Hendon Park War Memorial

Holders Hill, London

Hendon War MemorialSituated in the Hendon Park Cemetery there are two parts to this monument, that to the north (to the left of the photograph) commemorates those who died in the First World War, whilst that to the south (on the right) contains the names of 27 of those who fell in the Second World War.

The inscription on the Second World War monument reads:-

“HERE ARE RECORDED THE NAMES OF MEMBERS OF HIS MAJESTY’S FORCES WHO DIED IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY
1939 – 1945
THIRTY SIX LIE BURIED IN OTHER PARTS OF THIS CEMETERY
FOURTEEN WERE CREMATED
FULL SERVICE PARTICULARS AND GRAVE NUMBERS ARE RECORDED IN THE REGISTER”

Listing of those commemorated on the Second World War monument:-

Petty Officer C S CLINKSCALES             Royal Navy Patrol Service           3.12.1945
Private F ALDRICH                                 Middlesex Regiment                   17.3.1942
AC2 (WOP/AG) H AMOORE                    Royal Air Force                           23.1.1942
Private A ATKINS                                    Middlesex Regiment                   5.4.1941
Private R E BLAKE                                 Duke of Cornwall’s Light Inf.        26.11.1945
Ordinary Seaman H E BORAM                 Royal Navy                                 14.4.1945
Stoker Petty Officer J BULLEN RN          HMS Vanessa                             19.6.1941
Lieutenant R M B CHARTER RN               HMS Walpole                             23.3.1941
Gunner S C CLARKE                               Royal Artillery                             18.5.1945
Trooper R COOPER                                25th Dragoons RAC                     5.2.1945
Stoker 2nd Class H A CRAIG RN               HMS Vanessa                             19.6.1941
Flight Sergeant (A/B) G A DANE              Royal Air Force                           19.3.1945
Private J KLICKA                                    Pioneer Corps                            5.1.1941
Gunner C G DEEKS                                Royal Artillery                             26.6.1941
Fusilier E DENNIS                                   The Royal Fusiliers                      19.4.1941
W/O (WOP/AG) G R FRANKLIN               Royal NZ Air Force                     21.6.1944
Seaman W A GILL RNPS                         HMS Ascona                              2.7.1941
Able Seaman S S HILLMAN RN               HMS Pembroke                          24.8.1944
Sergeant (Pilot) A INNS                           Royal Air Force                           28.7.1941
Seaman J W JAMESON                          Royal Navy Patrol Service           11.5.1944
Stoker 1st Class E E JONES RN               HMS Vanessa                             19.6.1941
Stoker 2nd Class G D LAGUE RN              HMS Quorn                                20.4.1942
Private L F MARKS                                 Oxf & Bucks Light Inf. (Airborne) 26.11.1942
Volunteer G A MEAKINS                         37th Co London Bn Home Guard  18.9.1940
Flight Sergeant A J MEREDITH               Royal Air Force                           24.3.1943
Driver H F NODES                                  Royal Army service Corps           9.12.1942
Stoker 2nd Class W OPENSHAW              Royal Navy                                 29.5.1945