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BRITISH PERSONNEL WHO
DIED ON ACTIVE SERVICE IN CYPRUS

APRIL 1, 1955 - DECEMBER 24, 1959

By
David Carter
David Carter

THE EOKA conflict in Cyprus is certainly one of Britain's "forgotten wars". It lasted between April 1, 1955 and officially ended on December 24, 1959. At its height, more than 30,000 British troops were assigned to combat EOKA, the Greek Cypriot terrorist organization commanded by Colonel George Grivas of the Greek Army and funded by the Orthodox Church led by Archbishop Makarios.

Officially, 104 British military personnel lost their lives in Cyprus.  But research conducted on behalf of BSW indicates there were more than 360 deaths.Yet there are no memorials in the length and breadth of the British Isles that carry their names.

Asked for a full list of these men, the UK's Ministry of Defense in London's Whitehall said none existed, but officials hoped to compile one soon. The task would be "difficult" and "time consuming", they claimed.

Less than a year later, without any official assistance, I sent MoD the names, ranks, service numbers and dates of death of 88 British servicemen, which left the UK government only 17 more to find. In November 2000, I passed them a further 63 names.

Since then, both as a contributor to Britain's Small Wars and a weekly columnist for CYPRUS TODAY, the English language newspaper in the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus, I have been able to find more names.

The results are below.

Aphrodite's Killers, the book

ARMY
ROYAL LEICESTERSHIRE REGIMENT
ROYAL NORFOLK REGIMENT
ROYAL ARTILLERY
GORDON HIGHLANDERS
PARACHUTE REGIMENT
ROYAL MARINES
ROYAL  ENGINEERS
ROYAL ARMY SERVICE CORPS
ROYAL ARMY ORDNANCE  CORPS
ROYAL ELECTRICAL & MECHANICAL ENGINEERS 
ARGYLL &  SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS 
ROYAL ULSTER RIFLES
ROYAL  MILITARY POLICE
ROYAL HORSE GUARDS
KING'S OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY
THE WILTSHIRE REGIMENT
ROYAL BERKS REGIMENT
GRENADIER GUARDS
SOUTH STAFFORDSHIRE REGIMENT
ROYAL WARWICKSHIRE REGIMENT
 MIDDLESEX REGIMENT
DUKE OF WELLINGTON'S REGIMENT
THE ROYAL SCOTS 
ROYAL TANK REGIMENT
ROYAL WELCH FUSILIERS
DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY
HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY
QUEEN'S ROYAL REGIMENT
DEVON & DORSET REGIMENT
OXFORD & BUCKS LIGHT INFANTRY
ESSEX REGIMENT
SUFFOLK REGIMENT
KING'S HUSSARS  14/20
LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS
KING'S REGIMENT (Liverpool & Machester)
QUEEN'S OWN ROYAL WEST KENT REGIMENT
ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS
ROYAL VETERINARY CORPS
HEADQUARTERS STAFF
ROYAL  SIGNALS
THE  WELSH REGIMENT
ROYAL FUSILIERS
ROYAL ARMY EDUCATIONAL CORPS
THE LIFE GUARDS
THE IRISH GUARDS
ARMY CATERING CORPS
ROYAL AIR FORCE & RAF REGIMENT
ROYAL NAVY/RFA
CIVILIANS CONNECTED WITH THE ARMED FORCES
ROYAL MARINES
COLONIAL POLICE OFFICERS
THE BRITISH POLICE UNIT, CYPRUS
POLICE OF OTHER NATIONALITIES
OTHER NATIONALITIES
THE SECTIONS BELOW ARE ON THE SECOND PAGE OF THE HONOR ROLL
FATALITES BY YEARS
EOKA VICTIMS
DEATHS DUE TO INTER-COMMUNAL VIOLENCE
THEY SERVED THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT
SUMMARY OF CASUALTIES CAUSED BY EOKA
ROYAL LEICESTERSHIRE REGIMENT 
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
ARGYLE
J T
Pte
23192032
01.06.56
Fatallay injured and by bomb thrown at his vehicle near GOLDEN SANDS camp. FAMAGUSTA, on 30 May.
ATTENBOROUGH
J T
Pte
23192033
30.05.56
Killed by bomb thrown at his vehicle near GOLDEN SANDS camp, FAMAGUSTA.
BOTT
G A
Pte
23247315
31.08.56
(Killed when EOKA enters Nicosia General Hospital to free Polycarpos Georghakis. Police sergeant also dies in ensuing firefight.)
BOWMAN
R N
Pte
23148225
27.03.56
Ambushed and died by automatic fire at PHRENAROS.
CRISELL
R A
WO2
14762327
17.05.56
Dies in bomb explosion, in Plutarchoos St. FAMAGUSTA.
HEBB
K M
Pte
22978337
30.05.56
Killed by bomb thrown at his vehicle near GODLEN SANDS Camp, FAMAGUSTA.
HILL
H G
L/Cpl
23137483
30.05.56
Killed by EOKA. Body discovered Oct.56. He had been missing from his unit since 19 December 1955.
HOLDEN
W R
Cpl
23019741
13.06.56
Shot dead in PARALIMNI.
MORRIS
D A
Pte
23201814
13.10.56
(Shot dead by EOKA)
PEGG
J
Pte
23163892
19.04.57
(Died when a French Army vehicle collided with his 3-ton truck. The French driver was killed and found to be above the alcohol limit)
PHILLIPS
T
Sgt
19043364
24.10.57
(Died from a broken neck after falling from the rear of a truck.)
PINNER
A F
Sgt
14475648
11.04.56
(Shot dead by a shot gun during military convoy ambush at Kalopsida. He was the 25th British soldier to be killed by EOKA.)
POULTNEY
R K
Pte
23424962
19.04.58
(Drowned while swimming in unusual sea conditions.)
ROWLEY
M
Pte
23121764
09.03.56
(Accidentally shot by approaching patrol after his Champ was caught in an EOKA ambushed.)
SHEFFIELD
G W
Pte
23148259
27.02.56
(Died in a traffic accident.)
SHILTON
R
Pte
22969484 
19.02.56
Kidnapped by EOKA. Body discovered 19.02.57.
WALKER
S J G
Lt
433260
27.03.56
He is buried at Charlton Marshall Church Cemetery in Dorset.
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ROYAL NORFOLK REGIMENT
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
BEAUMONT
R
Pte
23067109
17.06.56
Died in Operation Lucky Alphonse Troodos fire
CHITTOCK
R
Cpl
23091030
04.11.56
Dies in mine explosion on POLEMIDHIA/LIMASSOL Road.
COOK
M
Pte
23318396
04.11.56
Dies in mine explosion on POLEMIDHIA/LIMASSOL Road.
EGGLETON
N G
Pte
23281394
14.09.56
(died in a road traffice accident)
ELLIOTT
P D
L/Cpl
23005663
14.06.56
died in friendly-fire incident involving 3 Para during Operation Lucky Alphonse
FOLKARD
NO
Sgt
23019646
01.09.56
(Killed when lorry crashes into a ditch in the Troodos Mountains with Pte K T Squires. 15 others injured.)
