Month: January 2018

H.H. PRINCE ALEXANDER SERGEEVICH OBOLENSKY

H.H. PRINCE ALEXANDER SERGEEVICH OBOLENSKY

лександр Сергеевич Оболенский        OBO Born: 17th February 1916, Petrograd, Russia. Alexander was a Russian Rurikid Prince of the Rurik dynasty. The surname Obolensky is said to derive from the town of Oblensk in the Upper Oka Principalities near Moscow. The coat of arms is composed of the emblems of Kiev and Chernigov. […]

JOHN FREDERICK SHARPLES

JOHN FREDERICK SHARPLES

    Born: 9th December 1922, Preston, Lancashire. Died: 3rd July 1944; age 21; of Tuberculous Meningitis and Hypostatic Pneumonia at Ipswich Borough General Hospital. His father, William was at his bedside. Residence: West View, Moss Lane, New Longton, Lancashire. Occupation: Laboratory Assistant.   Served with the R.A.F. from 1942.   Rank: Leading Aircraftman; Service […]

SYDNEY PURCELL

SYDNEY PURCELL

  Born: 1895, Hull, Yorkshire. Died: 17th October 1947; age 52; at Colchester, Essex. Residence: The Limes, 1, Rawstorn Road, Colchester, Essex.   Rank: Warrant Officer Class II (Company Sergeant Major); Service Number: 2312101. Regiment: Royal Corps Of Signals.   Grave Reference: Screen Wall, Ipswich Crematorium, Ipswich.   Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Jonathan […]

FRANCIS FREDERICK KNOWLES

  Born: 1921, Halstead, Essex. Died: 3rd February 1946; age 24; aircraft crash at Cold Fell, Cumberland.   Rank: Flying Officer/ Navigator/Instructor; Service Number: 178324. Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, No. 1383 Transport Conversion Unit.   Grave Reference: Screen Wall, Ipswich Crematorium, Ipswich.   Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Willie & Ethel Knowles, […]

SHAMRAO DUDHANE

SHAMRAO DUDHANE

  Born: 1919. Died: 2nd May 1945; age 26.   Rank: Lance Naik; Service Number: 10524. Regiment: 2nd Battalion, 5th Mahratta Light Infantry.   Grave Reference: Screen Wall, Ipswich Crematorium, Ipswich.   Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Shankar & Banabai, of Machindra Yede, Satara South, India; husband of Rajasabai, of Machindra Yede.

TULA THAPA

  Born: 1921. Died: 30th May 1945; age 24.   Rank: Rifleman; Service Number: 7842. Regiment: Gurkha Rifles, 2nd Battalion, 4th Prince of Wales’ Own.   Grave Reference: Screen Wall, Ipswich Crematorium, Ipswich.   Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Lalu Thapa & Bibhah, of Beltiklarka, Nepal.

NATHU RAM

  Born: 1921. Died: 28th June 1945; age 24.   Rank: Rifleman; Service Number: 22541. Regiment: 6th Rajputana Rifles, 1st Battalion.   Grave Reference: Screen Wall, Ipswich Crematorium, Ipswich.   Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Kana Ram & Chuni, of Chhau Jaipur, India.

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