Second World War

(1939 - 19445)


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Cyril Flannery
Lance Serjeant #1791139, 11 Field Regt., Royal Artillery
Died on Monday 12th November 1945, aged 26
Tripoli War Cemetery, Libya. [12. H. 25.]
Son of John and Mary Flannery; husband of Mary Flannery, Bolton, Lancashire, England.

John Flannery
Private #142870088, 7th Bn., Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regt.)
Died on Monday 4th December 1944, aged 29
Buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery, Gelderland, Netherlands. [1. C. 1.]
Son of Patrick and Julia Flannery, of Kilbride, County Mayo, Ireland.

John Derek Fortescue Flannery
Flying Officer #131609, 6 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Died on Monday 5th June 1944, aged 22
Buried in Cassino War Cemetery, Italy. [XVII. D. 17.]
Son of Sir Harold Flannery, Bt., M.B.E., and Lady Flannery, Wethersfield, Essex, England.

James Joseph Flannery
Craftsman #14307687, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
Died on Monday 5th February 1945, aged 21
Buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery, Leopoldsburg, Limburg, Belgium. [I. C. 14.]
Son of James J. and Catharine Flannery; husband of Joan Flannery, Lodge Lane, Liverpool, England.

James Paul Flannery
Fusilier #3449063, 1/8th Bn., Lancashire Fusiliers
Died on Thursday 16th May 1940, aged 20
Dunkirk Memorial, Nord, France. [Column 50.]
Son of Joseph and Hariet Flannery, Salford, Lancashire, England.

Leslie Flenley
Private #6216965, 2nd Bn. Princess Louise's Kensington Regiment, Middlesex Regiment
Died on Saturday 7th October 1944, aged 21
Buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery, Leopoldsburg, Limburg, Belgium. [V. E. 17]
Son of John Edward and Ethel Lilian Flenley; husband of Eileen May Flenley, Morden, Surrey, England.

Peter Flannery
Able Seaman #D/SSX 20842, H.M.S "Orion", Royal Navy
Died on Thursday 29th May 1941
Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon, England. [Panel 47, Column 1.]
Son of Patrick Flannery, and of Elizabeth Flannery, Leigh, Lancashire, England.

Philip William Clement Flannery
Sergeant #1254454, 9 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Died on Saturday 25th April 1942, aged 20
Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, England. [Panel 83.]
Son of William Edward and Florence Flannery, Greenford, Middlesex, England.

Thomas James Flannery
Major #126022, Royal Pioneer Corps
Died on Monday 24th March 1947, aged 52
Buried in Preston (New Hall Lane) Cemetery, Lancashire, England. [Sec. B.B. R.C. Grave 127.]
Son of Thomas and Jane Flannery; husband of Edna May Flannery, Preston, England.

William Flannery
Gunner #961627, 107 (The South Notts. Hussars) Regt., Royal Horse Artillery
Died on Friday 12th June 1942, aged 31
Benghazi War Cemetery, Libya. [8. D. 8.]
Son of James and Elizabeth Flannery, Stockport, Cheshire; husband of Emily Flannery, Higher Hillgate, Stockport, Cheshire, England.

William Flannery
Private #S/14532474, Royal Army Service Corps
Died on Saturday 26th April 1947, aged 23
Buried in Tel El Kebir War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt. [5. G. 10.]
Son of Edward and Rose Flannery, Longsight, Manchester, England.