Operational Casualties – A

See Commemorating Royal Signals’ War Dead.

FAR WITH THE BRAVE I HAVE RIDDEN
AND NOW WITH THE BRAVE I SHALL SLEEP
From Lancer (1936) by Alfred Edward Houseman—used as the epitaph for Lance Corporal R. J. Allen.

4624258 Signalman JOHN BLACKLER ABEL, Signal Training Centre, Mhow.
-Died from a lung abscess at British Military Hospital, Meerut on 1 October 1943.
-Delhi War Cemetery, India.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2344407 Signalman JOHN ERIC ABERDEIN, Prisoner of War (formerly 18th Divisional Signals).
-Captured during the Battle of Singapore. Transported to work on the Thai-Burma Railway in November 1942. Died as a prisoner of war of dysentery on 13 July 1943.
-Originally buried at Tasao Prisoner of War Camp Cemetery No. 2; reinterred on 1 March 1946 at Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand. ‘EVER IN OUR THOUGHTS
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2327014 Signalman JAMES ABERDIEN, No. 23 Construction Section.
-Died of tuberculosis at home in Corstorphine on 19 October 1942.
-Liberton Cemetery, Edinburgh, United Kingdom. ‘THY WILL BE DONE
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): No

14639347 Corporal LEONARD ABRAMS, Unit Not Known.
-Died at Prince of Wales General Hospital London on 18 December 1947 (cause not known).
-Marlow Road Jewish Cemetery, East Ham, United Kingdom. ‘MOURNED BY HIS FATHER, MOTHER, GRANDMOTHER, UNCLES, AUNTS, COUSINS AND FRIENDS
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): No

6351063 Lance Corporal FREDERICK JOSEPH ADAMS, 6th (Airborne) Divisional Signals.
Killed in action on 24 March 1945 during Operation Plunder, the Rhine crossing.
-Groesbeek Memorial, Netherlands.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2582098 Signalman GEOFFREY LANE ADAMS, Prisoner of War (formerly Malaya Command Signals attached to a Royal Artillery Signal Section).
-Captured during the Battle of Singapore. Killed in action at sea on 12 September 1944 on route from Singapore to Formosa (Taiwan) when SS Kachidoki Maru was sunk by USS Pampanito. Twenty-one other Royal Signals soldiers were lost.
-Singapore Memorial, Singapore.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2346458 Signalman JAMES ADAMS, Prisoner of War (formerly 27th (London Electrical Engineers) Searchlight Regiment, Royal Artillery Signal Section, attached to 305 Battery, 4th Anti-Aircraft Brigade, Tobruk).
-Captured on 21 June 1942 when Tobruk fell. Died as a prisoner of war on 24 March 1943.
-Originally buried at the camp where he died; reinterred on 10 July 1945 at Bolsena War Cemetery, Italy
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2326246 Signalman JOHN ANDREW PALFREY ADAMS, Discharged.
-Died of endocarditis, attributable to his war service, in Royal Infirmary, Glasgow on 6 April 1947.
-Sandymount Cemetery, Glasgow, United Kingdom.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): No

2563654 Signalman JOHN DONOVAN ADAMS, 50th (Northumbrian) Divisional Signals.
-Died of cancer of the stomach at Military Hospital, York on 20 April 1943.
-Brookwood 1939-1945 Memorial, United Kingdom.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2366526 Warrant Officer Class II LEONARD CHARLES ADAMS, Palestine Command Signal Regiment attached to Headquarters Palestine Command.
Killed by terrorist action in the explosion at the King David Hotel, Jerusalem on 22 July 1946. (See Captain A. D. Mackintosh.)
-Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Armed Forces Memorial: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): No
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Other Campaigns): Yes

2355065 Signalman GEORGE ADAMSON, 15th Army Group Signals.
-A despatch rider, he died in 108th South African General Hospital on 5 June 1945 from injuries sustained in a road traffic accident.
-Bologna War Cemetery, Italy. ‘TILL WE MEET AGAIN
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

3191032 Signalman JOHN JOHNSTONE ADAMSON, Prisoner of War (formerly 80th Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery Signal Section).
-Captured during the Battle of Singapore. Transported on the SS England Maru to Formosa (Taiwan) in October 1942. Died as a prisoner of war of dysentery at Kinkaseki Camp No. 1, Formosa on 14 December 1942.
-Originally buried in Kinkaseki Camp Cemetery; reinterred on 24 July 1947 at Sai Wan War Cemetery, Hong Kong. ‘IN LOVING MEMORY OF MY DEAR SON JOHN. ONE OF THE BEST THIS WORLD DID HOLD
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2318694 Signalman LEONARD COOK ADAMSON, 3rd Divisional Signals.
-Died on 8 June 1941 from serious head injuries sustained in a road traffic accident.
-Wigan Cemetery, Lower Ince, Wigan, United Kingdom. ‘IN LOVING MEMORY
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2343445 Signalman THOMAS ADAMSON, Prisoner of War (formerly 10th Indian Divisional Signals).
-Captured in the Western Desert in 1942 during the retreat to El Alamein. Killed in action at sea on 17 August 1942 when the Italian cargo ship SS Nino Bixio was attacked by HMS Sahib. Three other Royal Signals soldiers and two Indian soldiers of the Indian Signal Corps were also lost.
-Alamein Memorial, Egypt.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2389896 Signalman JACK ADAMTHWAITE, 56th (London) Divisional Signals.
Killed in action on 3 December 1943 during the Italian Campaign in the attack on the Bernhardt Line.
-Cassino War Cemetery, Italy. ‘IN LOVING MEMORY OF A DEAR HUSBAND AND DADDY FOR EVER IN OUR HEARTS. MARY AND CHILDREN
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2576717 Lance Sergeant FRANK JOSEPH RICHARD ADDISON, 2nd Armoured Brigade Signals.
-Took his own life by shooting in Tunisia on 27 August 1943.
-Beja War Cemetery, Tunisia. ‘HAPPY MEMORIES WILL ALWAYS BE WITH US TILL WE MEET AGAIN. MOTHER
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

14287170 Signalman JOSEPH THOMAS ADLINGTON, 166th (Newfoundland) Field Regiment, Royal Artillery Signal Section
Died of wounds on 29 November 1944.
-Caserta War Cemetery, Italy. ‘HIS DUTY NOBLY DONE ALWAYS REMEMBERED BY HIS LOVING WIFE MARGARET
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2336948 Lance Corporal URWIN AGAN, Prisoner of War (formerly No. 6 Army Air Support Control Signal Section, 3rd Indian Corps Signals).
-Captured during the Battle of Singapore. Transported to work on the Thai-Burma Railway. Died as a prisoner of war of septicaemia at Thanbyuzayat on 5 January 1943.
-Originally buried in Thanbyuzayat Cemetery No. 1; reinterred in January 1946 at Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery, Myanmar. ‘LOVED AND REMEMBERED
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

24038450 Corporal John AIKMAN, 225 Signal Squadron (Radio) attached to ‘E’ Troop, 233 Signal Squadron (Northern Ireland).
Killed in action on 6 November 1973 having been shot twice in the chest while on foot patrol in the town square of Newtownhamilton, County Armagh. Earlier, five gunmen had taken over the Corner Bar, holding staff and customers at gunpoint. The bar had been bombed a few days before and the gunmen used the boarded-up windows as cover for their attack.
-Newbattle Cemetery, Midlothian, United Kingdom.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: No
-Armed Forces Memorial: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Other Campaigns): Yes

14279335 Driver GEORGE AUBREY AILWARD, 78th Divisional Signals.
Killed in action on 20 March 1944 in the third Battle of Monte Cassino during the Italian Campaign.
-Originally buried in a battlefield cemetery; reinterred on 22 May 1945 at Cassino War Cemetery, Italy.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

