Soldiers who served in WWII

These are notes on the members of the family who we know served in World War ll.

We know there must be many more soldiers and we would welcome additional names. If your family member served in world war two please send us details.

Dayrell Charles John Titheridge

Served in the Royal Artillery 2nd Field Regiment.
Rank of Lance Bombardier, service number 794755.
Died during world war two on 12 September 1939 aged 24. He is buried at Shedfield at the churchyard of St John the Baptist Church.
Dayrell was born 28 January 1915 at Droxford, the son of Noah John and Annie Louisa Titheridge of Waltham Chase and the husband of Jessie M Webb. They were married in 1935.

Eric Norman Titheradge

Served with the Kings Royal Rifle Corps in the army in World War 2. During the war he saw service in North Africa, Gibraltar, the Normandy landings, Holland and Germany. Eric (known as Bob) was born in Walthamstow London on 6 April 1921, the youngest son of Edward Hetrell Titheradge and Rose Warding Moss. He died in October 2000.

George William Titheridge

Served in Royal Engineers in 36 Fortress Coy
He was a Sapper, service number 1870698
He was born 1912 in Alverstoke Hampshire son of Benjamin James and Eva Agnes Titheridge
Died during World War Two on 3 June 1943 aged 30.
He is buried in Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery in Burma, grave reference B6. B. 17.
He was a Japanese prisoner of war and he died on the Thailand Burma Railway.

Ronald Titheridge

Served in Royal Regiment of Artillery
Gunner service number 14571745. Mentioned in despatches on 4 April 1946

John Percival Titheradge

John Percival Titheradge was born in 1920 son of Percival and Edith Titheradge. John was born and educated in London, served in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers during the war, part of the time as an instructor at the Military College of Science and later as Warrant Officer at base workshops in India and Malaya. He was demobilised in June 1946. He died on 6 September 1980 aged 60 after a long illness.

 

 

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