ROLL OF HONOUR --- 1939 - 1945

EMPLOYEES OF ARGENTINE RAILWAYS WHO VOLUNTEERED AND MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE.

VITA ENIM MORTUORUM IN MEMORIA VIVORUM POSITA EST.
The life of the dead is maintained in the memory of the living - Cicero.
(From the Central Argentine Railway memorial erected at Retiro Station in 1925, removed to Chacarita British Cemetery in 1949).

Surname, given names Railway Department Rank Service
Number
Date of
Death
Age Regiment or Service Awards Grave or
Memorial Ref.
Cemetery or Memorial Name
BUENOS AYRES AND PACIFIC RAILWAY:
FOOTE, ERNEST, He was born 1916 in Bedwelly, Monmouthshire, son of Edgar and May Foote. In 1940 he married Betty Catherine Blakemore (1919-2003), of Tuffley, Gloucester. Driver T/1763259 18/08/1944 28 Royal Army Service Corps
215 Troop Carrying Coy.
. . . Panel 18, Column 2. Bayeux Memorial.
FULLAGAR, FRANCIS HUGH, baptized 27/11/1898 at St Cuthbert, Lytham, Lancashire, son of Francis John Fullagar and Annie Gertrude Winifred Hellyer; husband of Dorothy Cecilia Fullagar, of Edinburgh. Also served in the 1914-18 war. Captain EC/9794 29/11/1944 46 Indian Army . . . West Extn. Sec. 14. Row 8. Grave 7. Heswell (St. Peter) Churchyard.
HOUGH, JAMES, Son of Frederick Henry and Anne Hough, of Glasgow Flight Lieut.
(Air Bomber)
118105 18/11/1943 33 RAF Volunteer Reserve,
7 Sqdn.
D.F.C. 2.F.27. Durnbach War Cemetery.
JACKSON, LESLIE, Son of William and Emily Jackson; husband of Dorothy Jackson, of Armthorpe, Yorkshire Craftsman 10562496 24/06/1944 22 Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers,
6 Tank Bgde. Workshops
... Grave 30 Lenham Cemetery
BUENOS AYRES GREAT SOUTHERN, WESTERN AND MIDLAND RAILWAYS:
BARNFATHER, DOUGLAS ALLEN, son of Thomas Barnfather and Nora Hall, of Banfield, Argentine Mechanical Sergeant 1432057 28/07/1943 25 RAF Volunteer Reserve,
106 Sqdn.
... Panel 141 Runnymede Memorial
BONNER, GEORGE ARNOLD, son of George Cecil Bonner and Margaret Little Gemmell of Buenos Aires. Educated at Malvern College. His father was Divisional Traffic Superintendent, Central Argentine Railway. Commercial Pilot Officer (Pilot) 110890 14/07/1942 26 RAF Volunteer Reserve ... Grave 115 N/Djamena (Farcha) Cemetery
BRADBURY, FREDERICK SHAW, born 1920, son of Francis Home Bradbury and Alice Bertha O'Keefe, of Lomas de Zamora Sud, Argentine. Educated at St. Alban's College in Buenos Aires. His airplane caught fire during his first solo flight and crashed in Park Farm, Nottinghamshire. Ways and Works Pilot Officer (Pilot) 143735 21/06/1944 23 RAF Volunteer Reserve ... Plot I/2. Grave 239 Oxford (Botley) Cemetery
BRIDGER, DAVID BRUCE, born in 1921 in Lomas de Zamora, son of Alexander George Alfred Bridger and Adeline Mary Bruce, of Lomas de Zamora, Argentine. His Spitfire crashed during a training exercise in Skeabrae, Scotland. Ways and Works Pilot Officer (Pilot) 118156 23/08/1942 21 RAF Volunteer Reserve,
164 "Argentine British" Sqdn.
... Sec. N. Grave 55 Sandwick Cemetery, Orkney
CRIBBES, GEORGE DERYK, born in Lomas de Zamora, 15 June 1920, son of George Burnett Cribbes and Sylvia Aida Jefferies, of Buenos Aires.
Married on 1 May 1943 Sylvia Mary Moverley, also from Buenos Aires, herself a Flying Officer (Pilot), Women's Auxiliary Air Force.