14291772 Corporal JOSEPH WILLIAM AINSWORTH, Unit Not Known.
-Died of tuberculosis in British Military Hospital, Jerusalem on 10 December 1946.
-Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel. ‘UNSELFISH, FOR OTHERS YOU LIVED, NOT FOR WHAT YOU RECEIVED BUT WHAT YOU COULD GIVE
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Armed Forces Memorial: No
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): No
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Other Campaigns): No

2584333 Driver RONALD MURRIE AITCHISON, Prisoner of War (formerly 51st (Highland) Divisional Signals).
-Captured at Saint-Valery-en-Caux during the Battle of France on 12 June 1940. Died as a prisoner of war at Stalag IV-B Mühlberg, Brandenburg on 30 August 1941.
-Originally buried at the camp cemetery at Neuburxdorf; reinterred on 5 June 1947 at Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery, Germany. ‘COME YE BLESSED OF MY FATHER, INHERIT THE KINGDOM PREPARED FOR YOU
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

145788 Second Lieutenant ALEXANDER JAMES AITKEN, 15th Indian Infantry Brigade Signal Section.
-Reported missing in Malaya in December 1941 during the Battle of Jitra. In January 1946 it was confirmed that he had been killed in action on 13 December 1941.
-Singapore Memorial, Singapore.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes
-Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Roll of Honour: Yes

3863664 Signalman HENRY AKRIGG, 15th Indian Corps Signals.
-Died of malaria and pneumonia in 125th Indian General Hospital on 3 August 1944.
-Chittagong War Cemetery, Bangladesh. ‘GOD KEEP YOU IN HIS CARE UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2354690 Signalman HERBERT JAMES ALABASTER, Combined Services Detailed Interrogation Centre, Maadi, Egypt.
-Died at 54th General Hospital, Moascar of a fractured skull, sustained in an accident on duty on 7 September 1941.
-Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt. ‘IN EVER LOVING MEMORY OF MY DEAR HUSBAND. EVER IN MY THOUGHTS
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2348537 Signalman EDWARD ARTHUR ALBERRY, 38th (Welsh) Divisional Signals.
-On 19 October 1945 while on leave, Alberry went rowing in a boat on the River Dee in Chester with his fiancé—Private Rosina Frances Byles, Auxiliary Territorial Service serving with 26th Anti-Aircraft Brigade. Near the Royal Chester Rowing Club boathouse as they were changing seats in the boat, Byles fell into the water. Alberry tried to grab her and also fell in and the boat capsized. Byles held on to the boat until she was rescued but Alberry, a non-swimmer, drowned. A group of boys from the King’s School Rowing Club effected the rescue of Byles, one of whom, Peter Clement Castle, was awarded the bronze medal of the Liverpool Shipwreck and Humane Society and George Vincent Roger Moulding, Edward Wilfred Millman, and James Douglas MacMillan were awarded certificates of commendation.
-Queen’s Road Cemetery, Walthamstow, United Kingdom. ‘EVER IN OUR THOUGHTS, TEDDY
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2361821 Signalman HAROLD ALBON. 15th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery Signal Section.
Died of wounds on 1 September 1944.
-Originally buried in a battlefield cemetery; reinterred on 14 May 1945 at Gradara War Cemetery, Italy. ‘“FOR ME TO LIVE IS CHRIST, AND TO DIE IS GAIN.” HIS HEARTBROKEN MUM
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2366657 Signalman DENNIS VICTOR ALDEN, Prisoner of War (formerly 18th Divisional Signals).
-Captured during the Battle of Singapore. Killed in action at sea on 12 September 1944 on route from Singapore to Formosa (Taiwan) when SS Rakuyo Maru was sunk by USS Sealion. Twenty other Royal Signals soldiers were lost.
-Singapore Memorial, Singapore.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2580601 Signalman JOHN HART ALDERMAN, Prisoner of War (formerly 18th Divisional Signals).
-Captured during the Battle of Singapore. Transported to work on the Thai-Burma Railway in November 1942. Died as a prisoner of war of typhus and cerebral meningitis at Nakhon Nayok (No. 5 Detached Camp) on 31 July 1945.
-Originally buried at Nakhon Nayok; reinterred on 1 March 1946 at Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand. ‘THE LORD IS MY SHEPHERD; I SHALL NOT WANT
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2386538 Lance Corporal NORMAN FRANCIS ALDERMAN, 45th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery Signal Section.
Killed in action on 20 November 1942 (along with four Royal Artillery junior ranks) in an air attack at Jijel, Algeria during Operation Torch.
-Originally buried at El Alia Cemetery, Algiers; reinterred on 23 August 1944 at Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery, Algeria.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2319637 Lance Corporal ROBERT WILLIAM ALDERMAN, Prisoner of War (formerly 48th (South Midland) Divisional Signals).
-Captured during the Battle of France in May 1940. Died as a prisoner of war at Gleiwitz (Gliwice), Poland on 15 February 1941.
-Originally buried at Gleiwitz; reinterred on 18 August 1948 at Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery, Poland.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2354263 Signalman ERIC ALDERSON, No. 3 General Headquarters Signals.
Killed in action on 7 November 1942 in a battlefield accident in the second Battle of El Alamein during the Western Desert Campaign.
-Alamein Memorial, Egypt
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2355184 Driver DOUGLAS ALDRED, 3rd Corps Signals (recorded on his casualty card as ‘O’ Divisional Signals from which 3rd Corps Signals was formed in August 1942).
-Died of heatstroke on 24 August 1942.
-Originally buried at Ur Junction Military Cemetery, Iraq; reinterred on 20 September 1944 at Basra War Cemetery, Iraq. ‘BELOVED HUSBAND OF HILDA ALDRED. TREASURED MEMORIES
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2323194 Signalman JOHN SYDNEY ALDRIDGE, 4th Indian Divisional Signals.
Killed in action on 16 June 1941 on the Egypt/Libya border during Operation Battleaxe during the Western Desert Campaign.
-Originally buried in a battlefield cemetery; reinterred on 4 May 1945 at Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery, Egypt.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2328401 Signalman BENJAMIN ERNEST ALEXANDER, Prisoner of War (formerly Singapore Fortress Signals).
-Captured during the Battle of Singapore. Transported to work on the Thai-Burma Railway in June 1942 and later returned to Singapore. Killed in action at sea on 21 September 1944 on route from the Philippines to Japan when SS Hofuku Maru was sunk 80 miles north of Corregidor by aircraft flying off United States Navy carriers. Fifty-four other Royal Signals soldiers were lost.
-Singapore Memorial, Singapore.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2337884 Driver JAMES MAIN ALEXANDER, Prisoner of War (formerly 11th Indian Divisional Signals).
-Captured during the Battle of Singapore. Transported to work on the Thai-Burma Railway in October 1942. Died as a prisoner of war of malaria at Tha Mayo camp (237 kilometre) on 22 November 1944.
-Originally buried at Tha Mayo camp cemetery; reinterred on 9 February 1946 at Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2329445 Signalman PATRICK MCKAIGNEY ALEXANDER, No. 2 Dispatch Rider Section, 2nd (London) Corps Signals.
-A motorcycle despatch rider, he died from head injuries and a fractured leg sustained in a road traffic accident in France on 4 May 1940.
-Fouquieres Churchyard Extension, France. ‘NOT LOST BUT GONE BEFORE
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2056052 Signalman ROBERT DONAT ALEXANDER, Unit Not Known.
-Died on 3 October 1942 (cause not known).
-Islington Cemetery and Crematorium, United Kingdom. ‘… THE VAST FOREVER, WHERE NO HEARTS BREAK, NO TIES SEVER, AND NO ONE GOES AWAY
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): No

