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LEIGHTON BUZZARD CEDARS SCHOOL - Roll of Honour

World War 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2002 Nathan Zipfel

This school was originally the Grammar School for Leighton Buzzard and was situated in a large Georgian House at the end of the High Street that is now Leighton Middle School. The War Memorial was erected in the grounds of the school and commemorates the students from the school who lost their lives in the Second World War.

1939-1945

ABBOTT

Stanley James

Sergeant 1880551, 9 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died on Sunday 25th June 1944. Buried in COULONVILLERS COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Somme, France. Grave 4.

BUTLER

Richard William

Captain 330715, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment attached 9th Battalion, Border Regiment. Died on Monday 9th April 1945. Age 30. Son of William and Margaret Lucy Butler, of Leighton Buzzard. Buried in TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY, Myanmar. Grave 20. H. 18.

CUNNINGHAM

Peter Chris

Sergeant 580784, 99 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died on Wednesday 1st May 1940. Age 22. Son of Chris Angus Cunningham and Dorothy Gilmore Cunningham, of Northall. Buried in ST MARY CHURCHYARD, EDLESBOROUGH, buckinghamshire.

DEVERELL

J E S

Corporal

FAULKNER

K D

Flight Lieutenant

FITSELL

Richard Louis

Sergeant, 1164381, 10 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died on
Friday 12th September 1941. Age 21. Son of Henry Louis Fitsell, and of Lucy Mary Fitsell, of Leighton Buzzard. Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 43. See also Leighton Buzzard and Beaudesert School.

FOSTER

Frederick John

Lance Serjeant, 1553022, 67 Medium Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died on
Friday 2nd February 1945. Age 28. Son of William and Sarah Anne Foster; husband of Dorothy May Foster, of Chesham, Buckinghamshire. Buried in BRUNSSUM WAR CEMETERY, Limburg, Netherlands. Grave VI. 307. See also Leighton Buzzard and Beaudesert School.

GADD

G E

Sergeant

GRIFFIN

Arthur Charles

Flight Lieutenant 62311, Pilot, 201 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died on Sunday 22nd August 1943. Age 27. Son of Charles Henry and Emma Griffin, of Leighton Buzzard. Buried in IRVINESTOWN CHURCH OF IRELAND CHURCHYARD, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. Plot 1. Grave 12. See also Leighton Buzzard and Beaudesert School.

HANKINS

G

Flight Sergeant

O'BRIEN-HEADY

J J

Flight Sergeant

HODDINOTT

J H

Private

HORN

D L W

Flight Sergeant

HORNE

D E

Lance Sergeant

HORNE

D A

Lance Sergeant

JEFFS

F G

Bombardier

LAW

Harold John

Lance Sergeant 913912, 419 Battery, 148 (The Bedfordshire Yeomanry) Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died on Tuesday 12th September 1944. Age 28. Son of George Frederick and Mary Law; husband of Dorothy Lilian Law, of Luton. Commemorated on SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Singapore. Column 36. See also Leighton Buzzard and Beaudesert School.

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D

Major

PERRY

H E

Sergeant

PIDGLEY

P W

Sub/Lieutenant

PRATT

Stanley Walter

Surgeon Lieutenant (M.B., B.S., M.R.C.S.), H.M.S. Dorsetshire, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died on Sunday 5th April 1942. Age 29. Son of Walter and Annie Rosa Pratt, of Leighton Buzzard. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. L.R.C.P. Panel 76, Column 3. See also Leighton Buzzard.

PRUDENT

Vivian Jack

Marine EX/5309, R.M. Group, M.N.B.D.O.1., Royal Marines. Died on
Sunday 1st June 1941. Age 19. Son of Jack and Annie Prudent; grandson of Mrs. A. Burchell, of Leighton Buzzard. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 103. Column 2. See also Leighton Buzzard

SAUNDERS

A R

Sergeant

SMITH

L F

Flight Officer

WEEDON

R F

Flight Officer

WHITMAN

William J

Lance Bombardier. See also Leighton Buzzard and Beaudesert School.

WILLIAMS

H T

Lance Bombardier

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