Today's Casualties



Today's Casualties


Announced missing from air operations: Pilot Officer Hedley Madgett DFM.

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To-Day’s Casualties
Londoners in the List
Casualties announced to-day:
Killed in Action: Capt. (acting Major) Paul Davies-Colley, The Buffs, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. Davies Colley, of Borough, Pulborough, and Devonshire-place, Portland-place.
Killed in action, Middle East :
Signaller-Gunner Leonard Smart, R.A., The Grove, Palmers Green.
Killed in Sicily: Sgt. Charles Whaley, son of Mr. Stephen Whaley, Loxford Club Ilford.
Presumed killed at El Alamein:
Capt. Peter Elford, 3rd King’s Own Hussars, son of Mr. Rodney Elford, Winnersh, Berks.
Died of wounds: Lt Robert Thomas, Royal Fusiliers, son of Mrs. Thomas, Gordon-place, Kensington; Lt. Colin Grant, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Grant, Vineyard Hill-road, Wimbledon; Pte. Norman Cardinal, Sherwood Foresters, of Jersey Drive, Petts Wood; Aircraftman G.H. Newman, Red House, Yalding, Kent.
Missing from air operations: Sqdn.-Ldr. Francis Brinsden, Manor House, Newton, near Cambridge; Piot-Officer Hedley Madgett, D.F.M., son of Mr. and Mrs. Madgett, Longlands-road. Sidcup.
Prisoner in Germany: Enemy report says Sgt. L.C. Goss, R.A.F., Peabody-buildings, Dalgarno-gardens, North Kensington, is a prisoner in Germany.


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