PALING, Sergeant, ALFRED RONALD, 546125. Royal Air Force. 31st December 1942. Age 24. Son of Alfred Ernest and Florence Paling, of East Markham, Nottinghamshire. VII. C. 4.
PAPWORTH, Private, GEORGE WILLIAM, 5824444. 4th Bn. Suffolk Regiment. 9th February 1945. Age 36. V. K. 9.
PARDOE, Captain, THOMAS MARTIN HOMFRAY, 53726. Worcestershire Regiment. 14th December 1941. Age 29. Son of Lt.-Col. Thomas Kenyon Pardoe, D.S.O., formerly of The Worcestershire Regt., and Harriet Jenson Pardoe, of Buxted, Sussex; husband of Rosemary Patricia Pardoe. II. J. 1.
PARKER, Driver, ERNEST, 2587178. Royal Corps of Signals. 26th September 1944. Age 24. Son of David and Martha Parker; husband of Mary Marjorie Parker, of Accrington, Lancashire. V. L. 6.
PARKIN, Gunner, ALAN, 967382. 5 Field Regt. Royal Artillery. 7th December 1942. Age 25. Son of Hubert and Maud Parkin, of Sheffield; husband of Kathleen Parkin, of Sheffield. VI. L. 3.
PARKINSON, Warrant Officer Class II (B.S.M.), WALTER, 772650. 137 Field Regt. Royal Artillery. 22nd October 1943. Age 36. Son of Cornelius and Elizabeth Helen Parkinson; husband of Marian Parkinson, of Morland. Westmorland. V. K. 11.
PARMENTER, Private, STANLEY, 5773939. 5th Bn. Royal Norfolk Regiment. 10th February 1945. Age 26. Son of Frederick William and Eliza Parmenter; husband of Flossie Pearl Parmenter, of Bridgend, Glamorgan. I. J. 11.
PARR, Lance Corporal, W, 14995156. Durham Light Infantry. 13th September 1946. Age 23. Son of George and Harriet E. Parr, of Kimberley, Nottinghamshire. I. F. 12.
PARSONS, Petty Officer Stoker, HENRY JAMES WILLIAM, D/KX80670. H.M.S. Thracian. Royal Navy. 19th December 1941. II. J. 22.
PASTUCK, Private, NICHOLAS, H/41790. Winnipeg Grenadiers, R.C.I.C.. 26th September 1942. Age 23. Son of Anthony and Dora Pastuck, of Sleeman. Ontario, Canada. VIII. E. 2.
PATERSON, Private, ARCHIBALD KING FERGUSON, 3063721. 2nd Bn. Royal Scots. 11th December 1941. Age 29. II. K. 4.
PATTERSON, Warrant Officer Class II (R. Q. M. S.), HENRY LAWRENCE, 2310518. 9th Indian Div. Sigs. Royal Corps of Signals. 30th March 1943. Age 40. Son of Henry and Florence Patterson; husband of Gwendoline Patterson, of South Farnborough, Hampshire. V. H. 9.
PATTERSON, Private, IVAN, 7536265. Army Dental Corps (attd. R.A.M.C.) and British Army Aid Group. 10th February 1943. Age 32. Son of Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Patterson, of West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire. VI. N. 8.
PATTERSON, Rifleman, JAMES RICHARD, E/30580. Royal Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.. 23rd October 1942. Age 24. Son of Walter William and Mae Laura Patterson, of Sussex, New Brunswick, Canada. VIII. E. 3.
PAUL, Sergeant, GLEN FRANCIS, H/3148. Canadian Army Dental Corps. 21st April 1944. Age 29. Son of Henry A. and Eliza E. Paul; husband of Evelyn L. Paul, of New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada. VIII. E. 4.
PAYNE, Sergeant, JOHN OLIVER, Mentioned in Despatches, H/6016. Winnipeg Grenadiers, R.C.I.C.. 26th August 1942. Age 23. Son of Benjamin Oliver and Margaret Corbet Payne, of Fort Rouge, Manitoba, Canada. IX. D. 6.
PEARCE, Warrant Officer Class II (C.S.M.), WILLIAM RICHARD, B/81614. Royal Canadian Army Service Corps. 6th October 1942. Age 38. Son of William Charles and Mary Pearce; husband of Mary M. Pearce, of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. VIII. E. 5.
PEARSON, Private, DOUGLAS EDWIN, H/6958. Winnipeg Grenadiers, R.C.I.C.. 12th October 1942. Age 23. Son of Peter and Lillian Pearson, of Austin, Manitoba, Canada. VIII. E. 6.