GOSLING
C J
Pte
23179153
17.06.56
Died in Operation Lucky Alphonse Troodos fire
HAYLOCK
K R
Cpl
23091051
17.06.56
Died in Operation Lucky Alphonse Troodos fire
SQUIRES
K T
Pte
23281420
01.09.56
(From C Coy. he died in a road traffic accident in which 12 others were injured)
WOODS
W E
Pte
22937154
17.06.56
Died in Operation Lucky Alphonse Troodos fire
WRIGHT
W G
Pte
23067156
17.06.56
Died in Operation Lucky Alphonse Troodos fire
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ROYAL ARTILLERY
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
ANDREWS
E A
Major
187361
30.10.58
Killed by pressure mine at CAPE ELIA.
BALDRY
G
Gnr
23419538
18.08.58
BARCLAY
E M D
Bmbr
23481628
08.10.58
Ambushed at LEFKONIKO.
BAYNE-WHYTE
Douglas
Gnr
No serial number
11.10.56
CAVERS
A L
Gnr
22846722
24.05.55
CONNELL
A R
Gnr
23506184
25.05.58
CUTSFORTH
W E
W/O2
14456966
03.11.56
Dies in mine blast in KTIMA/POLIS Road.
DOE
W R
Gnr
23159758
28.10.56
Killed by bomb in STROUBMI.
EDWARDS
G
Gnr
22828512
04.09.56
FOREMAN
G C
L/Bmb
22940372
23.05.58
He died from drowning off the Kyrenia coast while attempting to save the lives of two others who were in difficulties.
FRANCIS
E F
Bmbr
22534943
17.11.56
Killed by bomb in NAAFI, PAPHOS.
FROST 
A
Bmbr
22953956
20.10.59
HARGREAVES
E
Gnr
23162398
17.11.56
Killed by bomb in NAAFI, PAPHOS.
HAY
A
Sgt
22141954
25.09.56
(Dies in his vehicle in Paphos district when he drives over electrically detonated mine.)
JASPER
A J
Gnr
23492260
30.10.58
Killed by pressure mine at CAPE ELIA.
JOE
J A
Lt
420863
24.04.56
JOHNSON
A R
Gnr
23472955
05.11.56
JONES
B
Gnr
23404392
18.08.58
KELLY
L T J
Lt
420868
18.12.55
He was killed at YIALOUSA Police Station, the first commissioned officer to die in an Eoka attack. His father was Brigadier T. E. D. Kelly of Camberley, Surrey.
LOFTHOUSE
W
L/Bmb
23497242
09.09.58
(Shot dead while patrolling in Odhou.)
MARRIOTT
R W
Gnr
23283900
23.02.57
MORGAN
E B
L/Bmb
23191708
28.10.56
Killed by bomb at STROUMBI.
NOBLE
P J
Gnr
22844777
22.09.56
ROBERTS
G R
Bmb
863640
22.11.56
(Dies in hospital after critical injuries incurred in Paphos NAAFI explosion on 16.11.56.)
SCOTT
G D
Gnr
23383073
29.09.57
(Accidentally shot on guard duty at Coral Bay Camp, Paphos.)
SMITH
H T
Gnr
22962216
08.09.55
STREFFORD
E J
Gnr
23399154
04.06.58
SWEETZER
J W
L/Bmb
23171705
24.09.56
TAYLOR
R J
L/Bmb
23494574
14.11.58
THOMPSON
T R
Gnr
23283306
09.09.56
THORNTON
D
Bmb
22457706
08.01.59
On patrol near Nicosia, his party chased curfew breakers. When they failed to stop, an officer opened fire and Thornton was fatally hit by accident.
WOOD
F N
Gnr
2329077
4.10.56
YATES
C
Gnr
22997491
17.03.56
Vehicle hits roads mine at YIALOUSA. Dies in ensuing small arms fire.
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GORDON HIGHLANDERS
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
BURNETTE
R
Pte
23243996
17.06.56
Died in Operation Lucky Alphonse Troodos fire
COCKIE
J
Pte
23263538
17.06.56
Died in Operation Lucky Alphonse Troodos fire
DOW
A N W
Sgt
22286231
12.11.56
Abushed and killed LEFKA/PEDHOULAS.
DUNBAR
A
Pte
23159445
19.06.56
FALCONER
J H
Pte
23159461
13.04.56
Killed by small arms fire on LEFKA/PEDHOULAS Road.
FERRIE
D R
L/Cpl
23219503
17.06.56
Died in Operation Lucky Alphonse Troodos fire
GERRARD
H G
Pte
23263540
17.06.56
Died in Operation Lucky Alphonse Troodos fire
GRAY
I
Pte
23173139
17.06.56
Died in Operation Lucky Alphonse Troodos fire
GRAY
W A
Pte
23253961
17.06.56
Died in Operation Lucky Alphonse Troodos fire
HINDLE
M J
Pte
23195643
17.06.56
Died in Operation Lucky Alphonse Troodos fire
KYNOCH
B
2Lt
447568
17.06.56
Died in Operation Lucky Alphonse Troodos fire
McRUVIE
G
Pte
23159465
17.06.56
Died in Operation Lucky Alphonse Troodos fire
OAKLEY
P
L/Cpl
23076255
17.06.56
Died in Operation Lucky Alphonse Troodos fire
SIMPSON
I M
Pte
23114442
17.06.56
Died in Operation Lucky Alphonse Troodos fire
SMITH
Alan T
Sgt
14476710
08.07.56
(Killed in gun battle with terrorists near Morphou.)
SMITH
James
Pte
23114464
21.06.56
(Died from injuries caused in Troodos Mountains fire during Operation Lucky Alphonse.)
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PARACHUTE REGIMENT
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
BEAGLEY
M T
Capt
414802
17.06.56
Died in Operation Lucky Alphonse Troodos fire
BROOKS
E J
Pte
23211443
10.06.56
(Killed when mountain road collapsed and his vehicle crashed into a ravine.)
FORSTER
J
WO2
1445369
10.06.56
(Killed when mountain road collapsed and his vehicle crashed into a ravine.)
GILLOTT
T A
Pte
22960029
28.06.56
(Died from heatstroke on a training exercise)
GURR
I F
Pte
22999817
10.06.56
(Killed when mountain road collapsed and his vehicle crashed into a ravine.)
HAWKER
J A
Pte
22321865
17.06.56
Died in Operation Lucky Alphonse Troodos fire
HICKEY
Alexander
L/Cpl
23202043
7.10.56
(Killed in a road accident)
KUNKEL
R L
Pte
23247905
13.04.56
(Died after a fall in the Kyrenia Mountains during an NCO cadre exercise)
MILLINGTON
A K
Pte
23460755
10.06.56
(Killed when mountain road collapsed and his vehicle crashed into a ravine.)
MOORHOUSE
A
Pte
23461344
02.08.56
(Died from injuries incurred in a road traffic accident.)
PERKS
W J
Pte
23214078
21.05.56
(Killed when Browning pistol misfires during cleaning.)
SMITH
E A
Cpl
22000461
06.11.56
(Died from injuries caused by diving into shallow water.)
