Month: October 2017

LOUIS HENDERSON McCAUGHAN

LOUIS HENDERSON McCAUGHAN

Dennis is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park. Known as DENNIS HENDERSON McCAUGHAN. Born: 1917, Ipswich. Died: 30th December 1943; age 26. Residence: 29, Rydens Grove, Chertsey, Surrey.   Rank: Service Number: 1092216. Regiment: Royal Artillery, 23 Field Regiment.   Grave Reference: VI.A.4. Caserta War Cemetery, Campania, Italy. Relatives Notified & Address: […]

CHARLES ARTHUR MALLETT

Charles is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 21st February 1911, 6, Perth Street, Ipswich. Died: 4th September 1943; age 32. Residence: Ipswich.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 5835282. Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.   Grave Reference: 4.B.1. Ranchi War Cemetery, Jharkhand, India.   Relatives Notified & Address: Son of […]

DONALD FRANK MacARTHURTON

DONALD FRANK MacARTHURTON

Donald is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 3rd July 1916, Ipswich. Died: 15th June 1945; age 28. Residence: 62, Judd Road, Tonbridge, Kent. Occupation: an Electrical Engineer.   Rank: Warrant Offier Class II (Armourer Quarter Master Sergeant); Service Number: 6348559. Regiment: Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers, 811 Armoured Troops […]

DAVID MAGUIRE MAGUIRE

DAVID MAGUIRE MAGUIRE

David is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park. Born: 1915, Ipswich. Died: 10th August 1943; age 28; Japanese PoW. Captured: 15th February 1942 – Fall of Singapore. Residence: Moorside Road, Lewisham. Rank: Private; Service Number: 10540510. Regiment: Royal Army Ordnance Corps, 18 Division Workshop. Grave Reference: 2.L.67. Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Kanchanaburi, Thailand. […]

JAMES ROBERT HELLINGSWORTH

JAMES ROBERT HELLINGSWORTH

James is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 18th December 1910, Ipswich. Died: 21st February 1942; age 31; Japanese PoW at Java. Residence: 97, Lawn Avenue, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.   Rank: Gunner; Service Number: 1653790. Regiment: Royal Artillery, 49 Battery, 48 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment.   Grave Reference: I.138.139. Ancol Netherlands […]

ALFRED WILLIAM BENJAMIN HEARN

ALFRED WILLIAM BENJAMIN HEARN

Alfred is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 1901, Ipswich. Died: 26th January 1942; age 41. Residence: 12, Preston Road, Alexandra Barracks, Singapore and family home – Surrey.   Rank: Warrant Officer II (Regimental Quarter Master Sergeant); Service Number: 3847069./ Regiment: The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment 2nd Battalion: 1939: On […]

CHARLES IVAN HAXELL

CHARLES IVAN HAXELL

Charles is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 13th November 1912, Ipswich. Died: 4th June 1940; age 28; Died of wounds at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Exeter, Devon. Residence: 4, Drybank, Tunbridge Wells, Kent. Occupation: Chartered Civil Engineer – Associate Member of the Intuition of Civil Engineers.   […]

HENRY EDWARD HARPER

HENRY EDWARD HARPER

Henry is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park. Images courtesy of Julie Brason. “TED” Born: 25th March 1915, Ipswich. Died: 19th February 1942; age 26; lost at sea on board M.V. ‘Empire Comet.’ Residence: Ipswich. Employed: as a Warehouseman – Grocer.   Rank: Gunner – Defensively Equipped Merchant Ships Gunner; Service Number: […]

STANLEY WILLIAM HARDWICK

STANLEY WILLIAM HARDWICK

Stanley is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 1905, Ipswich. Died: 12th September 1944; age 39; Died as a PoW on board the HELL SHIP ‘Kachidoki Maru’ when the Japanese ship (used for carrying prisoners and troops to Japan) was torpedoed and sunk by the U.S.S. ‘Pampanito.’ Residence: 19, St. […]

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