14278875 Signalman ROBERT KEMLO ALEXANDER, Discharged (formerly Force 141 Signals).
-Died of colon cancer at Stracathro Hospital, Brechin on 5 February 1946.
-Sleepyhillock Cemetery, Montrose, United Kingdom. ‘TILL WE MEET AGAIN
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2584035 Signalman ARTHUR WILLIAM ALLAN, 2nd (London) Corps Signals.
Killed in action on 29 May 1940 during the Battle of France.
-Oostduinkerke Communal Cemetery, Belgium. ‘IN LOVING MEMORY OF OUR DEAR ONLY SON. EVER REMEMBERED BY MAM AND DAD
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

117710 Driver CHARLES SMITH ALLAN, 44th (Home Counties) Divisional Signals.
Died of wounds during the Battle of France on 29 May 1940.
-Allenvale Cemetery, Aberdeen, United Kingdom. ‘A LOVING SON A BROTHER DEAR A FAITHFUL FRIEND WHEN HE WAS HERE
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes (Commemorated as Charles S. Allan)
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2341514 Signalman DAVID ANDREW ALLAN, Prisoner of War (formerly 11th Indian Divisional Signals).
-Captured during the Battle of Singapore. Transported to work on the Thai-Burma Railway at Tha Makhan, the site of the bridge over the River Kwai. Died as a prisoner of war of acute enteritis on 16 May 1943.
-Originally buried at Tha Makhan camp main cemetery; reinterred on 29 January 1946 at Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2353071 Signalman FRANK ALLAN, First Army Signals.
-Accidentally killed on 6 December 1942.
-Originally buried at a military cemetery at Hanshīr al Baharine; reinterred on 3 July 1944 at Medjez-El-Bab War Cemetery, Tunisia.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2329904 Signalman MAURICE ALLAN, 22nd Armoured Brigade Signals.
Killed in action on 14 July 1942 in the first Battle of El Alamein during the Western Desert Campaign.
-Alamein Memorial, Egypt.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2327586 Signalman ROBERT ALLAN, 5th Searchlight Brigade Signal Section.
-Recorded as missing in action during the Battle of France, he was later presumed to have been killed in action in the period 28 May-2 June 1940.
-Dunkirk Memorial, France.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2587006 Driver PETER SYDNEY ALLCOAT, Prisoner of War (formerly 2nd Armoured Divisional Signals).
-Captured on 8 April 1941 when 2nd Armoured Division was destroyed in the Western Desert. Transported to Italy and held at Campo 78. Killed in action on 8 December 1943 (with Sergeant E. A. Parker, Signalman T. Jones, Signalman E. M. Sinclair and 57 other Commonwealth prisoners of war) after the Italian Armistice when a prisoner of war train was bombed at Aquila station by aircraft from 321st Bombardment Group (Medium), United States Army Air Force.
-Originally buried at Aquila; reinterred on 23 February 1945 at Ancona War Cemetery, Italy. ‘GOD IS HIS OWN INTERPRETER AND HE WILL MAKE IT PLAIN
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2371381 Signalman ALBERT JOHN ALLEN, 8th Army Signals.
-Wounded on 10 December 1944, he died of wounds on 18 December 1944.
-Originally buried at Cesena Military Cemetery; reinterred on 9 April 1945 at Cesena War Cemetery, Italy. GONE FROM US BUT NOT FORGOTTEN NEVER CAN HIS MEMORY FADE
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2601733 Signalman DEREK NOEL ALLEN, 7th Armoured Brigade Signals.
Died of wounds on 9 September 1944.
-Originally buried in a battlefield cemetery near Ca’Battistoni, Rimini; reinterred on 21 June 1945 at Gradara War Cemetery, Italy. ‘INTO THY HANDS
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2381828 Driver DONALD ALEXANDER ALLEN, 33rd Corps Signals.
Died of wounds (with Corporal J. H. Gill and Signalman A. Maidment) on 26 May 1945 during the final operations in the Irrawaddy River valley.
-Originally buried in a cemetery at Tharrawaddy; reinterred on 15 March 1946 at Rangoon War Cemetery, Myanmar. ‘MY DARLING HUSBAND. TO LIVE IN HEARTS WE LEAVE BEHIND, IS NOT TO DIE
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2310499 Warrant Officer Class II (Company Sergeant Major) ERNEST ARTHUR ALLEN, No. 10 Line of Communications Signals.
-Died of a cerebral tumour at 15th Scottish General Hospital, Cairo on 12 May 1943.
-Heliopolis War Cemetery, Egypt. ‘MEMORY IS A GOLDEN CHAIN WHICH BINDS US TILL WE MEET AGAIN, MY DARLING
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2359394 Signalman FREDERICK WILLIAM ALLEN, Prisoner of War (formerly No. 5 Army Air Support Control Signal Section).
-Recorded as wounded and missing on 28 June 1942 during the Axis advance in the Western Desert. Having been captured, he was transported to Italy where he died as a prisoner of war of wounds in Ospedale Militare, Caserta on 27 October 1942.
-Originally buried in Caserta Civil Cemetery; reinterred on 6 November 1944 at Caserta War Cemetery, Italy. ‘IN EVER LOVING MEMORY OF MY DARLING HUSBAND. IN THE GARDEN OF MEMORY WE MEET EVERY DAY. FLORRIE
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2360839 Signalman JOHN ALLEN, 50th (Northumbrian) Divisional Signals.
Died of wounds during the Battle of France on 28 May 1940.
-Locre Hospice Cemetery, Belgium. ‘IN MEMORY OF OUR DEAR SON “A FLOWER FROM US IS GONE” LOVING FATHER, MOTHER AND FAMILY
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2356248 Driver JOSEPH ALLEN, Prisoner of War (formerly 18th Divisional Signals).
-Captured during the Battle of Singapore. Killed in action at sea on 12 September 1944 on route from Singapore to Formosa (Taiwan) when SS Rakuyo Maru was sunk by USS Sealion. Twenty other Royal Signals soldiers were lost.
-Singapore Memorial, Singapore.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2589502 Lance Corporal RONALD JOHN ALLEN, 5th Divisional Signals.
Killed in action on 10 July 1943 during Operation Husky, Sicily.
-Originally buried in a battlefield cemetery, his remains were reinterred on 25 November 1943 at Syracuse War Cemetery, Sicily. ‘FAR WITH THE BRAVE I HAVE RIDDEN AND NOW WITH THE BRAVE I SHALL SLEEP. A.E.H.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2324132 Signalman WILLIAM JAMES ALLEN, Prisoner of War (formerly Singapore Fortress Signals).
-Captured during the Battle of Singapore. Transported to Sarawak in March 1943. Died as a prisoner of war of malaria and beriberi on Labuan, Borneo on the evening of 30 October 1944.
-His remains were cremated; he is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial, Singapore.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2334787 Signalman WILLIAM RICHARD ALLEN, No. 4 Headquarters Signals.
-Died of malaria on 26 September 1943
-Originally buried at Khanaqin, Iraq; reinterred on 1 August 1944 at North Gate War Cemetery, Baghdad, Iraq. ‘FLOWERS ON HIS GRAVE WILL WITHER & DECAY BUT OUR LOVE FOR HIM WILL NEVER FADE AWAY
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

5891107 Lance Corporal CLARENCE ALLENBY, 4th (East Anglian) Divisional Signals.
Killed in action on 7 July 1944 during the Italian Campaign.
-Foiano Della Chiana War Cemetery, Italy. ‘HIS PRESENCE WAS OUR GREATEST PLEASURE HIS MEMORY IS OUR GREATEST TREASURE
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2589561 Signalman BERNARD LESTER ALLIN, Prisoner of War (formerly Hong Kong Signal Company).
-Captured during the Battle of Hong Kong in December 1941. Killed in action at sea on 1 or 2 October 1942 on route from Hong Kong to Japan when SS Lisbon Maru was sunk by USS Grouper in the East China Sea. Forty-nine other Royal Signals all ranks from the Hong Kong Signal Company were lost.
-Sai Wan Memorial, Hong Kong.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