Ways and Works Flying Officer (Pilot) 166098 23/02/1945 24 RAF Volunteer Reserve ... West. D 5. Nassau War Cemetery
DRABBLE, CHARLES NOEL, Chief Clerk, Commercial Department, Southern and Western Railways; born 1912 in St George Hanover Square, London, son of Ernest Dorrington Drabble and Margaret Beatrice Thurburn; grandson of Charles Thompson Drabble and Robert Augustus Thurburn. Commercial Flight Lieut. 109151 08/09/1945 32 Royal Air Force ... 1.A.10 Rangoon War Cemetery.
FERNIE, THOMAS EDWARD; lost at sea, son of Francis Edward Fernie and Charlotte Edith Stack, born 10 February 1906; husband of Celia Nelly Trench (05/06/1910 - 12/06/1976), daughter of Carolina T. and John A. Trench (10/02/1884 - 04/03/1937), Stores & Shipping Agent, B.A. Gt. Southern Railway since 1929. Resident of Chalet No. 5, José Ingenieros 281, Remedios de Escalada. Stores Lieutenant ... 23/10/1943 37 Royal Naval Reserve,
H.M.S. Cromarty (Bangor type III minesweeper)
... Panel 84, column 1. Plymouth Naval Memorial
HUTTON, JOHN SCOTT, baptised at Bahia blanca 07/11/1915, son of Joseph Hutton and Margaret Carruthers, of Buenos Aires Ways and Works Flying Officer
(Air Bomber)
121720 30/12/1942 27 RAF Volunteer Reserve ... Grave 5 Westcott (St.Mary) Churchyard
MACQUEEN, IAN ANDREW JAMES
Born 19 May 1921 in Godoy Cruz, Mendoza, son of John MacQueen and Katherine Isabella Stuart, of the Province of Santa Fe. Lost in bombing raid over Essen, Germany.
Operating Pilot Officer J/8439 05/08/1942 21 Royal Canadian Air Force,
44 (Rhodesia) Sqdn.
... Panel 101 Runnymede Memorial
MARTIN, DENYS PHILIP,
Born about 1922, son of Bertha Jane and Cyrl Ralph Martin, a mechanical engineer born in Rosario 05/09/1892.
Operating Sergeant
(W.Op./Air Gnr.)
... 23/08/1943 ... RAF Volunteer Reserve,
78 Sqdn.
... 2. E. 4. Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
MITCHELL, WALTER JOSEPH, son of Patrick Charles and Mary Mitchell.
Husband of Marion Robertson Mitchell of Harrogate, Yorkshire
B. A. Midland Rly. Aircraftman 1st Class 1283885 05/07/1941 39 RAF Volunteer Reserve ... Panel 2 Runnymede Memorial
MORRIS, DESMOND EDWARD.
Died in accident off Azores. Born in Buenos Aires, 13 November 1917, son of Edward Noel Morris and Margaret Browne. His father had been Chief of Control (Chief Accountant's Department) Buenos Ayres Western Railway since 1928, after having been Chief of the General Accounts Division Central Argentine Railway. In 1942 he married Jane Alice McLeon in London.
Operating Flying Officer 132320 04/12/1943 ... RAF Volunteer Reserve,
220 Sqdn.
... Panel 126 Runnymede Memorial
OLDITCH, CHARLES ROBERT, son of Frederick William Olditch and Ethel May Olditch (nee MacLean), of Alta Gracia, Argentine Mechanical (M.I.Loco.Eng.) Trooper 7945580 01/10/1942 23 Royal Armoured Corps ... E. Grave 14 Melcombe Regis Cemetery
PELLENS, GEOFFREY EUGENE MARTIN
Born February 1919, son of Bertha Marķa Isabel Martin and Carlos Eugene Pellens of Buenos Aires. Arrived in England 10/12/1942 on S.S. Highland Chieftain. Married Judith Mary Burnett (A.C.W/1 in W.A.A.F.) in Marylebone, 1943.
Accounting Clerk 2nd. Lieut. 14416239 09/02/1945 ... Royal Armoured Corps, 22nd Dragoons ... ... ...
PILLING, JAMES WALTER.
AMICE (1936). His Catalina AJ162 of 202 Sqn failed to return from a patrol out of Gibraltar. Born 13 January 1916 in Quilmes, son of Maria Anita Woods and Herbert James Pilling.
