Blandford Grammar School WW2

As Milton Abbas Grammar School had closed in Blandford in 1927, the way was open for the governing body to re-name the school Blandford Grammar School. The memorial for WW2 shows 18 names, all ex-pupils and all now positively identified.

Flying Officer David Alexander 17 Sqn RAF

Pilot Officer Stanley Brown 218 (Gold Coast) Sqn RAF

Private Walter Brown, Royal Army Ordnance Corps

Lance Bombardier Frederick Bunce 72 (Hampshire) Heavy AA Regt RA (TA)

Leading Aircraftsman Richard Candy RAF

2nd Lieutenant Lionel Carter 2 Bomb Disposal Group, Royal Engineers

Flying Officer Albert Cole 49 Sqn RAF

Sergeant John Dunn 21 OTU RAF

Signalman Henry Fletcher HMT Barwick RN

Leading Aircraftman Cyril Goddard 88 Sqn RAF

Sergeant Leonard Goldie 115 Sqn RAF

Flight Sergeant Jack Greenfield 196 Sqn RAF

Aircraftsman 2nd Class Michael Jupe 616 Sqn RAF

Sergeant Joseph Miller 44 (Rhodesia) Sqn RAF

Corporal Edgar ‘Trevor’ Oliver Royal Engineers

Sergeant Robert Perry 103 Sqn RAF

Private Samuel Ridout East Yorkshire Regiment

Sergeant Kenneth Warren 103 Sqn RAF