Waterloo & Seaforth’s fallen Service men and women of World War Two

Waterloo & Seaforth’s War Memorial is situated on the corner of Crosby Road North and Great George’s Road. The memorial is known as the ‘Five Lamps’. Listed upon the memorial are the names of 231 Service Personel who gave their lives in WW2.

Some of the men and women have additional information about their lives and where they were born or lived before the war.

Please note: The names and details listed below are collated and checked by our researchers, however as new information arises, the site will be updated.

Waterloo & Seaforths Fallen A-G

SurnameFirst nameRankService NoRegiment, Squadron, Ship EtcLast known addressDiedAge at DeathBurial placeBiographyMedals
AdamsGeorgeTrooper7935493Royal Armoured Corps31 Norway Street Waterloo04/07/1945Thornton Garden of Rest, LiverpoolGeorge was the son of William Edwin and Maria Adams, of Liverpool. He died in a military hospital after being brought home from India by air seven weeks previously.
Adams Harry SydneyGuardsman41319391st Battalion, Coldstream Guards16 Park View Waterloo10/07/194423Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery, NetherlandsHarry was the son of Harry Sidney and Maria Adams, of Waterloo, Liverpool. He was killed on active service in North-West Europe.
AinsworthGeorge HerbertCivilian War DeadAir Raid Warden17 Macdonald Road21/11/194056George was the husband of Agnes Ainsworth, of 17 Macdonald Road. Injured 19 November 1940; he died at Leicester.
AinsworthVincentPrivate35342752nd Battalion, The King's Regiment (Liverpool)14 Waterloo Road, Waterloo15/07/194427Salerno War Cemetery, Italy
Vincent was the son of Walter and Elizabeth Ainsworth, of Waterloo, Liverpool.
AtkinsBrianLeading Aircraftman14363672788 Squadron. R.A.F. Regiment. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve19 Hougoumont Avenue, Liverpool22/04/194422Cassino War Cemetery, ItalyBrian was the youngest son of Thomas and Brigid Atkins, of Waterloo, Liverpool. Brian died from wounds, as a result of enemy action while serving with the R.A.F
BaileyFrederick WilliamLance Corporal37129151st Battalion. King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster)60 Schubert Street, Seaforth07/08/194123Habbaniya War Cemetery, IraqFrederick was the son of Frederick James Bailey and Mary Elizabeth Bailey, of Seaforth, Liverpool.
BairdThomas HumphreyAircraftman 1st Class1486551Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve19 Harbord Road Waterloo1205/194238Castle Camps (All Saints) Churchyard, CambridgeshireThomas was the son of Andrew Henry and Elizabeth Heyworth Baird, of Waterloo, Liverpool.
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BartlettWilliam HenryFlight Sergeant (Navigator)1525488460 (R.A.A.F.) Squadron. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve13 Neville Road Waterloo22/06/194322Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, GermanyWilliam was the only son of George Robert and Susan Bartlett, of Liverpool; husband of Margaret A. Bartlett, of Waterloo, Liverpool.
BearMichaelAble seamanRoyal navy - Aircraft CarrierMason Street Waterloo14/08/1945It is reported that Michael died a day before Victory over Japan Day in a flight deck accident.
BeckRobertGunner3768050Royal Artillery4 Dean Street Waterloo08/08/194431Assisi War Cemetery, ItalyRobert was the son of John Henry and Margaret Beck, of Waterloo, Liverpool ; husband of Irene May Beck, of Waterloo.
BeechJoseph AlbertSargent56741037th Battalion. The Parachute Regiment A.A.C.24 Trevor street, Seaforth 06/06/194425La delivrande War Cemetery, Douvres FranceJoseph was the son of John and Cathrine Beech of Seaforth, Liverpool. It is reported that Robert was reported missing a presumed killed on D-Day.
BennettGeorge BennettSergeant (Navigator)147465451 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve29 Middleton Road Waterloo22/10/194320Schoonselhof Cemetery, BelgiumGeorge was the son of George Herbert and Hannah Bennett, of Waterloo, Liverpool.
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BirbeckDouglas BriggSergeant (Air Gunner)168526349 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer ReserveSt Johns Road Waterloo16/03/194421Durnbach War Cemetery, GermanyDouglas was the son of Leonard and Florie Birbeck, of Waterloo, Liverpool.
BlowerFrederick DrummondPilot Officer (Navigator)146165141 Squadron, Royal Air Force30 Winchester Avenue Waterloo05/11/194324Greate Crosby (St. Luke) Churchyard, United Kingdom Frederick was the son of Frederick Drummond and Beatrice Blower, of Liverpool; husband of Jean Pierce Blower.
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BournThomas DournMarineCH/16140Chatham Division, Royal Marines148 Sandy Road, Seaforth13/07/194657Liverpool (Ford) Roman Catholic CemeteryThomas was the husband of Annie Mary Bourn, of Liverpool. It is reported that Thomas was injured when an aircraft raided A.A. Battery on which he was serving at HMS Royal Arthur Skegness in May 1943 and as a result died July 1946
BrainLeonard ArthurFlight Lieutenant88216458 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer ReserveStudley Lodge Seaforth15/02/194233Runnymede Memorial United KingdomBrian was the son of Alfred Charles and Lillian Brain; husband of Estelle Rigby Brain, of Liverpool.
BrearBasilSergeant (Air Bomber)658952156 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve24 Oxford Road Waterloo24/08/194322Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery, GermanyBasil was the son of Harry and Florence Ella Brear, of Waterloo, Liverpool.
BreckellRalph HollesleySergeant811144106 Squadron, Royal Air Force (Auxiliary Air Force)50 Milton Road Waterloo26/11/194123Runnymede Memorial United KingdomRalph was the son of Harold Stretton Breckell and Ethel Breckell, of Waterloo, Liverpool. Ralph was killed whilst on night operations over Germany.
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BrookNeilSergeant (Pilot)1062111Royal Air Force Volunteer ReserveManley Road Waterloo28/07/194119Huddersfield (Edgerton) Cemetery United KingdomNeil was the son of Herbert Stanley and Agnes Brook, of Edgerton, Huddersfield. It is reported that Neil died in hospital as a result of a flying accident in Yorkshire. He had just completed training and was on a specialised course when the accident occurred.
BuchananJosephLance CorporalPLY/X 111175No. 47 (Royal Marine) Commando135 Muspratt Road Seaforth1944-02-1120Bergen-Op-Zoom War Cemetery NetherlandsJoseph was the son of George Ernest and Margaret Buchanan, of Seaforth, Liverpool.
BulmerJohn RichardFusilier37691441st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers04/07/194330Rangoon Mamorial Myanmar John was the son of William T. and Georgina Bulmer, of Seaforth, Liverpool.
BurleighJamesTrooper37149233rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters) Royal Armoured CorpsTrevor street Seaforth04/07/194529Bootle Cemetery United KingdomJames was the husband of Winifred Burleigh, of Litherland, Liverpool.
BurnleyHenry FrederickPilot Officer (Wireless Op./Air Gunner)14580886 Squadron, Royal Air Force (Auxiliary Air Force)2 Brookfield Waterloo14/05/194322Great Crosby (St. Luke) Chrurchyard United KingdomHenry was the son of Frederick and Ada Burney, of Crosby, Liverpool. Henry died as a result of a flying accident while carrying out operations with a costal command.
CahillEdmundThird Engineer OfficerS.S. Nerissa (Hamilton, Bermuda)Glendower Road Waterloo30/04/194127Tower Hill Memorial United KingdomThe SS Nerissa was a passenger and cargo steamer which was torpedoed and sunk on 30 April 1941 during World War II by the German submarine U-552 following 39 wartime voyages between Canada and Britain. It is reported that Edmund was lost as sea.
CainDenisGuardsman27193901st Battalion, Irish Guards20 Blucher Street Waterloo02/05/194435Rome war Cemetery ItalyCain was the son of Thomas and Margaret Cain, of Waterloo, Liverpool.