Apprentice engineer, Ways and Works Flight Sergeant 1283040 10/09/1942 26 RAF Volunteer Reserve,
202 Sqdn.
... Panel 3, Column 2 Malta Memorial
SANDERS, CHARLES ROBERT, son of Charles and Agnes May Sanders, of Buenos Aires Ways and Works Flight Lieutenant (Pilot) 64941 13/09/1943 26 RAF Volunteer Reserve,
186 Sqdn.
... Sec. R. 1931 Div. Grave 2717 Ayr Cemetery, Ayrshire
SANDYS, JOHN FREDERICK KELLY, Born 24 March 1916 in Melbourne, Australia, son of Frederick Robert Kelly Sandys and Beatrice Louisa Whybrow, of Bellozanne, Jersey, Channel Islands. Enlisted at Ottawa on 17 October 1940. Commercial Flying Officer J/4814 12/03/1942 25 Royal Canadian Air Force,
75 (R.N.Z.A.F.) Sqdn.
... Panel 99 Runnymede Memorial
STILES, GILBERT NAPIER
Born 9 November 1892 in Killarney, Queensland, Australia, son of William Waldron Stiles and Grace Parnell Penhallurick. Worked in Engineer's Dept., Buenos Ayres Great Southern Railway before the Great War; enlisted 22 Oct. 1915 as Aircraft Mechanic 1st Class. Married Ida Lynskey in Camberwell, 1916. Son Gilbert F was born 1918, daughter Ida Joy in 1924. G N Stiles was killed at home, 64 Lansdowne-road, Bromley, Kent, during an enemy air raid.
Daughter IDA JOY STILES died 16 April 1941 at the same place and for the same cause, at the age of 16.
His brother Henry Tarleton Stiles (1889-) also worked for the BAGSR. He married Florence Calvert Dawson at Trinity, Lomas de Zamora, on 10 April 1914.
.. ... ... 06/04/41 48 Civilian War Dead .. ... BROMLEY MUNICIPAL BOROUGH CEMETERY
CENTRAL ARGENTINE RAILWAY
BALL, MELVILLE ENRIQUE,
Son of Melville Charles Ball and Matilde Josefina Ball of Rosario de Santa Fe
.. Pilot Officer 117461 12/04/42 21 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve .. Sec. 7, Class C, Grave 69 Montrose (Sleepyhillock) Cemetery
FLORENCE, JAMES
Son of Elizabeth Florence of 2 Craigie Loaning, Aberdeen, Scotland.
Husband of Emily Nollval Florence.
Died in lifeboat before rescue, following sinking by enemy submarine of S. S. Avila Star, 05/07/1942, east of Azores.
Moulder and brass founder at Talleres Pérez aka Gorton Shops Civilian .. 18/07/42 37 .. .. .. At sea
McBAY, ARTHUR CAVE.
Born 20 April 20, 1916, son of William Wilson McBay and Annie McBay, of Rosario de Santa Fe,
Married Pauline Grey at Cambridge in 1942. Hit by flak over Fürth, Germany, his parachute failed to open.
.., Rosario Sergeant 1108568 26/02/43 26 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 50 Sqdn. .. 5. C. 2. Durnbach War Cemetery
MATTSON, BERTRAM KNIGHTLEY,
Sunk by U-344. Resident at Sunny Patch, Ingeniero Maschwitz in the Province of Buenos Aires. Son of Frederick and Gertrude Mattson of Banbury, Oxfordshire.
.. Coder D/JX 344578 21/08/44 26 Royal Navy, HMS Kite .. Panel 89, column 1 Plymouth Naval Memorial
PARKER, JOSEPH SMITH, born at Crewe, Cheshire, 21 January 1901, son of James Parker and Elizabeth Eliza Turton. He survived the sinking of the Andalucia Star on 7 October 1942; left RAF Hospital at Cosford, sailed from Liverpool on Australia Star leaving 6 April 1944, arrived at Buenos Aires 2 May 1944, and died at the British Hospital in Buenos Aires. Talleres, Rosario A.C.2. .. 04/08/44 43 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve .. .. Memorials at Retiro Station and St. Bartholomew, Rosario.
SCOFFIELD, ERNEST JOHN WOOLLERTON.
Born at Rosario in 1920, son of Maud Emily Woollerton and Cecil James Scoffield, of the Central Argentine Railway's Locomotive Department. His father volunteered in WWI, Lieut. Royal Engineers. His brother Thomas James Scoffield volunteered in WWII as Flight Lieut., RAFVR. Ernest John also volunteered but drowned en route to the U.K.
.., Rosario .. .. 27/08/40 20 .. .. .. Memorial at Retiro Station and St. Bartholomew, Rosario.
