WORLD WAR II REMEMBERED
WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945
  1. Mansfield Lane Cemetery Monument
    Mansfield Lane Cemetery Monument
  2. Memorial on one side
    Memorial on one side
Gordon Albert Bardill​

DOB: Circa 1923 
Age: 21 
Birth County: Nottinghamshire. 
Resided Town: Nottingham. 
Nationality: British 
Date of Death: 23/08/1944 
Information: Son of William Henry and Ada Bardill, of Calverton, Nottingham. 
Rank: Corporal 
Service Number: 4987427 
Service: British Army 
Regiment: Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire And Derbyshire Regiment)
Battalion: 2nd Battalion
Archive Reference: WO 304/14 
Commemorated: Italy 
Place of Death: Italy
As with most Armed Forces Serving Personnel during the conflict of World War Two, Gordon Albert Bardill was entitled to the War Medal 1939-1945. This medal was awarded to all full time service personnel who had completed 28 days service between 3rd September 1939 and the 2nd September 1945. Eligible personnel who had been “Mentioned In Despatches” during the War were entitled to wear a bronze oak leaf emblem on the ribbon. Those eligible for a campaign star, yet who had their service cut short by death, wounds or capture by the enemy, still qualified for this medal.
 
It is likely that Gordon Albert Bardill was awarded the 1939-45 Star for operational Service in the Second World War between 3rd September 1939, and 2nd September 1945.

Gordon Albert Bardill would have been awarded this star if their service period was terminated by their death or disability due to service. Also the award of a gallantry medal or “Mention In Despatches” also produced the award of this medal, regardless of their service duration.

Fighter Aircraft Crew who took part in the Battle of Britain (10 July to 31 October 1940) were awarded the "Battle of Britain" bar to this medal. In undress uniform, a silver-gilt rosette was worn on the medal ribbon to denote the award of this clasp.

William Leslie Bagshaw 

DOB: Circa 1914 
Age: 30 
Birth Town: Nottingham. 
Nationality: British 
Resided County: Nottinghamshire. 
Date of Death: 06/09/1944 
Information: Parents: James and Mary Jane Bagshaw, of Calverton, Nottinghamshire. 
Rank: Private 
Service Number: 4981818 
Service: British Army 
Regiment: Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire And Derbyshire Regiment)
Battalion: 14th Battalion 
Archive Reference: WO 304/14 
Commemorated: Britain 
Place of Death: Italy
As with most Armed Forces Serving Personnel during the conflict of World War Two, William Leslie Bagshaw was entitled to the War Medal 1939-1945. This medal was awarded to all full time service personnel who had completed 28 days service between 3rd September 1939 and the 2nd September 1945. Eligible personnel who had been “Mentioned In Despatches” during the War were entitled to wear a bronze oak leaf emblem on the ribbon. Those eligible for a campaign star, yet who had their service cut short by death, wounds or capture by the enemy, still qualified for this medal.
 
It is likely that William Leslie Bagshaw was awarded the 1939-45 Star for operational Service in the Second World War between 3rd September 1939, and 2nd September 1945.

William Leslie Bagshaw would have been awarded this star if their service period was terminated by their death or disability due to service. Also the award of a gallantry medal or “Mention In Despatches” also produced the award of this medal, regardless of their service duration.

Fighter Aircraft Crew who took part in the Battle of Britain (10 July to 31 October 1940) were awarded the "Battle of Britain" bar to this medal. In undress uniform, a silver-gilt rosette was worn on the medal ribbon to denote the award of this clasp.

