Returned from Duty - WW2 including Home Guard and Civilian organisations
26 names so far
2) Anthony Eastham (Greg Eastham info)
Drove an ambulance \ medical corps
Worked at Mount Street Hospital.
3) William Harrison
4) John Griffith
5) Kenneth Hodkinson
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
11) Ann Prescott
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
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
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
560th Field Company
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)
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
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