TYRRELL, ROBERT CECIL, son of John William Charles Tyrrell and Marion Garrett Harrison, West Hampstead, London. (J. W. C. Tyrrell, Carriage & Wagon Works Manager, FCCA, Rosario, b. 18/01/1884, died in B.A. Febr. 1952; Marian Tyrrell, born 13/03/1888, died in B.A. 25/08/1975) Apprentice engineer, Rosario Sergeant (Pilot) 1260229 15/10/41 23 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 40 Sqdn. .. 2. K. 5. Durnbach War Cemetery
WORSLEY, ARTHUR LESLEY.
Assistant Traffic Inspector in La Banda. Born 1917 in Rosario de Santa Fe, son of Agnes Elizabeth Lock and William Worsley, Joint Chief Traffic Controller, Central Argentine Railway, Rosario.
.. Rosario Pilot Officer 130162 07/02/43 .. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 425 Sqdn. .. Panel 134 Runnymede Memorial
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OTHER CASUALTIES WHO, ALTHOUGH NOT RAILWAYMEN, WERE CONNECTED WITH THE ARGENTINE AND ITS RAILWAYS
AMOS, CYRIL ROWLAND
Born 1917, son of Elsie Maud Victoria Bass and Henry Rowland Amos, former agricultural expert, BAGSR, of Tigre Delta, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Amos had been wounded 16/03/1942 on ferry flight from North Africa that crashed in Ireland.
.. Flying Officer (Pilot) 138881 31/12/43 28 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve .. Class 2. Row 6. Grave 282 TYWYN CEMETERY
BLOMEFIELD, WILMOT EDWARD,
Born 16 June 1912 in Haedo, Province of Buenos Aires, baptised at Syt. Peter's. Flores, Buenos Aires, 3 August 1912,son of Jessie Leila Hodges of Brittany, Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire, widow of Wilmot Blomefield, late Asst. Traffic Supt., Buenos Ayres Western Railway (died 1926). Educated at Repton School.
.. Captain 137086 03/07/42 30 Royal Horse Artillery
3 Regt.
M.C. XXVI. B. 17 EL ALAMEIN WAR CEMETERY
BOYER, NORMAN LOUIS,
Born 20 November 1907, son of Olga Alberta Schiele and Louis Joseph Boyer, deceased Stores Superintendent, Buenos Ayres Great Southern Railway; husband of Phoebe Wilhelme Boyer née Philpott, of Little Puxted, Brenchley, Kent. Winner of the King's Medal, Bisley, 1934.
.. Major 38511 20/11/41 34 Royal Warwickshire Regt. .. Panel 11 KHARTOUM MEMORIAL
BURTON, JOHN FRANCIS
Son of Dorothy Wellby and William James Burton, Chief, Revenue & Audit Division, Southern, Western and Midland railways.
Educated at Sutton Valence School about to enter Cambridge University. Crashed while training 12 minutes after take-off at Culworth.
.. Sergeant (Pilot) 1395372 27/11/43 20 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve .. Plot 1/2. Grave 109. OXFORD (BOTLEY) CEMETERY
CARLETON, HUGH BASIL,
born 1920 in Argentina, son of Beatrice Ratsey and Hugh Thomas Carleton, Constructing and District Engineer at Rosario, Central Argentine Railway.
His Avro Anson (DG841) ditched 25 miles south of the Isle of Man
.. Pilot Officer 105140 28/02/42 21 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve .. RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL
COCOLLIS, GEORGE BERTRAM
Son of Adelaide Bertha Watkins and George Cocollis, London Accountant and Assistant Secretary, Central Argentine Railway.
Educated at Aldenham School. Killed in Crete.
.. 2nd Lieut. 151062 24/05/41 36 Royal Artillery, 234 Bty., 89 H.A.A. Regt. .. Face 2. ATHENS MEMORIAL
DARBYSHIRE, HAROLD FRANK
Born in Buenos Aires 4 July 1919; died in the Netherlands. Son of Gilbert Ramsay Darbyshire and of Maggie Macdonald Grant, of Buenos Aires. His father had been secretary, Local Board, Southern Railway.
.. 2nd. Lieut. 323514 21/10/1944 25 Royal Tank Regiment, R.A.C. .. 6. G. 7. UDEN WAR CEMETERY
DRABBLE, DAVID WILLIAM
Born in Buenos Aires 6 March 1918; son of Arthur Brownell Drabble and Josephine Hamill. Educated at Downside School and Trinity College, Cambridge, BA 1939. His father was a nephew of George Wilkinson Drabble and worked on the latter's estancias.
