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DANIELL, Michael Charles (Revised 06/07/2018)
DAVIS, Edward Strangways (Revised 08/07/2018)
DAVIS, Ernest Burchett (Revised 06/07/2018)
DAVIS, Ernest John Walter (Revised 06/07/2018)
DAVIS, Herbert George (Revised 06/07/2018)
DAVIS, Victor George * (Revised 14/12/2017)
DAVISON, Norman John (Revised 07/07/2018)
DAY, Alec Ronald (Revised 07/07/2018)
DAY, Ernest (Revised 07/07/2018)
DAY, John Terence Gordon (Revised 09/07/2018)
DE JONGH, Oscar Geoffreij (Revised 11/07/2018)
DEAN, Albert Edward (Revised 11/07/2018)
DENYER, William Arthur John (Revised 09/07/2018)
DENYER, William Charles (Revised 09/07/2018)
DICKINSON, Frederick (Revised 10/07/2018)
DIXON, Reginald John (Revised 15/07/2018)
DONALDSON, Charles Alexander (Revised 10/07/2018)
DORMAN, Kenneth Frederick Edward (Revised 10/07/2018)
DOWLING, Harry Walter (Revised 10/07/2018)
DOWNWARD, Arthur Cyril Reid (Revised 10/07/2018)
DRUMMOND, Clifford John (Revised 12/07/2018)
DUNBAR, James Laird (Revised 12/07/2018)
DUNFORD, Richard Jack (Revised 12/07/2018)
DUNN, Joseph Gordon * (Revised 30/06/2018)
DUTFIELD, Herbert Charles (Revised 16/01/2019)
DWAN, Arthur William * (Revised 12/07/2018)
* = Not included in the Book of Remembrance for reasons unknown.
"We waited long for your return, but you are always with us. Mother, Dad and Julie."
Sgt David P. P. Hurst,
Sgt James Vaughan,
Sgt James Storey Aird - navigator,
Sgt. John A. Jones-Ford
Sgt. Thomas Alfred Berwick - gunner.
"Beloved husband / of Eileen Rachel / father of Michael Richard / Rest in Peace"
"His heart in England but his valour here."
"Always alive in our memory. / Your loving wife, son, / parents and family"- the son being his only child, Christopher, born Q1 1945, very shortly before Alec's death.
|ERNEST DAY AND HIS SIBLINGS|
|Name||Born - Died||Notes|
|Donald Alfred||Born: 26 October 1914||Baptised 23 April 1916, St. Barnabas|
|William James||Born: 3 February 1916||Baptised 23 April 1916, St. Barnabas|
|David||Born: Q2 1917 Hertford|
|Ernest||Born: 27 November 1919 Epsom|
Died: 20 November 1943 India
|Enid M||Born: 25 October 1922 Epsom|
|Reginald||Born: Q2 1924 Epsom|
"Son of the late R and A Day. Dearly loved nephew of Terence & Kitty O'Brien. RIP"
"Eric de Jongh, the son of Oscar John de Jongh, was a charming, outgoing person with a sense of humour and the most popular de Jongh in Smyrna, highly thought of in business … Eric originally married in the 1910s, but divorced before WWII, a lady from Smyrna of Armenian background, Eva Sadjian, a lady of extraordinary beauty, with whom he had two children, [Oscar] Geoffrey and Winifred. Eva accompanied the British Attaché to Greece and his wife in the evacuation of that country in WWII, and would mesmerize onlookers with her sultry dark looks even in early morning rising out of her tent in Crete, on route to Egypt. She later re-married an American diplomat, Arthur Parsons …."
WO2 Harold Winthrop Johnson RCAF - Pilot,
F/O Oscar Geoffreij De Jongh RAFVR - Navigator,
P/O Alexander Grant RCAF - Air Bomber,
F/Sgt Kenneth Ross Fallowdown RCAF - Wireless Op / Gunner,
F/Lt John Gordon Brassington RAFVR - Gunner (and the Unit's Gunnery Leader)
Sgt Robert James Wannell RAFVR - Gunner
"The child, Geoffrey David de Jongh, grew up to be a charming man who worked for a chemical company in Holland."
"Never shall thy memory fade. Sweet thoughts ever linger where thou art laid."
"Tender thoughts, love and kindness. Ever remembered. Peg, Margaret, Freddy."
"Gone from us but not forgotten."
"DOWLING. In loving memory of our eldest son Harry, killed in action in his 26th year. Mum, Dad and Allan. Always remembered."
W/C O Godfrey, DFC, - Pilot,
Sgt V J Gallogly, RAAF, - Co-pilot,
P/O A C R Downward - Observer,
F/Sgt H G Edwards - W Op/Bomb aimer,
Sgt J W Porteous - W Op/AG
Sgt F E Barnett - Air Gunner.
"Earth's loss is heaven's gain; in God's own time we meet again. Joan."
F/S T L Gibson (Pilot)
Sgt A H Freeburn (Navigator)
Sgt J L Dunbar (Bomb Aimer)
Sgt L Buxton (WOP/Air)
Sgt G H Kemp (MU Gunner)
Sgt J Gallagher (Rear Gunner)
Sgt J Fraser (Flight Engineer).
"Jimmy. A treasured memory. To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die."
"APRIL 7th. - CROMARTY. At 6.35 in the morning a message came from the RAF that several of their seaplanes had broken adrift from their moorings, with their crews aboard, that they had not enough boats to face the storm, and that they would be glad of the life-boat's immediate help. A strong N.W. gale was blowing, with a rough sea, and there were heavy showers of sleet. The motor life-boat James Macfee was launched at 7.15, went to the seaplane base, took two RAF officers on board, and then patrolled round the seaplanes and gave them valuable help. They were all made safe except one, which had foundered. The life-boat searched the firth for her crew of six men, but they had all been drowned."
[In fact a second aircraft had been lost, a Catalina AH568, killing watch crew, Sgt N K Carew and Sgt E Havron who would have been included in the suggested total.]
"Threads beyond price in the tapestry of England."
F/Lt R R Tait, Pilot,
Sgt P A Sumpter, F/Eng
F/Sgt T B Darney, Navigator,
F/O H C Dutfield, Air Bomber,
F/Sgt W S Gamble W/Op.,
P/O G S Haslam, Mu/Gunner
Sgt T L Lenton, Tail Gunner.
"In memory of Herbert Charles beloved husband of Patricia. One we loved and shall never forget."