Goodyear Tyre & Rubber Co (G.B.) War Memorial.

Goodyear Tyre & Rubber Co (G.B.) War Memorial.

TO THE MEMORY OF FORTY EMPLOYEES OF THE GOODYEAR TYRE AND RUBBER CO (Great Britain) Ltd WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE 2nd WORLD WAR 1939 ~ 1945

 

Roll Of Honour.

 
BASTOW FREDERICK JONATHON BROOK Private 14654131
1/6th Bn. East Surrey Regiment
Died 07/07/1944 Age: 19
Son of Mrs. M. A. Bastow, and stepson of J. W. Bodgener, of Gillingham, Kent.
CASSINO MEMORIAL Panel 6.

J. BLACKLEY

BLOWER SIDNEY HAROLD Sapper 2117325
4 Field Sqn. Royal Engineers
Died 05/08/1944
Husband of Minnie Blower of Wolverhampton.
ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY
Grave Reference: XIII. C. 6.

R. S. BROWN

J. CARTLAND

W. J. CLIFFE

COLE JAMES FREDERICK Sergeant 1215655
12 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Died 03/12/1943 Age: 20
Son of Leonard James Cole and Sarah Elizabeth Cole, of Merry Hill, Wolverhampton.
RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL Panel 145.

F. S. COX

CRADDOCK VICTOR STANLEY Private 14287035
1st Bn. The Loyal Regiment (North Lancashire)
Died 08/11/1944 Age: 28
Son of Mumford Frank and Mary Amelia Craddock.
FAENZA WAR CEMETERY Grave Reference: VIII.B.9.

DAVIES ALFRED HENRY Corporal 557867
Staffordshire Yeomanry Royal Armoured Corps
Died 26/03/1943 Age: 24
Son of Alfred and N. E. Davies, of Wolverhampton.
MEDJEZ-EL-BAB MEMORIAL.Face 5.

T. LLOYD-DAVIES

D. R. DAY

DODDS MARTIN Flying Officer (Air Bomber) 146377
115 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Died 08/06/1944 Age: 27
Son of Martin and Margaret Dobson Dodds, of Newcastle-on-Tyne; husband of Judith Margery Dodds.
LES BREVIAIRES COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Grave Reference: Coll. grave.

DUTFIELD LAWRENCE Ordinary Signalman D/JX 359642
H.M.S. Itchen Royal Navy
Died 23/09/1943 Age: 36
Son of Joseph and Sarah Dutfield; husband of Teresa Avis Dutfield, of Wolverhampton.
On 23rd September 1943 HMS Itchen, while acting as an escort to convoy ONS 18, was struck in a magazine by an acoustic torpedo fired from U666 and sank in a matter of minutes.
PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL Panel 80, Column 3.

EASTELL DOUGLAS
Flight Sergeant (Nav./Bomber)658099
512 Sqdn. Royal Air Force
Died 10/04/1944 Age: 26
Son of Harry Eastell, and of Emily L. Eastell, of Oxley, Wolverhampton.
OXFORD (BOTLEY) CEMETERY
GraveReference: Plot I/2. Grave 198.

T. EVANS

FREEMAN LESLIE FRANK Sergeant (Nav.) 902545
49 Sqdn.Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Died 18/08/1943 Age: 31
Son of Frank Osborne Freeman and Alice Freeman, of Smethwick.
AABENRAA CEMETERY Grave Reference: Allied Mil. Plot. Row 3. 6.

GANDY MAURICE Private 3243249
6th Bn. Seaforth Highlanders
Died 13/07/1943 Age:34
Son of Francis and Elizabeth Gandy, of Wolverhampton; husband of Alice May Gandy, of Wolverhampton.
SYRACUSE WAR CEMETERY, SICILY Grave Reference: VIII. D. 3.

GARBETT RONALD ARTHUR Private 1658259
1st Bn. East Lancashire Regiment
Died 22/09/1944 Age: 24
Son of George and Helen Maria Garbett of Park Village, Wolverhampton.
VALKENSWAARD WAR CEMETERY Grave Reference: II. F. 13.

HARKNESS, CHARLES EDWARD WATERSTONE
Trooper 4271987
The Nottinghamshire Yeomanry Royal Armoured Corps
Died 19/04/1945 Age: 25
Son of Archibald Bower Harkness and Mary Harkness; husband of Myrtle Cissie Harkness, of Handsworth, Birmingham.
BECKLINGEN WAR CEMETERY Grave Reference: 8. G. 6.


