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    The 73 soldiers with the 7th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment who died between the start of "Operation  Thursday and the disbandment of the Battalion

    "When you go home,
    Tell them of us and say,
    For their tomorrow,
    We gave our today."

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    Private JOHN WILLIAM ALLEN
    4854488, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 36 on Tuesday 27 June 1944.
    Husband of Eveline Allen, of Sileby, Leicestershire.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Private JOHN HENRY ARABIN
    4864336, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 31 on Saturday 13 May 1944.
    Son of Enoch and Jane Arabin; husband of Violet Betsy Howarth Arabin, of Northampton.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Corporal EDWARD ERNEST BATES
    4864805, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 31 on Monday 12 June 1944.
    Son of Alfred William and Eveline Bates, of Oadby, Leicestershire; husband of Annie Emily Bates, of Oadby.
    Remembered with honour
    GAUHATI WAR CEMETETRY

    Private THOMAS CHARLES BENNETT
    4864574, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 26 on Saturday 8 July 1944.
    Son of Mr. and Mrs. T. Bennett; husband of L. Bennett, of Earl Shilton, Leicestershire.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Lance Corporal FRANK STANLEY BREAKSPEAR
    2145574, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 32 on Saturday 13 May 1944.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Private CYRIL CHARLES BREWER
    14529075, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 27 on Tuesday 18 July 1944.
    Son of Thomas Charles and Margaret Ann Brewer, of Tremorfa, Glamorgan.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Private RONALD JOHN CARTER
    4864367, 7th Bn, Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 31 on Monday 17 July 1944.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Private LEONARD COLLINGS
    4865625, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 23 on Wednesday 14 June 1944.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Private Arthur COTTON
    4864376, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 32 on Sunday 16 July 1944.
    Son of George Thomas Cotton and Lucy Ann Cotton.
    Remembered with honour
    RANGOON MEMORIAL

    Captain Darnley Peter Lamont DA COSTA
    121576,attch. 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 28 on Friday 14 July 1944.
    Son of Darnley C. C. Da Costa and Mary Christine Da Costa, of Dalkeith, Barbados.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Corporal Reginald Victor ELLIS
    4864908, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 32 on Wednesday 19 July 1944.
    Son of John and Mary Ellis; husband of Phyllis May Ellis, of Hinckley, Leicestershire.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    PrivateThomas ERVING
    3771893, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 27 on Wednesday 10 May 1944.
    Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Erving, of Liverpool; husband of S. A. Erving, of Fawkham, Kent.
    Remembered with honour
    RANGOON MEMORIAL

    Private Samuel George EVANS
    3967728, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 28 on Saturday 2 September 1944.
    Son of Joseph and Ann Evans, of Abergarwed, Glamorgan.
    Remembered with honour
    DIGBOI WAR CEMETERY

    Private THOMAS JOSEPH EVANS
    3714155, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 26 on Saturday 13 May 1944.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Serjeant Willian Clifford FORBES
    4861879, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 27 on Monday 1 May 1944.
    Son of Frederick Harry and Margaret Forbes, of Burton-on-Trent; husband of Joan D. Forbes.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Private JOHN GARNER
    4036946, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 27 on Tuesday 5 September 1944.
    Son of William and Cissie Garner, of Basford, Staffordshire; husband of Lily Winnefred Garner, of Basford.
    Remembered with honour
    DIGBOI WAR CEMETERY

    Corporal Edwin GLOVER
    4864936, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 33 on Saturday 13 May 1944.
    Son of William and Lois Glover; husband of Mavis Lucy Glover, of Leicester.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Lance Corporal Herbert Laurence GORHAM
    5116882, 7th Bn, Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 29 on Thursday 20 July 1944.
    Lance Corporal GORHAM, Son of Claude William and Agnes Emma Gorha, of Trimley St. Mary, Suffolk.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Private Thomas Arthur GRIMLEY
    5054623, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 22 on Tuesday 25 July 1944.
    Son of Patrick and Rose Grimley, of Dungannon, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Private Bernard GWINNELL
    4927480, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 22 on Saturday 3 June 1944.
    Son of William and Mary Gwinnell, of Netherton, Dudley, Worcestershire; nephew of Miss A. Gwinnell, of Netherton.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Private Cecil William HAIMES
    14389065, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 35
    on Saturday 9 September 1944.
    Son of Arthur James Haimes and Ella Bessie Haimes, of Bishopstone, Herefordshire.
    Remembered with honour
    MAYNAMATI WAR CEMETERY

    Private EDWARD JOHN HAMER
    14219325, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 20 on Saturday 22 July 1944.
    Remembered with honour
    KIRKEE WAR CEMETERY

    Lance Corporal KENNETH HARRIS
    4867993, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 22 on Saturday 22 July 1944.
    Son of Charles H. Harris and Martha Harris, of Coalville, Leicestershire.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Corporal WILLIAM DOUGLAS HARRIS
    5571128, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 25 on Saturday 13 May 1944.
    Husband of A. H. Harris, of Lostwithiel, Cornwall.
    Remembered with honour
    RANGOON MEMORIAL

