Oxshott, St Andrew's Church - War Memorials - WWII

The War Memorial in St Andrew's Church, Oxshott

The WWII Panel

Where a name is hyperlinked this is to what appears to be the relevant record in the Commonwealth War Graves Commission
(CWGC) database or to a page about the person. The Regiment/Service and age will be added where known.
# see
Notes for more detail or comment on the inscription.

1939-1945

Cmndr ERIC E ADDIS #
HMS Nile
Royal Navy
died 31/08/1941, age 42: MiD
Son of David and Emily Addis; husband of Hazel I. Addis, of Bacton, Suffolk. Barrister-at-Law.
ALEXANDRIA (HADRA) WAR MEMORIAL CEMY/E
F/O BERNARD ELLIS KNIGHT
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Pilot, 571 Squadron
died 17/05/1944
Son of Stephen Stonhan James Knight and Amy Priscilla Knight; husband of Joyce Winifred Knight, of Oxshott, Surrey.
CAMBRIDGE CITY CEMY
Lt EDWARD ARTHUR ARLISS #
Royal Engineers
died 10/05/1947, age 23
Son of Edward W. H. Arliss and Florence C. H. Arliss, of Ferring-by-Sea, Sussex. B.A.(Cantab.).
CHITTAGONG WAR CEMY/Ba
JF LEE #

ARTHUR ERNEST COMBER
Civilian
died 09/09/1940, age 25
Husband of Annie Maria Comber, of 11 Mount Cottages, Old Common, Cobham. Injured 4 September 1940, at Vickers Armstrong Ltd., Weybridge; died at Botleys Park War Hospital
CHERTSEY, URBAN DISTRICT
2nd Lt PETER HOWARD N MATTHEWS
1st Bn, Gloucestershire Regiment
died 07/03/1942, age 20
Son of Frank Nevill Matthews and Dorothy B. Matthews, of Oxshott, Surrey.
RANGOON MEMORIAL
T CRESWICK #

H NORTHCOTT #
Maj JULIAN FREDERIC DOELBERG
story
Royal Engineers
died 29/04/1941
Husband of Leslie Doelberg, of 12 Clockhouse Mead, Oxshott, Surrey
PHALERON WAR CEMY/Gr
J PINCHES #
Brig HAROLD GRITTIN EADY #
General Staff & Commands and Staff.
Royal Engineers
died 16/10/1941
THABA TSHWANE (NEW) MILITARY CEMY/SA
F/O GEORGE SHOLTO M PEARSON #
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Pilot, 197 Squadron
died 11/08/1943
AARSELE COMM CEMY/B
Lt IAN KINNEAR GEDDES
1st Bn, East Surrey Regiment
died 12/11/1942, age 26
Son of William and Christina Geddes; husband of Kathleen Eleanor Gordyn Geddes, of Oxshott, Surrey.
DELY IBRAHIM WAR CEMY/Al
Lt ROBERT HUNTER ROXBURGH #
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
HMS Dulverton
died 07/12/1942
PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
F/O JACK NORMAN GILL
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Air Bomber, 630 Squadron
died 18/03/1944, age 21
Son of Percy and Emily Gill, of Cobham, Surrey.
COXYDE MILITARY CEMY/B
Capt ANTONY LECKONBY A TASKER
130 Bty, 153 (The Leicestershire Yeomanry) Field Regt.
Royal Artillery
died 20/09/1944, age 25
Son of Morris Bennet Tasker and Geraldine Emily Tasker, of Cobham, Surrey.
JONKERBOS WAR CEMY/NL
JI GREEN #

J TAYLOR #
Sgt BASIL GRAHAM HART
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Nav/Bomber, 10 Squadron
died 0/03/1943, age 21
Son of John Bush Hart and Bessie Louisa Hart, of Oxshott, Surrey.
BARMBY-ON-THE-MOOR (ST. CATHERINE) CHURCHYARD
Gnr JOHN NAPIER TODD
30 Searchlight Regt
Royal Artillery
died 08/08/1942, age 26
Son of Hugh Armstrong Todd and Maud Beatrice Todd, of Oxshott.
ESHER (COBHAM) CEMY
Lt WILLIAM JAMES S HUTCHESON
The Royal Scots Greys (2nd Dragoons)
Royal Armoured Corps
died 09/09/1943, age 39
Son of C. Nicholas Hutcheson, and of Helen McWilliam's Hutcheson (née Stuart); husband of Thalia Marta Hutcheson, of Esher, Surrey.
SALERNO WAR CEMY/I
Pte REGINALD MAURICE HAROLD WADEY
Royal Army Service Corps
died 17/11/1943, age 33
Son of Maurice and Florence Wadey; husband of May Lilian Wadey, of West Horsley, Surrey.
THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY/My
OS PETER GORDON KELLEWAY #
Merchant Navy
SS Derrynane (London)
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Kelleway, of Oxshott, Surrey.
died 12/02/1941, age 18
TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
J WILSON #


Cpl CHARLES AC YOUNG
Royal Army Service Corps
died 27/01/1946, age 19
Son of Robert Fitzgibbon Young, M.A. (Oxon), D.Phil. (Brno), and Pauline Ida Young, of Oxshott, Surrey.
KRANJI WAR CEMETERY/Si

NOTES

EE ADDIS - the only WWII match to this name on CWGC
HMS Nile - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Nile_(1830)
information on his connection to Oxshott is sought.

EA ARLISS - the only WWII match to this name on CWGC
information on his connection to Oxshott is sought.

T CRESWICK - 2 WWII records on CWGC
http://www.cwgc.org/search/SearchResults.aspx?surname=creswick&initials=t&war=2&yearfrom=1900&yearto=2000&force=&nationality=&send.x=48&send.y=10
more information needed on this casualty.

HG EADY - the only WWII match to this name on CWGC
information on his connection to Oxshott is sought.

JI GREEN - no WWII records on CWGC
more information needed on this casualty.

PG KELLEWAY
SS Derrynane (London) was sunk by Admiral Hipper
http://www.burntisland.net/derrynane.htm

JF LEE - 101 WWII records on CWGC
http://www.cwgc.org/search/SearchResults.aspx?surname=lee&initials=j+f&war=2&yearfrom=1900&yearto=2000&force=&nationality=&send.x=53&send.y=6
more information needed on this casualty.

H NORTHCOTT - 6 WWII records on CWGC
http://www.cwgc.org/search/SearchResults.aspx?surname=northcott&initials=h&war=2&yearfrom=1900&yearto=2000&force=&nationality=&send.x=51&send.y=16
more information needed on this casualty.

GSM PEARSON - the only WWII match to this name on CWGC

J PINCHES - no WWII records on CWGC
more information needed on this casualty.

ROXBURG RH - the only WWII match to this name on CWGC
His date of death on CWGC 07/12/42 is not that of the sinking of HMS Dulverton on Nov 13 1943.
1942 December:
Passage to Malta for escort of empty supply ships to Alexandria.
7th Part of escort for Convoy ME 11 of nine ships with HM Cruiser ORION, HM destroyers
PAKENHAM, PETARD, ALDENHAM, BELVOIR, CROOME, EXMOOR, HURSLEY,
TETCOTT and Greek VASILISSA OLGA and PINDOS (Operation MH2).
http://www.naval-history.net/xGM-Chrono-10DE-Dulverton.htm
http://www.hmscavalier.org.uk/L63/
information on his connection to Oxshott is sought.

J TAYLOR - over 400 WWII records on CWGC
more information needed on this casualty.

J WILSON - over 400 WWII records on CWGC
more information needed on this casualty.


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