Barnsley & District

Dodworth War Memorial Servicemen WW2

Two members of the Family History Group at Dodworth Library are researching the names of the servicemen who died during WW2. At the moment there are 23 names on the memorial but they are aware that Harry Bell, who is buried in Dodworth St John's Churchyard in a CWG's plot, is not on the memorial.

Date of Death Name Rank Service Number Served with

1 06/08/1944 Baines Frank Gunner 11425253 Royal Artillery
2 29/08/1944 Bamforth Philip Pte 4695221 KOYLI
3 03/10/1944 Barker Albert Pte 2764215 1st Battalion Dorsetshire Rgmt
4 19/12/1941 Barrett Ernest Abl Smn D/SSX2919 Royal Navy HMS Stanley
5 15/04/1944 Darlow Jack Pte 3320038 Queens Own Cameron Highlanders
6 26/07/1944 Fisher Frederick W Sgt Gnr 1896156 RAF Volunteer Reserves
7 26/07/1941 Garritty Edward Gunner 1527530 Royal Artillery 329Btry 535 Coast Regiment
8 02/03/1941 Gough Maurice Flt Sgt 653281 RAF 61 Squadron
9 23/06/1944 Green Harry Pte 4747452 1st Battalion York Lancs
10 05/04/1945 Hartley Donald Sgt 4620349 Highland Light Infantry(City of Glasgow) 2nd Battalion
11 07/03/1943 Hodgson Donald Pte 4540110 West Yorkshire Regiment
12 17/01/1944 Sanders Albert Pte 2764217 Royal Fusiliers ( City of London)9th Battalion
13 09/07/1942 Hepworth Joseph Sgt 868202 Royal Horse Artillery - C Bty, 4th Btn
14 ?/?/???? Jones R H Sgt
15 06/09/1944 McGoldrick Michael R Pte 3322485 Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment) – 1st Battalion
16 09/08/1942 Riding Herbert Ldg Ac 1096579 RAF Volunteer Reserves
17 15/06/1944 Stafford William A Sgnmn 14333963 Royal Corps of Signals- 6th Airborne Division
18 27/05/1940 Strutt Clifford Pte 3248854 Cameroonians(Scottish Rifles) – 2nd Battalion
19 ?/?/???? Taylor N Sgt
20 24/02/1945 Thompson Norman Parker Ldg Bmd 975712 The West Somerset Yeomanry (Field Reg)
21 14/12/1940 Turton Percy Arnold Ord Smn P/JX188977 RN – (French Ship Branlebas)
22 08/11/1941 Whitaker Gordon P Ofcr 45055 RAF – 35 Squadron
23 01/02/1943 Bradley John Arthur Coder C/JX272089 RN – HMS Welshman

24 04/12/1942 Bell Harry Obsvr RAF 1527170 RAF Volunteer Reserves

Any information on these men would be greatly appreciated - please contact Robert Green in the first instance at greendocdoc@aol.com

Updated 1/12/2017