124th Fd Regt RA (TA) Roll of Honour

121 Casualties list of 124th Field Regiment RA, During WW2 courtesy of the
Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Lest We Forget...

GATESHEAD (SALTWELL) CEMETERY, Durham, United Kingdom 

TATE, Bombardier, FRANK LESLIE, 895218, 288 Bty. 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 14 October 1939. Age 35. Son of Frank and Agnes Tate; husband of Isabella Tate, of Gateshead. Grave Ref. Div. 5. Grave 5050. 

 

NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE (ST. JOHN'S WESTGATE AND ELSWICK) CEMETERY, Northumberland, United Kingdom 

TELFER, Bombardier, ROBERT, 3047674, 288 Bty., 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 22 January 1940. Age 41. Son of Sinclair and Christina Telfer; husband of Isabel Telfer, of Newcastle-on-Tyne. Grave Ref. Sec. O. Uncons. Grave 592. 

 

MIDDLESBROUGH (ACKLAM) CEMETERY, Yorkshire, United Kingdom 

LIDDELL, Bombardier, ROBERT, 906969, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 11 August 1940. Age 24. Son of George Stephenson Liddell and Mary Effie Liddell, of Middlesborough. Grave Ref. Sec. A. Grave 459. 

 

BROOKWOOD MEMORIAL, Surrey, United Kingdom 

McKENNA, Gunner, PETER, 7263532, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 16 November 1940. Age 33. Son of Peter Joseph and Mary Ann McKenna, of Collyhurst, Lancashire. Panel 3. Column 3. 

 

NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE (ST. NICHOLAS) CEMETERY, Northumberland, United Kingdom 

CAREY, Lieutenant (Quartermaster) ALBERT EDWARD, 95775, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 14 January 1941. Age 49. Son of Elijah and Emma Carey; husband of Florence May Carey, of Fenham, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Grave Ref. Sec. G. Grave 53.

 

KNIGHTSBRIDGE WAR CEMETERY, ACROMA, Libya 

BEACH, Gunner, SAMUEL, 954931, 287 Bty., 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 20 June 1942. Age 26. Son of George Henry and Lilly Margaret Beach, of Trinant, Monmouthshire. Grave Ref. 2. G. 10. 

CASSON, Lance Bombardier, LANCELOT LOUIS, 896772, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 14 June 1942. Age 23. Son of William Eamont Casson and Annie Louise Casson, of Newcastle-on-Tyne. Grave Ref. 1. A. 10. 

DOVENOR, Gunner, WILFRED, 946572, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 17 November 1942. Grave Ref. 4. G. 7. 

LOCKERBY, Captain, WILLIAM NOEL, 134420, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 20 April 1942. Grave Ref. 3. F. 24. 

McINTOSH, Gunner, JAMES WALKER, 905005, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 29 May 1942. Age 22. Son of James Robert and Elizebeth McIntosh, of Cowgate, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Grave Ref. 4. E. 6. 

WILLIS, Captain, WILLIAM HENRY, 88606, 287 Bty., 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 18 March 1942. Age 28. Son of Henry Stephenson Willis and Clara Jeffs Willis, of Stanhope, Co. Durham. Grave Ref. 8. E. 11. 

BENGHAZI WAR CEMETERY, Libya 

URWIN, Gunner, AUSTIN, 903633, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 5 September 1942. Age 23. Son of John William and Eliza Urwin, of Gateshead, Co. Durham. Grave Ref. 7. G. 31.

 

ALAMEIN MEMORIAL, Egypt 

ANDERSON, Sergeant,  WILLIAM, 900234, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. Lost in the S.S. Scillin 14 November 1942. Age 23. Son of John and Wilhelmina Anderson, of Newcastle-on-Tyne. Column 31. 

BATES, Bombardier, JOHN WILFRED CHARLES, 965833, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 28 June 1942. Age 25. Son of Ruth Bertha Bates, of Long Eaton, Nottinghamshire. Column 32. 

BERRYSTONE, Gunner, RAYMOND, 898857, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 12 September 1942 - 21 October 1942. Age 21. Son of Joseph and Eliza Berrystone, of Whitley Bay, Northumberland. Column 33. 