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ROYAL MARINES
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
ARMOUR
T
Marine
RM131178
07.03.56
(Died in a road traffic accident)
BALDWIN
D
Sgt
RM/7784
13.07.58
(Killed in Nicosia)
BLAKEWAY
B C
Marine
CH/X 5377
09.02.56
(See RSM Wheeler's entry for cause of death)
BOSTOCK
H S
Marine
15473
15.07.58
(Killed in a 'friendly fire' incident during an EOKA ambush.)
CASEY
G C
QM
PLY/X4320
31.05.57
Killed in helicopter accident in the Troodos Mountains
DICK
L T
MLt
(none
09.05.56
(Killed by bomb was thrown at his car in Paphos, He was the son of Rear Admiral R. M. Dick, of Chelsea.)
GREENING
R T
Marine
16034
06.10.58
Ambushed and killed at SPILIA.
HAYNES
P
MLt
(none)
18.02.57
Shot dead in TROODOS IREA.
LAMB
K
Marine
RM14427
10.03.56
(Died as result of 'accidental discharge of firearm' in the Troodos Mts.)
MACDOUGALL
Alexander
Marine
RM15894
22.10.58
Shot dead in a road ambush at Kyperounda
ROBERTS
T R
Marine
RM9243
05.12.55
Ambushed and killed at AMIANDOS.
ROUTLEDGE
J N
Sgt
CH/X4316
19.12.55
Dies in grenade attack.
SPURLING
D N
Lt
(none)
03.11.58
(Ambushed and killed in Troodos Mts. He was youngest son of Major-General John Spurling.)
WHEELER
A
RSM
PO/X5423
09.02.56
(Perished when his vehicle fell into a moutain gully during a blizzard)
WHITHAM
D G
Marine
16250
13.07.58
(Killed in the Karpas when his patrol, landed by helicopter, came under 'friendly fire'.)
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ROYAL  ENGINEERS
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
ALDERSON
A
L/Cpl
22979576
09.11.55
BROWN
J
Spr
23052787
03.10.56
(Dies in friendly fire incident in Kyrenia Mountains.)
CASTLE
Joseph A
WO1
No serial number
20.09.57
CAUNT
G R
Spr
22774404
13.10.55
DUFFY
J
Sgt
21126161
17.01.59
GAHAGAN
G
Spr
23317854
14.02.57
(Mortally wounded in an ambush near Paphos.)
GIBSON
J K
Spr
23248752
01.02.57
Killed by a bomb in tree, LIMASSOL
HODGSON
P
Spr
23144703
12.05.57
HOLLELY
John D
Spr
23129709
12.06.56
(Killed by Eoka landmine)
HOLLIS
E
Spr
23129709
12.06.56
LONGFORD
BEM, Arnold
Sgt
No serial number
04.08.57
LONGMAN
W J
Spr
23275594
04.09.57
MARCHANT
R V
Spr
23074506
12.06.56
Killed by electrically detonated mine on road to BERENGARIA village near LIMASSOL
MELSON
R P
Spr
23074506
(Wounded by EOKA attack on his truck near Petra. Dies in hospital.)
24.11.55
Ambushed at KHANDRIA. Died from bomb wounds.
MORGAN
O J
Spr
23143618
12.06.56
Killed by electrically detonated mine on road to BERENGARIA village near LIMASSOL
MORUM
J B
L/Cpl
23072891
15.12.55
Ambushed on PYRGOS/ZEROS Rd. Died from gun shot wound.
PERCIVAL
P H
Spr
23033225
26.11.55
(Killed when a large boulder was rolled down an embankment in front of his vehicle, causing it to crash.)
PETERSON
M S
Cpl
22783273
07.06.58
PONSONBY
G
Sapper
22898351
16.10.56
Killed at Akhna
PULMAN
L G
Sgt
22439497
20.07.58
RUST
J F L
WO2
1946465
28.05.56
(Killed in a road accident.)
SCHOLES
D F
Cpl
23468855
30.11.57
(Died in Famagusta)
SHEPPARD
D V
Spr
23231132
05.12.56
SMITH
E P
Sgt
21128253
03.11.56
(Dies from shot in the back while walking in Limassol street.)
SMITH
R G
L/Cpl
22829392
26.05.55
SWORD
JR
Spr
23673006
10.11.59
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ROYAL ARMY SERVICE CORPS 
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
BLOWER
W B
S/Sgt
S/103453
06.10.56
(Died in Famagusta.)
BODY
R T
Dvr
T/23462049
18.06.58
(Dies three days after his Sten accidentally discharges several rounds into his body while leaving a truck. He was married.)
BOOTMAN
R T
Dvr
23242644
15.01.56
Shot while on sentry at GOLDEN SANDS, Famagusta.
BOYLE
J
Pte
S/23372802
17.11.58
COLLIER
F L
Lt Col
371884
03.08.58
(Murdered off-duty while gardening at his Limassol house. 86th British servicemen killed by EOKA.)
COULTER
D
Pte
S/22292019
18.11.56
(Shot dead by motor cycle riding assassins in Limassol. He left a wife and 5 children)
CRIPPS
G
S/Sgt
S/265316
19.11.55
Killed in explosion at KYKKO Sgts Mess, Nicosia
DAY
H D
Dvr
23230840
29.07.56
EDWARDS
L J
Pte
S/23513363
24.10.56
(Dies when bomb explodes in Lefkonico.)
ERRINGTON
E R
Dvr
T/2241186
03.05.56
(Died in a road accident.)
HAMPSON
A
Dvr
T/22992463
22.10.55
(Killed in a road accident.)
HATFIELD
C
Cpl
T/2187154
27.02.56
HELLIER
Francis E
Capt
373169
19.06.56
(Shot dead while shopping)
JACK
GF
Dvr
T/23657978 
02.05.59
(The only West Indian soldier in the RASC at the time. He died in a traffic accident while driving a private car with three passengers. The passengers survived.)
JENKINS
Peter G
Pte
23431850 
25.10.58
(Killed by bomb at Yialoussa police station)
KENNEDY
D
L/Cpl
T/23239150
18.06.56
(Ambushed while driving RAMC Major near Agros. Survives 11 bullets, but dies when vehicle overturns and large thorn enters his ear and punctures an artery.)
Another version of this incident was given to the family, who were told:
David was driving a lorry with twenty soldiers in the back. On exercise he was travelling along a road and had to cut through a forest to reach a road running parallel. Unfortunately, the terrorists started a fire which soon threatened to encircle them so he turned around and started back to the road from whence he came. On reaching the road they were so badly burned that they were lifted out and laid on the side of the road where they died.
MARTINDALE
G
Cpl
T/22840512
16.07.55
(Killed in a road accident.)
MASON
W
Sgt
S/842873
16.01.59
NEIL
James D
Dvr
23239494
25.09.56
died from drowning
NEWSOME
R
L/Cpl
T/23231958
12.09.56
PAYNE
RE 
Pte
S/23607207 
28.10.59
PERSAUD
R D
Dvr
T/23112058
14.07.56
ROBINSON
D
WO2
T/255442 
27.02.59
(Killed in a traffic incident on the road to Nicosia from Episkopi.)
STEEL
A D
Sgt
T/22792670
21.11.55
Shot in chest in DHEKELIA
TUFFEE
G J
Dvr
T/23480266
21.06.57
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ROYAL ARMY ORDNANCE CORPS
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
BLACKMAN
D G
Cpl
23502914 
22.08.59
(Accidentally electrocuted. He had just turned 21.)