CamdenHugh YatesSeamanLT/JX 170714H.M. Trawler Stella Capella, Royal Naval Patrol Service03/11/194227Lowestoft Naval Memorial United KingdomHugh was the son of Hugh Yates Camden and Lucy Rycroft Camden, of Waterloo, Liverpool. It is reported that Hugh was lost at sea.
ChadwickPercyPrivate37692811st Battalion South Lancashire RegimentWillow Grove Seaforth19/07/194431Bayeux Memroial France
ChaffersRobertLance CorporalS/97509Royal Army Service Corps16 Thomas Road Seaforth29/04/194123Phaleron War Cemetery GreeceRobert was the son of Samuel and Lillian Beatrice Chaffers, of Seaforth, Liverpool.
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CooksonJohnSergeant41964621st Battalion Welch Regiment140 Sandy Road Seaforth14/09/194425Coriano ridge War Cemetery ItalyJohn was the son of John Newton Cookson and Mary Cookson, of Seaforth, Liverpool.
CoyleBernardStoker 1st ClassC/KX 129152H.M.S. Leda, Royal Navy7 Beaumaris Street Seaforth20/09/1942Chatham Naval Memorial United KingdomBernard was a cousin to John Webster, of Crosby, Liverpool
CrawfordForcer DouglasSergeant (Flight Engineer)2211693432 (R.C.A.F.) Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve5 Crosby Road Waterloo26/07/1944Breyeniere Churchyard France
CrilleyJoseph ThomasTelegraphistD/WRX 413H.M.S. Kite Royal Naval Volunteer (Wireless) ReserveFir Road Waterloo21/08/1944Plymouth Naval Memorial United KingdomJoseph was the husband to Mrs I. Knott, of Waterloo, Liverpool. On 21 August, H.M.S Kite slowed to untangle her "foxers" (anti acoustic torpedo noise makers). At a low speed Kite was hit by two torpedoes from German Submarine U-344 and sank.
CroftJamesTrimmerMerchant NavyDenmark Street Waterloo17/06/1940Tower Hill Memorial United KingdomJames was the husband of Margaret Croft, of Waterloo, Liverpool. RMS Lancastria was a British ocean liner requisitioned by the UK Government during World War II. She was sunk on 17 June 1940 during Operation Ariel off St. Nazaire.
CruickshanksFrancis BullenPrivate29299351st Battalion, Gordon Highlanders26 Oakdale Road Waterloo22/09/1944Ste. Marie Cemetery, Le Havre FranceFrancis was the husband of Elsie cruickshanks, of Crosby, Liverpool.
CullingtonAugustine FredrickFlying Officer (Flight Engineer)51876207 Squadron, Royal Air Force23 Lime Grove Seaforth11/11/194424Liverpool (Ford) Roman Catholic CemeteryAugustine was the Son of Augustine Beuno and Lilian Cullington, of Seaforth, Liverpool; husband of Margery Cullington.
CulshawAlfredMidshipman (A)H.M.S. Jackdaw, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve9 Holden Grove, Waterloo15/11/194519Crail Cemetery , Fifeshire, United KingdomAlfred was the son of John and Charlotte Culshaw, of Waterloo, Liverpool. Alfred died while on a operations exercise with the Fleet Air Arm at his station on Crail. It is reported that the aircraft lost control a few minutes after take off, and crashed int the sea.
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DarkSydney EwanStaff Serjeant831904106 (The Lancashire Hussars) Anti-Aircraft Regiment
Royal Artillery
Between 26/04/1941 and 27/04/194130Athens Memorial, GreeceSydney was the son of William and Jessie Dark; husband of Hannah Dark, of Seaforth, Liverpool.
DavidsonAlexander HaighLieutenant1244596th Battalion, Green Howards (Yorkshire Regiment)St John's Vicarage, Waterloo21/07/194324Cassino Memorial, ItalyAlexander was the son of Alexander George Davidson, and of Gertrude C. Davidson, of Bournemouth, Hampshire.
DaviesEric AlexanderPetty Officer, SupplyP/MX 45466H.M.S Exmouth, Royal Navy13 Holly Grove, Seaforth21/01/194033Portsmouth Naval Memorial, HampshireEric was th son of Alfred George and Prudence Davies; husband of Evelyn M. Davies, of St. Martin's, Shropshire. He died aboard HMS Exmouth, the ship was torpedoed by u-22, Kapt. Ltnt. Karl Heinrich Jenisch in the Moray Firth wit the loss of 189 crew.
DaviesRobertStewardS.S. Empress of Canada, Merchant Navy4 Doric Street, Seaforth14/03/194362Tower Hill Memorial, LondonRobert was the husband of Jane Cornelia Davies, of Seaforth. He died when Empress of Canada, en route from Durban, South Africa to Takoradi carrying Italian prisoners of war, was torpedoed and sunk by Italian submarine Leonardo Da Vinci
DaviesRichard ForresterAircraftman 1st Class976930Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve05/12/1941521Saint Eval Churchyard, CornwallRichard was the son of Richard Lewis Davies and Martha Florence Davies, of Waterloo, Liverpool. he was reported as 'Killed by enemy action'
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DeakinsKennethFusilier3663209Royal Northumberland Fusiliers75 St John's Road, Waterloo28/06/194421Bayeux War Cemetery, Calvados, FranceKenneth was the son of Percy Evans Deakins and Anne Elizabeth Deakins, of Waterloo, Liverpool. He was killed in action just a week after landing in Normandy, the truck he was travelling in was hit by a German shell.
DownesPatrickSergeant ( Wireless Operator/Air Gunner)1671293Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve18 Woodands Road, Seaforth20/01/194420Saunt Peter & Saint Paul's Churchyard, Great CrosbyPatrick was the son of James and Ellen Downes, of Liverpool. He died during air operations. Patricks' brother William was also killed
DownesWilliamLeading SeamanS.S. Ceramic (Southampton) , Merchant Navy18 Woodands Road, Seaforth07/12/194225Tower Hill Memorial, LondonWilliam was killed while serving on S.S. Ceramic, the ship was torpedoed by a German submarine, leaving only one survivor from the 656 people aboard. His brother Patrick was also killed in action
DunneWilliam JamesDeck BoyS.S. Empire Lake (West Hartlepool) Merchant Navy15/07/194317Tower Hill Memorial, LondonWilliam was the son of John A. and Frances Dunne, of Seaforth, Liverpool. He was killed while serving SS Empire lake. The ship was on route from Durban for Aden when was torpedoed by German submarine U-181 and sunk. 31 of her 38 crew perished
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EcclestonJohnStewardS.S. Nova Scotia (Liverpool)26 Roman Street, Seaforth28/11/194234Tower Hill Memorial, LondonJohn was the son of James Henry and Elizabeth Eccleston; husband of Freda E. Eccleston, of Waterloo, Liverpool
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EllisonSamuel Corporal1134073Royal Air Force Volunteer ReserveBeaumaris Street, Seaforth30/04/194221Bootle Cemetery, LiverpoolSamuel was the son of William and Ada Ellison; husband of Mabel Ellison, of Liverpool. He died in hospital in Middlesex
EvansCharles HenryPrivate25 Date Street, Seaforth
EwbankJohn PattisonTrooper325497Cheshire Yeomanry2 Oxford Drive, Waterloo25/06/194121Beirut War Cemetery, Lebanese RepublicJohn was the son of John and Clara Ewbank, of Waterloo, Liverpool
FelineRobert GordonOridnary TelegraphistD/JX 361557H.M.S. Charybdis
Royal Navy
16 Kinross Road, Waterloo23/10/194319Plymouth Naval Memorial, DevonRobert was killed n action aboard HMS Charybdis, The ship was sunk with heavy loss of life by German torpedo boats in an action in the English Channe
FeltonFrederick CharlesStewardS.S Ceramic20 Eastbourne Road, Waterloo07/12/194236Tower Hill Memorial, LondonFrederick was the son of George and Mary Felton; husband of Aimee Felton, of Waterloo, Liverpool. He died when the Ceramic was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U-515, Capt. Lt. W. Henke, West of Azores. Over 650 crew and passengers perished. One man survived.