BLACK, Gunner, JOSEPH EDWARD, 961497, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 1 June 1942. Age 26. Son of Joseph Daniel Black, and of Catherine Black, of Liverpool. Column 34. 

BROOKES, Lance Bombardier, SIDNEY WILSON, 1518883, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 25 June 1942. Age 23. Son of Edward and Gertrude Brookes, of Pelsall, Staffordshire. Column 33. 

BROWN, Sergeant,  COLIN, 902239, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. Lost in the S.S. Scillin 14 November 1942. Age 23. Column 31. 

CARTWRIGHT, Sergeant,  JAMES ALEXANDER, 899806, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 19 March 1942. Age 29. Son of James Ralph and Mary Ellen Cartwright, of Newcastle-on-Tyne; husband of Doris Cartwright, of Fenham, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Column 31. 

CHOPPING, Gunner, NORRIS BERNARD, 947981, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 28 June 1942. Age 23. Son of Frank and Jane Chopping, of Hooton Pagnell, Yorkshire. Column 34. 

DAVIES, Gunner, LEWIS DANIEL, 965606, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 28 June 1942. Age 24. Son of Mary Davies; nephew of Mr. D. Davies, of Bryn, Glamorgan. Column 34. 

DOUGLAS, Sergeant,  GEORGE CROMARTY, 901164, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 20 June 1942. Age 23. Son of Thomas and Isabella Douglas, of High Heaton, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Column 31. 

FISHER, Gunner, RONALD, 958469, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 26 May 1942. Age 24. Son of E. L. and Ellen Fisher, of Wrexham, Denbighshire. Column 35. 

GARGETT, Gunner, RALPH, 892135, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 1 July 1942. Age 22. Son of Ralph and Nancy Gargett, of Birtley, Co. Durham. Column 35. 

GARRETT, Gunner, THOMAS, 948949, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 1 June 1942. Age 23. Son of V. A. and Mary Garrett, of Sowerby Bridge, Yorkshire. Column 35. 

GEDDES, Sergeant,  ROBERT WILSON, 899809, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 13 May 1942. Age 23. Son of David Duncan Geddes and Marion Geddes. Column 31. 

HARPER, Gunner, ALBERT, 943567, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 14 June 1942. Age 23. Son of William Henry and Emily Harper, of Bainton, Yorkshire. Column 35. 

HOOD, Gunner, HAROLD ROBIN, 2038492, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. Lost in the S.S. Scillin 14 November 1942. Age 31. Column 35. 

HURWORTH, Lieutenant, FRANCIS HENRY, 158810, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 21 June 1942. Age 22. Son of Bertrand James Hurworth, and of Ellen Hurworth, of Maidstone, Kent. Column 31. 

JARVIE, Gunner, WILLIAM PATRICK JOHN, 929881, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 30 January 1942 - 1 July 1942. Age 22. Son of Benjamin and Edith Rose Jarvie; husband of Elizabeth B. Jarvie, of West Kensington, London. Column 35. 

JARWICK, Lance Bombardier, ALAN, 905194, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 15 July 1942. Age 21. Son of William M. and Sarah E. Jarwick, of North Shields. Northumberland. Column 33. 

LAWRENCE, Bombardier, ROBERT CHARLES, 853037, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 28 May 1942. Age 21. Son of Arthur James Lawrence and Eliza Lawrence, of Claygate, Kent. Column 32. 

MACDONALD, Bombardier, WILLIAM, 907969, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 28 June 1942. Age 23. Column 32. 

MACKIE, Gunner, JAMES, 2878650, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 28 June 1942. Age 21. Son of George and Grace Mackie, of Cullen, Banffshire. Column 36. 

OLIVER, Gunner, WILLIAM, 1091995, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 10 May 1942. Age 21. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Oliver, of St. Anthony'S, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Column 36. 

POTTER, Gunner, KENNETH, 891057, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 27 June 1942. Age 21. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Potter, of Hockliffe, Bedfordshire. Column 37. 