BREHENY
J S
L/Cpl
23318082
09.07.57
(Died in BMH Nicosia after an operation)
CULKIN
J A
S/Sgt 
3187778
23.09.56
Killed by booby trap in cave.
DELANEY
D A
Cpl
23231955
16.07.57
(Killed when army truck overturns near Dhekelia cantonment.)
FARLEY
P G
Cpl
22292493
15.09.56
Shot dead in Ayios Dhometios, while shopping with his wife and young son.
FRYER
R
L/Cpl
23117957
16.07.57
(Killed when army truck overturns near Dhekelia cantonment.)
HAMMOND
R G
Sgt
22891168
02.08.58
Shot dead in AYIOS DHOMETIOS. Andreas Yakoumis, 17, was charged with his murder but was acquitted on a legal technicality.
HOLLANDS
B V
Pte
23274167
20.09.57
(no details available)
HUTCHINSON
T
L/Cpl
22558640
16.07.57
(Killed when army truck overturns near Dhekelia cantonment.)
ISBELL
G
Pte
23111722
03.06.56
Shot near DHEKELIA.
KIRBY
R
S/Sgt
10596446
31.07.58
(Killed dismantling a road bomb nr. Famagusta.)
LANE
J P
Capt
382902
19.01.56
Shot in back in NICOSIA.
LIDDLE
R H
Pte
23053356
19.12.55
(Died from injuries sustained in a shooting incident some weeks earlier.)
SAVORY
E
Sgt
22836777
23.05.59
(Died in a road accident, while riding his motorcycle)
WILSON
C E
Captain
305221
07.09.59
(no details available)
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ROYAL ELECTRICAL & MECHANICAL ENGINEERS 
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
CASSELLS
G
Cpl
22289240
11.06.56
(Died in BMH Nicosia)
DARLOW
W
Sgt
22309101
01.01.58
(Died Akrotiri - no further details available)
HARDIE
D
Cfn
23448218
05.07.59
(no details available)
HEYES
K
Cfn
22952465
25.11.55
Ambushed at PETRA. Died from gun shot wounds.
HOBSON
F
Cfn
22971424
30.06.56
killed by EOKAS while on duty at Nissi bridge on Limassol road.
HOGAN
N
Cfn
23235456
15.04.56
(Accidental death)
LAMONT
I B
Cfn
23562856
22.03.59
(no details available)
PRICE
J E
WO2
214803 
17.08.56
(Death by natural causes)
ROBERTS
George L
Pte
2323707
12.09.56
(Killed in a road traffic accident)
SHAW
B
Cfn
23499374
18.07.58
(no details available)
SMALE
L A
Cfn
23225769
30.09.56
(Accidental gunshot wound)
STEDMAN
B F
Cfn
23005227
02.12.56
(Road accident near RAF, Akroitiri.)
WARREN
Ernest
Cpl
22246371
03.02.57
(Shot dead in Akhna village ambush. He was the 100th British victim of the terrorist campaign.)
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ROYAL  SIGNALS
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
BUNTON
Robert L
Sigm
No serial number
05.10.58
COOPER
C
Cpl
22826959
22.05.56
(Drowned while off-duty at Episkopi. He was a keen underwater explorer.)
KENNEDY
J
Sigmn
22773706
16.04.58
MORRIS
G
Cpl
22837316
20.01.56
(Accidentally shot dead by another soldier who was cleaning his .38 pistol.)
PULFORD
R C
2Lt
445426
06.12.56
(Accidentally shot dead.)
ROONEY
J N
Sigmn
23001994
14.02.56
(Killed in a road accident as he was setting off to return home for discharge.)
RUSHIN
K W
Dvr
23490265
04.04.59
SMITH
J B
Lance Corporal
22569888
27.01.57
(Died in Episkopi.)
SPRAGG
Ken
Sigmn
23104522
04.11.56
Killed by bomb in ASHAVAOHANI.
TODD
P
Cpl
22549791
25.12.59
(From 2 Wireless Unit, he was probably the last fatality in the Emergency. He died when his tent caught fire.)
TOWNS
Harry
Sgt
22296379
15.11.55
(Shot dead in broad daylight, walking in quiet Nicosia road)
TROWBRIDGE
D
S/Sgt
2259193
09.11.56
Shot dead in St.Andrew's Street LIMASSOL
WILLCOCK
WILLIAM
Sigmn
23086581
26.05.56
(Accidentally shot dead)
WOOD
C L
L/Cpl
22840495
04.10.56

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THE ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND  HIGHLANDERS
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
GAYLER
J
Pte
23525121
09.02.58
(Killed in a road traffic accident)
HICKINSON
R
Pte
23443453
12.01.59
(Shot accidentally while on patrol)
MORRISON
D D
Pte
23428181
13.09.58
Ambushed and killed at YIOLOU.
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ROYAL ULSTER RIFLES 
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
ATKINSON
K G
Rfn
23209055
13.07.58
(Died in a road accident.)
BRYANS
Andrew
Cpl
22204066
13.09.57
(Accidental shooting, while ill.)
GILLETT 
E
Rfn
23366544
02.11.57
(Died in a road accident.)
KINSELLA
DD
Rfn
23468143
02.09.58
Dies in battle of LIOPETRI.
LANE
J W
Staff Sergeant 
22977540
03.10.58 
Died in  Famagusta  shooting incident 1958
McDONNELL
M J
Rfn
23332569
17.12.57
(Fatally injured in an incident during anti-terrorist operations in the Troodos Mountains)
WHITE
J
Rfn
23355983
08.10.58
(Fatally injured in a road accident in Varosha.)
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ROYAL MILITARY POLICE 
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
BELL
W R
L/Cpl
23345941
27.09.58
Escort vehicle bown up in NICOSIA.
CAMERON
W N
L/Cpl
23332735
04.05.58
Shot dead in VAROSHA.
DOWNING
R J
L/Cpl
23124121
23.11.55
(Dies in traffic accident)
KEIGHTLEY
C N
L/Cpl
23228154
19.05.56
(Died in hospital from injuries incurred on 13 May 1956 bomb blast at RMP HQ Famagusta. His father was at his bedside.)
LEITCH
R B
L/Cpl
23562559
15.12.58
(Died in a traffic accident while on escort duty.)
PERRY
D W
L/Cpl
23359504
17.07.57
(Dies in traffic accident)
SHAW
A R
L/Cpl
23235874
23.04.56
(Critically wounded in EOKA ambush near Episkopi on 22 April 1956, he died in hospital)
TODD
G A
L/Cpl
22979644
09.06.55
killed in a Motor cycle accident on the Limmissol-Nicosia road.
TURVEY
B F
L/CPL
23316726
04.05.58
Shot dead in VAROSHA.
WELSH
B D G
L/Cpl
23225818
21.03.56
(Killed by bomb thrown at his vehicle in Famagusta. He was 20th serviceman to be die in an EOKA attack)
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ROYAL HORSE GUARDS
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
BIRCH
L
Trooper?
21.10.1958
Killed by mine under his Ferret armoured car near Ayios Nikolaos
FOX-STRANGWAYS
S
2Lt/The Hon
452306
08.07.58
Shot dead in VAROSHA.
