Soldiers who died or killed on active duty during WW II

Soldiers who died or killed on active service during WW II

Private Harry Fuller Market Rasen Mail 1945

In Britain

Private Cyril George ATKIN, Northamptonshire Regiment. He died of an illness contracted on war service-pulmonary tuberculosis on 12th February 1945 at his home 77 Alfred Street, Lincoln. 

Captain Cecil Alfred John NICHOLSON, Irish Guards, died on 5th December 1943, he is buried in Market Rasen town cemetery.

Damian KULINSKI, Strzelec,16 Baon. Strz, Polish Army. He died on 6 th July 1946 and was buried in the town cemetery. He is listed as 34 years old.

In the Far East

Gunner Jack HORN,12 Battery 6 H.A.A Regiment Royal Artillery, Jack died on 17 th June 1945 after an accident in a mine (POW). He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery, Japan.

Private James William HOLMES, 1st Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment, he was killed on 5th July 1941 in India.

Gunner John E SMITH, Royal Artillery, died of his wounds on 12th February 1945 in Burma.

In Europe

Sapper Eugene MORRIS, 58 Chemical Warfare Company, Royal Engineers was killed in action on 26th May 1940 in France.

Driver Leslie William CODD, Royal Army Service Corps died on 12th May 1944, aged 31 years in Italy.

Private Harry A FULLER, 4th Lincolnshire Regiment was killed by friendly fire on 2nd April 1945, in the Netherlands.

Private George William BOOTH, 2nd Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment was killed in action on 11th April 1945 in Germany.

Trooper Eric Charles MYERS, 141st Regiment (7th Buffs), Royal East Kent Regiment Royal Armoured Corps. He was killed in action on Thursday 18th January 1945, age 23 in the Netherlands.

Private Eric PLUMTREE, 4th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment. He was killed on 2nd July 1944, aged 19, in France.