WW2 (Army E – M)

The Slopes War Memorial, Buxton – World War 2 Names (Army Surnames E to M)

The following men, and one woman, with surnames beginning E to M, were killed in action during World War 2 whilst serving with the Army and are named on the Buxton Slopes Memorial, as well as other Memorials around the town. 

each of those named below by CLICKING the name in Column 1 – which takes you to CWGC entry.

Name Rank Regiment / Unit
EDGE, Thomas Bombardier Royal Artillery, 60 Anti-Tank Regiment (Royal Welch Fusiliers, 5th Battalion)
ELLIS, John Merlin Wilson Corporal King’s Own Royal (Lancaster) Regiment
FARNELL, Derrick Private Sherwood Foresters Regiment, 2/5th Battalion
GOLDEN, John Sapper Royal Engineers
GOODWIN, John Gunner Royal Artillery, 372 Battery, 114 Lt. A.A. Regiment
GOULD, Michael Trooper Reconnaissance Corps, R.A.C., 59th Regiment
GREEN, Eric William Bombardier Royal Artillery, 111 Anti-Tank Regiment
GYTE, Frank Guardsman Irish Guards, 1st Battalion
HANCOCK, W. Not found
HANDLEY, George Leslie  ¤¤¤ Driver R.A.S.C. 65 Independent Infantry Brigade Company
HAWLEY, Leslie William Lance Corporal Sherwood Foresters Regiment, 1/5th Battalion
HEATH, Harold Corporal Royal Corps of Signals
HENRIQUES, David James Quixano (Jim) 2nd Lieutenant Sherwood Foresters Regiment, 2/5th Battalion
HOLROYD, Louis Drummer Royal Norfolk Regiment, 1st Battalion
HOWELL, Louis Bombardier Royal Artillery, 4 Medium Regiment
HOYLE, Richard Herbert Private Royal Berkshire Regiment, 1st Battalion
JOHNSON, William Manifold Private Sherwood Foresters Regiment, 1/5th Battalion
JONES, George Frederick L/Corporal Sherwood Foresters Regiment, 1/5th Battalion
LAMB, P. Not found
LEE, Sidney Private Cheshire Regiment, 8th (H.D.) Battalion
LOBLEY, John Frederick Private Durham Light Infantry, 8th Battalion
LOBLEY, Maud Joyce Sergeant Auxiliary Territorial Service
MACONOCHIE, Malcolm Ian Major 11th Sikh Regiment, 15th Battalion
MORTON, Thomas Private Durham Light Infantry, 11th Battalion
MYCOCK, Harry Private Sherwood Foresters Regiment

N.B.  ¤¤¤ Probably listed wrongly on the Slopes Memorial, as shown in the “RAF” Section

N.B. Those marked “Not found” either have no obvious CWGC Record or there is a number of possible names and the actual Buxton man cannot be identified.

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