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WW2: Saltaire Roll of Honour
Researched by Colin Coates
 
WW2 Roll of Honour: surnames beginning with:

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O
P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

 

Clements, Charles Henry jnr
4 August 1920 – 1990

Charles Henry jnr. Clements was the son of Charles Henry Clements. Charles was born 1895 in Eston, near Middlesbrough. He married Mary Hannah Lydon in 1917 in Middlesbrough.

Charles jnr. was born 4 August 1920.

By 1926 Charles jnr. and his family were living at 4 Albert Terrace, Saltaire; by 1930 at 33 Helen Street, and by 1933 at 36 George Street. He lost his father when he died 31 May 1939. By 1945 Charles jnr, was living with his mother at 20 Mary Street.

Charles jnr. served in WW2. He married Mona Thorpe in 1954. They had a son, Malcolm born in 1958, and a daughter Maureen born 1961.

They lived at 13 Whitlam Street, before moving to 1 Lynden Avenue, Shipley around 1957.

Charles jnr. died in 1990. He had a brother, Raymond Colin, who also served in WW2.

 

Clements, Raymond Colin
30 October 1919 – 11 September 2008

Raymond Colin Clements was the son of Charles Henry Clements.

Charles was born 1895 in Eston, near Middlesbrough. He married Mary Hannah Lydon in 1917 in Middlesbrough.

Raymond was born 30 October 1919.

By 1926 Raymond. and his family were living at 4 Albert Terrace, Saltaire; by 1930 at 33 Helen Street, and by 1933 at 36 George Street. Raymond married Mabel Milner in 1938. He lost his father when he died 31 May 1939.

Raymond served in WW2 with the 197 Field Ambulance Army Medical Corps. He was captured by the Japanese 17 February 1945. After being released as a Prisoner of War, he lived with his wife at 19 Albert Terrace., Saltaire. By 1958 they were living at 66 Grosvenor Road, Shipley. In 2007 they were living at 7 Albert Road, Saltaire.

Raymond died 11 September 2008. His widow, Mabel, died 10 December 2010.

Raymond had a brother, Charles Henry jnr, who also served in WW2.

 

Cosford, Thomas
21 April 1906 – 4 February 1943

Thomas Cosford was the son of Henry Cosford. Henry was born 22 June 1880 in Saltaire. He married Lily Whitely, 21 May 1904, at St Luke’s in Morton near Keighley.

Thomas, their eldest child, was born 21 April 1906 in Morton. He was baptised 20 May 1906 at St Luke’s. In 1911 the family were living in Sheffield with Henry employed as a miner. By 1920 they had moved to Shipley living at 1 Windsor Road. From 1921 they were living at 1 Ada Street in Saltaire. Thomas served his apprenticeship as a painter at Messrs. A Bagnall and Sons Ltd, in Shipley.

Living in Richmond, Surrey, Thomas married Hilda Lund 17 October 1931. They had one son. In 1939 they were living in Ealing, Middlesex with Thomas employed as a manager of a painting department.

Thomas joined the R.A.F. in 1941 and served in WW2 as a Sergeant Flight Engineer with the 57 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. The squadron flew Lancaster Bombers.

Thomas was killed in action, 4 February 1943, and he was buried in the St. Germain-au-Mont-d’or Communal Cemetery Extension in the Rhone Region of France. His widow was living at 74 Manor Farm Road in Alperton, Middlesex.

 

Cox, William
24 May 1918 – 1982

William Cox was the son of Walter Cox. Walter was born 3 July 1892 in Baildon. He was an able seaman when he married Mary Ann Filby, 29 March 1915, at St Peter’s Shipley. They lived at 9 Caroline Street in Saltaire. Walter served in WW1.

William was born 24 May 1918 in Saltaire. Around 1926 the family moved to 16 Ada Street in Saltaire. In 1939 William was an apprentice spinning overlooker and Walter was a spinner’s warehouseman.

William served in WW2. He died in 1982. He had two brothers; Harry and Walter jnr.


 

 

 

 

 
 
 
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