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FitzmauriceDerekSergeant1029364Royal Air Force Volunteer ReserveSandy Road, Seaforth11/03/194322Runnymede Memorial, SurreyDerek was the son of James Frederick and Evelyn Grace Fitzmaurice, of Liverpool. He went missing while on exercise off the coast of Scotland. After 15 days of searching he was posted as missing, presumed killed.
FlynneVincentSergeant ( Wireless Operator/Air Gunner)94504751 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer ReservePark View, Waterloo15/09/194125Hamburg War Cemetery, GermanyVincent was th son of Charles and Lucy Ann Flynne, of Waterloo, Liverpool. B.A. (London).
FlynnDavidPrivateS/4984580Royal Army Service Corps21/06/194121Saint Peter & Saint Paul Churchyard, Great Crosby, LiverpoolDavid was the son of Michael and Edith Emma Flynn, of Seaforth, Liverpool.
FriebusJohn PercivalPrivate37749972nd Battalion, Durham Light Infantry S92 Rawson Road, Seaforth04/05/194424Kohima War Cemetery, IndiaJohn was the son of Robert and Elizabeth Friebus, of Liverpool; husband of Hilda Friebus, of Seaforth, Liverpool. John was killed in action in Burma, he left a baby daughter who he never meet.
FylesThomas RaymondPilot Officer6199440 Squadron.
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
6 Elm Drive, Seaforth26/08/194127Handzame Communal Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, BelgiumThomas was the son of John and Ida Fyles, of Seaforth, Liverpool. He was killed during an attack on an enemy target, despite heavy anti aircraft flak he continued to attack his objective. It is believed that his plane was hit and he baled out.
GardinerAlan GeoffreyAble SeamanD/JX 347290H.M.S. Eclipse
Royal Navy
30 Courtnay Avenue, Waterloo24/10/194319Plymouth Naval Memorial, DevonAlan was the son of Claude Clifford Gardiner and Alice Maude Gardiner, of Waterloo, Liverpool. Was onboard H.M.S. Eclipse when it stuck a mine and sank killing all on board.
GeeEdgar AlanCaptain (Air Observation Post Pilot)176674Royal Artillery attached. 271 A.O.P. Squadron.
Royal Air Force
23 Victoria Road, Waterloo07/02/1944Saint Peter & Saint Paul Churchyard, Great Crosby, LiverpoolEdgar was the son of Edward and Dorothy Gee; husband of Lillian Teresa Gee, of Waterloo, Liverpool.
GerrardGeorge HardmanLieutenant126298Royal Artillery attached. 'R' Anti Aircraft Regiment. Royal Indian Artillery05/03/194328Singapore Memorial, SingaporeGeorge was the son of William Ernest Gerrard, The King's Regt. (Liverpool), killed in action in Belgium, 31st July, 1917, and Jeanie McDougall Gerrard. B.A. (Cantab.).
GoughArthur AllertonSecond Engineer OfficerM.V. Abosso (Liverpool)
Merchant Navy
36 Ashdale Road, Waterloo29/10/194233Tower Hill Memorial, London.Arthur was the son of Edgar Bankis Gough and Annie Gough; husband of Doris Daisy Gough, of Waterloo, Liverpool. He was on board M.V. Abosso (Liverpool) when it was hit by a torpedo.
GraftonSydney HerbertSenior Ordinary SeamanS.S. Wayfarer (Liverpool)
Merchant Navy
19 Oxford Drive, Waterloo19/08/194420Tower Hill Memorial, London.Sydney was the son of Joseph Herbert and Annie Grafton, of Formby, Lancashire. Was on board S.S. Wayfarer (Liverpool) when it was hit by a torpedo.
GrahamJames VereSecond electricianS.S. Vancouver Island (Montreal).
Canadian Merchant Navy
31 Worthing Street, Waterloo15/10/194140Halifax Memorial Nova Scotia, Canada James was the husband of Thirza Sarah Graham, of Liverpool, England. He was aboard S .S. Vancouver Island (Montreal) when it was hit by a torpedo.
GrosvenorBeresford ArnoldPilot Officer61290Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve35 Oxford Drive, Waterloo25/06/1941Alamein Memorial, Egypt

Waterloo & Seaforths Fallen H-Q

SurnameFirst nameRankService NoRegiment, Squadron, Ship EtcLast known addressDiedAge at DeathBurial placeBiographyMedals
HallJohn (Jack)Lieutenant2996732nd Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment18 Neville Road, Waterloo07/05/194521Rangoon Memorial, MyanmarJack was the son of Ernest and Gladys Hall, of Waterloo, Liverpool. He was killed in action the day before VE Day
HalliwellThomasLeading StewardP/LX 23883H.M.S. Lagan
Royal Navy
23 Heney Street, Seaforth27/11/194228Bootle Cemetery, LiverpoolThomas was the husband of Lilian M. Halliwell, of Bootle. Served with H.M.S. Lagan. He took part in the Russian convoys and saw action in Malta. Thomas was killed while on active service
HardingHenry LouisAssistant StewardS.S. Mendoza (Glasgow)
Merchant Navy
Courtney Road, Waterloo01/11/194221Tower Hill Memorial, London.Henry was killed while serving on SS Mendoza, the ship was torpedoed and sunk by German submarine U-178 (Kpt. Zur See, Hans Ibekken)
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HarrisonAlbert EdwardPrivate39772611st Battalion, The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey)03/08/194420Imphal War Cemetery, India.Albert was the son of Thomas William and Elizabeth Harrison, of Liverpool.
HarrisonRobert RogerPantrymanS.S. Pasteur (Liverpool)
Merchant Navy
38 Brook Road, Waterloo28/04/194544Saint Peter & Saint Paul Churchyard, Great Crosby, LiverpoolRobert was the husband of Gwendoline Harrison, of Waterloo, Liverpool. Served with S.S. Pasteur (Liverpool).
HarrisonWilliam JamesPantrymanS.S. Nova Scotia (Liverpool), Merchant Navy1 Woodland Road, Seaforth28/11/194234Tower Hill Memorial, LondonWilliam was the son of William Richard and Josephine Harrison; husband of Lily Harrison, of Seaforth, Liverpool. Was served aboard S.S. Nova Scotia (Liverpool) when it was torpedoed.
HartleyLeonardFiremanS.S. Viking Star (London), Merchant Navy12 Kendrick Street, Seaforth25/02/194222Tower Hill Memorial, LondonLeonard was the son of William Thomas Hartley, and of Betsy Hartley, of Seaforth, Liverpool. Was onboard S.S. Viking Star (London) when it was hit by a torpedo.
HaspreyBetty ThompsonAircraftwoman 2nd Class471993Women's Auxiliary Air Force16/02/194323Thornton Garden of Rest, LiverpoolBetty was the daughter of Frederick Charles and Nellie Hasprey, of Waterloo, Liverpool.
HaytonJohn MarkFlight Lieutenant (Pilot)149536Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve30/04/194625Felixstowe New Cemetery, United Kingdom.John was the son of John and Annie May Hayton, of Liverpool; husband of Helen Elizabeth Hayton, of Liverpool.
HazardGerardDeck BoyM.V. Abosso, Merchant Navy29/10/194217Tower Hill Memorial, LondonGerard was the son of James T. and Martha Hazard, of Seaforth, Liverpool. Was on board M.V. Abosso (Liverpool) when it was hit by a torpedo.
HewitsonThomas Arthur4th Engineer OfficerS.S. Nova Scotia (Liverpool), Merchant Navy47 Rockland Rad, Waterloo28/11/194250Tower Hill Memorial, LondonThomas was the husband of M. E. Hewitson, of Waterloo, Liverpool. He died while serving on SS Nova Scotia, the ship was en route from Aden to Durban carrying a cargo of 6 passengers, 11 military and naval personnel, 134 South African guards and 765 Italian civil internees, she was torpedoed by German submarine U-177 and sunk.