FOXTON
B
L/Cpl
22556784
15.04.57
(Traffic accident while on duty as the Governor's Escort.)
HAYWARD
L G
Tpr
23170959
16.07.1956
(Died in an incident on the Pano Panayia road.)
LITTLE
J A
Tpr
23215269
16.06.58
(Traffic accident while off duty.)
LIVINGSTONE
P
Tpr
23411767
31.12.58
died from accidental discharge of his Sten gun
PROCTOR
J R
Tpr
23395742
08.07.58
Shot dead in VAROSHA alongside 2Lt The Hon. Fox-Strangways. Proctor is buried in Birmingham.
WILSON
C E
Surg/Capt
438548
26.09.56
Shot dead in his car after treating Greek Cypriot patient in NICOSIA.
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KING'S OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY 
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
ASHE
John
Pte
23274694
28.05.56
Shot dead in ambush at KINOUSA.
RUSSELL
CS
L/Cpl
22971924
29.01.56
Bombed at LYSSOO Police Station.
WADE
L
Sgt
19034149
27.03.56
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THE WILTSHIRE REGIMENT
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
GODSELL
A F
Pte
23334649
13.03.57
(Died in a traffic accident.)
GOULD
R
Pte
22467560
18.03.56
Bomb at LAPITOS.
READ
Colin
Pte
23301983
28.09.56
Ambushed on KYRENIA Road.
REYNOLDS
K J
Pte
22979147
16.02.56
(Accidental shooting at Myrtou.)
STEPHENS
A K
2Lt
454030
17.11.57
(Fell to his death mountaineering near Kyrenia.)
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ROYAL BERKS REGIMENT
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
BAYLIS
F G
Pte
23190128
03.11.56
Dies in mine explosion on EPISKOPI/MALLIA Road.
COLLINS
I R
Pte
23341282
23.05.57
(Died in a road traffic accident.)
FREEMAN
S J
Pte
23404644
30.06.58
(Drowned swimming off Kyrenia)
GODDARD
D C
Pte
23393456
30.06.58
(Drowned swimming off Kyrenia)
TULL
C L
Pte
23178373
12.03.57
(Accidentally shot on a training exercise.)
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GRENADIER GUARDS
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
DEAN
R M
Gdsmn
23252435
30.11.57
(Died in a traffic accident at Kambiou.)
HILL
B
SGT
22213736
05.11.58
(Death from natural causes. His body is buried in Ledbury Cemetery, Worcestershire.)
KING
V C
RSM
2622428
31.07.57
(Sudden illness)
RATHBURN
C
Gdsmn
22955939
10.04.57
(Accidental shooting.)
RISSBROOOK
G
L/Sgt
22213212
02.11.58
(Death from natural causes.)
WAKELY
D
L/Cpl
23373344
16.05.58
(Died in a traffic accident in the Troodos Mts.)
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SOUTH STAFFORDSHIRE REGIMENT
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
ASPREY
W H
Pte
22949988
09.04.56
(died in a road accident)
BANKS
R
Pte
22964554
21.05.56
Dies when a bomb is thrown at his platoon during a riot in LEDRA St, NICOSIA.
HEWITT
K
Pte
22940231
01.04.56
(died in a road accident)
INGRAM
S A
Pte
22965285
21.10.55
(Killed by grenade thrown into crowded Nicosia bar.)
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ROYAL WARWICKSHIRE REGIMENT
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
COLEMAN
F
Sgt
556741
13.05.56
(Accidentally shot himself in the stomach while boarding a military vehicle in Nicosia.)
DOWNING
Frederick J
Pte
23241653
03.04.56
He died during an operation in BMH, Nicosia to save his life, after being accidentally shot while on prowler guard at Omorphita prison.His family's neighbors raised the money to bring his body back to the UK for burial.
WARREN
J W
Cpl
22408998
24.05.56
(No details available)
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MIDDLESEX REGIMENT
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
DEBLEY
R
Cpl
23040547
19.09.57
(Serving with B Company, he was driving a Champ when it was involved in an accident. The vehicle overturned and he was killed.)
THOMPSON
T R
Pte
23146409
08.11.56
(While on a night operation, his Scout car, traveling without lights, went over a cliff edge. He was killed outright.)
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DUKE OF WELLINGTON'S REGIMENT
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
BROWN,
P
Cpl
23202098
03.03.57
Killed in the battle to capture EOKA's No.2, AFXENTIOU.
BULLOCK
D
Pte
22546757
10.05.57
(Killed in a traffic accident in the Troodos)
HARKER
C
Pte
23264062
12.05.57
(Accidentally killed on duty in Troodos. No further details.)
LAURENCE
C C W
2Lt
448023
25.12.56
(Killed by 'friendly fire')
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THE ROYAL SCOTS 
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
KETCHEN
P G
Pte
23134696
09.12.55
Vehicle bombed in KTIMA on 27.10.55. Died on 09.12.55
MILNE
A R L
L/Cpl
23076255
27.10.55
He was the first British soldier to lose his life as a result of Eoka action. He died in Paphos hospital after being wounded by a grenade thrown at the lorry in which he and another soldier were driving near the village of Chlorakas.
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ROYAL TANK REGIMENT 
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
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ROYAL WELCH FUSILIERS
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
HUMPHREYS
D J
Corporal
22972513
12.11.58
(Died when his vehicle hit a contact mine in Troodos Mountains.)
'He was the holder of the Military Medal for bravery in Malaya - 16 Sept.
UPHILL
W V
Fslr
23481184
05.10.58
(Died from injuries sustained in Amiandos ambush.)
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DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
ROBERTSON
R
Pte
23516655
09.11.58
Ambushed and killed at KEDHARES.
BRITTON
A
Pte
23442902
28.10.58
(Died from peritonitis)
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HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
BEATTIE
J L
Pte
23280953
24.10.56
(He was bombed in Lefkoniko on 23.10.56, with Pte Neely. See below)
CULLEN
G
Pte
23257418
08.06.56
killed in friendly fire incident
DOHERTY
Benjamin
Pte
23481738
06.12.56
(He died in the UK from injuries caused by the electronically detonated bomb in Lefkoniko on 23.10.56)
NEELY
M
Pte
23148579
23.10.56
(With Beattie, he was bombed in Lefkoniko and died immediately)
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12 ROYAL LANCERS
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
FITZPATRICK
R A
Tpr
2322242
31.05.1959
Dies in Troodos Mountains when his armored car overturns
NEALE
Brian
Tpr
23584556
24.09.59
Dies in a vehicle accident.
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QUEEN'S ROYAL REGIMENT
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
MULADY
T D
Capt
P424413
11.12.58
(Dies when his Auster collides with electricity power lines)
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DEVON & DORSET REGIMENT
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
HORLOCK
R G
L/Cpl
23330891
20.05.59
(Returned from afternoon swim, collapsed and died.)
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OXFORD & BUCKS LIGHT INFANTRY
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
FRENCH
G E
Pte
23311573
28.10.57
(Died from peritonitis.)
NEIL
D C B
L/Sgt
22530926
16.02.57
(Died in a road accident.)
