athens memorial

Athens Memorial

The ATHENS MEMORIAL stands within Phaleron War Cemetery and commemorates nearly 3,000 members of the land forces of the Commonwealth who lost their lives during the campaigns in Greece and Crete in 1941 and 1944-1945, in the Dodecanese Islands in 1943-1945 and in Yugoslavia in 1943-1945, and who have no known grave.
  1. SOE Barstow, Lawrence Oliver Mackay

    SURNAME Barstow FORENAME Lawrence Oliver Mackay UNIT SOE Yak Mission,Greece RANK Second Lieutenant NUMBER 124959 DATE OF DEATH 24th April 1941 AGE 28 GRAVESITE Athens Memorial,Greece Face 1 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit 5 Regiment,Royal Horse Artillery born 1917 son of Sir...
  2. SOE Clarke, Philip Edgar

    SURNAME Clarke FORENAME Philip Edgar UNIT SOE Yak Mission,Greece RANK Lance Bombardier NUMBER 900271 DATE OF DEATH 24th April 1941 AGE 30 GRAVESITE Athens Memorial,Greece Face 3 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit 86 (Hertfordshire Yeomanry) Field Regiment,Royal Artillery Yak...
  3. SOE Kasap, Jechel Usher

    SURNAME Kasap FORENAME Jechel Usher UNIT SOE Force 133 RANK Sergeant NUMBER PAL/12300 DATE OF DEATH 21st November 1943 AGE 22 GRAVESITE Athens Memorial,Greece Face 10 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Palestine Regiment born 23.9.1921 enlisted 10.9.1940 Sarafand...
  4. SOE Steele, James Cook

    SURNAME Steele FORENAME James Cook UNIT SOE Para-Naval Section RANK Warrant Officer Second Class (CSM) NUMBER RH/2763793 DATE OF DEATH 10th April 1945 AGE GRAVESITE Athens Memorial,Greece Face 6 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit 2 Bn Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) from...
  5. SOE Gyori, Issack Michael

    SURNAME Gyori FORENAME Issack Michael UNIT 1 Special Force SOE RANK Corporal NUMBER PAL/275 DATE OF DEATH 25th December 1944 AGE GRAVESITE Athens Memorial,Greece Face 8 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Royal Army Service Corps born Hungary resided Czechoslovakia aka...
  6. SOE Evans, John George

    SURNAME Evans FORENAME John George UNIT SOE RANK Warrant Officer Second Class (BSM) NUMBER 840652 DATE OF DEATH 23rd December 1943 AGE 27 GRAVESITE Athens Memorial,Greece Face 2 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Royal Artillery born 2.4.1917 son of Benjamin and...
  7. SOE Smrke, James

    SURNAME Smrke FORENAME James UNIT SOE Yugoslavia RANK Private NUMBER ME/14500046 DATE OF DEATH 17th January 1944 AGE 39 GRAVESITE Athens Memorial,Greece Face 9 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Pioneer Corps from Canada born 7.12.1904 Yugoslavia true name Smrke,Janez...
  8. ARMY CDOS Robinson, George Edgar

    SURNAME Robinson FORENAME George Edgar UNIT 50 Commando RANK Trooper NUMBER 408973 DATE OF DEATH 25th February 1941 AGE 24 GRAVESITE Athens Memorial,Greece Face 1 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Royal Scots Greys (2nd Dragoons),Royal Armoured Corps born Dundee son of...
  9. ARMY CDOS England, Leslie Frank

    SURNAME England FORENAME Leslie Frank UNIT 50 Commando RANK Trooper NUMBER 552907 DATE OF DEATH 25th February 1941 AGE 28 GRAVESITE Athens Memorial,Greece Face 1 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Life Guards,Household Cavalry born Warwickshire resided Warwickshire son...
  10. ARMY CDOS McCormick, John