PEARSON, Joiner 5th Class, MONTAGUE, D/SR8463. H.M.S. Thracian. Royal Navy. 12th October 1942. Age 24. Son of David Samuel and Alberta Clara Pearson, of Blundeston, Suffolk. VII. C. 7.
PEDDINGTON, Wireless Operator, W F, ALIAS. 11th July 1945. Age 31. see SMITH, Norman, the true family name.
PELLETIER, Rifleman, GERARD JOSEPH, E/30315. Royal Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.. 23rd October 1942. Age 31. Son of Joseph and Eugenie Pelletier. VIII. E. 7.
PENZER, Private, WILLIAM ALFRED, S/14423731. Royal Army Service Corps. 28th November 1945. Age 20. Son of William Robert and May Elizabeth Penzer, of Camp Hill, Birmingham. I. G. 3.
PERMAN, Lance Bombardier, GEORGE, 963477. 155 (The Lanarkshire Yeomanry) Field Regt. Royal Artillery. 25th September 1944. Age 24. Son of George and Florence Perman, of New Eltham, London. VI. D. 11.
PESTELL, Gunner, JOHN GRAND, 114595. 80 Anti-Tank Regt. Royal Artillery. 22nd February 1943. Age 33. Son of Edmund Chades and Pheobe Pestell, of Great Yarmouth, Norfolk; husband of Alice Selina Pestell, of Great Yarmouth. V. A. 6.
PETCHEY, Gunner, BASIL GEORGE EDWARD, 1708134. 12 Coast Regt. Royal Artillery. 24th August 1942. Age 30. Son of Herbert and Ruth Anna Petchey; husband of Lydia Mary Petchey, of Streatham, London. VII. B. 16.
PETTIT, Battery Quartermaster Serjeant, FRANK HERBERT, 1033593. 8 Coast Regt. Royal Artillery. 22nd October 1942. Age 44. Son of Herbert and Maud Pettit, of Leyton, Essex; husband of A. F. Pettit (Pegs), of Leyton. VII. A. 9.
PHILLIPS, Sapper, PATRICK CEDRIC, 1889495. 560 Field Coy. Royal Engineers. 9th February 1945. Age 26. Son of Mary M. Phillips, of Huyton, Lancashire. V. L. 9.
PHILLIPS, Private, WILLIAM JAMES AUGUSTUS, 14639543. Royal Sussex Regiment and No 5 Commando. 2nd March 1946. Age 23. Son of William Jackson Phillips and Amelia Phillips, of Rush Green, Romford, Essex. I. G. 9.
PHILLIPS-MARTIN, Corporal, HERBERT WILLIAM, 946756. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. 6th February 1943. Age 23. Son of Herbert and Emily Martin; husband of Marjorie Phillips-Martin, of Kingsbury, Middlesex. V. C. 4.
PIASTA, Private, HENRY, H/77410. Winnipeg Grenadiers, R.C.I.C.. 22nd December 1941. VIII. E. 8.
PICKLES, Gunner, SAMUEL, 1085246. 155 (The Lanarkshire Yeomanry) Field Regt. Royal Artillery. 24th January 1945. Age 33. Son of Herbert Henry and Frances Hannah Pickles, of Rose Grove, Burnley, Lancashire. V. K. 12.
PIDDINGTON, Lance Corporal, REGINALD ARTHUR, 6201878. 1st Bn. Middlesex Regiment. 18th February 1942. Age 27. Son of Frederick Richard and Margaret Emily Piddington, of Wandsworth, London. VII. A. 21.
PIGDON, Colonel, DOUGLAS CLELLAND, E D, VX/39275. A.I.F. 13 Gen. Hosp. Australian Army Medical Corps. 6th July 1945. Age 53. Son of Thomas Miers Pigdon and Elizabeth Kate Pigdon; husband of Beatrice Pigdon, of Narre Warren, Victoria, Australia. IV. B. 1.
PILCHER, Marine, JOSEPH HENRY, CH/X116874. No. 45 R.M. Commando. Royal Marines. 7th July 1946. Age 19. Son of Albert Henry and Emily Kathleen Pilcher, of Adisham, Kent. II. F. 18.
PILLING, Trooper, JAMES ROBERT, 3856349. 18th (5th Bn. The Loyal Regt.) Regt. Reconnaissance Corps. 12th February 1943. Age 28. Son of Isaac and Sarah Alice Pilling, of Farnworth, Lancashire. VII. D. 18.