O'CARROLL
M
Pte
23195159
17.10.56
('Accidentally shot while on guard duty,' says regimental diary)
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ESSEX REGIMENT
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
EVANS
J D
Major
359399
20.01.57
(Died suddenly in his sleep, while serving in Dhekelia.)
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SUFFOLK REGIMENT
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
FERMOR
R
C/Cpl
23286402
19.11.57
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KING'S HUSSARS  14/20
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
JEPSON
W H
Sgt
3714081
28.09.56
(Shot dead in Larnaca as he leaves church with his wife and child. )
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LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
BICKERSTAFFE
Peter
Fslr 
23426205
25.07.59
(Killed in a road traffic accident)
ROCHFORD
J
Fslr 
22808850
7.1.1959
(He was shot dead by accident)
WALTERS
B F
Fslr
23374640
13.09.57
(Killed in traffic accident in Podomos)
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THE KING'S REGIMENT (Liverpool & Machester)
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
BATESON
V.M.
Major 
53233
28.10.59
(Served on staff as DAQMG, 51 Ind. Brigade Gp, HQ Cyprus District MELF. No further details available.)
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QUEEN'S OWN ROYAL WEST KENT REGIMENT
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
MARTIN
R S J
Pte
23012468
03.03.1957
(Accidentally shot dead in Karpas incident)
O'GORMAN
John Joseph
Cpl
6090692
06.07.57
(Killed in a road traffic accident.)
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ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
CONROY
J
Sgt
19020080
13.10.57
(Died in UK hospital after repatriation from Cyprus with brain tumor.)
HOREMAN
S N
Pte
23305034
25.08.56
(Accidentally shot dead while in camp.)
JONES
J E D
Sgt 
23243353
23.12.59
(No further details known)
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ROYAL VETERINARY CORPS
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
GRAY
A
L/Cpl
23469359
30.03.58
HAYES
H R
Pte
23145118
27.06.58
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HEADQUARTERS STAFF
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
ARCHER
L
WO2
815449
11.08.56
(Royal Artillery)
HATCH, OBE
PG
Lt Col
44865
07.06.55
(A member of the Royal Engineers)
(On the staff of Nicosia HQ, he died, aged 45, from a heart attack.)
HEALEY
GP
Maj
150757
17.02.57
(A member of the Royal Lincolnshire Regiment)
HELLIER
FE
Capt
373169
16.09.56
(RASC officer, shot dead while shopping)
HOBBS
GL
WO2
1872964
28.05.56
(A member of the Royal Engineers, died in traffic accident)
LAVENTURE
DH
Pte
23126676
14.12.55
(An RASC member, he was shot dead by Eoka in Ledra Street, Nicosia)
MACEY
PJ
Maj
302408
22.10.55
(A member of the Pay Corps, he died in a road accident)
MARTIN
C F
W02 
7886971
04.11.56
Member of the Royal Tank Regiment, he was killed by exploding bomb in Evagoras Avenue, Nicosia)
RUST
JF
WO2
1946465
28.05.56
(A member of the Royal Engineers killed in a Famagusta traffic accident)
SHIPMAN
JGE
Sgt
22797075
24.11.55
(Member of the Royal Engineers, shot in the back by Eoka in a Nicosia Street)
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THE WELSH REGIMENT
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
BUTTON
M
Pte
23529351 
24.11.58 
He is buried at Birmingham (Witton) Cemetery.
GOULD
J
Pte
23231301 
6.10.58 
(Died from wounds received in an ambush at Mersiniki.)
PETERS
GP
CPL
23386240
7.10.58 
Ambushed and killed at ARDHANA.(His body was taken from Wayne's Keep cemetery and re-buried in Llanelli.)
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THE IRISH GUARDS
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
CONWAY
Patrick J
Gdsm
23495280
30.10.58
(Disappeared and was feared drowned nr Kyrenia. His body was never recovered.)
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ROYAL FUSILIERS
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
BELLAIRE
A J
2Lt
P451659 
2.12.57
(He was accidentally electrocuted in camp following a storm which damaged power supplies.)
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ROYAL ARMY EDUCATIONAL CORPS
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
BRODIE
H
Sgt
23325436 
04.06.57
(He accidentally drowned.)
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THE LIFE GUARDS
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
BROWN
M
Cpl of Horse
22037516 
31.01.56
(Serving with the Governor General's Escort Troop, he was killed when a section of road near Nicosia collapsed and his armored car overturned.)
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ARMY CATERING CORPS
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
ADAMSON
R
Pte
23577503 
20.10.59
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ROYAL AIR FORCE & RAF REGIMENT
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
ALLEN
E J
Airmn
3200099
17.07.56
(Murdered by 3 EOKA gunmen in Nicosia house when he is caught in a 'honey trap' set by Greek Cypriot female.)
ANOLDA
P D
Airmn
4145614
25.10.55
AUSTIN
C E
Airmn
571806
09.11.56
Dies following mine explosion in LIMASSOL on 06.11.56
BANYARD
K W
F/O
2430304
06.11.56
BOADEN
T
LAC
4239773
20.12.58
Killed while in water bowser by pressure mine explosion at GALOUNPOTERA Point.
BRAY
C J
LAC
5037635
18.12.58
Dies in bomb blast in NAAFI, RAF NICOSIA.
BROWN
A Mills
Airmn
802379
01.06.58
BROWN
J A B
F/O
2489372
06.12.56
(Killed when his Gloster Meteor crashes at Nicosia airport)
BURROUGHS
S L
Cpl
4035518
19.01.58
COLLINS
L I
F/O
2607934
06.11.56
(He was one of the four-man crew killed when their Canberra WT371 crashed.)
COX
R L
SAC
4150726
11.02.56
Shot n back in Onassagoras Street, NICOSIA.
CUTHBURT
W E
W02
530980
30.10.59
DAVIES
A C
Sgt
4151390
12.10.56
DAVIS
A D
Airmn
1928728
08.09.56
(Died when his vehicle overturned near the airfield at Tymbou.)
DINSMORE
J N
Airmn
4008018
13.11.56
DIXON
M R
A/C1
5027041
26.02.57
FAITHFULL
J
Airmn
2754228
18.05.56
(He was killed with another airman when their vehicle ran off a road bridge into a ravine near Limassol. See McManus.)
FOSTER
A.M.
Aircraftman
5059445
28.07.58
Died in an incident at RAF Akrotiri
FERGUSSON
G
Cpl
3524383
27.09.59
FORD
W C
F/Lt
204000
08.07.57
(Killed with crew when Canberra WK114 crashes into sea off RAF Akrotiri)
FULFORD
M E
A/C1
419493
22.07.58
FUSCO
Anastasio G
LAC
2757906
27.05.56
(He and another airman drowned while trying to save a Greek Cypriot swimmer off the Kyrenia coast near Lapithos. See also KINCHIN.)
GUTHRIE
A A
Airmn
2682257
29.03.58
HAINES
A L
Airmn
622483
13.03.58
HALE
T J
Cpl
2205241
16.05.56
Shot dead at NICOSIA Airfield.
HAYES
D T
Airmn
4169509
07.10.56
(Dies in Paralimni when his water bowser drives over a mine.)