PRICE, Gunner, WILLIAM SAMUEL, 1090743, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. Lost in the S.S. Scillin 14 November 1942. Age 24. Son of William Edward and Mary Harriet Price, of Penyffordd, Flintshire. Column 37. 

RICHARDSON, Gunner, HERBERT, 7538406, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 14 June 1942 - 15 June 1942. Age 23. Son of Albert Victor and Minnie Richardson, of Redbourne, Lincolnshire. Column 37. 

SCULLION, Gunner, JOHN WILLIAM, 883856, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 10 May 1942. Age 21. Son of William Parry Scullion and Esther Scullion; stepson of Mrs. A. Scullion, of South Shields, Co. Durham. Column 37. 

SINCLAIR, Gunner, RONALD CHARLES, 916849, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 29 June 1942. Age 21. Column 37. 

STOREY, Sergeant,  WILFRED HARRISON, 906956, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 16 March 1942. Age 23. Son of Alfred and Ellen Storey; husband of Margaret Bette Storey, of Whitley Bay, Northumberland. Column 32. 

THOMPSON, Sergeant, THOMAS, 925332, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 15 July 1942. Age 29. Son of John and Annie Thompson; husband of Isabella Thompson, of Byker, Northumberland. Column 32. 

THORNE, Sergeant,  JAMES CUTHBERT, 867218, 288 Bty., 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 28 June 1942. Age 22. Son of James and Martha Barker Thorne, of Wallsend, Northumberland. Column 32. 

THORNTON, Bombardier, THOMAS, 905012, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. Lost in the S.S. Scillin 14 November 1942. Age 25. Son of John William and Hillder Thornton, of Newcastle-on-Tyne. Column 32. 

TOLLICK, Gunner, ERNEST, 948604, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 13 May 1942. Age 23. Son of John G. and Margaret Tollick, of South Shields, Co. Durham. Column 38. 

UTTLEY, Gunner, ERNEST, 1090183, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 17 August 1942. Age 36. Husband of Sophia Uttley, of Padiham, Burnley, Lancashire. Column 38. 

VARTY, Gunner, GEORGE MEEK, 892143, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 10 May 1942. Age 20. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Wilfred Varty; stepson of Alice May Varty, of Newcastle-on-Tyne. Column 38. 

WALDRON, Gunner, FRANK, 948941, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 10 May 1942. Age 23. Son of William A. and Elsie Waldron, of Halifax, Yorkshire. Column 38. 

WALL, Lance Bombardier, DOUGLAS HAIG, 906955, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 19 June 1942 - 20 June 1942. Age 23. Son of William and Elizabeth Ann Wall. Column 33. 

WILSON, Gunner, ALEXANDER, 903621, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 26 June 1942. Age 30. Son of James and Margaret Wilson, of Gateshead, Co.Durham. Column 38. 

WILSON, Bombardier, F. ANTHONY, 846414, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 1 July 1942. Age 35. Son of Charles and Ann Wilson, of Blyth, Northumberland. Column 33. 

WRIGHT, Gunner, JOHN, 900497, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 28 June 1942. Age 24. Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Wright, of Colwyn Bay, Denbighshire. Column 38.

 

ALEXANDRIA (HADRA) WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt 

TAYLOR, Lance Bombardier, GAWIN EDGAR, 919197, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 4 July 1942. Age 30. Son of Moses and Annie Jane Taylor, of Gateshead, Co. Durham. Grave Ref. 1. J. 22.

 

EL ALAMEIN WAR CEMETERY, Egypt 

BRISTOW, Gunner, ALBERT EDWARD, 1096758, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 1 October 1942. Age 22. Son of William and Annie Elizabeth Bristow, of Iver, Buckinghamshire. Grave Ref. XIX. D. 26. 

CAMPBELL, Gunner, NORMAN JOSEPH, 1111121, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 1 October 1942. Age 22. Son of Joseph P. and Katherine Campbell, of Tufnell Park, London. Grave Ref. XIX. G. 28. 

CHARLTON, Sergeant,  NORMAN, 910095, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 27 June 1942. Age 36. Son of Harry and Selina Charlton; husband of Margery Charlton, of Newcastle-on-Tyne. Grave Ref. XXXIII. E. 11. 