245639 Lieutenant GEORGE HOOD ALLISON, Unit Not Known.
Killed in action on 20 April 1945 during the North-West Europe Campaign.
-Originally buried in a battlefield cemetery at Wittlohe, Germany; reinterred on 16 July 1946 at Becklingen War Cemetery, Germany.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes
-Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Roll of Honour: Yes

6468271 Driver JOHN CHARLES DOUGLAS ALLISON, 56th (London) Divisional Signals.
Killed in action on 5 March 1944 in the Battle of Anzio during the Italian Campaign.
-Beach Head War Cemetery, Anzio, Italy. ‘SWEET MEMORIES, DEAR NEVER TO FADE OF YOU I LOVED BUT COULD NOT SAVE. DAISY
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2382640 Signalman THOMAS ALLISON, 51st (Highland) Divisional Signals.
Killed in action on 31 October 1942 in the second Battle of El Alamein during the Western Desert Campaign.
-Originally buried in a battlefield cemetery; reinterred on 18 November at El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt. ‘NOT JUST TO-DAY BUT EVERY DAY IN SILENCE WE REMEMBER
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2570974 Signalman WALTER ALLISON, 52nd (Lowland) Divisional Signals.
-Died under anaesthetic at Stobhill Hospital, Glasgow while being treated for a duodenal diverticulum. on 26 February 1940.
-Riddrie Park Cemetery, Glasgow, United Kingdom.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2313278 Corporal JOHN WILLIAM ALLSEBROOK, No. 2 Railway Telegraph Company (attached from No. 23 Line Maintenance Section).
-Swept away and drowned while swimming at Borg el-Arab, Alexandria on 19 June 1941.
-Alamein Memorial, Egypt.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2360239 Signalman ALFRED ALMOND, Prisoner of War (formerly Malaya Command Signals).
-Captured during the Battle of Singapore. Transported to work on the Thai-Burma Railway in November 1942. Died as a prisoner of war of malaria at Brenkassi prisoner of war camp on 26 November 1944.
-Buried originally at Brenkassi; reinterred on 9 February 1946 at Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand. ‘IT’S NOT THE WORDS, THEY ARE BUT FEW, BUT THE BEAUTIFUL MEMORY WE KEEP OF YOU
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2390204 Signalman FREDERICK CHARLES (FREDDY) ALTOFT, 6th Indian Air Formation Signals.
-Died of smallpox on 18 February 1944.
-Maynamati War Cemetery, Bangladesh. ‘IN LOVING MEMORY OF FREDDY. A VERY DEAR SON AND BROTHER. AT REST
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

5121113 Signalman PATRICK MELICCO ALVARADO, 6th Airborne Divisional Signals.
Died of wounds on 2 August 1944.
-Ranville War Cemetery, France. ‘LORD OF MERCY, JESU BLEST GRANT THE FAITHFUL LIGHT AND REST. AMEN
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

3775126 Signalman VICTOR FOCH AMOS, Prisoner of War (formerly 77th Indian Infantry Brigade Signal Section (Chindits)).
-Captured about 30 March 1943 during the Burma Campaign on Operation Longcloth, the first Chindit penetration operation, during the return journey to India. Died as a prisoner of war on 1 February 1944.
-Originally buried in Rangoon Cantonment Cemetery; reinterred on 14 June 1946 at Rangoon War Cemetery, Myanmar. ‘SLEEP ON, DEAR SON, THY REST IS WON. PEACE, PERFECT PEACE
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

14707273 Corporal ALEXANDER ANDERSON, Unit Not Known.
-Died on 22 July 1947 at 77th (Wuppertal) British Military Hospital from serious injuries sustained in a road traffic accident.
-Originally buried at Hagen Cemetery; reinterred on at Munster Heath War Cemetery, Germany.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): No

222621 Captain ALEXANDER STEWART ANDERSON, Unit Not Known.
-Fell dangerously ill in late November 1944 and died in hospital on 22 December 1944.
-Nottingham Crematorium, United Kingdom.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes
-Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Roll of Honour: Yes

3194368 Signalman ANDREW ANDERSON, Prisoner of War (formerly 5th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery Signal Section (9th Indian Divisional Signals)).
-Captured during the Battle of Singapore. Transported to Formosa (Taiwan) by sea in October 1942. Died as a prisoner of war of diphtheria in Formosa on 9 December 1942.
-Originally buried at Taihoku Main Camp Cemetery, Formosa; reinterred on 21 July 1947 at Sai Wan War Cemetery, Hong Kong. ‘SWEETEST MEMORIES OF ONE SO DEAR DEEPLY TREASURED FROM YEAR TO YEAR
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

6826760 Signalman CLIFFORD ROBERT ANDERSON, Egypt Command Signals.
-Fell dangerously with dysentery and died in hospital in Cairo on 14 December 1939.
-Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2347218 Driver ERNEST CHARLES ANDERSON, Prisoner of War (formerly Malaya Command Signals).
-Captured during the Battle of Singapore. Transported to work on the Thai-Burma Railway. Later returned to Singapore and then transported to the Philippines on the ‘Hell Ship’ SS Hofuku Maru and was disembarked with 50 other very sick prisoners of war. Died as a prisoner of war of lung cancer on 20 December 1944.
-Originally buried in North Manila Cemetery, Philippines; reinterred at the United States Army Air Force Cemetery, Manila, Philippines; reinterred on 28 October 1947 at Sai Wan War Cemetery, Hong Kong. ‘PRESERVE ME, O GOD: FOR IN THEE DO I PUT MY TRUST
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2341704 Driver JAMES ANDERSON, Prisoner of War (formerly No. 80 Wireless/Telegraph Section, 3rd Indian Corps Signals).
-Captured during the Battle of Singapore. Transported to work on the Thai-Burma Railway in November 1942 and held at Tha Makhan, the site of the bridge over the River Kwai. Died as a prisoner of war of amoebic dysentery on 19 June 1943.
-Originally buried at Tha Makhan; reinterred on 27 January 1946 at Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

5126075 Signalman JOHN THOMAS ANDERSON, 2nd Air Formation Signals.
-On 25 August 1942 he was riding with another despatch rider, Signalman Albert Walter Marsh, near St. Albans. As they approached the London-Colney roundabout, Marsh slowed behind two cyclists and was hit from behind by Anderson who was thrown from his motorcycle, fell under an oncoming truck, and was killed instantly.
-Ryhope Road Cemetery, Sunderland, United Kingdom. ‘IN MEMORY OF JOHN ACCIDENTALLY KILLED. GOD’S GREATEST GIFT, REMEMBRANCE
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

14902515 Signalman ROBERT CHARLES ANDERSON, Unit Not Known.
-Died in an aircraft crash on 22 November 1945 when Consolidated Liberator serial KH126 of No. 53 Squadron, Royal Air Force crashed near RAF Merryfield, Somerset shortly after take-off bound for India. Seventeen 17 other Royal Signals soldiers, four officers of various regiments, including Lieutenant A. G. Quick, Indian Signal Corps, and five aircrew were also lost.
-Yeovil Cemetery, United Kingdom. ‘LOVED BY ALL WHO KNEW HIM, HE WILL SURELY FIND A PLACE IN GOD’S KINGDOM
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

