WW2 Roll of Honour

The inscription reads: "To The Memory Of The Brave Men Who Gave Their Lives In The World War 1939-1945"

COOPER, CHARLES FREDERICK Aircraftman 2nd Class (W. Op. [Air])1003497 600 Sqdn.Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Died 03/10/1940 Age: 20
Son of Enoch and Amelia Cooper, of Heath Town, Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference: Old ground. Row 38. Grave 63.
Cemetery: HEATH TOWN (HOLY TRINITY) CHURCHYARD

BADGER, Harry Gunner 8867587 Medium Regt. Royal Artillery
Born January 1920 in Wolverhampton son of Robert and Jane Badger (née Smith).
He had six siblings Margaret, Florence, Ada, Sidney, Dennis and Jean.
In 1939 Harry's parents and five of his siblings lived at 6 Pond Crescent Wolverhampton.
Harry joined the Royal Artillery as a regular soldier in 1938. He was killed in action 4 January 1941 aged 20, Bardia, Libya. Reported to War Office Casualty Section 21/1/41.
Harry’s Regiment was involved in the Battle of Bardia which was fought between 3 and 5 January 1941, as part of Operation Compass, the first British military operation of the Western Desert Campaign of the Second World War. Allied forces attacked Italian forces of the 10th Army.
From the 7 Medium Regt’s War diary –
3 Jan 1941 - Battle of Bardia - Zero hour for artillery barrage at 0530.
Regt in support of 6th Australian Division.
The Regiment fired 180 rounds per gun during the initial barrage and the 60pdr barrels turned almost black. The infantry made quick progress, very soon, long columns of Italian prisoners could be seen making their way towards cages guarded by merely a handful of Australian troops, often marshalled by their own officers to surrender.
4th Jan 1941 - Large force of enemy aircraft bombed 27/28 Medium Battery Wagon Lines 4 men killed [including Harry] and 7 men wounded.
Column 33. ALAMEIN MEMORIAL.

GRIFFITHS, HAROLD ERNEST Lance Corporal 7044588
1st Bn.Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
Died 10/07/1943 Age:27
Son of Ernest and Elizabeth Griffiths; husband of Mary Jane Griffiths, of Wolverhampton. Grave/Memorial Reference: 1. G. 11.
Cemetery: RANCHI WAR CEMETERY

CROSS, CHARLES Trooper 7905532
4th Queen's Own Hussars
Royal Armoured Corps
Died between 26/04/1941 and 27/04/1941
Age:24
Husband of Annie Cross, of Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference: Face 1.
Cemetery: ATHENS MEMORIAL

SLATER, JOB CROWTHER Private 14630319
6th Bn. Regiment
Died 08/02/1944 Age: 23
Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Slater, of Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference: XVIII. H. 18.
Cemetery: CASSINO WAR CEMETERY

HOLLOWOOD, JOHN AMOS Cadet 104 Air Training Corps
Died 09/09/1943
Grave/Memorial Reference: Old ground. Row 14. Grave 5.
Cemetery: HEATH TOWN (HOLY TRINITY) CHURCHYARD
     TAYLOR, WILLIAM HENRY Trooper 7940653
12th Royal Lancers.Royal Armoured Corps
Date of Death: 02/11/1942 Age: 31
Son of William Henry and Edith Anne Taylor; husband of Lily Taylor, of Quinton, Birmingham.
Grave/Memorial Reference:III, A, 15.
Cemetery:CASERTA WAR CEMETERY


LOCKLEY, JOHN Gunner 1562280 120 Bty., 30 I.T. A.A. Regt.Royal Artillery
Died 31/03/1944 Age: 35
Son of John and Sarah Lockley; husband of Mary Lockley, of Portobello, Staffordshire.
Grave/Memorial Reference: XV. A. 21.
Cemetery: BARI WAR CEMETERY

BULLOCK, GEORGE FREDERICK FX92505 Naval Airman 1st Class H.M.S. Blackcap Royal Navy
Died 31/05/1943
Husband of Mrs. G. F. Bullock, of Heath Town, Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference: Old ground. Row 51. Grave S/2.
Cemetery: HEATH TOWN (HOLY TRINITY) CHURCHYARD

Able Seaman H.Hart*

HARRIS, JOHN HENRY Serjeant 4851043 352 Bty., 112 H.A.A. Regt.Royal Artillery
Died 24/04/1944 Age: 39
Son of William and Maria Harris, of Wolverhampton; husband of Gladys May Harris, of Wolverhampton.
Grave/Memorial Reference: Old ground. Row 51. Grave S/4.
Cemetery: HEATH TOWN (HOLY TRINITY) CHURCHYARD