.. Captain 143772 22/03/1943 25 Royal Artillery, 65 Field Regiment .. .. Medjez-el-Bab Memorial, Tunisia.
HOPKINS, JOHN WAINWRIGHT
Born in England, 1911, B.A. (Cambridge), barrister-at-law, killed in action at Acroma, Libya, son of Sir John Wells Wainwright Hopkins and Ethelind MacKern, of New Place, Lingfield, Surrey. His father was ex-BAGSR and co-founder of A. G. Evans, Livock & Co.
MC awarded November 1940 for escaping POW camp in France on 20/06/1940.
.. Captain 92312 14/06/1942 31 Royal Horse Artillery,
11 (Honourable Artillery Coy.) Regt.
M.C. Column 13. ALAMEIN MEMORIAL
LEE-NORMAN, FRANCIS ALEXANDER
Born 1921 in Dorchester, son of Francis Thomas Lee-Norman and Winifred Frances Tonge of Little Court near Dorchester, Dorset. His father had retired in 1930 from the Central Argentine Railway's Engineer's Department.
Alex Lee-Norman died from a fractured skull after crash at Queens Mine, Bulawayo.
.. Leading Aircraftman 1314332 14/11/1941 19 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, .. Grave 21 Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery, Zimbabwe.
MANINGTON, DAVID ANTHONY
Born in Concordia, son of Douglas Charles Manington and Marguerite Louise Polimeni. Killed in action in Germany. His father was MIMech., Entre Rios Railways, Concordia.
.. Trooper 5348681 28/03/1944 24 Royal Armoured Corps. 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters) .. 46. B. 12. REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY
MARSON, PETER CRAMER
Born in Stafford, son of Edwin John Peake Marson and Mabel Ethel Baker. Killed in a air training accident while on active service in Rhodesia. His father was Sectional Engineer, Central Argentine Railway, at Tucumán and Galvez, where his mother died in 1931.
.. Leading Aircraftman 1181283 04/12/1943 22 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve .. European War Graves Plot, Grave 119. HARARE (PIONEER) CEMETERY
MUSGRAVE, CHRISTOPHER MICHAEL
Born in Buenos Aires, 19 February 1923, son of Sir Christopher Norman Musgrave, AMICE, 6th Baronet of Tourin and Kathleen Chapman, of Strandtown, Co. Down, Northern Ireland. He matriculated in 1941 and was up at Christ Church College, Oxford, for a year; he was a chorister in the Oxford Cathedral Choir. On 3 October 1942 he was gazetted as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Irish Guards.
His father was civil engineer, Buenos Ayres Western Railway, 1919-1924.
His grandfather was James Musgrave, civil engineer of the Buenos Ayres & Rosario, B.A. Great Southern and Western Railways. Killed in action at Anzio, Italy.
.. Lieutenant 247102 30/01/1944 20 Irish Guards, 1st Bn. M.C. iii, k, 1. ANZIO WAR CEMETERY
O'BRIEN, MICHAEL PIERCE
Born 1924 in Buenos Aires, son of Pierce Francis O'Brien and Phyllis Isabel Dixey of Paignton, Devon. His father had retired about 1933 from the local administration of the Buenos Ayres & Pacific Railway, where he worked since before the Great War. During that war his father served as a Trooper in the King Edward's Horse, was gassed and wounded.
His ship was torpedoed while on patrol in the Channel protecting ships following the D-Day landings.
.. Sub-Lieut. .. 15/06/1944 20 Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve,
H.M.S. Blackwood
.. Panel 93. Column 1 PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
OWEN, GLYN DANIEL
Born 1914, son of Gwilym Owen and Margaret Berry of Rufino, 127 Bwlch Road, Fairwater, Cardiff. He held a Diploma in Agriculture from the Univ. of Wales. His father was a former engine driver and retired locomotive inspector, Buenos Ayres & Pacific Railway.
.. Driver T/91938 02/06/1943 28 Royal Army Service Corps .. Panel 17. Column 1 BROOKWOOD MEMORIAL
RUMBOLL, JOHN KITCHENER PLUMMER
Shot down over Vold-Vacon, France. Born 8 October 1916 in Buenos Aires, son of Ernest Large Rumboll and Kathleen Isabel Wellesley Shaw. Grandson of Arthur Edmund Shaw, former manager of Northern and Ensenada Railways, of Retiro Gas Works, came to Argentine in 1864 to build the Central Argentine Railway. On 30 August 1941 married Genevieve Haney at Dallas, Texas.