14311367 Signalman ROLAND OSWIN ANDERSON, Unit Not Known.
-Died in an aircraft crash on 22 November 1945 when Consolidated Liberator serial KH126 of No. 53 Squadron, Royal Air Force crashed near RAF Merryfield, Somerset shortly after take-off bound for India. Seventeen 17 other Royal Signals soldiers, four officers of various regiments, including Lieutenant A. G. Quick, Indian Signal Corps, and five aircrew were also lost.
-Yeovil Cemetery, United Kingdom.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2384748 Signalman THOMAS ANDERSON, No. 2 Depot Battalion.
-Died on 20 May 1942 in Warrington Infirmary from injuries sustained in a road traffic accident when his motorcycle was in collision with a horse-drawn vehicle in Winnick Road, Warrington.
-St. John-In-The-Wilderness Churchyard Extension, Shuttleworth, United Kingdom.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2335176 Signalman THOMAS ANDERSON, 52nd (Lowland) Divisional Signals.
-Died of tuberculous meningitis in City Hospital, Aberdeen on 29 June 1942.
-New Monkland Cemetery, United Kingdom.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2576020 Corporal THOMAS ANDERSON, Prisoner of War (formerly 28th Indian Infantry Brigade Signal Section).
-Captured during the Battle of Singapore. Transported to work on the Thai-Burma Railway in November 1942. Died as a prisoner of war of avitaminosis on 21 February 1944.
-Chungkai War Cemetery, Thailand. ‘LOVING MEMORIES OF OUR DEAR TOMMY. ALWAYS REMEMBERED BY ANNIE AND PEGGY
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2360240 Lance Corporal ALFRED ANDREWS, Prisoner of War (formerly Malaya Command Signals.).
-Captured during the Battle of Singapore. Transported to work on the Thai-Burma Railway in November 1942 and later returned to Singapore. Killed in action at sea on 21 September 1944 on route from the Philippines to Japan when SS Hofuku Maru was sunk 80 miles north of Corregidor by aircraft flying off United States Navy carriers. Fifty-four other Royal Signals soldiers were lost.
-Singapore Memorial, Singapore.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2588110 Signalman DONALD EDWARD JACK ANDREWS, 5th Anti-Aircraft Divisional Signals.
Killed in action on 11 April 1941 while on leave during the Blitz when parachute mines were dropped in an air raid on Southampton.
-St. Mary Extra Cemetery, Southampton, United Kingdom. ‘AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING WE WILL REMEMBER
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2378307 Signalman REGINALD BERTRAM ANDREWS, 30th Corps Signals.
Killed in action on 28 July 1943 during Operation Husky, Sicily.
-originally buried in a battlefield cemetery; reinterred on 29 May 1944 at Catania War Cemetery, Sicily. ‘IN LOVING MEMORY OF MY DEAR HUSBAND. HE DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

14417986 Signalman ERIC JOHN ABNER ANGIER, No. 165 Despatch Rider Section.
-Died of a fractured skull sustained in a road traffic accident on 10 June 1945.
-Almelo General Cemetery, Netherlands. ‘LOVED IN LIFE, TREASURED IN DEATH, A BEAUTIFUL MEMORY IS ALL WE HAVE LEFT
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2586187 Signalman THOMAS ANGUS, 77th Indian Infantry Brigade Signal Section (Chindits).
Killed in action on 11 March 1944 during the Burma Campaign on Operation Longcloth, the first Chindit penetration operation.
-Rangoon Memorial, Myanmar.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2371318 Driver CECIL EDWIN ANSELL, Prisoner of War (formerly Malaya Command Signals).
-Captured during the Battle of Singapore. Transported to work on the Thai-Burma Railway in June 1942. Died as a prisoner of war of avitaminosis on 25 February 1944.
-Chungkai War Cemetery, Thailand. ‘GOD TAKES OUR LOVED ONES TO HIS HOME BEYOND THE SKY, BUT NEVER FROM OUR HEARTS
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2337656 Signalman GEORGE ALAN ANSELL, Third Army Signals.
Killed in action on 15 October 1940 during the Blitz in an air raid.
-Hitchin Cemetery, United Kingdom.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2589109 Signalman GEORGE EDWARD ANSELL, Prisoner of War (formerly No. 9 Line Maintenance Section, Malaya Command Signals).
-Captured during the Battle of Singapore. Transported to work on the Thai-Burma Railway in April 1943. Died as a prisoner of war of cholera at Sonkrai camp on 10 June 1943.
-Originally cremated, his ashes were buried at Sonkrai prisoner of war camp cemetery; reinterred in December 1945 at Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery, Myanmar. ‘FOR EVER IN OUR THOUGHTS. REUNITED
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2323443 Signalman WALTER GEORGE ANSETT, Prisoner of War (formerly Singapore Fortress Signals).
-Captured during the Battle of Singapore. Killed in action at sea on 12 September 1944 on route from Singapore to Formosa (Taiwan) when SS Kachidoki Maru was sunk by USS Pampanito. Twenty-one other Royal Signals soldiers were lost.
-Singapore Memorial, Singapore.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

5731670 Signalman HAROLD JOHN ANTELL, 48th (South Midland) Divisional Signals.
-Died of bronchitis and pulmonary oedema in Bracebridge Military Hospital on 24 September 1942.
-Donhead St. Mary Churchyard, Wiltshire, United Kingdom. ‘AND UNDERNEATH ARE THE EVERLASTING ARMS
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2335321 Corporal BRUCE EDWIN ARNOLD ANTHONY, Prisoner of War (formerly 6th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery Signal Section).
-Captured in Java in February 1942. Transported from Batavia to Singapore and from Singapore to Formosa (Taiwan) in late May/early June 1944. Transported from Formosa destined for Japan in June 1944 on the ‘Hell Ship’ SS Tamahoko Maru, which was sunk by USS Tang on 24 June 1944. One of 212 survivors, he was taken by ship to Nagasaki. Died as a prisoner of war of pneumonia at Camp No. 14, Fukuoka, Japan on 3 December 1944.
-Cremated, his ashes were interred in Yokohama Mausoleum; reinterred on 14 September 1946 at Yokohama War Cemetery, Japan. ‘IN PROUD AND EVERLOVING MEMORY
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2384890 Signalman FRANCIS CHARLES APPLEBY, 1st Air Formation Signals.
-Took his own life by shooting at Englefield Green, Surrey on 7 February 1945.
-Englefield Green Cemetery, United Kingdom. ‘IN LOVING MEMORY OF OUR DEAR SON FRANCIS. ALWAYS IN OUR THOUGHTS
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2391647 Signalman FRANCIS WILLIAM APPLETON, No. 2 Line of Communication Signals.
-Died of peritonitis at Llandudno and District Hospital on 24 June 1942.
-Golders Green Crematorium, United Kingdom.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

3440778 Signalman IRVIN APPLETON, No. 2 Railway Telegraph Company.
Killed in action on 5 September 1943 during Operation Baytown, the invasion of Italy.
-Originally buried in a battlefield cemetery; reinterred on 1 December 1943 at Catania War Cemetery, Sicily. ‘HIS DEATH TO US IS A SORROW HIS LOSS WE SHALL ALWAYS REGRET. LOVING MAM AND DAD
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2326131 Signalman DENIS WILFRED APPS, 8th Army Group Royal Artillery Signal Section.
Killed in action on 15 July 1944 in Operation Greenline during the Battle of Normandy.
-Ryes War Cemetery, Bazenville, France. ‘MEMORIES OF OUR DEAR ONE FROM OUR HEARTS NEVER FADE HE GAVE ALL FOR HIS COUNTRY WITH HIS LIFE HE NOBLY PAID
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

145439 Major MYLES HENRY ARBUTHNOT MBE, Mention in Despatches (Posthumous), 4th Armoured Brigade Signals.
-Died on 16 October 1943 in Italy (cause not known).
-Originally buried in Foggia Civil Cemetery, his remains were reinterred on 28 September 1944 at Bari War Cemetery, Italy.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes
-Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Roll of Honour: Yes

