Returned from Duty - WW2

Returned from Duty - WW2 including Home Guard and Civilian organisations

 

26 names so far

 

 

 

 Richard Dean (Liz Dean info)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2) Anthony Eastham (Greg Eastham info)

Drove an ambulance \ medical corps

Worked at Mount Street Hospital.

 

3) William Harrison

 

Preston Road

 

AFS

 

4) John Griffith

 

AFS

 

 

 

5) Kenneth Hodkinson

Home Guard

 

Later became an author. Writing about his youth and local history.

 

 

6) Sydney Tuson WW2

7) Dick  Tuson "

8) David Tuson "

 

 

9) Harry B Waring

Living at Preston Road

He was a Joiner and an Air Raid Warden

 

10) Fred Green

 

AFS

 

11) Ann Prescott

 

ARP

 

12) Ronald Hodkinson

 

62 Search light Regiment, which was involved with the gun placement on Lucas lane

Living at Low Farm, Town Lane 

 

 

 

13) Joseph Hodgkinson

 

14) Rex Almond

 

Civil Air Guard

 

15) Peter Croft

 

ARP

 

16) Sydney Pass

ARP Lorry Driver

 

17) Francis Kerfoot

 

Part time ARW

 

18) John Snape

 

ARP, Rescue and Demolition

 

19) James Livesey

of Spring Terrace Moss Lane in 1939 

ARP Rescue and Demolition

 

20) Thomas Alker ?

 

Leatherlands Farm, Moss lane

 

ARP Warden in 1939

 

21) John Rigby 

 

of "Greenfields" Town Lane, Whittle le Woods

 

Lt Colonel RAMC (TA) Retired

Senior Medical Officer, Royal Ordnance Factory

 

22) William Brindle

 

Town Lane

 

ARP Warden

 

23) Harold Slater

 

Halls Square, Whittle le Woods?

 

ARP ( Air Warden Post)

 

24) R H Chaplin

C Company, Home Guard

 

Whittle le Woods

 

Received a Home Guard Certificate for good service

 

(25) Joseph Edward Kane - new as of 21\11\2020

Born 1 December 1919, Lord Street Whittle le Woods

Reg no: 2000551

Rank: Lance Corporal

Singapore

560th Field Company 

Royal Engineers

 

Believe he was captured on 15 February 1942

I have found him as a Prisoner of War (POW) at Malaya POW Camp as 1 November 1944

 

 He was liberated on 2 September 1945 from (MA camp aka MALAY CAMP)

 

 

 

 

Augustine T Hunter

 

His Uncle's name is on the WW1 section of the memorial

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

26

Andrew Lawson 

Age: 28

Driver with the 8th Army to Tripoli

 

Son of Mr. and Mrs. A H Lawson of Nook Cottage, Town Lane, Whittle le Woods

 

His Fiancée was Pte Joan Tranter in the ATS, age 19 of 22 Gillibrand Street, Chorley also training to be a Driver. 

 

 

 

A new person was discovered by chance on 3/1/2022 via a newspaper clipping

 

27

Alan Lee Brown

Age 21

 

An Estate Labourer and conscientious objector

 

Lived at Shaw Brow, Whittle le Woods

 

 

 

 

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David George Tustin

Born 28 September 1916 at Crooke Hall Lodge

Died in 2006, Aged 89

Service No: 764806

 

Local Defence Volunteers later became the Home Guard

 

Low Mill on Waterhouse Green was then the HQ for the LDV. 

 

Royal Army Ordnance Corps

 

15 Forward Trailer (?) Section

 

Served 5 years, 7 months

Demobilized in 1946?

 

Married Alice Pearson

 

His son has a website about George

 

https://sites.google.com/site/davidgeorgetustin/home

 

 

 

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