HEAD
J
Cpl
4150321
17.06.57
HENRY
J T
SAC
4180376
03.07.59
HIGGS
R
Flt Lieut
3130320
10.02.58
HILL
T Y
SAC
4189363
25.10.59
(Died in a diving accident. He belonged to No 103 Maintenance Unit, Royal Air Force, Akrotiri.
HOLLIDAY
R S
Airmn
4199484
31.07.59
HUNTER
J G
Sgt
2391998
07.09.56
killed in road accident near Famagusta
JONES
D T
Cpl
4150726
11.02.56
Shot in back in Onassagaros Street, NICOSIA.
JONES
J E
Airmn
1928926
29.09.56
KINCHIN
L
Airmn
4162733
27.05.56
(Died attempting to save Cypriot Turk from drowning off Kyrenia with Airman Sutton. The Turk survived. )
LEDGER
T.A.G.
Flying officer
3125608
06.12.56
(Killed when his Gloster Meteor crashes at Nicosia Airport)
McKINLEY
A E
Airmn
2704408
03.11.56
(Shot dead while his car passed through Paralimni during its annual fair )
McMANUS
J M
Airmn
4169980
18.05.56
(He was killed with another airman when their vehicle ran off a road bridge into a ravine near Limassol. See also FAITHFULL.)
McNULTY
K J
LAC
2753243
07.09.56
killed in road accident near Famagusta
McQUILLAN
A M
Airmn
3505042
25.07.56
(Shot in head and back by gunmen in Limassol, after shooting five bullets at his attackers. He dies on way to hospital.)
MIENES
K
Airmn
4165392
10.05.58
NICOLETTI
A
Airmn
4132399
02.05.56
NUTHALL
W F
Flt Lieut.
2360136
10.02.58
O'REILLY
P J
LAC
4186622
24.07.58
PARSONS
R L
Flying Officer
4085278
08.07.57
(Killed with crew when Canberra WK114 crashes into sea off RAF Akrotiri)
PHILCOX
Michael Leslie
SAC
5011027
20.05.58
(Died suddenly from polio)
PHILLIPS
P J
F/Lt
2608140
05.11.57
(Killed when his Hunter F6 crashed as he was returning to RAF Nicosia.)
POLLACK
J F
Airmn
3508500
26.01.59
RATTLE
G F
LAC
3520806
05.03.56
RHODES
M A
F/Sgt
1524133
06.11.56
(Serving with 9 Squadron RAF Binbrook, he was one of the four-man crew killed when their Canberra WT371 crashed.)
RICE
J R
LAC
2707180
19.09.55
RIPPINGDALE
G E
Sgt
975927
15.11.56
ROLLS
M G
SAC
4120589
03.07.55
ROTHWELL
D N
Flt. Lt.
---
04.10.58
SARGENT
J A
SAC
1928722
08.11.58
Dies in bomb blast in NAAFI, RAF NICOSIA.
SCAIFE
A
SAC
4117754
20.12.58
Killed while in water bowser by pressure mine explosion at GALOUNOPETRA Poit.
SKINNER
Peter C.
Flt Lt
3054140
13.09.55
(Serving with 32 Squadron he died in Nicosia on when his single-seat Venom Mark 1 (WK497) crashed because of a technical fault with the control column.)
SLOANE
O H F
W/O
517040
02.09.59
Shot dead in front of his wife as they walked to Mass. Aged 44, he was an Air Traffic Controller at R.A.F. Nicosia.
SMITHERS
J
Airmn
4043347
06.11.56
(Killed by electric mine in Limassol., the 64th British serviceman killed by EOKA.)
STEVENSON
William
FO
2608928
20.08.58
(Killed when his Hunter F6 of 66 Sqdn crashed into the sea off Famagusta.)
STONE
R A
Airmn
3517022
01.02.56
SUTTON
A S
Airmn
534150
27.05.56
(Died attempting to save Cypriot Turk from drowning off Kyrenia with Airman Kitchin. The Turk survived.)
THICKBROOM
D.S.
LAC
????
08.07.57
Killed when Canberra bomber WK114 crashes into sea off RAF Akrotiri.
THOMPSON
I.F.
J/T
4138214
15.03.57
THOMPSON
J W
Flt Lt
---
18.09.57
TURNBULL
D B
LAC
3522094
21.06.57
VICKERS
R I
Cpl
1931902
22.12.58
(Accidental discharge of his Sten gun killed him as he rested on patrol.)
WALSH
P
Aircraftman
5019372
25.09.57
WARD
S
Airmn
2767021
02.03.56
WHITTLE
H I
F/O
4117827
08.07.57
(Killed with crew when Canberra WK114 crashes into sea off RAF Akrotiri)
WHURR
M N
Cpl
2737330
24.09.56
(Killed by bomb on Kyrenia's 6-mile beach.)
WILKINS
Leslie R
Cpl
4022892
29.09.58
Shot dead while chasing terrorist.
Wood
S
Pte
583424
29.09.58
YOUNG
K A
Airmn
54046
06.04.56
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ROYAL NAVY/RFA
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
SERVICE NUMBER
DATE OF DEATH
ALLENGAME
P
Able seaman
-
27.02.1958  (Nicosia) 
HMS Alamein; Drowned en route to search two Greek Cypriot fishing boats, their motor launch capsized during an anti-smuggling operation.
BINGHAM
P H
Writer
883900
14.01.57  (Nicosia) 
Shot dead outside Parcels Post Office, NICOSIA.
BLUNDELL
M C
Mechanic (M) (E) 1c
C/KX907788
02.07.55
(A crew member of HMS Whirlwind)
BODIN
I M
3rd Engr, RFA
----
29.04.56
(A member of the RFA Blue Ranger, he accidentally drowned)
CHIVERS*
F J
L/T
JX/899532
20.02.58
CLARK
Leonard
L/PM
No Serial Number
25.07.58
FOWLER
P J
ABS
C/SFX856925
18.03.57
(He was a crew member of HMS Delight)
GIBBS
A
Telegraphist
-
27.02.1958  (Nicosia) 
HMS Alamein; Drowned en route to search two Greek Cypriot fishing boats, their motor launch capsized during an anti-smuggling operation.
GOODWIN
Michael J
Sub/Lt
-
19.05.58  (Nicosia) 
(Member of the HMS Ark Royal crew)
GRAHAM
Jack
Leading Seaman
JX 908663
23.07.58  (Nicosia) 
(Member of HMS Ranpura)
GREER*
R J
Lt
?
21.02.58
MEYRICK
T
Petty Officer
-
26.02.1958 
HMS Alamein; Drowned when hismotor launch capsized after he searched two Greek Cypriot fishing boats found to be smuggling Eoka weapons.
WARBURTON
R
Able Seaman
J 925605
17.06.1958
1958 (from HMS Diamond; drowned off Dhekelia during a snorkeling exercise.)
WRIGHT*
E J
Lt
?
21.02.58
* = Crew of a Fairey Gannet of 847 RNAS, based Nicosia, who perished when the aircraft crashed at the airport, returning from a coastal patrol.
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THE BRITISH POLICE UNIT, CYPRUS
Civilian and police entries marked with a * indicate they are buried in the British Cemetery. Kyriacos Matsis St., Nicosia.
