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DURHAM AND WIGLEY FAMILY HISTORY

 

GAY and BUNKER FAMILY HISTORY

 

CASUALTIES IN THE TWO WORLD WARS

 

DURHAM and ASSOCIATED FAMILIES

 

NAME

 

BORN

DIED

NOTES

 

ARTHUR JOHN AKERS

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8 AUG 1886, Walworth, SurreyCERT, but registered at Camberwell, Surrey R/DBMD

14 APR 1915, age 28, buried Bethune Town Cemetery, France (WW1 casualty)FAM

 

 

MATTHEW BRICE AKERS

26 JAN 1893, Walworth, SurreyFAM

26 MAY 1915, Givenchy, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France, age 22, buried Le Touret Memorial, France (WW1 casualty)FAM, COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES

he also appears in various records as BRYCE MATTHEW AKERS

WW1 MEDAL RECORD

 

FRANK WALTER BARDOE

Q1 1894, Gravesend, Kent

22 JAN 1944, Gravesend, Kent, age 49 (WW2 civilian casualty)

 

 

LEONARD GEORGE BARDOE

Q2 1897, Swanscombe, Kent

14 JUL 1916, France?, age 19, buried Thiepval Memorial Cemetery, France (WW1 casualty)

 

RALPH VICTOR BARDOE

1 MAR 1894CERT, CENSUS, Swanscombe, Kent CENSUS

20 JUL 1941, at seaWILL, age 47 [went down with HM Submarine Umpire] (WW2 casualty) WILL

 

 

STANLEY JOSEPH BARDOE

Q1 1894, Northfleet, Kent

7 JUN 1917?, Belgium?, age 23?, buried Voormezeele Cemetery, Belgium? (WW1 casualty?)

 

 

HUGH RANDOLPH RYAN BELL

Q3 1887, Birmingham/King's Heath?, Warks

29 AUG 1917, at 4th Casualty Clearing Station, near St. Julien, FranceWILL, age about 30 (WW1 casualty) WILL

 

 

RAYMOND CHARLES MESSINGHAM BINGHAM

Q4 1915, Woolwich, Kent R/D

6 MAR 1943, Epsom, SurreyWILL, age 27, buried Brockley Cemetery, Surrey (WW2 casualty) WILL

 

 

CECIL STANLEY BISHOP

31 DEC 1901, Portsmouth, Hants R/D

8/10 JUN 1940, lost at sea, HMS Glorious, Norway (WW2 casualty)

 

 

FRANK BLYTH

Q4 1919, Grimsby, Lincs R/DBMD

14 SEP 1943, Salerno, Italy, age 23, buried Salerno War Cemetery, ItalyCOMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES (WW2 casualty)

 

PATRICK ANTHONY DURHAM

Q1 1917, Kensington, Middx R/DBMD

23 OCT 1940, Tidworth Military Hospital, Salisbury Plain, WiltsWILL, age 23, buried All Saints, Harrow, Middx (WW2 casualty) WILL

 

CHARLES WILLIAM JOHN FINCH

11 JUL 1880FAM, Swanscombe, KentCENSUS

31 JUL 1917, age 37, buried New Irish Farm Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES (WW1 casualty)

● husband of CECILIA FLORENCE BARDOE

 

RONALD ARTHUR FLAWITH

Q3 1899BMD, St Pancras, MiddxCENSUS baptized 23 AUG 1899, Christ Church, Somers Town, MiddxCERT

12 OCT 1918, age 19, buried St Venant Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France (WW1 casualty)COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES

 

 

JOHN WALTER GADSDON

19 SEP 1899, Finsbury, MiddxFAM

23 AUG 1918, Bouzincourt,  Somme, France, age 18, buried Meaulte Military Cemetery, France (WW1 casualty)FAM

 

 

KENNETH WILLIAM GADSDON

Q2 1924, Hackney, Middx R/DBMD

28 JUN 1943, age 19, buried Nantes (Pont du Cens) Communal Cemetery, France (WW2 casualty)COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES

 

 

ROBERT JOCELYN LEWIN

Q1 1887, Brockley, KentBMD CENSUS

20 SEP 1917, Belgium, age 30, remembered at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, BelgiumCOMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES (WW1 casualty)

 

RAMSEY McKENZIE

Q2 1924, West Derby, Lancs R/DBMD

19 FEB 1944, Anzio, Roma, Italy, buried Anzio War Cemetery, Roma, ItalyCOMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES (WW2 casualty)

 