HillThomas JagoTroooper7951856309 Forward Delivery Squad, Royal Armoured Service Corp8 Somerset Road, Waterloo01/08/194524Florence War Cemetery, ItalyThomas was the son of Mrs Margaret Hill, he was killed in an accident in Italy.
HillWalter CharlesAble SeamanP/JX 175343H.M.S. Worcester, Royal Navy13/02/1942Shotley Royal Naval Cemetery, SuffolkWalter was the son of Walter and Edith Hill, of Seaforth, Liverpool; husband of Eileen Hill.
HisleyMaurice JamesSergeant54891078 Squadron, Royal Air Force50 Green Lane, Seaforth11/08/194222Runnymede Memorial, SurreyMaurice was the son of James Percy and Clara Hisley; husband of Mary Elizabeth Hisley, of Blyth, Northumberland.
HobartBernardFlying Officer17121328 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve3 Birchdale Road, Waterloo07/09/194522Taukkyan War Cemetery, MyanmarBernard was the son of Michael James Hobart and Mary Ann Hobart.
HoughGeraldWarrant Officer (Pilot)1058798101 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve81 Enbutt Lane, Crosby05/05/194321Holme-Upon-Spalding Moor (All Saints) Churchyard, YorkshireGerald was the son of Edwin and Eva Hough, of Crosby, Liverpool. E was killed in a crash after an operational sortee over enemy territory two other members of the crew also died.
HowardGeorgeMarineCH/X 10103627th Battalion, Royal Marines16 East Street, Waterloo24/03/194524Heudsen (Oudheudsen) Protestant Cemetery, Noord-Brabant, NetherlandsGeorge was the son of Thomas James Howard and Mary Howard, of Waterloo, Liverpool.
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HowieColin HendrieElectrical Artificer 4th ClassC/MX622053H.M.S. Medway II, Royal Navy12/01/194525Suez War Memorial Cemetery, EgyptColin was the son of Dr. William Howie, M.B., Ch.B., and Euphemia Scott Hendrie Howie, of Waterloo, Liverpool.
HudsonHenry Francis (Harry) Private63423671st Battalion, Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment58 Sweden Street, Waterloo13/01/194224Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery, PolandHarry was the son of Harry David and Hilda Hudson, of Great Crosby, Liverpool.
HughesRichardFusilier36566338th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London)85 Schubert Street, Seaforth19/09/194427Coriano Ridge War Cemetery, ItalyRichard was the son of Edward and Agnes Amelia Hughes, of Seaforth, Lancashire. He had served in North Africa, before taking part in the Sicilian Campaign. Ricahrd was killed in actio in Italy.
HughesRichard Assistant BakerS.S. Nova Scotia (Liverpool)9 Lulworth Road, Waterloo28/11/194238Tower Hill Memorial, LondonRichard died while serving on SS Nova Scotia, the ship was en route from Aden to Durban carrying a cargo of 6 passengers, 11 military and naval personnel, 134 South African guards and 765 Italian civil internees, she was torpedoed by German submarine U-177 and sunk.
HurstGeorge GerrrardFlying Officer (Air Bomber)130533218 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer ReserveBank House, Seaforth Vale, Seaforth27/09/194333Hanover War Cemetery, Niedersachsen, GermanyGeorge was the son of George and Mary Teresa Hurst; husband of Winifred Hurst, of Whitton, Middlesex. He went missing while on active service, presumed killed in action
IredaleThomas HenryWaiterS.S. Laconia (Liverpool), Merchant Navy09/12/194221Tower Hill Memorial, LondonThomas was the son of Thomas Henry and Mary Ellen Iredale, of Seaforth, Liverpool.
IrwinMarkSergeant (Wireless Operator (Air))152316514 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve13/09/194421Cagliari (St Michele) Communal Cemetery, ItalyMark was the son of Mark and Ann Irwin; husband of Isobel Irwin, of Seaforth, Liverpool.
JacksonIvorAssistant StewardS.S. Egyptian (Liverpool) Merchant Navy25 Handfield Road, Waterloo06/03/194320Tower Hill Memorial, LondonIvor was killed when S.S. Egyptian was torpedoed and sunk by German submarine U-230. She was in convoy SC-121 between New York and London.
JacksonFrederickSergeant (Pilot)1674598Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve24 Murat Street, Waterloo11/05/194523Vancouver (Mountain View) Cemetery, British Columbia, CanadaFrederick was the son of Thomas and Alice Jackson, Waterloo, Liverpool, England. He was killed in a flying accident, while training in Canada.
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JonesNorman KennethPrivate29400022nd Battalion, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders2 Sycamore Road, Waterloo19/08/194424Arezzo War Cemetery, ItalyNorman was the eldest son of Fred and Ellen R. Jones, of Liverpool; husband of Ellen Doreen Jones, of Crosby, Liverpool. His brother Norman also perished
JonesMaurice TrevorSergeant- Wireless Operator/Gunner2203147358th Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve2 Sycamore Road, Waterloo23/11/194420Madras War Cemetery, Chennai, India.Maurice was the son of Fred and Ellen R. Jones of Liverpool. His brother Norman was also killed in action
JonesStanleyMarinePLY/X 100181H. M. S. Prince of Wales, Royal Marines12/10/194119Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon, United Kingdom.Stanley was the son of Mrs M. E. Jones of Seaforth, Lancashire. Stanley was serving on board the battleship Prince of Wales when she was struck by Japanese land based bombers. Completed earlier that year in Birkenhead, Prince of Wales helped in the sinking of the German battleship Bismarck and conveyed Winston Churchill to the Newfoundland Conference. 329 souls perished, including Stanley.
KeeganRobertOrdinary SeamanS. S. Pass of Balmaha, London, Merchant NavyEndsleigh Road, Waterloo17/10/194122Tower Hill Memorial, London, United Kingdom.Robert was the son of William and Edith Keegan of Waterloo, Liverpool. Robert was serving on board the tanker S. S. Pass of Balmaha which was transporting aviation fuel and petrol when it was torpedoed by German U-Boat U-97 in October 1941. The resulting inferno claimed the lives of all those on board, including Robert.
KeirRobertPrivate3780500The King's Liverpool Regiment17/04/194129Great Crosby St. Luke Churchyard, Lancashire, United KingdomRobert was the son of Robert and Leontine Keir of Seaforth, Liverpool.
KenworthyJamesAble SeamanP/SSX18204H.M.S. Royal Oak, Royal navyStuart Road, Waterloo14/20/193923Portsmouth Naval Memorial, HampshireJames was the son of James and Miriam Kenworthy, of Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire. He died aboard Royal Oak. The ship was anchored at Scapa Flow in Orkney, Scotland, when she was torpedoed by the German submarine U-47. Of Royal Oak's complement of 1,234 men and boys, 835 were killed that night or died later of their wounds
KerrJohn McDougalSergeant/Pilot982366104th Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve15 Claremont Road, Seaforth10/11/194429Padua War Cemetery, Italy.John was the son of William and Gladys Kerr of Seaforth, Liverpool. Johnwas killed during an operational flight over Verona.
KershawWilliam HenryPorterS.S. Ceramic (Southampton) , Merchant Navy43 Demark Street, Waterloo07/12/194218Tower Hill Memorial, London, United Kingdom.William died when the Ceramic was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U-515, Capt. Lt. W. Henke, West of Azores. Over 650 crew and passengers perished. One man survived.
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LancasterJohn KennethApprentice PilotLiverpool Pilot Service11 Ashlar Road26/11/1939John was one of 22 men, who were drowned while making a gallant effort to save the lives of others when the Liverpool Pilot Boat No.1 stranded on the beach at Ainsdale, Southport, on the 26th November 1939.
LawlerJohn LeonardFlight Sergeant ( Wireless Operator/Air Gunner)651685218 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve24 Church Road, Seaforth28/08/194219Uden War Cemetery, Noord-Brabant, NetherlandLeonard was the son of John J. and Gay Lawler, of Seaforth, Liverpool. He died while on operational duties.