NAME
INITIALS
CONSTABULARY
DATE OF DEATH
BROWN *
C H
Sgt  Cheshire  Police
14.1.58 
CARTER 
J P
T/Sgt ex-Herefordshire Police
28.9.56
Shot dead in LEDRA St NICOSIA.
COOTE
A J
Sgt  Durham Police
9.6.57 
CRITCHLEY
W E
West Riding Police
8.6.57
DEMMON, QPM
L A
T/Sgt ex-Met Police
31.8.56 
Shot dead at NICOSIA General Hospital.
DEAR
W
S.C.
16.04.58
Liaison officer, fatally Wounded on 14.04.58.
EDEN, GM
M
T/Sgt ex-Met Police
17.12.56
GILLETT
W
Sgt   Bristol Police
17.5.59 
 ROONEY
G T
Sgt, Kent Constabulary
14.03.56
Shot dead in HIPPOCRATES Street, NICOSIA
TIPPLE
R W
T/Sgt ex-Met Police
21.6.56 
Shot dead in his parked Police vehicle in LARNACA
THOROUGHGOOD *
C J
Sgt ex-Leicester & Rutland Police
28.9.56
Shot dead in LEDRA St NICOSIA.
WOODWARD
S
Sgt  Durham Police
13.10.58 
Ambused at PRODROMOS.
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COLONIAL POLICE OFFICERS
Civilian and police entries marked with a * indicate they are buried in the British Cemetery. Kyriacos Matsis St., Nicosia.
NAME
INITIALS
RANK
DATE OF DEATH
ATFIELD *
P S
Supt 
01.03.56
DEAR *
W H
Supt
17.04.58 
Died from gunshot wounds received in the Varosha.
HALLAM
A.C.
S.C.
15.11.56
Shot down while leaving a Masonic Lodge in Nicosia. He owned a construction company with Miles.
MILES
J.O.
Sgt
15.11.56
Shot down while leaving a Masonic Lodge in Nicosia. He owned a construction company with Hallam.
RAPER 
F
Inspector, Detention Facilities 
08.03.58
SHARP *
P
Sgt
08.11.56
Shot dead in MAKEDONIS St NICOSIA.
THOMPSON
D.T.M.
Asst Supt
02.09.58
Shot dead in Ledra Street, Nicosia. A New Zealander, aged 35, from Auckland, he left a wife and two children.
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CIVILIANS CONNECTED WITH THE ARMED FORCES
Civilian and police entries marked with a * indicate they are buried in the British Cemetery. Kyriacos Matsis St., Nicosia.
NAME
INITIALS
POSITION
DATE OF DEATH
BENSON *
A B
07.11.58
(killed Nicosia. He was the father of a 10 day-old baby)
BEVAN *
Charles
Dr Civilian 
08.11.56
Doctor at Amiandos Mines' hospital. Shot dead. LIMASSOL. He was 'executed', according to Grivas, by Papachristforou. Himself killed later by Eoka'
BOGDANOVITCH *
Theodore
Security official 
20.04.56
Shot At CMC. LEFKA.
BRANDER
Joseph
Mr Civilian
06.11.58
Shot outside his office LIMASSOL.
BRANDER
J B
05.11.58
BROOKS
John
Mr Civilian
12.10.58
Killed by mine at ARDHANA.
COAL
??
Mr Civilian 
11.01.57
(Famagusta)
COOK
C.P.
Mr Civilian
11.01.57
Education Officer. (Shot dead in ambush when he went to collect his car after servicing from a FAMAGUSTA garage.)
COOKE
J C
Mr Civilian, attached to Episkopi Army HQ. 
01.04.56
(shot in the back in Gladstone St, Limassol)
CUTLIFFE
D.J.
Mrs  Civilian
03.10.58
Shot dead in HERMES St. FAMAGUSTA.
DALLEN
Arthur L.
Mr Civilian
16.10.58
Shot in KOKKINOTRIMITHIA.
DEAR
B
Intelligence officer
15.04.58
FOX *
Peter D.
Mr Civilian
08.12.56
Shot dead outside CATSELLIS Cinema, Kyrenia. He worked for The Times of Cyprus
GRICE
Alan N.
Mr Civilian
15.11.56
Killed by bomb under his Land rover. LIMASSOL.
HOLTON
M
Mrs Civilian. SSAFA employee.
28.09.56
Killed in SF vehicle ambush. KYRENIA, nr St Hilarion Castle.
JAMES *
Ronald W.
Mr Civilian
04.01.57
Shot dead in HIPPOCRATES St, NICOSIA
JAMIESON
William
Mr Civilian 
01.11.58
(he was a volunteer Church charity worker. 
Killed by mine in AYIOS OMOLOYITE.
KARBERRY *
G.T.
Special PC & Excise Officer
08.07.56
Killed in car ambush 7 miles north of Lefkoniko. Wife & passenger also killed.
KARBERRY *
M.H.
Mrs Civilian
08.07.56
Passenger in husband's car in FAMAGUSTA.
KNIGHT
D A 
NAAFI
10.04.59
LUCI 
???
Mr Civilian
15.11.56
McDONALD
A M
News correspondent
16.11.56
Shot dead. NICOSIA.
MOIR
A M I
Mr Civilian
08.10.59
MOSELY
Henry
Mr Civilian
22.05.56
Shot in "King's Arms", LIMASSOL.
MYLREA
Thomas, Mr
School teacher
06.06.56
School teacher shot dead in LIMASSOL.
PREECE
Brian E.
(aged 17)
Son of Sgt L A Preece (RASC) 
31.10.1958
Shot in FAMAGUSTA.
PRITCHARD *
Herbert
Mr Cable and Wireless executive
09.01.57
Shot dead by EOKA gunmen in Ledra St, Nicosia.
SHARP
F
Member of Command Secretariat, Rear GHQ, MELF.
08.11.56
Shot dead in Limassol on his way to work. He was 35 years-old and still suffered the after effects of polio.
SHERMAN
J P
Mr Civilian
11.11.59
SMITH
John
Mr Civilian
02.10.58
Shot dead in LARNACA St.
SOUTH
J W
Mr Civilian
02.02.58
SPARROW
Royston
Mr Civilian
25.01.57
Shot dead near his car in PALLAS St, FAMAGUSTA.
THOMPSON
G.R.
Lt. Col(retired)
14.05.56
Shot and beaten in FAMAGUSTA.
WILLIAMSON
D
Asst District Commissoner  Platres
06.11.56
Killed opening booby-Trapped parcel. PLATRES
WOODS
Charles
Mr Civilian
03.11.58
Shot in street. AYYII OMOLOYITE.
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POLICE OF OTHER NATIONALITIES
Mompalda
Bonici
S.C.(Maltese)
25.07.56
Shot dead in HIPPOCRATES St. NICOSIA.
Hadjiroussou
Antonis
Sgt (Maronite)
02.09.56
Shot dead outside FAMAGUSTA Municipal Mkt.
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OTHER NATIONALITIES
BOTELER
William B.
Mr, (U.S. Embassy official)
16.06.56
Killed when bomb exploded in "Little Soho" restaurant NICOSIA.
INJIRDJIAN
George
Mr, (Armenian)
11.07.56
Found dead in car on the LARNACA/LIMASSOL main Road.

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