    SURNAME McCormick FORENAME John UNIT 50 Commando RANK Private NUMBER 3711810 DATE OF DEATH 25th February 1941 AGE 21 GRAVESITE Athens Memorial,Greece Face 5 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit 2 Bn King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster) born Bolton,Lancashire son of Peter...
  11. ARMY CDOS Sharman, Richard

    SURNAME Sharman FORENAME Richard UNIT 50 Commando RANK Lance Sergeant NUMBER 4910237 DATE OF DEATH 25th February 1941 AGE 33 GRAVESITE Athens Memorial,Greece Face 6 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit 1 Bn South Staffordshire Regiment born Derby son of Lilian...
  12. ARMY CDOS Brown, Charles Gilbert

    SURNAME Brown FORENAME Charles Gilbert UNIT 9 Commando RANK Private NUMBER 7358386 DATE OF DEATH 28th September 1944 AGE 23 GRAVESITE Athens Memorial,Greece Face 9 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Royal Army Medical Corps born Oxford son of C.J. and Mrs Brown,Oxford...
  13. ARMY CDOS Cowper, Alexander Bruce

    SURNAME Cowper FORENAME Alexander Bruce UNIT 7 Commando RANK Sapper NUMBER 2077985 DATE OF DEATH 28th May 1941 AGE 20 GRAVESITE Athens Memorial,Greece Face 4 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Royal Engineers born Newcastle-on-Tyne resided Newcastle-on-Tyne died Crete
  14. ARMY CDOS Emms, Cyril Deeley

    SURNAME Emms FORENAME Cyril Deeley UNIT 7 Commando RANK Bombardier NUMBER 805557 DATE OF DEATH 28th-29th May 1941 AGE 26 GRAVESITE Athens Memorial,Greece Face 2 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Royal Artillery born West Bromwich,Staffordshire resided Worcester husband...
  15. SOE Warren, David Allan La Touche

    SURNAME Warren FORENAME David Allan La Touche (Bunny) UNIT SOE Mission to Greek Partisans (Force 133) RANK Captain NUMBER 129497 DATE OF DEATH 15th May 1944 AGE 30 GRAVESITE Athens Memorial,Greece Face 5 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Royal Northumberland Fusiliers...
  16. SIS Yull-Stuart, William (Bill)

    SURNAME Yull-Stuart FORENAME William (Bill) UNIT SIS (Inter-Services Liaison Department) RANK Captain NUMBER 183978 DATE OF DEATH 9th June 1943 AGE GRAVESITE Athens Memorial,Greece Face 9 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Intelligence Corps son of Charles and Hedwig...
  17. LRDG Young, R.B. (Bob)

    SURNAME Young FORENAME R.B. (Bob) UNIT LRDG RANK Bombardier NUMBER SR598513 DATE OF DEATH 1st November 1944 AGE 21 GRAVESITE Athens Memorial,Greece Face 14 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit South African Artillery son of Robert and Elizabeth C. Young,Bulawayo,Southern...
  18. SOE Handley, Thomas Edward

    SURNAME Handley FORENAME Thomas Edward UNIT Force 133 SOE RANK Sergeant NUMBER 2352299 DATE OF DEATH 10th April 1945 AGE 30 GRAVESITE Athens Memorial,Greece Face 4 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Royal Corps of Signals born 23.9.1914 Yorkshire son of Frank and Mary...
  19. SOE Walker, John McCallum

    SURNAME Walker FORENAME John McCallum UNIT SOE Force 133 RANK Sergeant NUMBER T/149579 DATE OF DEATH 18th May 1944 AGE 27 GRAVESITE Athens Memorial,Greece Face 8 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Royal Army Service Corps born 4.11.1916 Northumberland husband of Lena...
  20. SOE Munroe, Nick

    SURNAME Munroe FORENAME Nick UNIT SOE Force 133 RANK Sergeant NUMBER ME/14500130 DATE OF DEATH 18th May 1944 AGE 39 GRAVESITE Athens Memorial,Greece Face 9 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit 366 Company,Pioneer Corps true name Muvrin,Nick born 4.12.1904 Canadian...
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