LawrencePeterPrivate76077794 Ordnance Store Company, Royal Ordnance Corps21/09/194434Singapore Memorial, Singapore.Peter was the son of Peter and Annie Lawrence and husband of Florence Lawrence of Seaforth, Liverpool. Peter fell in battle in September 1944.
LeeWilliam GeorgeMess Room BoyS.S. Brackenfield, Liverpool, Merchant Navy18 Stuart Road, Waterloo06/10/194417Tower Hill Memorial, London, United Kingdom.William was the son of William James and Marie Lee of Waterloo, Liverpool. William was serving on board the cargo ship S. S. Brackenfield in June 1944 when it was torpedoed but German E-Boats. She was en route to Juno Beach in Normandy when she sank and 17 souls were lost, including William.
LeightonDavid VickeryCaptain140398371 Battery, 98th Field Regiment, The Surrey and Sussex Yeomanry, Royal Artillery.23/01/194424Minturno War Cemetery, Italy.David was the son of Captain John Leighton and Martha Jane Leighton of Waterloo, Liverpool. David fell in battle in January 1944 in Italy.
LindenDouglasAble SeamanS. S. Port Hunter, London, Merchant Navy07/12/194222Tower Hill Memorial, London, United Kingdom.Douglas was serving on board the S. S. Port Hunter when she was struck on the port side by one torpedo from German U-Boat U-582. She listed heavily to port and sank within two minutes, west of Madeira. 68 crew members, 14 gunners and 5 passengers were lost, including Douglas.
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LongbottomPhilip WilliamLeading Aircraftman1392081Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve10 Victoria Road, Waterloo14/07/194228Montgomery (Oakwood) Cemetery Annexe, Alabama, United States of America.Philip was the son of Mrs. G. Longbottom of Liverpool, and the husband of Constance Longbottom of Brixton, London.
LovettWilliam EdwardPrivate38637947th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment23/09/194133Bootle Cemetery, Lancashire, United Kingdom.William was the son of James and Harriet Lovett of Seaforth, Liverpool.
LoweJames A. Billington.DriverT/135038Royal Army Service Corps20/08/194325Catania War Cemetery, Sicily, Italy.James was the son of Albert and Mary Ann Lowe of Orrell Park, Lancashire. James fell in battle in August 1943 in Italy. Initially James was reported as missing , 18 months later this was changed to killed in action
LundRobert "Bobby" AnthonyLeading Aircraftman1131417th Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve48 Corona Road Waterloo07/04/194320Ambon War Cemetery, Indonesia.Robert was known as "Bobby" to his parents, Anthony and Eva Mary Lund of Waterloo, Liverpool.
LuntGeorge EdwardAble SeamanD/JX 254031H. M. S. Kite, Royal Navy21/08/194431Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon, United Kingdom.George was the son of John James and Ethel Mabel Lunt and the husband of Mary Cecilia Lunt of Seaforth. George served on board the Kite, was escorting a large convoy to Russia. In August 1944, the convoy was attacked by German submarines. Swordfish aircraft sank one submarine, and later destroyers and frigates hit two other submarines. During these operations H. M. S. Kite was torpedoed and sunk by German U-Boat U-344 with a loss of 217 souls, including George.
MacKillopWilliam  AngusSeargent (Pilot)1053612105 Sqdn.
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
07/04/194120Becklingen War Cemetery,Niedersachsen, GermanyWilliam was the son of Henry and Jessie H. MacKillop of Waterloo, Liverpool.
MaineyGerardAble SeamanD/JX126431H.M.S. Mahratta, Royal Navy17 Alder Street, Seaforth25/02/194441Plymouth Naval Memorial,DevonGerard served on H.M.S. Mahratta. Whilst escorting a convoy to Russia, she torpedoed off the coast of Norway. He was the son of James and Elizabeth Mainey of Seaforth, Lancashire; husband of Catherine Mary Mainey of Arklow, Co. Wiklow, Republic of Ireland.
MaineyWilliam JamesSergeant10262948th Regiment, Anti Aircraft, Royal Artillery10/11/194448Bootle Cemetery , LiverpoolWilliam was the son of James and Mary Mainey of Liverpool; husband of Martha j Mainey of Seaforth, Liverpool.
Marriott William RobertLance Corporal78871863rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters) Royal Armoured Corps28 St John's Road, Waterloo06/05/194528Hamburg Cemetery, Hamburg, GermanyWilliam was the son of William Arthur and Christina Marriott, of Waterloo, Liverpool. He was killed when a freshly caputured German automatic gun was accidently discharged.
MassamRoy JosephSignalman14242829Royal Corps of Signals25 Queen's Street, Waterloo06/11/194319Saint Peter & Saint Paul Churchyard, CrosbyRoy was the son of John Newton Massam and Gladys May Massam of Waterloo, Liverpool. He died in hospital.
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MawdsleyArthur ThomasAble SeamanD/MD/X 2775H.M.S. Mahratta.
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
52 Oxford Road, Waterloo25/02/1944Plymouth Naval Memorial, LondonArthur is the son of Mrs E M Mawdsley of Waterloo, Lancashire. He served on H.M.S. Mahratta which was escorting convoy to Russia, when she was torpedoed off coast of Norway.
McArdlePaul AnthonyLeading Aircraftman (Under Training Pilot)1034137Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve73 Milton Road, Waterloo13/03/194219Saint Peter & Saint Paul Churchyard, CrosbyPaul was the son of Harold and Cecelia Gertrude McArdle of Waterloo, Liverpool. He was killed in a flying accident
McCaugheyCecilDriverT/26915163 Airbourne Company, Royal Army Service Corps02/08/1944Ford Cemetery , Liverpool
McCormickJohn
McCormickThomasCivilian War Dead45 Holly Street Liverpool17/09/194031Liverpool County BoroughThomas was the husband of Mary McCormick, he died at Juvenal Street
McDonaldJamesGreaserS.S Andes, Merchant Navy23/01/194438Ford Cemetery, LiverpoolJames was the husband of Henrietta McDonald. He was lost whilst carrying troops across the Atlantic and to Casablanca North Africa.
McEveleyDavidAble SeamanP/JX 249641H.M.S President 111, Royal Navy04/10/194228Portsmouth Naval Memorial, DevonDavid was the son of David and Hannah McEveley.
McIntyreJohn Henry RichardCabin BoyS.S Estrellano, Merchant Navy Waterloo02/09/194116Tower Hill Memorial, LondonJohn was the son of Angus and Ethel McIntyre and was one of 6 who were lost when SS Estrellano was sunk by U-37. 21 survived.
McIntyreWilliamPrivate365382313th Battalion, The King's Regment (Liverpool)13 Holden Grove, Waterloo21/05/194323Rangon Memorial, Myanmar
McLeanRobertMerchant Navy12 Leicester AvenueTower Hill Memorial, LondonRobert was repored as missing, presumed lost at Sea
McNeightRupert RandolphLeading Aircraftsman853883 919 Balloon Squadron, Royal Air Force (Auxiliary Air Force) 20/01/194128Saint Luke Churchyard, Great CrosbyRupert was the son of Hugh Graham and Susan McNeigh. He was the operator of a ballon that broke away and exploded, he died of his injuries.
McNeightHubert GrahamSergeant1458251158 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Upton, Birkenhead31/03/194421Caumont Churchyard, FranceHubert was the son of Hugh Graham and Dora Elizabeth McNeight
McNultyAnthony Augustine0rdinary SeamanP/JX544461H.M.Gun Boat 2002, Royal Navy 20 Cortina Road, Waterloo05/12/194519Portsmouth Naval Memorial, HampshireAnthony was the son of John and Georgina McNulty he was lost when Motor Gun Boat 2002 was sunk by a mine on passage from Aberdeen to Gothenburg Sweden
McWattErnestGunner95840310th Indian Division, Royal Artillery 73 Claremont Road, Seaforth21/04/194525Naples War Cemetery ItalyErnest was the son of Joseph and Lucy McWatt
MorrisRonald Robert Curphey Flight Sergeant1494879460 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Service Great Crosby, Liverpool31/08/194423Runnymede Memorial, SurreyRonald was the son of William S and Mary J Morris and was killed when his aircraft crashed into the sea on an attack on a V2 site in Nothern France
MossEdgar JohnCaptain2439607th Battalion, Green Howards (Yorkshire Regiment)26 Galloway Road, WaterlooDied between 20/03/1943 - 21/03/194329Enfidaville War Cemetery, TunsisaEdgar was the son of John Henry and Florence Moss, of Truro, Cornwall; husband of Annie Myfanwy Moss.