Bernard William Grocock

DOB: Circa 1919 
Nationality: British 
Fate: Killed 
Incident Details: Crashed Wesermunde-Bremerhaven 
Incident Date: 29-30/06/1941 
Incident Time: 2257 
Rank: Flight Sergeant 
Duty Location: Hamburg 
Service: Royal Air Force 
Station: Raf Oakington
Squadron: 7 Squadron
Crew: FSgt B W Grocock 
Command: Bomber Command 
Aircraft Mark: I 
Aircraft Code: MG- 
Aircraft Type: Stirling 
Aircraft Serial: N6001 
Commemorated: Becklingen War Cemetery
As with most Armed Forces Serving Personnel during the conflict of World War Two, B W Grocock was entitled to the War Medal 1939-1945. This medal was awarded to all full time service personnel who had completed 28 days service between 3rd September 1939 and the 2nd September 1945. Eligible personnel who had been “Mentioned In Despatches” during the War were entitled to wear a bronze oak leaf emblem on the ribbon. Those eligible for a campaign star, yet who had their service cut short by death, wounds or capture by the enemy, still qualified for this medal.
 
t is likely that B W Grocock was awarded the 1939-45 Star for operational Service in the Second World War between 3rd September 1939, and 2nd September 1945.

B W Grocock would have been awarded this star if their service period was terminated by their death or disability due to service. Also the award of a gallantry medal or “Mention In Despatches” also produced the award of this medal, regardless of their service duration.

Fighter Aircraft Crew who took part in the Battle of Britain (10 July to 31 October 1940) were awarded the "Battle of Britain" bar to this medal. In undress uniform, a silver-gilt rosette was worn on the medal ribbon to denote the award of this clasp.
 
The Air Crew Europe Star Campaign medal of the British Commonwealth was awarded to B W Grocock for service in World War Two. This medal was awarded to Commonwealth aircrew who participated in operational flights over Europe, from UK bases or for operational flying from the UK over Europe, between the period 3rd September 1939 to 5th June 1944.

The recipient B W Grocock would have been awarded this star if their service period was terminated by their death or disability due to service. The award of a gallantry medal or “Mention In Despatches” also produced the award of this medal, regardless of their service duration.

Walter Perkins

DOB: Circa 1926 
Age: 19 
Nationality: British 
Date of Death: 21/03/1945 
Information: Parents: William and Alice Gladys Perkins, of Calverton, Nottinghamshire. 
Rank: Sergeant 
Rank (2nd): Air Gunner 
Service Number: 2223326 
Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 
Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Battalion: 214 Squadron
Commemorated: Britain
As with most Armed Forces Serving Personnel during the conflict of World War Two, Walter Perkins was entitled to the War Medal 1939-1945. This medal was awarded to all full time service personnel who had completed 28 days service between 3rd September 1939 and the 2nd September 1945. Eligible personnel who had been “Mentioned In Despatches” during the War were entitled to wear a bronze oak leaf emblem on the ribbon. Those eligible for a campaign star, yet who had their service cut short by death, wounds or capture by the enemy, still qualified for this medal.
 
It is likely that Walter Perkins was awarded the 1939-45 Star for operational Service in the Second World War between 3rd September 1939, and 2nd September 1945.

Walter Perkins would have been awarded this star if their service period was terminated by their death or disability due to service. Also the award of a gallantry medal or “Mention In Despatches” also produced the award of this medal, regardless of their service duration.

Fighter Aircraft Crew who took part in the Battle of Britain (10 July to 31 October 1940) were awarded the "Battle of Britain" bar to this medal. In undress uniform, a silver-gilt rosette was worn on the medal ribbon to denote the award of this clasp.

Victor Hugh Binch

DOB: Circa 1924 
Age: 21 
Nationality: British 
Date of Death: 04/03/1945 
Information: Parents: Nelson and Sarah Ann Binch; husband of Ruby Binch, of Daybrook, Nottinghamshire. 
Rank: Flight Sergeant (Air Bomber) 
Service Number: 1580691 
Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 
Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Battalion: 227 Squadron
Commemorated: Britain
As with most Armed Forces Serving Personnel during the conflict of World War Two, Victor Hugh Binch was entitled to the War Medal 1939-1945. This medal was awarded to all full time service personnel who had completed 28 days service between 3rd September 1939 and the 2nd September 1945. Eligible personnel who had been “Mentioned In Despatches” during the War were entitled to wear a bronze oak leaf emblem on the ribbon. Those eligible for a campaign star, yet who had their service cut short by death, wounds or capture by the enemy, still qualified for this medal.
 