    Serjeant GEORGE HARRISON
    4864964, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 33 on Saturday 3 June 1944.
    Son of William and Louise Harrison; husband of Eveline Joyce Harrison, of Hinckley, Leicestershire.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Private JAMES ALLEN HIBBINS
    4863875, 7th Bn.Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 31 on Sunday 23 July 1944.
    Son of John and Elizabeth Hibbins; husband of Florence Maud Hibbins, of Sedbergh, Yorkshire.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Private JOHN LESLIE HIGGINSON
    14520384, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 21 on Sunday 30 July 1944.
    Son of G. E. Sweet and Louise Sweet, of Meriden, Warwickshire.
    Remembered with honour
    DIGBOI WAR CEMETERY

    Warrant Officer Class II PHILIP KENNETH HOLMES
    4856216, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 31 on Saturday 13 May 1944.
    Son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert George Holmes; husband of Peggy Holmes, of Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Private STANLEY ALBERT EDWARD HUNT
    14330819, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 20 on Saturday 27 May 1944.
    Son of Sidney George and Nellie Hester Hunt, of Hullavington, Wiltshire.
    Remembered with honour
    RANGOON MEMORIAL

    Private NOEL BAILEY HURST
    4864987, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 32 on Saturday 22 July 1944.
    Son of Thomas Harrison Hurst and Sarah Margaret Hurst; husband of Linda Hurst, of Leicester.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Private CHARLES HUTCHINSON
    4864988, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 33 on Wednesday 26 July 1944.
    Remembered with honour
    RANGOON MEMORIAL

    Private HORACE EDWIN JOHNSON
    4868272, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 30
    on Wednesday 12 July 1944.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Company Quartermaster Serjeant JOHN SIDNEY JOHNSTON
    4865004, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 28 on Tuesday 6 June 1944.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Private RONALD JONES
    3773819, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 25 on Tuesday 30 May 1944.
    Son of Allan and Lucy Jones, of Walton, Liverpool.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Private WALTER JORDAN
    4863366, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 29 on Tuesday 6 June 1944.
    Son of Fredrick Walter and Emma Jordan, of Leicester.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Private CHRISTOPHER KENDRICK
    4864289, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 31 on Sunday 21 May 1944.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Private ROBERT NELSON KILLIP
    3778873, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 23 on Monday 28 August 1944.
    Son of Edward Haby Killip and Decima Killip, of Laxey, Isle of Man.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Private CLIFFORD HAROLD KNOWLES
    4864739, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 30 on Saturday 25 March 1944.
    Son of Harold Knowles and of Elsie Knowles (nee Pepper); husband of Ivy Knowles, of Leicester.
    Remembered with honour
    GAUHATI WAR CEMETERY

    Private CHARLES JAMES LAING
    6473917, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 28 on Wednesday 19 April 1944.
    Remembered with honour
    RANGOON MEMORIAL

    Private HORACE LEWIS
    4927608, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 22 on Saturday 22 July 1944.
    Son of Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Deacon, of Nuneaton, Warwickshire.
    Remembered with honour
    DIGBOI WAR CEMETERY

    Corporal ALFRED PHILIP LOWE
    4862915, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 29 on Saturday 13 March 1943.
    Son of Alfred William Philip and Mary Ann Lowe, of Bagworth, Leicestershire. His brother Horace Noel also died on service.
    Remembered with honour
    KIRKEE WAR CEMETERY

    Private GEORGE HERBERT LUTER
    4035686, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 26 on Thursday 20 July 1944.
    Son of Charles Herbert and Elizabeth Ann Luter, of Wellington, Shropshire.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Lance Corporal CHARLES MARRIOTT
    4868279, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 28 on Sunday 21 May 1944.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Private RICHARD NORMAN MARTIN
    4865741, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 33 on Tuesday 25 July 1944.
    Son of George Edward and Nellie Martin, of Leicester; husband of Lilian Mary Fenton Martin, of Leicester.
    Remembered with honour
    DIGBOI WAR CEMETERY

    Lance Corporal KENNETH ARTHUR MEASURES
    4864743, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 24 on Tuesday 1 August 1944.
    Son of Archibald Stanley Heard Measures and Minnie Measures, of Wigston Fields, Leicestershire.
    Remembered with honour
    DIGBOI WAR CEMETERY

    Lieutenant DEREK JOHN MORRIS
    235673, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 22 on Monday 10 July 1944.
    Son of John Wilfred and Millicent Morris, of Westcotes Drive, Leicester.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Lance Corporal ALBERT LAWRENCE PALMER
    4863680, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 29 on Friday 2 June 1944.
    Remembered with honour
    GAUHATI WAR CEMETERY

    Private LUKE PARTRIDGE
    5260465, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 21 on Tuesday 11 July 1944.
    Remembered with honour
    RANGOON MEMORIAL

