- Surnames starting with the letter B. 

James William Nathan (Bill) Baxendale

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:13th/18th
Name of Rgt or Ship:Royal Hussars (R.A.C.)
How Died:Killed in Action
Country of burial:NetherlandsGrave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:Mook Cemetery, Netherlands
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the September quarter 1923 in the Barton upon Irwell R.D. -
ref: 8c/915, the only son of James Lincoln & Alice Annie Baxendale (nee

Attended Newton Heath Technical School.    Employed  as a Coal Merchant.

1939 National Registration - No Trace.

Married Jean Sanderson during the June quarter 1944 in the Bucklow R.D. -
ref: 8a/572.

Enlisted in 1942.

Death reported in the 20/04/1945 edition of the Sale & Stretford Guardian. 
    Killed instantly by an anti-tank shell.

Manchester Evening News edition dated the 16th April 1945 has a Roll of
Honour section  listing three soldiers that had recently been killed.  Two
of them were from Salford, but the third listed Trooper James W.N.
(13th/18th Hussars, R.A.C.), Wellington Road, Altrincham.  There is also a
portrait photograph of him in the article.

St. Alban's P.C. - on Vicar's typed list as John Baxendale.

CWGC - Son of James Lincoln & Alice Annie Baxendale of West Timperley,; 
Husband of Jean Baxendale of Altrincham.

M.I. - A smiling face a loving heart, memories that live forever in our

Referring to his father.   The 5th December 1947 edition of the Manchester
Evening News reported that nominations in the municipal elections for
Timperley No.1 Ward were;.  James L. Baxendale (Cons), Coal Merchant,
Banbury Drive;  Albert B. Hamer (Lib), Engineer, Leicester Avenue; 
Clifford Holt (Lab), Planning Engineer, Foxhall Road.

Memorials found on:
St. Alban's (Broadheath)
Altrincham Grammar School
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