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1 October 2020

HOLLEMAN, Henk J (#71)

BOSTONS & MITCHELLS Representing Royal NETHERLANDS AIR FORCE and OUR EUROPEAN ALLIES in AIR, LAND, NAVAL and RESISTANCE OPERATIONS
1 October 2020

HOGAN, Neville G (#264)

Major Neville Graham HOGAN. as a KAREN and who commanded KARENS. KACHINS, CHINS and SHANS, signs for the brave, largely forgotten, loyal hill tribes of BURMA, some of whose destinies sadly to this day have been affected by their fighting for the BRITISH and against the JAPANESE
1 October 2020

HIROSHIMA (#284)

HIROSHIMA entered in Japanese by Father John Motoki SHOZAWA for the Japanese losses from atomic attacks on Hiroshima & Nagasaki, ending hostilities and indirectly saving the lives of many others on both sides.
1 October 2020

HILL, David (#100)

American fighter pilot and ‘triple ace’, 12¼ e/a as Sqn Ldr on FLYING TIGER and 6 e/a as US Army Air Corps officer: flew with the 23rd FIGHTER GROUP In 1942-44, also flew P-51s (retired as Brigadier General). Representing AMERICAN VOLUNTEER GROUP of CHENAULT’s ‘FLYING TIGERS’ over CHINA
1 October 2020

HERFORD, Martin EM (#246)

Colonel MARTIN E M HERFORD MBE DSO MC* RAMC for the Royal Army Medical Corps, who lost 2,463 killed out of 12,000 officers & 83,000 other ranks; a most experienced front line doctor, he joined abroad without uniform, records or training, after disillusioned work in the international VOLUNTEER FORCE for FINLAND, this leading him via RUSSIA, TURKEY & the MIDDLE EAST to EGYPT.
1 October 2020

HEGLUND, Svein (#166)

The top scoring NORWEGIAN fighter pilot of the war, with over 15 victories, mostly with 331 Norwegian Squadron Spitfires Vb and IXs, and three Bf-110s destroyed with No.85 Mosquito Sqn.
1 October 2020

HARVEY-BAILEY, Alec RM (#81)

In memory his father. Also remembering Arthur RUBBRA, Sir STANLEY HOOKER and OTHERS’ key CONTRIBUTION to VICTORY of the ubiquitous ROLLS-ROYCE & MERLIN ENGINES.
1 October 2020

HARGREAVES, Arnold (#287)

Able Seaman Arnold HARGREAVES MiD of HMS BULLDOG, born in October 1917, represents the vital recovery, by the eight members of the boarding party under Sub-Lt D E Balme RN, of that most vital ENIGMA Machine and in particular the “Offizier” short Codes and procedures, retrieved from German Submarine U-Boat U-110 on 9th May 1941, which was one of the most important single actions in WW2.
1 October 2020

HAMILTON, Patrick M (#271)

Patrick M HAMILTON for the three Hurricanes and his knocking down of Japanese attacker in 5th April 1942 Raid on COLOMBO then in CEYLON and the eastern NAVAL BASE, when Singapore fell, for the British Eastern Fleet.
1 October 2020

HAMILTON, John AL (#272)

John A HAMILTON MA. a keen historian of the 81st WEST AFRICAN DIVISION, served with and commanded soldiers of both the GAMBIA and GOLD COAST REGIMENTS, the "Forgotten Formations" in the "Forgotten Campaign" in the KALADAN of the "Forgotten Army"
1 October 2020

GILLARD, George (#274)

Francis George ‘Frank’ GILLARD CBE (1Dec08-20Oct98) the veteran BBC broadcaster, war reporter and BBC executive represents the important roles of both war correspondents and the BBC in WW2.
1 October 2020

GREGORY, Lionel CD (#58)

Wellington, Mosquito OTU QFI, instructor friend of & briefed Richard HILLARY on his final fatal sortie. (cf Michael Burn [86], who married Mary & edited ‘Richard & Mary’).
1 October 2020

