WW2 Remembered

WW2 Remembered

70 Years ago the German armed forces surrendered unconditionally on May 7. Hostilities in Europe ended officially at midnight, May 8. 1945.

 The Kirkheaton Family History is planning to commemorate this event with another exhibition.
Below is  a list of the people they are presently researching.
They would welcome
  • Any information on these names
  • Names which are missing from the list
  • Names of those who served and survived.

    Forename Surname Regiment
    Jack Ainley Trooper, Reconnaissance Corps R.A.C. Remembered on the Kirkheaton Church Roll of Honour
    Eric Armitage Trooper, Royal Tank Reg. R.A.C. Remembered on the Kirkheaton Church Roll of Honour
    Douglas Hiram Baddeley Flight Sergeant, Royal Air Force Auxiliary Air Force Not remembered on the Kirkheaton Church Roll of Honour
    Cyril James Ballard Flying Officer, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Not remembered on the Kirkheaton Church Roll of Honour
    Arthur Henry Heaton Bamford Sergeant, Pioneer Corps Not remembered on the Kirkheaton Church Roll of Honour
    Geoffrey Frederick Bamforth Gunner, Royal Artillery Not remembered on the Kirkheaton Church Roll of Honour
    Harry Barker Sapper, 241 Field Coy. Royal Engineers Remembered on the Kirkheaton Church Roll of Honour
    Sheila Kathleen Mary Butterfield(nee Hare) Civilian, War dead Not remembered on the Kirkheaton Church Roll of Honour
    Charles Henry Davies Gunner, Royal Artillery Remembered on the Kirkheaton Church Roll of Honour.
    Walter Davies Civilian, Leading Fireman Remembered on the Kirkheaton Church Roll of Honour
    Marie Whitwam in 1941 (she was of Shop Lane, Kirkheaton. Injured on the 29 July 1943 at York and died at Pinderfields Emergency Hospital
    Wilfred Arthur Day Aircraftman 2nd Class, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Not remembered on the Kirkheaton Church Roll of Honour
    John Reuben Ellam Sergeant, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Remembered on the Kirkheaton Church Roll of Honour
    Stanley Flude Gunner, Royal Artillery Not remembered on the Kirkheaton Church Roll of Honour
    Ernest Hallas Flight Sergeant, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Remembered on the Kirkheaton Church Roll of Honour
    Leslie Hanson Private, Duke of Wellingtons West Riding Reg. Remembered on the Kirkheaton Church Roll of Honour
    Ronald Hanson Remembered on the Kirkheaton Church Roll of Honour
    Kenneth Harry Hart Flight Sergeant, 207 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Not remembered on the Kirkheaton Church Roll of Honour
    Eric Hepworth Sergeant, 115 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Not remembered on the Kirkheaton Church Roll of Honour
    Inman Hill Private, Duke of Wellingtons West Riding Reg. Remembered on the Kirkheaton Church Roll of Honour
    George Jackson Leading Aircraftman, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Not remembered on the Kirkheaton Church Roll of Honour
    James Kinder Gunner, 8th Reserve Regiment Royal Artillery Not remembered on the Kirkheaton Church Roll of Honour
    Frank Langford Aircraftman 2nd Class, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Not remembered on the Kirkheaton Church Roll of Honour
    Frederick Lounds Stoker 2nd Class, Royal Navy Remembered on the Kirkheaton Church Roll of Honour
    Colin Mason Private, 7th Bn. Green Howards Not remembered on the Kirkheaton Church Roll of Honour
    Ernest Micklethwaite Gunner, Royal Artillery Remembered on the Kirkheaton Church Roll of Honour.
    Ernest nephew Ronald Micklethaite was also killed in WW2
    Ronald Micklethwaite Sergeant, Royal Air Force Remembered on the Kirkheaton Church Roll of Honour.
    Ronald’s Uncle Ernest Micklethaite was also killed in WW2.
    John Moran Private, 1st Bn. Welch Regiment Not remembered on the Kirkheaton Church Roll of Honour
    Donald Joseph Newsome Stoker 1st Class, Royal Navy Not remembered on the Kirkheaton Church Roll of Honour
    Ronald Oldroyd Sergeant, 235 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Not remembered on the Kirkheaton Church Roll of Honour
    Arthur Pegg Private, Lincolnshire Reg. Remembered on the Kirkheaton Church Roll of Honour
    William Henry Pegg Gunner, Royal Artillery Remembered on the Kirkheaton Church Roll of Honour
    Frederick Pickard Driver, Royal Army Service Corps Not remembered on the Kirkheaton Church Roll of Honour
    Robert Alfred Readman Private, Royal Scots Not remembered on the Kirkheaton Church Roll of Honour
    Vernon Senior Private, 2 Bn. East Yorkshire Regiment Not remembered on the Kirkheaton Church Roll of Honour
    Austin Smith Aircraftman 1st Class, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Remembered on the Kirkheaton Church Roll of Honour
    Jack Swann Private, Royal Army Service Corps Not remembered on the Kirkheaton Church Roll of Honour
    Sarah Ann Taylor Civilian, War dead Not remembered on the Kirkheaton Church Roll of Honour
    Hanson Thornton Private, 5th Bn. Essex Regiment Not remembered on the Kirkheaton Church Roll of Honour
    Gertrude Walker(nee Taylor) Civilian, War dead Not remembered on the Kirkheaton Church Roll of Honour

     


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