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J Hall Royal Navy Parents Charles Jason and Margaret Denman Hall


Lance Bombardier Roy Harmston was born in 1916 to son of William and Lillian Harmston.  He served with the Royal Artillery, 69 Field Regiment and He married Alice Kate (Kitty) Tunnell in Cobham Surrey in 1940, wearing his Royal Artillery uniform.  They had one child, Jack.  He died aged 28 on 3rd July 1944 in Portsmouth and was buried in Wales Church cemetery.  He is remembered on the Wales Square memorial.


651468 Warrant Officer TRH Hawkes RAF. POW Stalag 357 Kopernikus, Oerbke, Poland. Served with 49 Sqn RAF Scampton.


CJX130247 Temp Petty Officer George Hawkins RN Son of Mr & Mrs J Hawkins, Albert Terr, Kiveton Park. George volunteered for naval service in 1939 at the age of 17 and a half years. He sersved in a number of different theatres during his service.

Gladys Maud Hawkins WVS, wife of J Hawkins, 31 Albert Terr, Kiveton Park.


Lt Harry D Heath RAOC DoB 1919, called up for service in October 1939. Served in France, Ireland and India. Harry survived the sinking of "Lancastria" in 1940.


Jack Heath, Merchant Navy.


George Herberts, Royal Marines. Saw war sersvice in South Africa.


1239926 Malcolm Herberts RAF dob 01/07/1921. Son of George and Cissy Herberts, 42 Victoria Terr, Kiveton Park. Medically discharged in 1942. Married Dorothy Meese in 1944.


Malcolm (Mac) Holden RN Bn 1920 enlisted 1940. Son of Joseph and Lily Holden. Served in HMS Brilliant B class destroyer.


B Holland Waleswood Home Guard

T. Capt Roger RH Horsley Royal Engineers

Schoolmaster Warrant Officer Arnold Rowland Hughes was the son of Oswald and Florence Hughes of Kiveton.  He served with the Royal Navy on HMS Dunedin, a Danea-class light cruiser.  It had survived a few skirmishes early on in the war and had intercepted the German merchant ship Hannover which was requisitioned and became the first British escort carrier.  In June 1941, it captured another German vessel which had some Enigma machines on board.  In November 1941 off the coast of Brazil it was struck by 2 torpedoes from German submarine U-124 and sank.  Only 4 officers and 63 men out of a crew of 486 survived.  Arnold was 29.

He is remembered on the Wales Square memorial.  He was the brother of Oswald Hughes, who also died in the conflict.


Gunner Oswald Hughes was born in 1907, to Oswald and Florence Hughes.  He had enlisted in the Royal Artillery as a Gunner and was stationed at Arborfield Garrison, Berkshire when war was declared in September 1939.  The following Saturday Oswald and another soldier were making their way back to the barracks after a night out when he was knocked down by a bus which failed to see him in the blackout. He was buried in Wales Church cemetery and is remembered on the Wales Square memorial.


Jack A Hutton R.E. Bn 1920 Son of Ernest and Elizabeth Hutton. Served in the middle east.


Corporal Arthur Hydes Royal Gloucester Hussars, Royal Tank Corps. Bn 1912 volunteered enlistment 1940. Taken prisoner of war 1944 in Germany.








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