It is likely that Victor Hugh Binch was awarded the 1939-45 Star for operational Service in the Second World War between 3rd September 1939, and 2nd September 1945.

Victor Hugh Binch would have been awarded this star if their service period was terminated by their death or disability due to service. Also the award of a gallantry medal or “Mention In Despatches” also produced the award of this medal, regardless of their service duration.

Fighter Aircraft Crew who took part in the Battle of Britain (10 July to 31 October 1940) were awarded the "Battle of Britain" bar to this medal. In undress uniform, a silver-gilt rosette was worn on the medal ribbon to denote the award of this clasp.

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Harry Sissons

DOB: Circa 1923 
Age: 21 
Birth County: Nottinghamshire. 
Nationality: British 
Resided County: Nottinghamshire. 
Date of Death: 22/09/1944 
Information: Parents: William and Alice Sissons, of Calverton, Nottinghamshire. 
Rank: Trooper 
Service Number: 14201230 
Service: British Army 
Regiment: Royal Armoured Corps
Battalion: 5th Royal Inniskilling Dragoon Guards
Archive Reference: WO 304/2 
Commemorated: Britain 
Place of Death: Western Europe Campaign, 1944/45
As with most Armed Forces Serving Personnel during the conflict of World War Two, Harry Sissons was entitled to the War Medal 1939-1945. This medal was awarded to all full time service personnel who had completed 28 days service between 3rd September 1939 and the 2nd September 1945. Eligible personnel who had been “Mentioned In Despatches” during the War were entitled to wear a bronze oak leaf emblem on the ribbon. Those eligible for a campaign star, yet who had their service cut short by death, wounds or capture by the enemy, still qualified for this medal.
 
It is likely that Harry Sissons was awarded the 1939-45 Star for operational Service in the Second World War between 3rd September 1939, and 2nd September 1945.

Harry Sissons would have been awarded this star if their service period was terminated by their death or disability due to service. Also the award of a gallantry medal or “Mention In Despatches” also produced the award of this medal, regardless of their service duration.

Fighter Aircraft Crew who took part in the Battle of Britain (10 July to 31 October 1940) were awarded the "Battle of Britain" bar to this medal. In undress uniform, a silver-gilt rosette was worn on the medal ribbon to denote the award of this clasp.

Rowland Ullyatt

DOB: Circa 1910 
Age: 33 
Birth County: Nottinghamshire. 
Resided Town: Nottingham. 
Nationality: British 
Date of Death: 11/09/1943 
Information: Adopted son of  Mrs M. Wright; Husband of Mary Winifred Ullyatt, of Calverton, Nottingham. 
Rank: Private 
Service Number: 4799206 
Service: British Army 
Regiment: Lincolnshire Regiment
Battalion: 6th Battalion 
Archive Reference: WO 304/9 
Commemorated: Italy 
Place of Death: Italy
As with most Armed Forces Serving Personnel during the conflict of World War Two, Roland Ullyatt was entitled to the War Medal 1939-1945. This medal was awarded to all full time service personnel who had completed 28 days service between 3rd September 1939 and the 2nd September 1945. Eligible personnel who had been “Mentioned In Despatches” during the War were entitled to wear a bronze oak leaf emblem on the ribbon. Those eligible for a campaign star, yet who had their service cut short by death, wounds or capture by the enemy, still qualified for this medal.
 
It is likely that Roland Ullyatt was awarded the 1939-45 Star for operational Service in the Second World War between 3rd September 1939, and 2nd September 1945.

Roland Ullyatt would have been awarded this star if their service period was terminated by their death or disability due to service. Also the award of a gallantry medal or “Mention In Despatches” also produced the award of this medal, regardless of their service duration.

Fighter Aircraft Crew who took part in the Battle of Britain (10 July to 31 October 1940) were awarded the "Battle of Britain" bar to this medal. In undress uniform, a silver-gilt rosette was worn on the medal ribbon to denote the award of this clasp.​