MullinJoanLeading Aircraftwoman2103080Women's Auxiliary Air ForceWater, Liverpool04/09/194521Thornton Garden of Rest, LiverpoolJoan was the daughter of Patrick and Mary Mullin. She died of, Tubercuar Peritonitis, at the RAF General Hospital in St Athans, Cowbridge. She worked as a transport driver with the WAAF. Joan was engage and due to be married in June 1946
Nelson William RichardOrdinary SeamanP/JX 363050H.M.S. Fidelity, Royal Navy49 Caradock Road, Seaforth01/01/1943Portsmouth Naval Memorial, HampshireWilliam was killed when HMS Fidelity was torpedoed and sunk by German submarine U-435.
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NewnesLeslieSergeant 9Flight Engineer)985618115 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve66 Thomson Road, Seaforth18/10/194328Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Nordrhein- Westfalen, GermanyLeslie was reported missing following air operations over Germany.
NicholsonRonald Francis Royal Canadian Air Force
NicklinNoel SpencerFlying Officer145574525 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 17 Marine Terrace, Waterloo, Liverpool17/04/194434Saint Luke's Churchyard, Great Crosby Noel was the son of Frederick William and Selina Nicklin and husband of Norah. He was killed when his aircraft exploded in mid-air near Newquay Cornwall, 16 crewmen died.
NormanEdwardLance Corporal2695640 2nd Battalion, Scots Guards10 Cecil Road, Seaforth, Liverpool21/01/194122Khartoum Memorial, SudanEdward was the son of John and Mabel Norman
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NormintonJohn EdwardLance Sergeant26213686th Battalion, Grenadier Guards 41 Gordon Road, Seaforth, Liverpool17/03/194326Sfax War Cemetery, TunisiaJohn was the son of George and Martha Norminton
OldfieldWilliam PeterLeading SeamanP/J12587H.M.S. Vortigern, Royal Navy15/03/194246Portsmouth Naval Memorial, HampshireWilliam served on H.M.S. Vortigern, she was hit by two torpedoes and sunk off Cromer, Norfolk while escorting convoy. He was the son of William Henry and Grace Oldfield of Waterloo, Liverpool.
OrmeWilfred CharlesTrooper106001691st. Regiment, Reconnaissance Corp. Royal Artillery7 Norma Road, Waterloo29/04/194338Massicault War Cemetery, TunisiaWilfred was the son of Edward John and Edith Dora Orme of Liverpool; husband of Ethel Orme of Waterloo, Liverpool.
O'ShaughnessyThomas VincentFlight Lieutenant(pilot)130132617 Squadron. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve7 Waterloo Road, Waterloo20/01/194430Saint Peter & Saint Paul Churchyard, CrosbyThomas was the son of Captain Maurice John O'Shaughnessy and Elizabeth Marie O'Shaughnessy of Waterloo, Liverpool.
OwensDavid Harrop Sub LieuteneantH.M. Trawler Rubens, Royal Navy Volunteer ReserveNetley' Haigh Road, Waterloo21/01/194126Lowescroft Naval Memorial, SuffolkDavid was the son of David and Isabella Owens, of Aberporth, Cardiganshire.
OwensHarry Bombardier1474857329 Battery, 104 Heavy Anti Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery9 Harrowby Road, Seaforth19/07/194220Rayleigh Cemetery, EssexHarry was the son of Peter Allan Owens and Amy Owens, of Seaforth, Liverpool. He was killed in an accident at a training camp in the south of England
ParryWilliam JamesGunner147366967(2/5th. Battalion, East Surrey Regiment.) Anti Tank Regiment. Royal Artillery17/04/194524Argenta Gap War Cemetery, ItalyWilliam was the son of James Alexander Parry and Elizabeth Eleanor Parry of Waterloo, Liverpool.
PassJoseph Henry RGunner10260598 Battalion, 13 Anti Tank Regiment. Royal Artillery9 Willow Grove. Seaforth06/01/194038Dunkirk Town Cemetery. FranceJoseph was the son of Henry and Mary Pass of Seaforth, Liverpool; husband of Theresa Pass of Seaforth.
PateGeorgeStorekeeperS.S. Nova Scotia, Merchant Navy28/11/194226Tower Hill Memorial, LondonGeorge served on S.S. Nova Scotia. The British troop ship was en route from Port Tewfik to Durban with cargo of personnel, detainees and mail, she was torpedoed by German u-177.
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PittHarold (Harry)Assistant StewardS.S. Ceramic (Southampton) , Merchant Navy48 Sandheys Avenue, Waterloo07/12/19436Tower Hill Memorial, London Harry died when the Ceramic was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U-515, Capt. Lt. W. Henke, West of Azores. Over 650 crew and passengers perished. One man survived.
PorterAlbertPrivate37178098th Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment(Lancaster)23/07/194129Brookwood 1939 - 1945 Memorial, SurreyAbert was the son of Robert and Mary Porter of Seaforth,Liverpool; husband of Ellen Porter of Bootle, Lancashire.
PritchardEric RonaldBombadier91143764 Medium Regiment, Royal Artillery30 Murat Street, Waterloo05/04/194132Phaleron War Cemetery, GreeceEric was the son of Isaac Thomas Pritchard and Annie Louisa Pritchard; husband of Margaret Ellen Pritcherd of Waterloo, Liverpool.
PughWilliam  ThomasPrivate3777794The King's Regiment (Liverpool)176 Sandy Gardens, Seaforth03/12/194126Thornton Garden of Rest, LiverpoolWilliam was the son of William and Bridget Pugh of Great Crosby, Liverpool; husband of Daisy Pugh.
QuickJames AlbertColour Serjeant37086602nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment(Lancaster)04/03/194438Taukkyan War Cemetery, MyanmarJames was the son of Peter and Anna Helen Quick of Seaforth, Liverpool.

Waterloo & Seaforths Fallen R-W

SurnameFirst nameRankService NoRegiment, Squadron, Ship EtcLast known addressDiedAge at DeathBurial placeBiographyMedals
RaeIrving EwartGunner178270194 Heavy Anti Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery44 Milton Road, Waterloo17/11/194221Alexandria (Hydra) War Memorial, EygptIrving was the son of Arthur William and Helen Bertha Rae, of Kirkcaldy, Fife. Before the war Irving had worked at the Metal Box works, he was a keen footballer and played for Waterloo United.
RaittWilliamSecond Engineer OfficerS.S. Nova Scotia, Merchant Navy17 Laurel Grove, Waterloo28/11/194244Tower Hill Memorial, LondonWilliam was the son of Allan and Annie Raitt; husband of Florence Raitt, of Liverpool. He died aboardSS Nova Scotia, the British troop ship was en route from Port Tewfik to Durban with cargo of personnel, detainees and mail, she was torpedoed by German u-177.
RawlinsonJamesFlight Sergeant2218660Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve6 Brookdale Avenue, Waterloo15/01/194519Bootle Cemetery, LancashireJames was the son of James and Annie P. Rawlinson of Waterloo, Liverpool. Helost his life during flight operations over enemy territory
RaymerDonaldLeading Aircraftman1451157Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, Base Signals and Radar Unit (B.S.R.U)17 Glenwyllan Road, Waterloo11/07/194421Runnymede Memorial, SurreyDonald was the son of Gerald and Jennie Raymer of Waterloo, Liverpool. He was killed at sea, due to enemy operations
RedmanEric StorrSerjeant1722761Royal Artillery17 Cambridge Road, Waterloo29/06/194234Thornton Garden of Rest, LancashireEric was the son of Robert and Emily Redman. He was also the husband of Dorothy Dunlop Redman of Waterloo, Liverpool.