.. Pilot Officer 137209 21/12/42 26 RAFVR. 7 Sqdn. .. Panel 71. RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL
SAWYER, COLWYN WILLIAM REEVES
Born May 1917 in Steynng, son of Winifred Ethel Reeves and Frederic William Campion Sawyer; and grandson of Frank Reeves, Chief Engineer of the Buenos Ayres and Pacific Railway. His father served in the Great War and died 3 April 1917. Wallace Franchan Young became his step-father.
He attended Imperial College London prior to joining the RAF and received commission in the RAF on 17 September 1938 with the rank of Acting P/O on probation. He gained his Wings on 14 January 1939; was graded as P/O on 25 July 1939, and was promoted to F/O on 3 September 1940. He was accidentally killed on 12 April 1941 when his aircraft flew into a hillside near Braithwaite.
His half-brother Clive Desmond Young also died in this war.
.. Flying Officer 41212 12/04/41 23 Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, 2nd Bn. .. Section P, Grave 9 SILLOTH (CAUSEWAYHEAD) CEMETERY, HOLME LOW, CUMBRIA
STEWART, ALEXANDER BALFOUR
B.A. (Oxon.) Born 30 January 1918, son of Vera Broke Balfour and Angus Mathieson Stewart of Kensington, London, formerly Chief Engineer, Buenos Ayres Western Railway, retired 1930.
.. Lieutenant 137943 29/12/41 23 Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, 2nd Bn. .. Sp. Mem. 2. E. 9. TAIPING WAR CEMETERY
STRIDE, JOHN LUCAS
Born 24 November 1911, son of Dorothy Ida Lucas and Lionel Arthur Stride, director of the Cordoba Central Trust Company; grandson of Walter Jeken Stride, deputy-chairman of the Bahia Blanca North Western, Cordoba Central and Villa Maria & Rufino railways, and director of the B.A. & Pacific Rly.
Married 1939 Penelope Anne (Nancy) Bennett, of York Mills, Toronto, Canada.
.. Lieutenant 105330 04/03/45 33 King's Shropshire Light Infantry, Worcestershire Regt., attd. 1st Bn. .. S.7 G.17. REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY
TRERY, CHARLES RONALD
Born in Huinca Renancó, 25 February 1922, son of Leone Ernestine Helene Lefevre and Charles Herbert Trery, Engineer's Department, Buenos Ayres & Pacific Railway, of O'Higgins 567, Hurlingham, Province of Buenos Aires.
Enlisted 28 October 1941 at Ottawa, Canada. Died after hitting a mast while attacking ship and crashing into the sea 2 miles east of Preveza, Greece. 1939-45 Star, Africa Star, Italy Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 1939-45. Posthumously awarded RCAF Operational Wings on 10 September 1946.
.. Flight Lieut. J/13065 02/08/43 21 Royal Canadian Air Force, 272 Sqdn. .. Panel 10. MALTA MEMORIAL
WALKER, ERIC,
Son of Son of Nellie Elizabeth and Henry Richard Livesey Walker of Walton-on-Thames, Surrey. Great-grandson of James Livesey, the renowned engineering consultant. His father had been a mechanical engineer of the Buenos Ayres Western Railway.
.. Flight Lieut. 42285 31/07/1942 22 Royal Air Force .. Joint grave 2. B. 5-6 RHEINBERG WAR CEMETERY
YOUNG, CLIVE DESMOND
Born 1922 in Buenos Aires, son of Winifred Ethel and Wallace Franchan Young. His father had been a mechanical engineer of the Buenos Ayres Great Southern Railway since 1912 and veteran of World War I: Captain, Royal Engineers, Railway Operating Division.
His half-brother Colwyn William Reeves Sawyer also died in this war.
.. Flight Lieut. 172247 16/10/44 22 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 58 Sqdn. .. Row 12, Grave 1 WOKINGHAM (ST. SEBASTIAN) CHURCHYARD

Sources: railway companies' memorials in Buenos Aires; Revista Sud-Oeste, June 1945, pp. 118-120; The British Community Council in the Argentine Republic, List of Volunteers Registered by the Volunteers Sub-Committee, Buenos Aires, 31 January 1944; and Commonwealth Graves Commission
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