Crich Parish men and women who served post WW1 and during WW2

Between WW1 and WW2

TOMINSON, Harold; Royal Navy (1902–1950)

Serving in WW2

ALLWOOD, Jack (1922–)

BROWN, Alfred L, S/Sgt; Sudan Ordnance Corps

BROWN Frederick Roy, A.B.; Royal Navy (1922–1994)

CLARKE, George, Pte.

CLARKE, Rex Castle, Dispatch rider; Welsh Fusiliers (1916–1944)*

COOKE, Duncan, Cpl; RAF (1921–)

COWLISHAW, Joseph; Royal Marines (1921–1945)

DANIELS, Samuel A. Pte; Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment (1913–1985)

DAVIDSON, Margaret; WAAF (1921–)

DAWES, John Geoffrey; Royal Navy (1919–2007)

DAWES, Terence James Bowyer; Petty Officer; Royal Navy, MiD (1922–2005)

ELLIOTT, Hector William, Lieut; Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derbys Regiment). PoW (1915–2006)

ELSE, Samuel; Gunner (1920–)

FANTOM, John William, Pte. (1914–1979)

GREENHOUGH Leslie, Pte; R.E.M.E. (1918–1967)

HALL, John Francis, Chief Petty Officer; Royal Navy (1916–1957)

HAY, Alfred, Pte. (1916–2007)

KNEEBONE,Victor Sowter; Pte. (1919–1996)

LESTER, Ewart, Pte; Royal Ordnance Corps (1911–1988)

MARTIN, Harold, Trooper (1917–1984)

REDFERN, Harry; Army & Royal Navy, PoW (1919–)

REDFERN, Bernard, Stoker 1st Class; Royal Navy (1923–)

SMITH, Reginald, Craftsman; R.E.M.E.

SMITH, Walter J, Flying Officer; RAF, DFM, DFC (1923–)

STINSON Reginald, Lce-Bdr; Royal Artillery (1919–1966)

WHITE, John Hancock; Royal Navy (1922–2002)

WILSON, George, Sgt; RAF (1919–)

WILSON, Henry, Squadron Leader; RAF, MBE (1907–)

WOOLLEY, Desmond; Pte. (1924–1989)

24 Crich men lost their lives during the war: Crich Memorial gates


*In 1944 Rex Castle CLARKE was reported missing, possibly wounded, to be later recorded as dead.

Dorothy Travers WALKER was accidentally killed in a motor accident on 17 May 1945 whilst serving with the Women's Auxiliary Air Force.