ReillyAnthonySergeant (Pilot)1005145Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 97th Squadron51 Crosby Road, Seaforth05/05194325Cambridge City Cemetery, CambridgeshireAnthony was the son of Thomas and Margaret Reilly of Bootle, Lancashire.
RhindLaurence RatcliffeWarrant Officer (Navigator)1106489Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 37th Squadron11/10/1944Bari War Cemetery, ItalyLaurence was the only son of Mr & Mrs Leslie Rhind, he was killed suring a series of sortees over Italy
RichardsGeoffrey Edward CharlesSergeant2225323Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve44 Endsleigh Road, Waterloo23/02/194519Nassau War Cemetery, BahamasGeoffrey was the son of George Weaver and Lilian Hazel Richards of Crosby, Liverpool. He was killed when two planes accidentally collided over the Bahamas, killing 9 men.
RiozzieErnestPrivate3772054The King's Regiment (Liverpool), 2nd Battalion4 School Lane, Seaforth17/09/194425Ravenna War Cemetery, Italy
RobertsDouglas DeanSergeant (Flight Engineer)1685090Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 77th Squadron45 Oxford Road, Waterloo17/06/194421Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery, NetherlandsDouglas was the son of Robert Owen and Miriam Esther Roberts of Waterloo, Liverpool.
RobertsJohn AlfredAssistant StewardMerchant Navy, RMS Laconia (Liverpool)57 Granville Road, Seaforth09/12/194236Tower Hill Memorial, LondonOn 12th September 1942, the RMS Laconia was torpedoed twice by the German U boat, U-156. It wasn't deemed as important until it was discovered that the ship was transporting Italian Prisoners of War. The U boat then began a rescue operation to find survivors. 4 days later, the U boat was attacked by the American B-24 Liberator aircraft. This incident lead to the famous 'Laconia order,' an explicit German order to the U boats to not attempt to rescue survivors from any torpedoed ship. John was 1 of 1,658 people lost during this attack. John was the husband of Mary Robert of Seaforth, Liverpool.
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RobinsSamuel JohnPrivate14393953Durham Light Infantry, 9th Battalion33 Gladstone Road, Seaforth08/12/194420St Manvieu War Cemetery, Cheux, FranceSamuel was the son of Frederick William and Mary Teresa Robins of Seaforth, Liverpool.
RobinsonWilliam EdwinCorporal37707375th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment16 Wesley Street, Waterloo09/08/194431Bayeux War Cemetery, Calvados, FrnaceWilliam was the son of Emily Duncalf, of Liverpool; husband of Annie Robinson, of Liverpool. He was killed in action just one week after being awarded the Military Medal, for outstanding bravery. Military Medal
RothwellBernard EricBoatswainMerchant Navy, S.S. Empire Heritage (Cardiff)09/08/194438Tower Hill Memorial, LondonOn 8th September 1944, the S.S Empire Heritage was torpedoed by the German submarine U-482 whilst carrying Distressed British Seamen (crew members that had been rescued from earlier shipwrecks), 16,000 tons of fuel oil and 1,900 tons of deck cargo including Sherman Tanks. Bernard was 1 of 112 people that lost their lives in this attack. Bernard was the son of Henry and Elizabeth Rothwell. He was also the husband of Phyllis Rothwell of Seaforth, Liverpool.
RowlandsAlexander FrancisSergeant (Air Gunner)2204416Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 70th Squadron27 Oxford Road, Waterloo05/08/194419Bucharest War Cemetery, RomaniaAlexander was the son of Richard Francis and Ada Rowlands. He went missing after an operational flight over enemy territory, the family hear 10 months later that he was presumed dead, as no word had been heard from him.
RyanWilliamTrooper7914534Royal Armoured Corps, 'B' Squadron, 12th Royal Lancers26/04/194332Massicault War Cemetery, TunisiaWilliam was the son of Denis and Marie Ryan. He was also the husband of Hannah Ryan of Seaforth, Liverpool.
SakneJohn TheodoreDriverT/231275Royal Army Servce Corp and Royal Army Medical Corp27 Brookfield Avenue13/02/194229Kranji War Cemetery, SingaporeJohn was the son of Theodore and Elizabeth Sakne, of Liverpool; husband of Ivy Sakne, of Waterloo, Liverpool. He was killed in action
ScottJohn (Jack)Leading CookD/MX 82281H.M.S. Charybdis
Royal Navy
4 School Lane, Seaforth23/10/1943Plymouth Naval Memorial, DevonJack was the son of Isaac and Margaret Scott; husband of Louise Scott, of Seaforth, Lancashire. , He was killed when the Charybdis was twice torpedoed, off the French coast, the ship turned over to port and sank by the stern. 463 creww were killed
SharplesJohn JamesBombardier147301532 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery21 King Street, WaterlooDied between 25/06/1942 & 28/06/194222Alamein Memorial, EgyptJohn was the son of Stephen and Alice Sharpes, of Waterloo, Liverpool. He was forst reported as missing, later changed to killed in action.
SheldrickJames HenryPrivate36636352nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment3 Canning Street, Waterloo01/06/1944Beach Head War Cemetery, Anzio, ItalySon of Oliver and Margaret Sheldrick; husband of Mona Sheldrick, of Bootle, Lancashire.
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SimpsonMalcolmSergeant ( Air Bomber)659008100 Squadron, Royal Air Force10 Stuart Road, Waterloo22/10/194328Thornton Garden of Rest, LiverpoolMalcolm was the son of Alice Simpson, of Waterloo, Liverpool.
SimpsonWilliam FrederickCaptain83 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery 28 Brookvale, Waterloo13/08/194427Brouay War Cemetery, Calvados, FranceWilliam was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Simpson; husband of Doris Helen Simpson, of Churchtown, Southport, Lancashire.
SloanSidneySergeant773302281 Battery, 25 Light Anti Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery8 Sandown Road, Seaforth14/10/1939St Luke's Churchyard, Great CrosbySidney was killed in a training accident.
SmithLeslie AlfredSergeant (Pilot)131294050 Squadronm Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve20 Thornton Road, Waterloo13/11//194329Saint Peter & Saint Paul's Churchyard, Great CrosbyLeslie was the son of Alfred and Mary Smith, of Liverpool; husband of Isabel Smith, of Crosby, Liverpool. He was killed while carrying out a cross-country flight over England, The aeroplane encountered difficulties when landing and crashed.
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(Conney-)SmithThomas JamesRifleman31958521st Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifes)3 Lyra Road, Waterloo26/05/194421Taukkyan War Cemetery, MyanmarThomas was the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Smith, of Waterloo, Liverpool.
SmylieAlfred JamesSergeant147429932 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery2 Leicester Avenue, Waterloo25/06/194223Alamein Memorial, EgyptAldred was killed in at at Fuka
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SouthwoodPaul McKlvieSergeant (Observer)580531114 Squadron, Royal Air Force51 Glenwyllan Road, Waterloo14/05/194023Glaire-et-Villette Communal Cemetery, Ardennes, FrancePaul was the son of Charles P. Southwood and Emily McKelvie Southwood, of Alderley Edge, Cheshire.He was posted as missing following an attack on German troop formations
SpencerWilliam AlfredFusiliers34613612nd Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers4 Chapel Street, Waterloo16/05/194421Cassino War Cemetery, ItalyWilliam was the son of William George and Mary Alice Spencer, of Waterloo, Liverpool.
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SteeleGeorge GreavesGunner376089623 Field Regiment.
Royal Artillery
47 Winstanley Road, Waterloo14/09/194429Coriano Ridge War Cemetery, ItalyGeorge was the son of Claude George Thomas Steele and Kate Edith Steele, of Crosby, Lancashire.
StibbonsErnest WhitesideTrooper1425808151st (The Leeds Rifles), Royal Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery13 South View, Waterloo14/09/1944Gradara War Cemetery, Italy.Ernest was the only son of Ernest James Stibbons and Deborah Ann Stibbons.