ENGLISH, Bombardier, THOMAS, 902204, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 25 October 1942. Grave Ref. XXVII. H. 7. 

FOSTER, Gunner, THOMAS JOBLING, 905177, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 26 June 1942. Age 23. Son of Thomas and Sarah Jane Foster, of Dunstan, Gateshead, Co. Durham. Grave Ref. XXXI. A. 13. 

FRANKLIN, Gunner, EDWARD, 964504, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 1 October 1942. Grave Ref. Sp. Mem. "C". XIX. G. 7. 

HENDERSON, Gunner, JOHN, 898891, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 29 June 1942. Age 22. Son of George and Susannah Henderson, of Gosforth, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Grave Ref. XXXI. C. 4. 

HOLTBY, Gunner, BENJAMIN JOHN, 974532, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 29 September 1942. Age 22. Son of Albert and Lily Holtby, of Ware, Hertfordshire. Grave Ref. XII. G. 26. 

KEMP, Lance Sergeant,  ERNEST ALFRED, 908296, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 28 June 1942. Age 38. Son of Newton and Emma Kemp; husband of Mary Isabella Kemp, of Newcastle-on-Tyne. Grave Ref. XXXI. C. 18. 

NETHERWAY, Gunner, RONALD ALAN, 896309, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 29 June 1942. Age 27. Son of Charles and Alice Netherway, of Exeter. Grave Ref. XXXIII. F. 20. 

REAY, Gunner, DONALD ERIC, 903479, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 28 June 1942. Age 24. Son of Edward Edmondson Reay and May Ellen Reay, of Benwell, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Grave Ref. XXXI. D. 6. 

REES, Captain, DAVID BEVAN, 137884, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 27 June 1942. Age 34. Husband of Thyrza Evelyn Bevan Rees, of Hythe, Kent. Grave Ref. XXXI. A. 12. 

ROBSON, Gunner, ANDREW, 1100790, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 25 June 1942. Age 35. Son of Thomas and Jane Watson Robson, of Kinglassie, Fife; husband of Cecelia Reekie Robson, of Kinglassie. Grave Ref. XXXI. H. 4. 

STOKER, Warrant Officer Class II (B.S.M.) JAMES, 787972, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 1 July 1942. Age 32. Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Stoker; husband of Lily Isabel Stoker, of Cowpen, Blyth, Northumberland. Grave Ref. XXIV. E. 5. 

THOMPSON, Gunner, GERALD MARCUS, 969344, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 11 November 1942. Age 25. Son of Marcus Thomas Thompson and Louisa Mary Thompson, of Hersham, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey. Grave Ref. XXIX. D. 16. 

WARD, Captain, ROBERT KENNETH, 93036, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 2 November 1942. Age 27. Son of James Foster Ward, and of Jessie Ward, of Four Oaks, Warwickshire. Grave Ref. XXVII. H. 9. 

 

HELIOPOLIS WAR CEMETERY, Egypt

CRAGGS, Sergeant,  ROBERT GRAY, 916836, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 27 June 1942. Age 21. Son of John William and Lily Craggs, of Gosforth, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Grave Ref. 1. C. 6. 

DAVISON, Gunner, RALPH FENWICK, 948928, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 15 July 1942. Age 23. Grave Ref. 2. B. 3.

 

TEL EL KEBIR WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt

BLAKE, Gunner, JACK WILLIAM, 824297, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 15 July 1942. Age 26. Son of John and Harriett Blake, of Norwich. Grave Ref. 1. N. 7.

GRIFFITHS, Gunner, WALTER, 1090731, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 2 July 1942. Age 29. Son of Alfred and Mary Alice Griffiths, of Chester. Grave Ref. 1. O. 3.

 

SIDON WAR CEMETERY, Lebanese Republic

JAMES, Gunner, GILBERT, 848053, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 17 October 1942. Age 24. Son of Albert and Louise James; husband of Lorna Constance James, of Swindon, Wiltshire. Grave Ref. 1. A. 5.