GREENFIELD, Edith (#283)

Miss Edith GREENFIELD of Cranleigh, when over 100 years of age, would represent her own, her parents’ and this village’s grief at the loss within a fortnight of all three of her brothers, who had been in the Boys’ Brigade.  She poignantly symbolises the totality of WW I’s sacrifice and losses, as expressed in and by 1916’s Battle of the River SOMME.
1 October 2020

GOUGH, Herbert G (#229)

1873491 Sergeant Herbert G GOUGH MM for the CORPS of ROYAL ENGINEERS and the SAPPERS' WIDE range of SKILLS & TASKS, FORTIFICATION & DEMOLITION, ROADS, RAILWAYS, BRIDGING by BAILEY or PONTOON, BUILDINGS, MINE LAYING and CLEARANCE.
1 October 2020

GOING, GRM (#82)

RN AVIATION, HMS ILLUSTRIOUS, TARANTO RAID 11Nov4O, SWORDFISH & BLESMA Limbless In memory of 43(F) Sqn’s Lieutenant Commander Eugene ESMONDE VC DSC RN
26 September 2020

FOSTER, Royon (#135)

268 Auxiliary Fire Service, Canadian Airfield Construction RAF Dunsfold, Royal Army Medical Corps, D-Day’s American Lsts & Field Hospitals.
26 September 2020

FORSYTH, Macleod (#43)

“Officers were my downfall in the army”. A company, 2nd Parachute Battalion. An early ‘yellow lanyard’ PARA for the ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS, and with Major ‘Jack’ FROST at BRUNEVAL; ‘TORCH’ & ITALY. MM for Tamera/Cork Wood action in Tunisia.
26 September 2020

ELLIOTT, George M (#222)

Chief Petty Officer George M ELLIOTT, as ROYAL NAVY COXSWAIN and SURVIVOR, to commemorate the massive losses of NAVAL VESSELS in action, here the unforgettable (censored long time) explosive end on 25 Nov 1941 off SOLLUM
26 September 2020

EDWARDS, George RF (#41)

For: wartime VICKERS-ARMSTRONG, Aircraft DESIGN and PRODUCTION, and British AVIATION INDUSTRY, later Chairman British Aircraft Corporation
24 September 2020

ELLISON, Lorna (#174)

One of two sisters who were ‘teenage sweethearts’ of the Czech Jan KUBIS and Slovak Josef GABCIK who parachuted by HALIFAX into CZECHOSLOVAKIA to kill Reinhard HEYDRICH in May1942, before Hitler’s terrible June LIDICE annihilation (turned into the film Anthropoid). “The [sisters] knew it was something serious because they slept with guns under their pillows even in a small village. But my mum and aunt didn’t think they were going to their deaths.” Lorna’s tale was first told in The Mirror Caught the Sun: Operation Anthropoid 1942.
24 September 2020

DRISCOLL, Joseph (#175)

Commander Joseph DRISCOLL USN for the dramatic and important expansion of the UNITED STATES NAVY, which he joined on 13 Dec 1942
24 September 2020

DODDS, Michael T (#257)

Captain Michael T DODDS of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary signs for his long service and that of the important OILERS, and the role of TROOP TRANSPORT of literally millions of servicemen between theatres and the most important ATLANTIC TROOPING
24 September 2020

DeSTEFANO, Anthony (#238)

USAAC Crew Chief Engines B-17 F/E FLYING FORTRESS 92nd BOMBARDMENT GROUP GROUNDCREW Bovingdon, Alconbury, Podington inc. SCHWEINFURT-REGENSBURG MISSION & in memory of ARTILLERY brother Sam, KIA, BATTLE of LUZON air drop
24 September 2020

DISBREY, William D (#89)

AFC CEng F1MechE pre-war 3 Squadron pilot & ENGINEERING SPECIALIST. Representing the vitally important GROUND TECHNICIAN SPECIALISTS
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