2322400 Warrant Officer Class II RONALD ARCHER, 10th Independent Motor Brigade Group Signals.
Killed in action on 2 March 1943 during the Tunisian Campaign.
-Buried originally in Tripoli Cemetery (British Military Section); reinterred on 15 February 1945 at Tripoli War Cemetery, Libya. ‘HE DIED THAT OTHERS MIGHT LIVE
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2378826 Driver ROBERT BOYD FERGUSON ARCHIBALD, ‘W’ Air Formation Signals.
-Died of heatstroke at 23rd Combined General Hospital on 25 June 1942.
-Basra War Cemetery, Iraq. ‘TOO DEARLY LOVED TO BE FORGOTTEN. SADLY MISSED BY WIFE AND FAMILY
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2364283 Signalman RONALD CHARLES ARMAN, 46th (North Midland and West Riding) Divisional Signals
-Died from injuries sustained in a road traffic accident when his motorcycle was in collision with a van at Forest Row, East Sussex on 22 July 1941.
-Greenwich Cemetery, United Kingdom.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2311154 Signalman HARRY ARMITAGE, Prisoner of War (formerly No. 29 Construction Section, Malaya Command Signals).
-Captured during the Battle of Singapore. Transported to work on the Thai-Burma Railway in June 1942. Died as a prisoner of war of avitaminosis on 4 June 1943.
-Chungkai War Cemetery, Thailand.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

187856 Captain JOHN MICHAEL ARMSTRONG MBE, Malta Command Signals attached to Middle East Training Centre, Palestine.
-Died from head injuries sustained in a road traffic accident on 23 April 1944 when he was returning to the Middle East Training Centre as a passenger in a truck after attending a service in Jerusalem Cathedral on the National Day of Prayer. His letters home were published in a limited edition by his father: Armstrong, T. (1944). Brief Candle. NCR Press.
-Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel. ‘HE GIVETH HIS BELOVED SLEEP
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes
-Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Roll of Honour: Yes

104361 Captain JOHN WILLIAM ARMSTRONG, Unit Not Known.
-Died on 1 November 1945 (cause not known).
-Armley Cemetery, Leeds, United Kingdom.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes
-Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Roll of Honour: Yes

2349086 Lance Corporal THOMAS WILLIAM ARMSTRONG, No. 121 Line Section, 51st (Highland) Divisional Signals.
Died of wounds during Operation Husky, Sicily on 21 July 1943.
-Originally buried in a battlefield cemetery; reinterred on 7 January 1944 at Catania War Cemetery, Sicily. ‘ALWAYS IN THE THOUGHTS OF HIS LOVING WIFE AND CHILDREN WILLIAM AND MURIEL
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

14972350 Driver Robert George ARNO, 1st Infantry Divisional Signal Regiment.
Killed by terrorist action on 29 February 1948 in an explosion on the Cairo-Haifa railway targeting British troops, near Rehovot, Palestine. Four other Royal Signals soldiers were killed.
-Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: No
-Armed Forces Memorial: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Other Campaigns): Yes

14959302 Signalman BRIAN ARNOLD, No. 32 Independent Line of Communication Signal Squadron.
-Found dead in the cellar of a bombed house in Hamburg on 2 September 1947 having been shot in the head. He was not identified formally until after an investigation that included British police and a Board of Inquiry on 10 November 1947. It was determined that he had been murdered on an unknown date between 23 and 29 August 1947.
-Hamburg Cemetery, Germany. ‘IN GOD’S HOLY KEEPING
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): No

2592228 Sergeant ERIC HANNAM ARNOLD Mention in Despatches, 6th Air Formation Signals.
-Evacuated to hospital in the United Kingdom in September 1945 suffering from a cerebral tumour. He died at Newcastle General Hospital on 13 October 1945.
-Abney Park Cemetery, Stoke Newington, United Kingdom.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2319349 Signalman ROYSTON STANWAY ARNOLD, Prisoner of War (formerly 18th Divisional Signals).
-Captured during the Battle of Singapore. Killed in action at sea on 12 September 1944 on route from Singapore to Formosa (Taiwan) when SS Harugiku Maru was sunk by HMS Truculent. One other Royal Signals soldier was lost (Lance Sergeant D. F. Twiddy).
-Singapore Memorial, Singapore.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2323853 Driver WILLIAM ARNOLD, Prisoner of War (formerly 77th (Welsh) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery Signal Section).
-Captured on Java in March 1942. Killed in action at sea on 29 November 1943 on route from Ambon, Maluku to Surabaya, East Java when SS Suez Maru was sunk by USS Bonefish. Sixteen other Royal Signals soldiers were lost.
-Singapore Memorial, Singapore.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2579988 Corporal WILLIAM SPENCER JOHN ARNOLD, 2nd (London) Divisional Signals.
-Died of appendicitis on 11 January 1940.
-South London Crematorium, Mitcham, United Kingdom.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2327031 Lance Sergeant JOHN ARNOTT Mention in Despatches, Prisoner of War (formerly No. 27 Line Section, Malaya Command Signals).
-Captured during the Battle of Singapore. Transported to Java. Transported from Java to Sumatra in November 1943. Returned to Changi, Singapore in Party No. 19 on 30 May 1945. Died as a prisoner of war in Singapore on 24 August 1945.
-Originally buried at Adam Road prisoner of war camp; reinterred on 29 May 1946 at Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2390939 Signalman JOSEPH ARROWSMITH, Unit not known.
-Died on 2 July 1943 (cause not known).
-Cherry Lane Cemetery, Harlington, United Kingdom. ‘IN LOVING MEMORY OF MY DEAR HUSBAND WHO SLEEPS IN GOD’S BEAUTIFUL GARDEN
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2328975 Driver WILLIAM ARROWSMITH, 76th Divisional Signals.
-Died of meningitis at Thorpe St. Andrews Hospital, Norfolk on 19 March 1943 following a fractured skull sustained in a road traffic accident when he was hit by a motorcycle.
-St. John’s Westgate And Elswick Cemetery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom. ‘THE LORD IS MY SHEPHERD; I SHALL NOT WANT
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2329451 Signalman WILLIAM HENRY ARTHINGTON-DAVY, Prisoner of War (formerly No. 6 Army Air Support Control Signal Section, 3rd Indian Corps Signals).
-Captured during the Battle of Singapore. Transported to Java in October 1942. Died as a prisoner of war at Batu Lingtang camp, Kuching, Sarawak on 17 June 1945.
-Originally buried at Batu Lintang prisoner of war camp cemetery; reinterred on 15 September 1946 at Labuan War Cemetery, Malaysia.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

132530 Major ROBERT HUGH ARTHUR, Unit Not Known.
-Died on 6 March 1943 (cause not known).
-Henley Road Cemetery, Reading, United Kingdom.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes
-Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Roll of Honour: Yes

2343236 Signalman JACK STUART ARUNDALE, Prisoner of War (formerly 11th Indian Divisional Signals).
-Captured during the Battle of Singapore. Died as a prisoner of war at Changi, Singapore on 2 April 1942 or 3 April 1942.
-Originally buried at Changi Cemetery; reinterred on 19 April 1946 at Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2356642 Signalman JAMES FRANCIS ARUNDEL, 9th Indian Divisional Signals.
Killed in action on 14 February 1942 during the Battle of Singapore.
-Singapore Civil Hospital Grave Memorial, Singapore.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2585088 Signalman RONALD ASBREY, No. 3 Line of Communication Signals.
-Died in 2/4th Australian General Hospital at Barce, Libya on 27 March 1941 having suffered an abdominal wound when a captured machine-gun was inadvertently discharged.
-Originally buried at Barce Military Hospital Cemetery; reinterred on 12 August 1944 at Benghazi War Cemetery, Libya. ‘GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2569440 Signalman EDWARD ERNEST ASCOTT, 4th (East Anglian) Divisional Signals.
-Reported as wounded and missing during the Battle of France. In October 1941 it was recorded that he was presumed to have died of wounds on or soon after 31 May 1940.
-Dunkirk Memorial, France.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