    Lance Serjeant WILLIAM HENRY PASSAM
    4861966, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 28 on Thursday 3 August 1944.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Private GERALD ALBERT PEARSON
    7951585, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 22 on Wednesday 16 August 1944.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Lance Serjeant John PENNEY
    4864487, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 33 on Saturday 13 May 1944.
    Son of Charles and Lucy Penney; husband of Jane Penney, of Calow, Derbyshire.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Private ERNEST ARTHUR PERKINS
    4920484, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 29 on Sunday 11 June 1944.
    Son of William and Rhoda Perkins, of Worcester.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Private RAYMOND PRIEST
    1830097, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 22 on Tuesday 18 July 1944.
    Son of Thomas Charles and Amy Priest, of Worcester.
    Remembered with honour
    KIRKEE WAR CEMETERY

    Corporal GEORGE ARTHUR READ
    4865098, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 32 on Saturday 1 July 1944.
    Son of Albert Charles and Lucy Elizabeth Read, of Leicester.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Private PATRICK REILLY
    3308854, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 31 on Sunday 4 June 1944.
    Son of Owen and Rose Ann Reilly, of Glasgow; husband of Catherine Cook Reilly, of Glasgow.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Private JEFFERY PHILLIP ROGERS
    14389163, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 23 on Saturday 3 June 1944.
    Son of Ernest and Ellen Rogers, of Ladywood, Birmingham.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Private LESLIE ERNEST ROSSELL
    2765082, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 22 on Monday 29 May 1944.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Private ALBERT EDWARD RUSSELL
    4866934, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 24 on Wednesday 24 May 1944.
    Son of Arthur and Gertrude Ann Russell, of Colwick, Nottinghamshire.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Private JACK SHARPE
    4868000, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 21 on Tuesday 6 June 1944.
    Son of William James Sharpe and Nellie Sharpe, of Narborough, Leicester.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Lance Corporal WATKIN SIMPSON
    4033728, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 23 on Thursday 13 July 1944.
    Foster-son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Ball, of Oakengates, Shropshire.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Corporal GEORGE SIMS
    4856542, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 30 on Saturday 13 May 1944.
    Remembered with honour
    RANGOON MEMORIAL

    Private HARRY RAYMOND SMITH
    4860847, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 24 on Friday 9 June 1944.
    Son of Thomas Harry and Ellen May Smith, of Sileby, Leicestershire.
    Remembered with honour
    RANGOON MEMORIAL

    Private ROY SMITH
    4864760, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 31 on Friday 28 July 1944.
    Son of Alexander Charles and Ada Smith, of Leicester; husband of Christina Mary Smith, of Aylestone, Leicester.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Private ERIC KENNETH JOHN STANYON
    4865142, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 24 on Friday 16 June 1944.
    Son of John William and Lilian May Stanyon, of Leicester.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Private THOMAS HENRY STEPHENSON
    4864764, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 32 on Friday 11 August 1944.
    Private STEPHENSON, Son of Edwin and Harriet Stephenson, of Unstone, Derbyshire.
    Remembered with honour
    MAYNAMATI WAR CEMETERY

    Private THOMAS TAYLOR
    4864518, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 31 on Monday 17 April 1944.
    Son of William Alfred and Katherine Louisa Taylor; husband of Mabel Taylor.
    Remembered with honour
    RANGOON MEMORIAL

    Private JAMES HENRY TOCKER
    14397514, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 26 on Sunday 4 June 1944.
    Son of John and Helen Tocker, of Wyken, Coventry; husband of Marjorie Tocker.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Private ALBERT HENRY TYERS
    4863986, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 24 on Wednesday 31 May 1944.
    Son of George and Beatrice M. Tyers, of Leicester.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Private WALTER ERNEST UNDERWOOD
    4865168, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 32 on Monday 24 July 1944.
    Son of Walter and Sarah J. Underwood, of Leicester; husband of Annie Underwood.
    Remembered with honour
    RANGOON MEMORIAL

    Private LESLIE ARGYLE WALKER
    4865174, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 33 on Saturday 22 July 1944.
    Son of Samuel Henry and Sarah Ann Walker, of Leicester; husband of Margaret Walker, of Leicester.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Private COLIN HIGGON WILLIAMS
    7947010, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 22 on Saturday 13 May 1944.
    Remembered with honour
    RANGOON MEMORIAL

    Private JAMES WILLIAMS
    4863222, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 29 on Monday 17 April 1944.
    Son of William and Mary Anne Williams; husband of Gladys Williams, of Halton View, Widnes, Lancashire.
    Remembered with honour
    RANGOON MEMORIAL

    Private JOSEPH WILLIAM HENRY WINFIELD
    4868330, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 28 on Saturday 22 July 1944.
    Son of John and Mabel Winfield; husband of Kathleen Winfield, of Brinsley, Nottinghamshire.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Private WILLIAM EDWARD WYNDER
    4864544, 7th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment
    who died age 31 on Friday 2 June 1944.
    Son of Samuel and Eva Wynder; stepson of Mr. T. W. Silver, of Aylestone, Leicester.
    Remembered with honour
    TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

    Memorial Poppy

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