 

ENFIDAVILLE WAR CEMETERY, Tunisia 

WARDEN, Lieutenant, GEOFFREY FRANK, 149756, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 21 April 1943. Age 25. Son of George Henry and Ada Warden; husband of Olive Edith Warden, of East Dulwich, London. Grave Ref. VIII. E. 18. 

 

MEDJEZ-EL-BAB WAR CEMETERY, Tunisia

SMITH, Gunner, CHARLES, 1139646, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 6 April 1943. Age 21. Son of Fredrick and Winnifred Ann Smith, of Exeter. Grave Ref. Sp. Mem. 7. H. 19.

 

SFAX WAR CEMETERY, Tunisia 

JULL, Gunner, ALFRED JOHN, 1112965, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 12 April 1943. Age 31. Grave Ref. XI. B. 5.

PATTERSON, Gunner, JOHN, 1124345, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 21 March 1943. Age 21. Son of James T. and Annie Patterson, of Haslingden, Lancashire. Grave Ref. VII. D. 24.

SCOTT, Gunner, JOHN THOMAS, 856585, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 25 March 1943. Age 26. Son of Mr. and Mrs. William Robert Scott; husband of Alice Louisa Scott, of Kettlebrook, Tamworth, Staffordshire. Grave Ref. VII. B. 18.

 

CATANIA WAR CEMETERY, SICILY, Sicily, Italy

CHURCH, Gunner, SIDNEY ARTHUR, 957852, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 28 July 1943. Age 24. Son of Frederick and Lily Church; husband of Dorothy Frances Church, of Brockley, London. Grave Ref. II. B. 1.

LANGLANDS, Captain, NINIAN SAMUEL, 134371, D S O, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 14 July 1943. Age 24. Son of Samuel Henry Bennett Langlands and Annie Park Langlands, of Glasgow. Grave Ref. I. A. 18. 

McKEE, Gunner, ROY, 907178, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 14 July 1943. Age 23. Son Robert and Eileen McKee, of Whitehaven, Cumberland. Grave Ref. I. A. 20. 

NICHOLLS, Lance Bombardier, HENRY, 959074, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 18 July 1943. Age 24. Son of Daniel and Emily Nicholls; husband of Amy Nicholls, of Hammersmith, London. Grave Ref. II. H. 10. 

PARBURY, Major, PAUL, 56597, M C and Bar, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 14 July 1943. Age 29. Son of Lt.-Col. Ernest Parbury and Doris Brooke Parbury, of Tenby, Pembrokeshire. Grave Ref. I. A. 16. 

WEIDNER, Gunner, RONALD, 909155, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 14 July 1943. Age 23. Son of Edward Fenwick Weidner and Elizabeth Weidner, of Benwell, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Grave Ref. I. A. 17. 

WITHYCOMBE, Captain, PETER THOMAS GIDLEY, 78361, Mentioned in Dispatches, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 14 July 1943. Age 26. Son of Robert Withycombe, O.B.E., and Gladys Withycombe, of Dunster, Somerset. M.A. (Cantab.). Grave Ref. I. A. 19. 

 

SYRACUSE WAR CEMETERY, SICILY, Sicily, Italy 

WEBB, Lance Bombardier, EDWARD, 885793, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 12 July 1943. Age 22. Son of Charles Simon and Laura Sushana Webb, of Swindon, Wiltshire. Grave Ref. IV. B. 1.

 

NAPLES WAR CEMETERY, Italy 

LOWTH, Captain, WILLIAM ARTHUR, 155843, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 2 November 1943. Age 30. Son of John Arthur and Minerva Lowth; husband of Sheila Lowth, of Wootton Wawen, Warwickshire. Grave Ref. III. J. 10.

 

BARI WAR CEMETERY, Italy 

KEARLEY, Gunner, ARTHUR BERNARD, 1088038, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 13 November 1942. Age 35. Son of Arthur William and Mary Ann Kearley, of Bournemouth, Hampshire. Grave Ref. XIV. D. 20.

SMITH, Gunner, CHARLES, 1116392, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 9 October 1942. Age 21. Son of Mr. and Mrs. William Smith, of Kirkintilloch, Dunbartonshire. Grave Ref. XIV. D. 10.