7662377 Signalman JACK ASCOUGH, 11th Anti-Aircraft Divisional Signals.
Killed in action on 9 April 1941 during the Blitz in the air raids across the Midlands.
-Cottingley Hall Cemetery, Leeds, United Kingdom.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

3392615 Lance Sergeant JOHN ASHALL, 7th Indian Divisional Signals.
Died of wounds on 6 February 1944 during the Burma Campaign.
-Rangoon Memorial, Myanmar.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2596779 Sergeant JOSEPH ASHCROFT, General Headquarters Signals, India.
-Died of heatstroke at British Military Hospital, Delhi on 2 June 1944.
-Delhi War Cemetery, India. ‘SLEEP ON, DEAR SON, IN A FOREIGN GRAVE, YOUR LIFE FOR YOUR COUNTRY YOU NOBLY GAVE
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

4741611 Sergeant RICHARD CHALENOR ASHCROFT, Prisoner of War (formerly 1st Armoured Divisional Signals).
-Recorded as missing on 4 February 1942 during the withdrawal to the Gazala line during the Western Desert Campaign. Presumed killed in action at sea sometime between 22 January 1942 and 20 May 1942 while a prisoner of war.
-Alamein Memorial, Egypt.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

86845 Major HERBERT WILLIAM BENJAMIN ASHE, 56th (London) Divisional Signals.
Killed in action on 18 September 1944 during the Italian Campaign.
-Originally buried in a battlefield cemetery; reinterred on 20 July 1945 at Gradara War Cemetery, Italy. ‘NON NOBIS SAD OMNIBUS
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes
-Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Roll of Honour: Yes

556257 Serjeant JAMES HERBERT ASHE, No. 5 Line of Communication Signals (Cheshire Yeomanry).
-Having swallowed false teeth, he died from complications in surgery at 43rd British General Hospital, Jerusalem on 9 November 1942.
-Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel. ‘‘AGE SHALL NOT WEARY HIM, NOR THE YEARS CONDEMN’ SWEETEST MEMORIES ALWAYS
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2316835 Serjeant WILLIAM HERBERT ASHFORD, Unit not known.
-Died on 25 March 1946 (cause not known).
-Camberwell New Cemetery, London, United Kingdom.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2593239 Signalman HENRY GEORGE ASHLEY, Prisoner of War (formerly 9th Indian Divisional Signals).
-Captured during the Battle of Singapore. Transported to work on the Thai-Burma Railway in October 1942. Returned to Singapore and transported to Formosa (Taiwan). Died as a prisoner of war of beriberi and pneumonia at Shirakawa, Formosa on 21 January 1945.
-Originally buried at Shirakawa, Formosa; reinterred on 21 July 1947 at Sai Wan War Cemetery, Hong Kong.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2339882 Driver JOHN WILSON ASHLEY, 10th Corps Signals.
-Died from injuries on 3 January 1944 received in a battle accident during the Italian Campaign.
-Originally buried in a battlefield cemetery; reinterred on 30 September 1944 at Naples War Cemetery, Italy. ‘BEAUTIFUL MEMORIES OF A DEVOTED HUSBAND AND FATHER. ‘TILL WE MEET AGAIN’
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2589574 Driver GEORGE ASHTON, No. 9 Army Air Support Control Signal Section.
Killed in action on 20 March 1944 during the Italian Campaign.
-Originally buried in a battlefield cemetery; reinterred on 30 January 1945 at Cassino War Cemetery, Italy.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2596781 Signalman JACK ASHTON, Prisoner of War (formerly 77th (Welsh) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery Signal Section).
-Captured on Java in March 1942. Transported to a work camp at Liang on Ambon. Died as a prisoner of war of dysentery on 18 December 1943.
-Originally buried at Liang prisoner of war camp cemetery; reinterred on 18 April 1946 at Ambon War Cemetery, Indonesia. ‘PEACE, PERFECT PEACE, WITH LOVED ONES FAR AWAY
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

3972081 Signalman PHILIP SIDNEY GRENVILLE ASHURST, 20th Indian Divisional Signals.
Killed in action on 14 March 1944 in the Battle of Imphal during the Burma Campaign.
-Rangoon Memorial, Myanmar.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2343604 Driver ARTHUR BERNARD NORTON ASHWORTH, 1st Air Formation Signals.
Killed in action at sea on 7 January 1943 when the troopship SS Benalbanach was sunk by torpedoes launched by a German aircraft in the Mediterranean Sea when on route to Algiers from the United Kingdom. Thirteen other Royal Signals all ranks from 1st Air Formation Signals were lost.
-Brookwood 1939-1945 Memorial, United Kingdom.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2341364 Corporal EDGAR ASHWORTH, Prisoner of War (formerly 6th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery Signal Section).
-Captured on Java in March 1942. Transported to Japan in October 1942 where he died as a prisoner of war on or shortly after 19 November 1942.
-Singapore Memorial, Singapore.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

14220762 Signalman FREDERICK BERTRAM ASHWORTH, 11th Armoured Divisional Signals.
Killed in action on 3 August 1944 in Operation Bluecoat during the Battle of Normandy when 8th Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort’s Own) and 23rd Hussars were cut off near Le Bas Perrier.
-Buried originally in a battlefield cemetery near Presles, Normandy; reinterred on 5 November 1945 at Hottot-Les-Bagues War Cemetery, France.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2324213 Sergeant THOMAS HERALD ASHWORTH, General Headquarters Signal Regiment.
-Took his own life by carbon monoxide poisoning on 15 June 1953 at Singapore during the Malayan Emergency.
-Kranji Military Cemetery, Singapore.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: No
-Armed Forces Memorial: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Other Campaigns): No

2352967 Lance Corporal TOM ASHWORTH, Prisoner of War (formerly No. 6 Army Air Support Control Signal Section, 3rd Indian Corps Signals).
-Captured during the Battle of Singapore. Transported to Java in October 1942. Died as a prisoner of war of chronic colitis at Batu Lingtang camp, Kuching, Sarawak on 13 November 1944.
-Originally buried at Batu Lintang prisoner of war camp cemetery; reinterred on 22 July 1946 at Labuan War Cemetery, Malaysia. ‘ONE OF THE BEST
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2311580 Company Quartermaster Serjeant WILLIAM HENRY ASKEW, 152nd Officer Cadet Training Unit.
-Died of pneumonia at Catterick Military Hospital on 17 November 1940.
-Catterick Garrison Cemetery, United Kingdom. ‘IN LOVING MEMORY
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2586989 Signalman SIDNEY FRANCIS ASKINS, 54th (East Anglian) Divisional Signals
-Died at West Suffolk Hospital, Bury on 5 December 1939 from injuries received the previous day in a road traffic accident when he was thrown from his motorcycle at Kentford near Newmarket as he attempted to avoid a dog in the road.
-Woodgrange Park Cemetery, East Ham, United Kingdom.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2333678 Signalman THOMAS WALTER ASSER, No. 4 Line of Communication Signals.
-Drowned while swimming near the Ma’aten Bagush transit camp near Mersa Matruh on 7 June 1941.
-Originally buried at Ma’aten Bagush Cemetery; reinterred on 2 January 1944 at El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt. ‘AT REST
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2331142 Lance Corporal FRANK ASTLEY, 4th (East Anglian) Divisional Signals.
Killed in action on 28 February 1944 during the Italian Campaign.
-Cassino War Cemetery, Italy. ‘A DEAR HUSBAND AND DADDY, EVER REMEMBERED BY WIFE IRENE AND DAUGHTER MARGARET
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

