Thee were killed at the scene, two died later that day at the station sick quarters. Son of Alexander Marion Jessup and Carmen De Minondo Jessup, of Paris, France; nephew of Mr. A. C. Jessup, of Broadway, Worcestershire. At rest in Dishforth Cemetery, Yorkshire

PEMBERTON David Alwyne. Distinguished Flying Cross, Squadron Leader, Pilot 33036, 1 Squadron, Royal Air Force, died 3rd November 1940 aged 28. Son of Guy Pemberton, F.R.I.B.A. and Emily Muriel Pemberton, of Broadway, Worcestershire. (Wills and Admin, Ancestry) He lived at 42 Leicester Lane, Leamington Spa died 3rd November 1940 at Wittering, Northamptonshire. His effects went to Emily Muriel Pemberton, single woman. At rest in St Eadburgh Churchyard, Broadway, Worcestershire.
London Gazette dated 1st October 1940. DFC
Squadron Leader David Alwyne PEMBERTON (33036).
This officer has displayed outstanding leadership since the return of his squadron from France. .He has led the squadron on
almost every operation during which time it has destroyed or. damaged fifty one enemy aircraft. His qualities of leadership and personal example have' contributed largely to these successes.
Extract from the book Men of the Battle of Britain.
He was born in Stratford -on-Avon in 1912, educated at Stowe School. Entered the RAF College Cranwell January 1931 as a Flight Cadet. Graduated on 16th December 1932 with a permanent commission. He was killed at dawn on the 3rd November 1940 he was flying back from Collyweston to Wittering. He did a slow roll and flew into the grounds.

TARRANT Frederick George. Private 14773225, 1st East Lancashire Regiment died 30th July 1945 aged 20. Son of George and Fanny Tarrant, of Broadway, Worcestershire. At rest in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Germany.

COOK Robert Leonard. Lance Corporal 2618869, 5th Grenadier Guards died 23rd April 1943 aged 23. Son of Robert and Nora Cook, of Broadway, Worcestershire. At rest in Medjez-El-Bab War Cemetery, Tunisia.

COTTERELL Maurice Charles Cotterell. Sergeant, Pilot 562657, 90 Squadron, Royal Air Force died 23rd March 1940 aged 27. Son of Charles and Dorothy Cotterell, of Broadway, Worcestershire. At rest in St Mary the Virgin Churchyard, Shawbury, Shropshire.

HARRISON Kenneth John. Ordinary Seaman C/JX319054, H.M.S. Arethusa, Royal Navy died from the attack of an enemy aircraft torpedo at sea 18th November 1942 while on Operation Stoneage near Malta, aged 19. Son of John R. and May E. Harrison, of Broadway, Worcestershire. Commemorated on the Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent

INVINE Cyril John. Aircraftman 1st Class 1206953, Royal Air Force, (VR), died 4th May 1943 aged 33. He was born on the 16th October 1909, at Bourton on the Hill, Gloucestershire to William John and Agnes Annie Invine, nee Turner of Laverton, Gloucestershire. He was baptised on the 12th December 1909 at St Lawrence Church, Bourton on the Hill. In 1911 he was living with his parents at Sezincote, Moreton In Marsh, His father served in the great war. He joined up on the 2nd June 1916 aged 34 and 1 month. The same day he was posted into the army reserve. Mobilized on the 13th July 1916 and posted to the Royal Engineers as private 174112
On the 19th July 1916 he was transferred to the 4/2nd Lowland Dive Field Company, Royal Engineers. He was appointed corporal on the 31st January 1919 He was demobilized to Class Z at Chatham on the 1st August 1919 to his home at Broadway. At rest in St Eadburgh New Churchyard, Broadway, Worcestershire.

NEWBURY James Victor. Ordinary Seaman D/JX392157, H.M.S. Escapade, Royal Navy died as the result of a premature explosion of a mortar bomb during attacks in defence of merged convoy, on the 20th September 1943 aged 20, 16 died. Son of Victor Frank and Lucy Gertrude Newbury, of Broadway, Worcestershire. Commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon.

POOLE James Henry. Leading Aircraftman 610660, Royal Air Force died 8th December 1940 aged 22. Son of Edgar Moss and Amy Louise Poole, of Broadway, Worcestershire, England. At rest in Stellawood Cemetery, Durban, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa.

WOODGER Clifford John. Sergeant 421411, 2nd Royal Gloucestershire Hussars, Royal Armoured Corps died 19th November 1941 aged 25. Son of Thomas and Millicent Woodger; husband of Joan Mary Woodger, of Broadway, Worcestershire. Commemorated on the Alamein Memorial, Egypt.
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