 

CASERTA WAR CEMETERY, Italy 

DOUGLASS, Bombardier, LEWIS OGILVIE, 900256, 288 Bty., 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 28 August 1942. Age 21. Son of Henry Richard and Phyllis Douglass, of Newcastle-on-Tyne. Grave Ref. III, B, 3.

ROBINSON, Gunner, JOHN REUBEN, 903793, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 19 April 1943. Age 21. Son of Reuben and Florence May Robinson, of Newcastle-on-Tyne. Grave Ref. IV, B, 13. 

 

ANCONA WAR CEMETERY, Italy 

COTTON, Gunner, WILLIAM ERNEST, 6021982, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 10 November 1943. Age 26. Grave Ref. I. M. 13. 

RIDER, Gunner, ERIC DOUGLAS, 998603, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 1 March 1943. Age 22. Son of Daniel and Lillian Rider, of Wembley, Middlesex. Grave Ref. III. A. 19. 

STODDART, Gunner, NORMAN WILLIAM, 898944, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 2 January 1943. Age 22. Son of Thomas and Louisa Stoddart; nephew of Edith Stockdale (nee Pritchard), of Walkerville, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Grave Ref. II. K. 19.

 

CASSINO MEMORIAL, Italy 

MITCHELL, Gunner, ERNEST VINCENT, 906968, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 5 March 1944. Age 34. Son of Ernest Vincent Mitchell and Margeret Frances Mitchell; husband of Hannah Mitchell, of Gateshead, Co. Durham. Panel 2. 

 

PADUA WAR CEMETERY, Italy 

DICKINSON, Gunner, FREDERICK, 802594, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 25 March 1944. Age 34. Son of Isaac and Esther Jane Dickinson; husband of Margaret Dickinson, of West Ewell, Surrey. Grave Ref. I. E. 9.

 

NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE (ST. NICHOLAS) CEMETERY, Northumberland, United Kingdom 

CARTWRIGHT, Gunner, FRANK, 900922, 288 Bty., 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 27 October 1943. Age 24. Son of James Ralph and Mary Ellen Cartwright, of Newcastle-on-Tyne. Grave Ref. Sec. G. Grave 91.

 

HOTTOT-LES-BAGUES WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France 

BREWIN, Lieutenant, RONALD, 233424, 288 Bty., 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 9 July 1944. Age 23. Son of Trevor and Kate Berwin, of Wingerworth, Derbyshire. B.A. (Cantab.): Selwyn College. Grave Ref. IX. G. 5. 

FINDLAY, Bombardier, WALTER, 905190, M M, Mentioned in Despatches, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 20 July 1944. Age 24. Son of William Irving Findlay and Elizabeth Findlay, of Heaton. Newcastle-on-Tyne. Grave Ref. VII. J. 3. 

 

GEEL WAR CEMETERY, Geel, Antwerpen, Belgium 

LONGSTAFF, Gunner, WILLIAM, 907889, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 11 September 1944. Age 24. Son of Francis and Elizabeth M. Longstaff, of Sandyford, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Grave Ref. II.A.15.

 

JONKERBOS WAR CEMETERY, Gelderland, Netherlands 

DAVIES, Gunner, JAMES THOMAS, 903374, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 29 November 1944. Age 24. Son of James and Mary Davies, of Newcastle-on-Tyne; husband of Gladys Lilian Davies, of West Benwell, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Grave Ref. 2. E. 5. 

HOPE, Gunner, HENRY ELLIOTT, 906958, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 11 November 1944. Age 29. Son of James Meston Hope and Dora Ellen Hope, of St. Anthony's, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Grave Ref. 2. E. 3. 

LEAVER, Lance Bombardier, JOHN, 14648547, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 29 November 1944. Age 28. Son of Arthur Clement and Alice Maud Leaver, of Heaton Chapel, Stockport, Cheshire. Grave Ref. 2. D. 6. 

McPHERSON, Gunner, JOHN, 948920, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 29 November 1944. Age 26. Son of Daniel and Ann McPherson, of Eighton Banks, Co. Durham. Grave Ref. 23. F. 5. 

