THANKS & SOURCES

Ancestry website (Source) https://www.ancestry.co.uk/

Australian War Memorial https://www.awm.gov.au/ (Source ref: Edward W. Paine)

Barton, Dick (‘Essex and Suffolk’ Fire Office War Memorial’s Dedication Tablet custodian)

Barton, Lyn (Councillor for Shrub End Ward and Vice-Chairman of Colchester Heritage Committee)

Birmingham History Forum https://birminghamhistory.co.uk (Source ref: John R. Thompson)

Chilcott, Arthur (Source)

Chillingworth, Peter (Colchester Mayor)

Copythorne History Society  (Source and image permission ref: Claude M. White)

Desplanques, Tanneguy (Image permissions ref: William F. Finnis)

Drew, Bernard (Source ref: ‘The Fire Office’ being the history of The Essex and Suffolk Equitable Insurance Society Limited 1802 – 1952’)

Edwards, Carol and John http://www.214squadron.org.uk (Permission ref: H. Bennett)

Emptage, Tony (Permission ref: A. Humby)

Find A Grave website https://www.findagrave.com/ (Source)

Goring, Maggie (Source and image permissions ref: Thomas H. Mason)

Hinchcliffe, Brian (Image permission ref: Le Touret – Douglas Cole)

Hook, Ian (Memorials, Imperial War Museum)  https://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials

Humberstone, Richard (Image permission ref: William Frank Finnis)

Johnson, Craig (Research: Worger)

Julia & Keld (Image permission ref: Leonard Arthur Frost)

Lind, Paul (Hallkeeping Manager/Town Serjeant, Colchester Town Hall)

MacFarlaine, Iain (image permission ref: Harry Bennett)

Ordinary Crew, An https://www.ordinarycrew.co.uk/bomber-command-losses (Source ref: Stanley D. Hill)

Pentland, Andrew  http://www.airhistory.org.uk/rfc (Source ref: A. Humby)

Riddy, Caroline (Senior Counsel, AXA UK plc)

Ruddick, Andrea (Image permissions ref: Runnymede Memorial)

Sheffield, Fiona (Image permission ref: Claude M. White)

Snowdon, John (Worger)

Stewart, David (Source and image Permissions ref: Sydney F. Hale)

Taffein, Marijke (Image permission ref: Wilfrid Herbert Heap)

Vincent, David (Source)

White, Liz (Image permission and research)

Wickenden, Nick (Chelmsford Borough Council’s Museums Manager)

WW2Talk Forum http://ww2talk.com/index.php (Members’ WW2 research)