Strachan Eric SydneyLance Serjeant37785495th Battalion, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders33 Middleton Road, Waterloo24/10/194221El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt.Eric was the son of Sydney Brands Strachan and Mabel Florence Strachan, of Waterloo, Liverpool.
StroudWilliam FrancisWarrant Officer (Pilot)13342218 Squadron.
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
23 Roman Street, Seaforth17/10/194421Karachi War Cemetery, Pakistan .William was the son of John Edward and Annie Stroud, of Seaforth, Liverpool.
SullivanWilliamPetty OfficerD/JX 191580H.M.S. President III (S.S. City of Guildford), Royal Navy27/03/194323Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon.William was the son of Thomas H.L. and Ann Sullivan, of Seaforth, Lancashire.
SutherlandIan WelshFlying Officer7250819 Squadron, attached Air Fighting Development Unit. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve16 Glenwylin Road, Waterloo04/08/194021St Michael's Churchyard, Halton Grave 91.Ian was the son of Duncan Welsh Sutherland and Eva Sarah Elizabeth Sutherland, of Great Crosby, Liverpool. He served in the The Air Fighting Development Unit, an air technical intelligence part of the Royal Air Force which developed operational tactics and tested captured enemy aircraft.
TannerFrederick CharlesLeading Aircraftman1355450Royal Air Force Volunteer ReserveGlennwyllan' Haigh Road Waterloo16/04/194529Cesena War Cemetery, Italy.Frederick was the son of Albert Frederick Charles and Louisa Hannah Tanner, of Great Crosby, Lancashire. He was killed in a road accident in Italy
ThompsonArthur FrederickAssistant BootsS.S. Ceramic (Southampton) , Merchant Navy07/12/194228Tower Hill Memorial, London. Arthur was the son of Arthur and Margaret L. Thompson, of Seaforth, Liverpool.
TinsleyWilliamStewardS.S. Nova Scotia, Merchant Navy18 Willow Grove, Waterloo28/11/194219Tower Hill Memorial, London. William died aboard SS Nova Scotia, the British troop ship was en route from Port Tewfik to Durban with cargo of personnel, detainees and mail, she was torpedoed by German u-177.
TrevittKennethSergeant1871485521 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve07/02/194520Runnymede Memorial, Surrey Kenneth was the youngest son of Robert and Lilian Trevitt, of Waterloo, Liverpool.
TumeyGeorge HenrySailorM.V. Cordelia (Liverpool), Merchant Navy03/02/194319Tower Hill Memorial, London. George was the son of Henry and Frances Tumey; grandson of Frances Imms, of Seaforth, Liverpool. Was serving onboard M.V. Cordelia (Liverpool). The ship was torpedoed and sunk by U-632 south of Iceland. 46 crew died. The sole survivor, chief engineer I.C. Bingham, was taken prisoner by the U-boat.
TweedleEricGunner143030431 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery17 Regina Avenue, Waterloo18/02/194419Cassion Memorial, ItalyEric was the son of Alfred and Ida V. Tweedle, of Waterloo, Liverpool. Served with
TyrerWilliam Henry SpencerLieutenant2812181 Heavy Regiment, Royal Artillery72 Brook Vale, Waterloo26/07/194432Hermanville War Cemetery, Calvados, FranceWilliam was the son of William and Lilian Rose Tyrer, of Liverpool; husband of Constance Tyrer, of Liverpool.
UzzellAnthony RobbAble SeamanD/JX 649630H.M.S. Caroline,
Royal Navy
15 Great George's Road, Waterloo23/05/194520Thornton Garden of Rest. LiverpoolAnthony served aboard HMS Caroline, which was an administrative centre in the Second World War. He died in a Belfast hospital, he was put ashore 6 weeks previously for treatment and passed away on his 20th birthday.
WalkerWilliam Craftsman76247123 Armed Brigade. Ordnance Company.Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers23 Sweden Street, Waterloo07/04/194323Medjez-et-Bab Memorial, TunisiaWilliam was the son of Edward Henry and Sarah Jane Walker, of Waterloo, Liverpool. He was killed in action with the 8th army in North Africa.
WaltersStanley KennethMarineEX 4092No 44 Royal Marine Commando, Royal Marines7 Hereford Road, Seaforth26/01/194525Taukkyan War Cemetery, MyanmarStanley was the son of Mr & Mrs W. George Walters of Seaforth.
WardRonaldOrdinary SignalmanP/JX 619182French Ship - La Tombe, Royal Navy37 Woodland Road, Seaforth17/04/194519Portsmouth Naval Memorial, DevonRonald was one of a party of signaller serving on a french destroyer off the coast of Europe.
WeeksFrederick ArthurGunner929413149 The Lancashire Yeomanry Anti-tank Regiment Royal Artillery25 Albert Road, Waterloo28/03/194331Medjez-El-Bab, TunisiaFrederick was the son of Edwin William Carter Weeks and Mary Jane Weeks of Waterloo, Liverpool
WhallenGeorge HarveySergeant (Observer)7514221 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve81 Lawson Road, Waterloo12/06/194223St Luke's Churchyard, Great CrosbyGeorge was the son of George and Miriam Whalen, of Waterloo, Liverpool. Awarded the Boy Scouts' Cornwall Decoration.
WhelanMatthewAircraftman 2nd Class (Wireless Operator/Air Gunner)63035188 Squadron, Roual Air Force2 Oxford Drive, Waterloo23/05/194019Durnbach War Cemetery, Bayern, GermanyMatthew was the son of Matthew and Mary Elizabeth Whelan, of Waterloo, Liverpool.
WhiteRonaldFusiler37835884th Battalion, Royal Welch Fusiliers1 Blucher Street, Waterloo04/10/194424Valkenswaard War Cemetery, Noord-Brabant, NetherlandsRonald wa the youngest son of Matthew and Mary Elizabeth Whelan, of Waterloo, Liverpool.
WilkinsonArthur HowellTrooper78926726th Royal Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery25 Hastings Road, Waterloo06/05/194221Rangoon Memorial, MyanmarArthur was the son of Henry Brown Wilkinson and Emily Adelaide Wilkinson. His brother Frederick also perished.
WilkinsonFrederick JamesS.S. Killarney, Merchant Navy25 Hastings Road, Waterloo01/10/1940Walton Cemetery, LiverpoolFrederick doed of concussion and exposure in October 1940. His brother Arthur was killed in action in 1942
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WilliamsFrederick FranklinLance Corporal2121962752nd Field Company, Royal Engineers.18/06/194129Anfield Cemetery, LiverpoolFrederick was the son of Albert Frederick & Lilian Williams. His parents were notified that their son had qualified for a commision just prior to hearing that he had been killed in action.
WoodsPeter JosephSergeant13th (2/4th Batalion, The South Lancashire Regiment) Battalion, The Parachute Regiment, Anti Aircraft Corp7 Birch Street, Seaforth04/11/194529Hotton War Cemetery, Luxembourg, BelgiumPeter died of wounds received in action, on Belgium. He was the eldest son of Mr & Mrs P J Woods.
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WrightWilliamAircraftman 1st Class1532593Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve24 Great George's Road. Waterloo27/03/194321Harare ( Pioneer) Cemetery, ZimbabweWilliam died at the Salisbury General Hospital, Harare, Zimbabwe.
WrightWilliam Hebry AlexanderSquadron Leader70834Royal Air Force (Royal Air Force Oman)17 Beech Lawn, Waterloo19/04/194426Brisbane ( Lutwyche) Cemetery, Queensland, AustraliaWilliam was the son of William Henry Wright, M.R.C.S., F.R.C.P., and Sadie Ann Wright, of Helensburgh, Dumbartonshire. He died when his plane collided with a fellow member of his squadron over Queensland.
WrightHaroldAble SeamanC/SSX 33442H.M.S. "Veteran"
Royal Navy
26/09/194219Chatham Naval Memorial, KentHarold was the son of James and Frances Wright, Birkdale, Lancashire. He served on HMS Veteran, she sank 26th September 1942 after being hit by a U-Boat, South of Iceland