PILLING, Petty Officer, LESLIE H., P/JX140603. H.M.S. King Salvor. Royal Navy. 28th September 1946. Son of Wallace and Caroline Pilling; husband of Muriel Janet Pilling, of Princes End, Tipton, Staffordshire. II. F. 14.
PITTHAM, Lieutenant, EDWARD GEORGE, 171123. Royal Engineers attd. Queen Victoria's Own Madras Sappers and Miners. 23rd November 1942. V. M. 3.
POMEROY, Rifleman, GEORGE R., C/65270. Royal Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.. 1st September 1942. VIII. E. 9.
PONTER, Gunner, JACK LESLIE, 2691788. 5 Field Regt. Royal Artillery. 22nd August 1945. Age 42. Son of Francis Frederick and Annie Elisabeth Ponter. V. H. 2.
POOLE, Private, ALLAN JOHN, 5572128. 4th Bn. Royal Norfolk Regiment. 14th August 1944. Age 26. Son of William Poole, and of Kate Poole, of Swindon, Wiltshire. V. B. 3.
POPE, Sergeant, WILLIAM R., E/29819. Royal Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.. 16th September 1943. VIII. E. 10.
PORTER, Gunner, LESLIE, 872624. 8 Coast Regt. Royal Artillery. 21st August 1942. Age 23. Son of John and Elsie Porter, of Marcham-le-Fen, Lincolnshire. VII. C. 1.
POST, Rifleman, JOHN RUSSELL, G/18468. Royal Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.. 4th December 1942. Age 26. Son of Chalmer and Jearney Post, of Glassville, Carleton Co., New Brunswick, Canada. VIII. E. 11.
POSTILL, Gunner, LEONARD, 1104291. 148 (The Bedfordshire Yeo.) Field Regt. Royal Artillery. 7th February 1945. Age 25. Son of Charles and Mabel Postill, of Muswell Hill, Middlesex. VI. G. 9.
POTTER, Driver, EDGAR DENNIS, 1890839. 251 Field Park Coy. Royal Engineers. 27th October 1943. Age 24. Son of Frank Herbert and Mary Potter, of East Bergholt, Suffolk. VI. J. 5.
POW, Private, PETER JOHNSTON, 3053742. 2nd Bn. Royal Scots. 15th December 1941. Age 28. Son of Charles and Jean Johnston Pow, of Bo'ness, West Lothian. II. K. 5.
POWELL, Gunner, JAMES, 929813. 155 (The Lanarkshire Yeomanry) Field Regt. Royal Artillery. 25th November 1943. Age 27. Son of George and Jane Powell, of Willesden, Middlesex. V. G. 6.
POWER, Sergeant (Air Gnr.), JAMES PATRICK JOSEPH, 1796476. 358 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. 25th February 1945. Age 22. Son of Charles and Kathleen Power, of Tramore, Co. Waterford, Irish Republic. VII. D. 10.
PRAGNELL, Gunner, HARRY, 838629. 9 Coast Regt. Royal Artillery. 27th July 1945. Age 29. Son of Isabella Pragnell, of Low Fell, Gateshead, Co. Durham. VII. E. 27.
PRICE, Warrant Officer Class I (Sub. Condr.), GERALD JAMES WILLIAM, 841726. Royal Artillery attd. Indian Army Ordnance Corps. 10th December 1942. Age 24. Son of Walter Henry and Florence Alice Price, of Hanwell, Middlesex. V. J. 10.
PRINGLE, Private, JOHN HENRY, 3528022. 1st Bn. Manchester Regiment. 26th March 1945. Age 26. Son of Joseph and Christina L. Pringle, of Audenshaw, Lancashire. VI. E. 3.
PRITCHARD, Private, CLIFFORD V. H., 6202155. 1st Bn. Middlesex Regiment. 10th December 1942. Age 29. Son of Herbert Victor Pritchard, and of Alice Louisa Pritchard, of West Kensington, London. VII. B. 23.
PRYOR, Flight Sergeant, ROBERT GEORGE, 437058. Royal Australian Air Force. 25th February 1945. Age 21. Son of Harold Rupert Torr Pryor and Florence Maud Pryor, of Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia. VII. D. 7.
PULLINGER, Serjeant, CYRIL ALFRED, 2323084. 9th Indian Div. Sigs. Royal Corps of Signals. 25th November 1943. Age 28. V. C. 9.