Roll of Honour

They Also Served

Names of Little Dunmow Residents who also served in World War 2

 
Robert Hoult Baker Appears on the 1945 Service Voters List
Normally resident Maxcroft House
 
Robert 'Bob' Bishop Royal Navy. Served in the Atlantic convoys.
 
Cyril Henry Bosley Appears on the 1945 & 1946 Service Voters List
Normally resident Brook End
 
Robert Brown Appears on the 1945 & 1946 Service Voters List
Normally resident No 2 House, The Factory
 
Stanley William Childs Appears on the 1945 Service Voters List
Normally resident Ivy House
 
Eric Dyer Eric G. Dyer was born in the Dunmow registration District in 1919. He was the eldest son of Arthur John Dyer and Minnie Dyer (ne Sach), who married in the last part of 1904.

Appears on the 1945 & 1946 Service Voters List
Normally resident 1 Grange Villas
 
Kenneth J. Dyer Kenneth J. Dyer was born in the Dunmow registration District in 1924. He was the second and youngest son of Arthur John Dyer and Minnie Dyer (ne Sach).

Appears on the 1946 Service Voters List.
Normally resident 1 Grange Villas
 
Ronald Anslow Hatley Ronald Anslow Hatley was the seventh child of Thomas Hatley and Ethel May Hatley (ne Owers). He was the seventh of ten children. Thomas Hatley appears on the also served list for Felsted in World War 1.

He appears on the 1945 & 1946 Service Voters List
Normally resident 7 Pound Hill Villas
 
Mary Rosabell Lilley Appears on the 1945 Service Voters List
Normally resident School House
 
Edward Arthur Martin Appears on the 1945 Service Voters List
Normally resident Blatches Farm
 
Colin Charles Matthews Appears on the 1945 Service Voters List
Normally resident 6 Pound Hill Villas
 
William Edward Meakin Appears on the 1945 & 1946 Service Voters List
Normally resident 8 Factory Bungalow
 
Phillip 'Henry' Herbert Hulton Preston OBE

Lieutenant Colonel South Lancashire Regiment.
formerly with K.E.O., Gurkha Rifles, Indian Army

Son of Phillip Henry Hulton Preston and Dorothy May Jennings. Born Carlisle 11th December 1914.

Married Katherine Janet Broomhall 09/11/1940.

Served in Operation Market Garden with the 1st Airborne Division, as Assistant Adjutant and Quarter Master General.

The London Gazette of 29th March 1945 included news of his OBE:

"Major (temporary Lieutenant Colonel) Phillip Henry Herbert Hulton Preston (107190), The South Lancashire Regiment (The Prince of Wales's Volunteers) (Little Dunmow, Essex)."

In 1945 his parents were living at Grange Farm, Little Dunmow.

He died in 1973.
 

David Alan Sach David Alan Sach was born in the Dunmow registration district in the last part of 1922. He was the second child of Frank Sach and Alice Sach (ne Wright) who were married in December 1917. David had one older sister Phillis L. Sach born in the last quarter of 1918

He appears on the 1945 & 1946 Service Voters List
Normally resident Station Road
 

Alfred Sandford Appears on the 1945 Service Voters List
Normally resident  5 Pound Hill Villas
 
Arthur John Stracey Appears on the 1945 & 1946 Service Voters List
Normally resident Throes Farm Bungalow
 
Leonard Harry Ward Appears on the 1945 & 1946 Service Voters List
Normally resident Burgess Cottage, Pound Hill
 
Maude Webb Appears on the 1945 Service Voters List
Normally resident Little Dunmow
 
Frank Robert Wilsher Appears on the 1945 Service Voters List
Normally resident 4 Hillside Road, Factory
Frank Wilsher was the personnel officer at Felsted Sugar Factory.