HARRIS JOHN JAMES Sergeant (Nav.) 937401
51 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Died: 06/10/1944
REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY Grave Reference: 8. A. 9.
HARRIS JOHN THOMAS Bombardier 784790
24 Field Regt. Royal Artillery
Died 26/05/1940 Age: 29
Son of Jacob and Bridget Harris; husband of Sadie Harris, of Wolverhampton.
LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR
Grave Reference: Plot 10. Row A. Grave 11.

HOROBIN GEORGE HENRY Flight Sergeant 939826
62 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Died 26/01/1942 Age: 26
Son of David Horobin, and of Betsy Horobin, of Cannock.
SINGAPORE MEMORIAL
Memorial Reference:Column 414.

INSTONE HERBERT THOMAS Lance Corporal 2611658
Grenadier Guards
Died 06/03/1945 Age:33
Husband of Doris Elizabeth Instone,of Bloxwich, Walsall.
WALSALL (RYECROFT) CEMETERY
Grave Reference: Sec. 52. Grave 489.

PERRY JOHN HENRY Serjeant 1539302
107 (The South Notts. Hussars) Regt.
Royal Horse Artillery
Died 08/02/1945 Age: 27
UDEN WAR CEMETERY
Grave Reference: 1. H. 2.

PULLAR ALASTON VICTOR Corporal 4911664
5th Bn. Northamptonshire Regiment
Died 21/05/1940 Age:29
Son of Frederick and Ellen Elizabeth Pullar, of Darlaston.
HEVERLEE WAR CEMETERY Grave Reference: 1. K. 8.

A. L. PULLEN

S. A. REEVES

ROETON DENNIS WILLIAM Lance Corporal 2597835
4 Div. Sigs. Royal Corps of Signals
Died 08/06/1944 Age:22
Son of William Henry and Sarah Olive Roeton, of Wolverhampton.
ROME WAR CEMETERY Grave Reference: II, F, 36.

ROUND WILLIAM THOMAS Serjeant 326257
'A' Sqn. Staffordshire Yeomanry Royal Armoured Corps
Died 27/03/1943 Age: 26
Son of William Thomas Round and Dorothy May Round,of Wolverhampton; husband of Marjorie Round, of Wolverhampton.
SFAX WAR CEMETERY Tunisia
Grave Reference: XIII. E. 22.

SHELDON STANLEY GEORGE Private 4919135
7th Bn. Hampshire Regiment
Resident in Wolverhampton
Died 02/10/1944 Age: 26
Son of George and Hannah Sheldon; husband of Mary Charlotte Sheldon, of Richill, Co. Armagh, Northern Ireland.
JONKERBOS WAR CEMETERY Grave Reference: 5.C.6.

SMITH THOMAS ALFRED Private 4919256
2nd Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment
Died 11/02/1945 Age: 27
Husband of Florence Smith, of Wolverhampton.
REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY
Grave Reference: 51. K. 3.

R. SPENCER

STAPLES PHILIP ROBERT Lance Corporal 6464459
49th (West Riding) Regt.
Reconnaissance Corps, R.A.C.
Died 06/10/1944 Age: 23
Son of Maj. E. C. Staples, Indian Army, and Olive Clare Staples, of Rolvenden, Kent. His brother Michael Edmund also died on service.
HEVERLEE WAR CEMETERY
Grave Reference: 6. F. 21.

STREET RONALD VICTOR Sergeant (Air Gnr.) 1575811
214 Sqdn.Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Died 24/05/1943 Age: 19
Son of Albert and Mary Ann Street,of Low Hill, Wolverhampton.
SCHIERMONNIKOOG (VREDENHOF) CEMETERY Grave 101.

TANSER FRANK SEATON OLAF Private 4917691
7th Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment
Died 08/07/1944 Age: 25
Son of George William and Daisy Rebecca Tanser, of Wolverhampton.
CAMBES-EN-PLAINE WAR CEMETERY
Grave Reference: Row C. 12.

B. TRANTER

WIGLEY CLIVE WARRINGTON
Pilot Officer (Pilot)79536
82 Sqdn.Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Died 13/08/1940 Age: 24
Son of Frank Spencer Wigley and Kate Wigley, of St. Arvans, Monmouthshire.
VADUM CEMETERY Grave Reference: Coll. grave C.

F. WOOD

WOOTTON THOMAS GEORGE Leading Aircraftman 936154
82 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Died 13/04/1944 Age: 25
Son of Thomas John and Lucy Wootton; husband of Marion Jean Wootton, of Sutton-on-Sea, Lincolnshire.
CHITTAGONG WAR CEMETERY Grave Reference:1.E.10.
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THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE





 





 

 

 


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