6975376 Signalman HENRY ASTON, ‘L’ Company.
-Died of malaria at Combined Military Hospital, Gaya on 19 November 1942
-Delhi War Cemetery, India.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2348115 Signalman EDWARD DUDLEY ATFIELD, Prisoner of War (formerly 11th Indian Divisional Signals).
-Captured during the Battle of Singapore. Transported to work on the Thai-Burma Railway in November 1942. Died as a prisoner of war on 26 December 1942.
-Originally buried at Chungkai Military Cemetery Extension; reinterred on 17 August 1948 at Chungkai War Cemetery, Thailand. ‘A DAY TO REMEMBER, SAD TO RECALL. WITHOUT FAREWELL HE LEFT US ALL. SADLY MISSED
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2357787 Signalman JOHN ATHERTON, Prisoner of War (formerly 77th (Welsh) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery Signal Section).
-Captured on Java in March 1942. Died as a prisoner of war on 31 August 1942.
-Jakarta War Cemetery, Indonesia.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

10691019 Driver JOHN ATHERTON, 27th Armoured Brigade Signals.
Died of wounds on 9 August 1944 during the Battle of Normandy.
-Brouay War Cemetery, France. ‘MAY THE WINDS OF HEAVEN BLOW GENTLY OVER THIS SWEET AND SACRED SPOT
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

2583124 Signalman HERBERT ATKIN, Unit Not Known.
-Died of tuberculosis at Middleton Sanatorium, Ilkley on 23 May 1945.
-Armley Cemetery, Leeds, United Kingdom.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): No

1856158 Signalman WILLIS ATKIN, 6th Independent Infantry Brigade Signal Section.
Killed in action on 6 April 1943 in the Arakan during the Burma Campaign when Japanese forces crossed the Mayu Range and attacked and captured the village of Indin, over-running the headquarters of 6th Infantry Brigade. Nineteen other Royal Signals all ranks were killed in this action.
-Originally buried at Akyab War Cemetery; reinterred on 6 June 1952 at Taukkyan War Cemetery, Myanmar. ‘TREASURED MEMORIES OF A DEAR HUSBAND. HIS LOVING WIFE KATHLEEN
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

14672601 Signalman E. T. ATKINS, General Headquarters Signals, India.
-Died of smallpox on 10 January 1947.
-Delhi War Cemetery, India.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): No

2325182 Lance Corporal EDWIN ATKINSON, Prisoner of War (formerly Hong Kong Signal Company).
-Captured during the Battle of Hong Kong in December 1941. Killed in action at sea on 1 or 2 October 1942 on route from Hong Kong to Japan when SS Lisbon Maru was sunk by USS Grouper in the East China Sea. Forty-nine other Royal Signals all ranks from the Hong Kong Signal Company were lost.
-Sai Wan Memorial, Hong Kong.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

75448 Lieutenant HUGH Du SAUTOY ATTHILL, Unit Not Known.
-Swept away and drowned on 19 June 1941.
-Alamein Memorial, Egypt.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes
-Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Roll of Honour: Yes

14431405 Signalman JOHN GODWIN ATTRILL, No. 14 Ship Signal Section (Modified).
Killed in action on 6 June 1944 on board HMS Kingsmill during the Normandy landings.
-Originally buried in a battlefield cemetery at Ver-sur-Mer; reinterred on 1 December 1944 at Bayeux War Cemetery, France. ‘REST ON, DEAR SON IN THE CERTAIN HOPE OF THE RESURRECTION TO ETERNAL LIFE
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

14216739 Signalman JAMES HENRY ATTWOOD, Unit Not Known.
-Died in an aircraft crash on 22 November 1945 when Consolidated Liberator serial KH126 of No. 53 Squadron, Royal Air Force crashed near RAF Merryfield, Somerset shortly after take-off bound for India. Seventeen 17 other Royal Signals soldiers, four officers of various regiments (Lieutenant P. J. Biles, Royal Indian Army Service Corps; Captain H. C. Buck, 1st Punjab Regiment, Lieutenant A. G. Quick Indian Signal Corps, Major H. W. G. Staunton, Indian Army Medical Corps) and five aircrew were also lost.
-Marlow Cemetery, United Kingdom.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

10669359 Driver WILLIAM ERNEST AUBURN, 78th Divisional Signals.
Killed in action on 27 May 1944 during the Italian Campaign.
-Cassino War Cemetery, Italy. ‘IN LOVING MEMORY OF MY DEAR HUSBAND BILL. HE DIED TO HELP MAKE THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

85573 Lieutenant GILES COMPTON DOMVILLE AUCHMUTY, No. 4 Line of Communication Signals.
Died of wounds on 23 March 1941 during the Western Desert Campaign.
-Originally buried at Ajdabiya Cemetery, Libya; reinterred on 28 July 1944 at Benghazi War Cemetery, Libya.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes
-Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Roll of Honour: Yes

240621 Captain KEITH MAURICE AUSTEN, Unit Not Known.
-Died on 9 July 1943 (cause not known).
-Karachi War Cemetery, Pakistan. ‘LOVING MEMORIES. MOTHER AND ALL
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes
-Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Roll of Honour: Yes

2061817 Signalman WILFRED JOHN AUSTEN, 1st Armoured Brigade Signals.
Killed in action on 16 April 1941 during the Battle of Greece.
-Athens Memorial, Greece.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

77575 Lieutenant Colonel FINLAY KERR AUSTIN, Signal Staff, Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force.
Died of wounds on 24 February 1944 following an air raid at King Street and Pall Mall, London during the ‘Little Blitz’ (Operation Steinbock).
-Burial Ground of the Church of Ireland Cathedral of St Patrick, Armagh, United Kingdom. ‘IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY. KILLED ON ACTIVE SERVICE. “UNTIL THE DAY BREAK AND THE SHADOWS FLEE AWAY”
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes
-Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Roll of Honour: Yes

22569647 Signalman Frederick Gerald AVERS, 13th/18th Royal Hussars (Queen Mary’s Own) Signal Troop.
-Died on 18 March 1958 (cause not known), the only Royal Signals casualty during the Jebel Akhdar War.
-New Christian Cemetery, Muscat (Mina-al-Fahal Christian Cemetery).
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Armed Forces Memorial: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Other Campaigns): No

7889658 Driver ALLAN DOUGLAS AVERY, Unit Not Known.
-Died on 7 July 1945 (cause not known).
-Gap Road Cemetery, Wimbledon, United Kingdom. ‘HE DIED THAT OTHERS MIGHT LIVE
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): No

2363023 Signalman JOHN MICHAEL AVONS, Prisoner of War (formerly No. 28 Wing Signal Section, 2nd Air Formation Signals).
-Captured in Java in February 1942. Transported from Batavia to Singapore and from Singapore to Formosa (Taiwan) in late May/early June 1944. Killed in action at sea on 24 June 1944 on route from Formosa to Japan when SS Tamahoko Maru was sunk by USS Tang. Five other Royal Signals soldiers were lost.
-Singapore Memorial, Singapore.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

804577 Signalman JOHN EDWARD AXWORTHY, Unit Not Known.
-Died on 25 June 1940 at Hill End Hospital, St. Albans after a long illness.
-Exeter Higher Cemetery, United Kingdom. ‘MEMORY IS A GOLDEN CHAIN WHICH BINDS US TILL WE MEET AGAIN
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): No

2374376 Driver RICHARD MATTHEW AYRTON, 34th Tank Brigade Signals.
Killed in action on 10 October 1944 during the North-West Europe Campaign.
-Cassel Communal Cemetery Extension, France. ‘LATE OF DEWSBURY, YORKS MAY GOD GRANT HIM ETERNAL REST
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes

14232132 Signalman ROY EDWARD JOHN AZORE, 7th Air Formation Signals.
-Died in 84th British General Hospital, Caserta, Italy on 23 February 1944 as the result of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
-Buried originally at Brindisi Civil Cemetery; reinterred on 4 December 1944 at Bari War Cemetery, Italy.
-Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Yes
-Royal Signals Roll of Honour (Second World War): Yes