WHARRIER, Lance Bombardier, JOHN MOSLEY, 901993, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 29 November 1944. Age 25. Son of Frederick and Dora Wharrier, of Gosforth, Newcastle-on-Tyne; husband of Dorothy Wharrier, of Gosforth. Grave Ref. 23. F. 3. 

 

ARNHEM OOSTERBEEK WAR CEMETERY, Gelderland, Netherlands 

BLAKE, Lance Bombardier, VICTOR ARTHUR, 823539, M M, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. formerly of 141 (The Queen's Own Dorset Yeomanry) Field Regt., Royal Artillery 2 October 1944. Age 29. Son of Arthur John and Ada Lilian Blake, of Bagber, Dorsetshire. Grave Ref. 8. B. 15. 

COOMBS, Lance Bombardier, ANDREW HARRY, 14309073, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 9 October 1944. Age 27. Son of Harry Arthur and Elizabeth Jane Coombs, of Warrington, Lancashire; husband of Brenda Pearl Coombs, of Warrington. Grave Ref. 9. A. 3. 

KELLY, Gunner, WALTER, 914604, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 1 October 1944. Age 28. Son of John Staniar Kelly and Lena Kelly; husband of Josephine Kelly, of Corby, Northamptonshire. Grave Ref. 8. B. 16. 

WOOD, Captain, WILLIAM ANGUS, 72083, M C, 288 Bty., 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 25 September 1944. Age 29. Son of Andrew Selby Wood and Ruth Wood, of Hexham, Northumberland. Grave Ref. 8. B. 13. 

 

KLAGENFURT WAR CEMETERY, Austria 

TAIT, Lance Sergeant,  THOMAS, 907405, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 22 December 1944. Age 24. Son of John W. Tait, and of Elizabeth A. Tait, of St. Andrews, Fife. Grave Ref. 1. E. 1. 

 

BERLIN 1939-1945 WAR CEMETERY, Berlin, Germany

SWAN, Lance Bombardier, EDWARD TREVOR, 942803, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 14 February 1945. Age 27. Grave Ref. 10. Z. 3. 

TINKLER, Sergeant,  JOHN WILLIAM, 944380, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 28 April 1945. Age 26. Grave Ref. 11. A. 8.

 

DURNBACH WAR CEMETERY, Bad Tolz, Bayern, Germany 

BRANNEN, Bombardier, THOMAS, 900280, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 19 April 1945. Age 25. Son of Charles and Alice May Brannen, of Tynemouth, North Shields, Northumberland. Grave Ref. 3. C. 6.

 

STIRLING (BALLENGEICH) CEMETERY, Stirlingshire, United Kingdom 

O'ROURKE, Gunner, MICHAEL FRANCIS, 1438930, 489 Bty., 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 6 April 1945. Age 23. Son of Francis and Jane O'Rourke, of Stirling. Grave Ref. Sec. M. Grave 136. 

 

NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE (WEST ROAD) CREMATORIUM, Northumberland, United Kingdom

STEVENS, Sergeant,  CHARLES DRUMMOND, 900921, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 31 May 1945. Age 30. Son of Charles William Lucas Stevens and Elizabeth Boyd Stevens husband of Norah Wood Stevens, of West Monkseaton. Grave Ref. Panel 8. 

 

SALFORD (WEASTE) CEMETERY, Lancashire, United Kingdom 

POOLE, Gunner, HAROLD, 1439273, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 16 November 1945. Age 27. Son of Alfred and Eliza Poole, of Seedley, Salford. Grave Ref. Sec. A.4. Grave 4106.

 

SCUNTHORPE (CROSBY) CEMETERY, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom

HOLLIDAY, Gunner, RICHARD C., 19036518, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 27 November 1947. Age 18. Son of William and Janet Holliday, of Scunthorpe. Grave Ref. Sec. E. Grave 329. 

 

STOKE-ON-TRENT (LONGTON) CEMETERY, Staffordshire, United Kingdom

COLCLOUGH, Gunner, RONALD, 14109224, 124 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 27 November 1947. Age 19. Son of Thomas Coldough and Margaret Colclough, of Meir, Stoke-on-Trent. Grave Ref. Block 198. Row B. Grave 125.