HARVEY – Gilbert William

Name: HARVEY, GILBERT WILLIAM
Initials: G W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Aircraftman 2nd Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 23
Date of Death: 19/03/1945
Service No: 713133
Additional information: Son of William and Marjoriana Harvey; foster son of Iris Martin of St. Andrew, Jamaica.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Grave 15507.
Cemetery: CAMBRIDGE CITY CEMETERY

HARRIS – Roy Braham

Name: HARRIS, ROY BRAHAM
Initials: R B
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Squadron Leader (Pilot)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
Unit Text: 149 Sqdn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 06/06/1942
Service No: 39662
Additional information: Son of Richmond Braham Harris, and of Ethel Maude Harris, of Cross Roads, Jamaica.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 9. F. 6.
Cemetery: REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY

Stirling I – R9321 – shot down by night fighter – crashed near Wanheimerort on the eastborder of the Rhine, 6 km S of Duisburg, Germany. Crew first buried Düsseldorf (Nordriedhof). (See: Chorley’s Bomber Command Losses Vol. 3, page 119).

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GRANT – Henry James

Name: GRANT, HENRY JAMES
Initials: H J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Aircraftman 2nd Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 27
Date of Death: 17/07/1945
Service No: 713784
Additional information: Son of Simeon and Adella Grant, of Dunkeld, St. Cathrine, Jamaica.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Plot 39. Sec. H. Row E. Grave 242.
Cemetery: BATH (HAYCOMBE) CEMETERY

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GORDON – Percival Elie

Name: GORDON, PERCIVAL ELIE
Initials: P E
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Aircraftman 2nd Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 32
Date of Death: 28/02/1945
Service No: 724273
Additional information: Son of Joseph and Mulvina Gordon, of Cambridge, Jamaica.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 4. Column 2.
Memorial: OTTAWA MEMORIAL

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GAY – John

Name: GAY, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Aircraftman 2nd Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 24
Date of Death: 07/01/1947
Service No: 715778
Additional information: Son of John N. Gay, and Adina Gay, of Fellowship, Portland, Jamaica.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. A. Grave 746.
Cemetery: CHESTER (BLACON) CEMETERY

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DUNCAN – Allan Uriah

Name: DUNCAN, ALLAN URIAH
Initials: A U
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Pilot Officer (Nav.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 9 Sqdn.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 02/12/1943
Service No: 155918
Additional information: Son of Eustace Allan Duncan and Ellen Ann Duncan, of Above Rocks, Jamaica.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 5. K. 29.
Cemetery: BERLIN 1939-1945 WAR CEMETERY

Lancaster – DV332 – 9 Sqn – crashed NE of Brunsendorf, Germany. (see: Chorley’s Bomber Command Losses. More info on crew in his Vol. 4 page 408).

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De LISSER – Louis Stanhope

Name: DE LISSER, LOUIS STANHOPE
Initials: L S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (Obs.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 27
Date of Death: 20/02/1942
Service No: 1282872
Additional information: Son of Henry C. de Lisser and Marie de Lisser, of St. Andrew, Jamaica.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Grave 2.
Cemetery: SUTTON COLDFIELD NEW CEMETERY

Blenheim IV – 17 OTU – serial Z5899 – bad weather – off track – hit balloon barrage (Birmingham Defence Area) – crashed near Baerwood, Warwickshire. Also killed Sgt W.T. Kyle, RCAF R/71497 and Sgt E. Scott, 992598.

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CHIN – Arthur Charles

Name: CHIN, ARTHUR CHARLES
Initials: A C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (Pilot)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 34 Sqdn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 26/11/1946
Service No: 2218604
Additional information: Son of Joseph and Etheline Chin, of Kingston, Jamaica.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 1. C. 14.
Cemetery: DELHI WAR CEMETERY

Spitfire XIX – 34 Sqn – based Palam, India – serial PS917 – air test – crashed on overshoot and hit building Palam.

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Servicemen and women from the West Indies pictured in a BBC studio broadcasting messages home on the weekly overseas service, 19 October 1943. From left to right: Private Norma Marsh and Aircraftman Arthur Chin (both from Kingston, Jamaica); Private Nellie Forrester (from Montego Bay, Jamaica), Sapper Darnley Watts (of St Michael’s, Barbados); Nurse Vernice Lewis and Aircraftman Edwin Angus (both of Kingston, Jamaica); Pilot Officer Charles Egerton-Eves (of Stann Creek, British Honduras). On the far left of the photograph is Una Marson of the BBC.

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BRYAN – Isaac Roland

Name: BRYAN, ISAAC ROLAND
Initials: I R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 21
Date of Death: 07/05/1947
Service No: 724737
Additional information: Son of George and Olga Bryan, of Fair Prospect, Long Bay, Jamaica.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. G. Row P. Grave 10.
Cemetery: HARROGATE (STONEFALL) CEMETERY

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BRYAN – Herman Constantine

Name: BRYAN, HERMAN CONSTANTINE
Initials: H C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 27
Date of Death: 10/12/1947
Service No: 605722
Additional information: Son of Howard P. Bryan and Florence A. Bryan, of Linstead St. Cathrine, Jamaica.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Plot 39. Sec. H. Row F. Grave 260.
Cemetery: BATH (HAYCOMBE) CEMETERY

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