JOHN CEDRIC PAGE

Q3 1887BMD, Northfleet, KentCENSUS

16 AUG 1917, age about 30, remembered at Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, BelgiumCOMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES (WW1 casualty)

 

FREDERICK WILLIAM PYWELL

about 1885, Rugby, WarksCENSUS

10 APR 1917, age 32, remembered Thiepval Memorial Cemetery, France, (WW1 casualty)COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES

● husband of ELLEN LAVINIA FLAWITH

FREDERICK NEALE REID

about 1877, East Leake, NottsCENSUS

21 MAY 1915, age 38, remembered Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hants (WW1 casualty)COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES

● husband of CLARA ELIZABETH ANNIE GUILLAIN

WILLIAM FRANCIS SAUNDERS

8 FEB 1900CERT, Bethnal Green, MiddxCENSUS

1939, Able Seaman in the Royal Navy, killed in action  HMS Vanquisher, age about 39, buried Plymouth Weston Mill Cemetery, DevonCOMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES

 

GAY and ASSOCIATED FAMILIES

 

RICHARD WILLIAM FOX

Q2 1888BMD

Walthamstow, EssexCENSUS

3 AUG 1917, Belgium?, age 29, remembered     Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium (WW1 casualty)COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES

 

 

ROBERT HENRY FOX

Q2 1889BMD

23 JUN 1918, France?, age 29, buried Le Vertannoy British Cemetery, Hinges, France (WW1 casualty)COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES

 

 

BERNARD ALFORD GAY “Bunny”

6 MAY 1923, Murray, Western Australia

8 DEC 1942, HMAS Armidale, Timor Sea, age 19, commemorated Plymouth Naval Memorial Cemetery, Devon, England (WW2 casualty)

 

 

JOHN BERNARD GAY

6 NOV 1905NAVY RECORD, Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales R/DBMD

22 OCT 1943, age 37, HMS Hurworth, Aegean Sea off Turkey, commemorated at Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon (WW2 casualty) COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES

 

 

BUNKER and ASSOCIATED FAMILIES

 

STANLEY JOHN MULLISS

23 JUL 1899MILITARY RECORD, Camberwell, SurreyCENSUS

20 DEC 1941, age 42, remembered at the     Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon [went down with HMS Kandahar] (WW2 casualty)COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES

 

 

WIGLEY and ASSOCIATED FAMILIES

 

REGINALD BYFORD

Q1 1899BMD, Upton Park, EssexCENSUS

5 APR 1918, France?, age 19, remembered Pozières Memorial Cemetery, Somme, France (WW1 casualty)COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES

 

 

SAMUEL JOHN BYFORD II

Q1 1895BMD, Leamington, WarksCENSUS

3 JAN 1916, France?, age about 21, buried Brewery Orchard Cemetery, Bois-Grenier, Nord, France? (WW1 casualty)COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES

 

 

GEORGE ALBERT MACKLIN

30 OCT 1901, Northfleet, Kent

18 APR 1944, on active service, age 42, buried Gravesend cemetery, Kent (WW2 casualty)

 

 

WALTER WILLIAM POORE

Q4 1886BMD, Leytonstone, EssexCENSUS

7 SEP 1918, France, buried Communal Cemetery, Péronne, Somme, France, age 32 (WW1 casualty)COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES

● husband of EMILY MAUD WIGLEY

 

SYDNEY JAMES RUCK

Q1 1913, Gravesend, Kent R/D

17 JUN 1940, at sea, in the Lancastria disaster, age 30, remembered at Dunkirk Memorial, France (WW2 casualty)

● husband of DORIS ANNIE MACKLIN "Doll"

 

EDWARD WIGLEY VII

1885, Cockpen, Midlothian, Scotland

?

● nothing more is known about him

an Edward Wigley  died in 1917, age 30 (so born about 1887) (WW1 casualty) but there is no indication that this is him

HENRY RAYMOND WIGLEY

Q3 1909BMD, Harrow on the Hill, MiddxCENSUS

17 JUN 1940, at sea, in the Lancastria disaster, age 30, remembered at Dunkirk Memorial, France (WW2 casualty)

 

 

 

 

NOTES:

Roman numerals after a person’s name, eg. William I, are purely to distinguish different people with the same name

R/D = Registration District

R/O = Register Office (for an explanation of these two terms, see homepage)

© = certificate available

● SOURCE ABBREVIATIONS:

BMD online birth/marriage/death indexes  CENSUS various census records  CERT birth/marriage/death certificate  FAM family sources

IGI International Genealogical Index (not always completely reliable)  WILL will/letters of administration/probate details

 

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