Gunner Service No: 3446062 Date of Death:13/06/1943 Age: 32 Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery 39 (7th Bn. The Lancashire Fusiliers) Searchlight Regt. Grave Reference Plot D. Grave 2. Cemetery PENDLEBURY (ST. JOHN) CHURCHYARD Additional Information: Son of John and Ellen Boon, of Salford; husband of Edna Boon, of Salford.
Rank: Private Service No: S/14499553 Date of Death: 28/03/1945 Age: 19 Regiment/Service: Royal Army Service Corps Grave Reference Plot D. Grave 9. Cemetery PENDLEBURY (ST. JOHN) CHURCHYARD Additional Information: Son of Arthur and Florence Davis, of Pendlebury.
Stoker 1st Class Service No:D/KX 145106 Date of Death:11/09/1943 Age:20 Regiment/Service:Royal Navy H.M.S. Prins Albert Grave Reference II. F. 23. Cemetery CATANIA WAR CEMETERY, SICILY Additional Information: Son of Alfred Henry and Lily Lappin, of Swinton, Lancashire.
Rank: Corporal Service No: 513704 Date of Death: 31/01/1940 Age: 27 Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force 222 Sqdn. Grave Reference Plot C. Grave 226. Cemetery PENDLEBURY (ST. JOHN) CHURCHYARD Additional Information: Son of Joseph and Elizabeth Chilton, of Pendlebury.
F Corfield Rank: Fusilier Service No: 3448929 Date of Death: 29/09/1940 Age: 22 Regiment/Service: Lancashire Fusiliers 2/8th Bn. Grave Reference Plot C. Grave 691. Cemetery PENDLEBURY (ST. JOHN) CHURCHYARD Additional Information: Son of John and Mary Arm Corfield, of Irlams-o'-th'-Height, Salford.
Rank: Flight Sergeant Service No: R/154156 Date of Death: 12/11/1943 Age: 25 Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Air Force Grave Reference Plot B. Grave 229. Cemetery PENDLEBURY (ST. JOHN) CHURCHYARD Additional Information: Son of Ellis and Iris Fearneley, of East Angus, Province of Quebec, Canada.
Rank:Able Seaman Service No: D/JX 286391 Date of Death: 31/12/1942 Age: 20 Regiment/Service: Royal Navy H.M.S. Bramble Panel Reference Panel 66, Column 3. Memorial PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL Additional Information: Son of Fred and Gertrude Tunnicliffe, of Swinton, Lancashire.
Completed on 22nd June 1939, HMS Bramble (J11) immediately took part in the salvage operations for HMS Thetis (submarine). She started the war minesweeping in Home Waters and was hit by bombs off Harwich in February 1941. After refit, she carried out convoy escort duties in the Western Approaches. In October 1941 she sailed with other Halcyons for Archangel, taking part in eleven convoys and carrying out many other duties while in Russian waters. On 31st December 1942 while returning from a search for stragglers of Convoy JW51B she met the German battleship Hipper and was badly damaged, later being sunk by the German destroyer Eckholdt. Eight officers and 113 ratings were lost.
Rank: Private Service No: 13096303 Date of Death: 28/03/1946 Age: 25 Regiment/Service: Pioneer Corps Grave Reference Plot C. Grave 13. Cemetery PENDLEBURY (ST. JOHN) CHURCHYARD Additional Information: Son of George and Annie Wardleworth, of Pendlebury.
Rank: Sub-Lieutenant (A) Date of Death: 02/04/1942 Age: 21 Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve H.M.S. Merlin. Panel Reference Bay 4, Panel 2. Memorial LEE-ON-SOLENT MEMORIAL Additional Information: Son of Edwin and Ethel Shaw, of Salford, Lancashire.
Harold is also remembered on the Irlams o th Height Methodist Church memorial.
Rank:Private Service No:5779499 Date of Death: 14/09/1941 Age: 53 Regiment/Service: Corps of Military Police Grave Reference Plot C. Grave 700. Cemetery PENDLEBURY (ST. JOHN) CHURCHYARD Additional Information: Husband of Elizabeth Ann Smethurst, of Pendlebury. His son, John Worsley Smethurst, also died on service. Birth Place: Manchester Residence: Manchester Theatre of War: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner Service No: 2043413 Date of Death: 02/12/1944 Age: 24 Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery 1 Bty., 1 Searchlight Regt. Grave Reference 5. A. 10. Cemetery KRAKOW RAKOWICKI CEMETERY Additional Information: Son of Joseph and Ada Goring, of Irlams-o'-th'-Height, Salford, Lancashire. Birth Place: Salford Residence: Salford
KRAKOW RAKOWICKI CEMETERY - Those buried here died while prisoners of war during the German occupation, most of the graves coming from the cemetery at the large camp at Lamsdorf, Stalag VIIIB (after 1943 known as Stalag 344), where there was a hospital of 450 beds used only for Commonwealth prisoners. Before this hospital came into being the sick at Lamsdorf were treated at the hospital at Langenbielau: those who died were buried in Langenbielau Catholic Cemetery, and these graves were also moved to the Commonwealth plot at Krakow. Other graves brought into the cemetery were those of airmen who lost their lives during the Warsaw supply drop and the bombing of factories, railways and other strategic objectives. Some of these airmen were originally buried in Warsaw.
Thomas served with the Royal Field Artillery (180975) during the First World War.
In the 1911 census Thomas is aged 23 living at 15 Kersal View, Pendleton, his occupation is stated as an electrical engineers clerk. Thomas is living with his Gran; Ann, and her two daughters Alice Ann and Martha Jane.
William Wood Rank: Gunner Service No: 77293 Date of Death:11/10/1916 Age: 25 Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery 177th Siege Bty. Grave Reference V. C. 6. Cemetery BIENVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY Additional Information: Son of Charles and Hannah Wood, of 223, Regent Rd., Salford, Manchester. Birth Place: Salford, Lancs Residence: Salford Death Location: France & Flanders Enlistment Location: Manchester Type of Casualty: Killed in action
The 1911 census shows William, an assistant in his father's hairdressing business aged 19, living at 113 Regent Rd, Salford.
Harold Harrison Rank:Gunner Service No: 185881 Date of Death: 24/07/1918 Age: 26 Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery 100th Siege Bty. 64th Bde. Grave Reference Plot 4. Row B. Grave 10. Cemetery LE GRAND HASARD MILITARY CEMETERY, MORBECQUE Additional Information: Son of Edward and Esther Harrison, of 11, Marriott St., Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester. Husband of Jane Ellen Harrison, of 22, Spencer Street, Irlams-O'-th' Height, Manchester.
1911 census - Harold's occupation is shown as a labourer. He is living at 79 Clarence St, Lower Broughton. Father - Edward Mother - Esther Siblings - Ethel, Lavina, Leah, Sam, Eva, Grace, Wallace, Evelyne, Lydia and Myriam.