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Biographies – The People Behind the Street Names in Ajax


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Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Byram Downs Street 
Image    Street Name: Byram Downs Street Name of Veteran: Kenneth Byram 1923-Nov. 20, 2015 Rank: Ordinary Leading Seaman and Quartermaster Ship Served: HMS Ajax Date of Service on Ship: 1942 to 1946 Year of Visit/Dedication September 9, 2010 Veteran or Family Visit Ken's sister-in-law Jennifer Chong...
Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Brackenridge Street 
ImageComments:    Street Name: Brackenridge Street Name of Veteran: Thomas Brackenridge 1917-1978 Rank: Stoker Ship Served: HMS Ajax Date of Service on Ship: 1940 to 1945 Year of Visit/Dedication: May 2008 Veteran or Family Visit: Bill Brackenridge, son Veteran of the Battle of the River Plate: No Died at...
Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Cullcastle Street 
Image    Street Name: Cullcastle Street Name of Veteran: Donald Alec Cull Aug. 1, 1929- Aug.2, 2011 Rank: Boy 1st Class, Leading Seaman Ship Served: HMS Ajax Date of Service on Ship: 1946-1948 Year of Visit/Dedication September 26, 2009 Veteran or Family Visit Don Cull and wife Marie Veteran of the...
Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Davey Street 
Image    Street Name: Davey Street Name of Veteran: John (Jock) Gauthrope Davey 1920-June 2, 1940 Rank: Able Seaman, Air Mechanic Ship Served: HMS Ajax Date of Service on Ship: 1939 Year of Visit/Dedication: Dedicated 1999, plaque installed Nov. 2003 when street completed Veteran or Family Visit:...
Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Dreyer Drive 
Image    Street Name: Dreyer Drive Name of Veteran: Desmond G.C.B. Dreyer April 6, 1910-May 15, 2003 Rank: Lieutenant Commander, Gunnery Specialist, Admiral Ship Served: HMS Ajax Date of Service on Ship: 1939 Year of Visit/Dedication: 1976 Veteran or Family Visit: Admiral Sir Desmond Dreyer and wife...
Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Dring Street 
Image    Street Name: Dring Street Name of Veteran: Stanley Alexander Dring 1919 - March 2005 Rank: Stoker Ship Served: HMS Ajax Date of Service on Ship: 1938 to 1942 Year of Visit/Dedication September 26, 2009 Veteran or Family Visit wife Marjorie, son Graham, daughter-in-law Antoinette and...
Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Gamon Street 
Image    Street Name: Gamon Street Name of Veteran: Maurice Partridge Gamon 1916 -October 12, 1940 Rank: Instructor Lieutenant, R.N. Ship Served: HMS Ajax Date of Service on Ship: 1939 Year of Visit/Dedication: September 2001 Veteran or Family Visit: Veteran of the Battle of the River Plate: Yes Died...
Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Garrardview Street 
Image    Street Name: Garrardview Street Name of Veteran: John S. Garrard May 8, 1922- Rank: Boy 1st Class Ship Served: HMS Ajax Date of Service on Ship: April 1939 to April 1941 Year of Visit/Dedication: Veteran or Family Visit: Veteran of the Battle of the River Plate: Yes Died at Battle: No...
Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Hoppe Street 
Image    Street Name: Hoppé Street Name of Veteran: Douglas A. Hoppé Sept. 1919 - 2007 Rank: Stoker Ship Served: HMS Ajax Date of Service on Ship: 1939 to 1942 Year of Visit/Dedication: June 2005 Veteran or Family Visit: Doug Hoppé and son Cliff Veteran of the Battle of the River Plate: Yes Died at...
Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Iles Street 
Image    Street Name: Iles Street Name of Veteran: Arthur Frederick Iles Dec. 11, 1921-Sept. 18, 1991 Rank: Boy 2nd Class, Seaman, Petty Officer, Gunner Ship Served: HMS Ajax Date of Service on Ship: 1939 Year of Visit/Dedication September 26, 2009 Veteran or Family Visit Son David Iles and...
Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Lurcook Street 
ImageComments:    Street Name: Lurcook Street Name of Veteran: William James Lurcook May 8, 1922-Dec. 17, 1989 Rank: Royal Marine Ship Served: HMS Ajax Date of Service on Ship: March 1940 to 1942 Year of Visit/Dedication: June 2010 Veteran or Family Visit: Neil Robinson, grandson and wife Michelle Veteran of the...
Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Maggs Street 
Image    Street Name: Maggs Street Name of Veteran: Charles Rank: 1st Class Stoker Ship Served: HMS Ajax Date of Service on Ship: 1935-37 and 1937-40 Year of Visit/Dedication: May 1991, Oct. 1999, April 2002 Veteran or Family Visit: Charles and Sybil (1991,1999), Sybil and son Nigel (2002) Veteran of the...
Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Slader Heights Street 
Image    Street Name: Slader Heights Street Name of Veteran: William Slader May 23, 1922-June 3, 2013 Rank: Chief Petty Officer Ship Served: HMS Ajax Date of Service on Ship: 1946 Year of Visit/Dedication: October 1999 and June 2005 Veteran or Family Visit: Bill Slader and wife Jean (1999), Bill and son...
Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Gibson Court 
Image    Street Name: Gibson Court Name of Veteran: James Gibson 1900 -May 28, 1941 Rank: Stoker 1st Class Ship Served: HMS Ajax Date of Service on Ship: 1939 to Year of Visit/Dedication: September 2001 Veteran or Family Visit: Veteran of the Battle of the River Plate: Yes Died at Battle: No Stoker...
Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Chambers Driver 
Image    Street Name: Chambers Drive Name of Veteran: Alfred Joseph Chambers Sept. 2, 1920-May 16, 2001 Rank: Able Seaman Ship Served: HMS Ajax Date of Service on Ship: 1939 Year of Visit/Dedication: October 2008 Veteran or Family Visit: Son and daughters, Edward (wife Sharon), Margaret (husband...
Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Clark Road 
ImageComments:    Street Name: Clark Road Name of Veteran: David M. Clark ( -Nov. 12, 1992) Rank: Royal Marine, Gunner Ship Served: HMS Ajax Date of Service on Ship: 1938-1940 Year of Visit/Dedication: August 1990 and June 1992 Veteran or Family Visit: David Clark and wife, Isabella Veteran of the Battle of the...
Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Clements Road 
Image    Street Name: Clements Road Name of Veteran: James Henry Clements 1910-Dec.13, 1939 Rank: Royal Marine Corporal Ship Served: HMS Ajax Date of Service on Ship: 1939 Year of Visit/Dedication: July 1998 and 1999 Veteran or Family Visit: Niece Susan Manning (1998) and brother Edward (1999)...
Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Collis Lane 
Image    Street Name: Collis Lane Name of Veteran: Joseph H.B. Collis July 19, 1917-Oct. 23, 2012 Rank: Stoker Ship Served: HMS Ajax Date of Service on Ship: January 1936 to October 1937 Year of Visit/Dedication: 2005 Veteran or Family Visit: Veteran of the Battle of the River Plate: No Died at...
Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Daniels Crescent 
Image    Street Name: Daniels Crescent Name of Veteran: H.R. (Dan) Daniels 1920- Rank: Able Seaman Ship Served: HMS Ajax Date of Service on Ship: 1939 to 1945 Year of Visit/Dedication: July 1987 Veteran or Family Visit: H.R. (Dan) Daniels Veteran of the Battle of the River Plate: Yes Died at Battle:...
Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Dolby Crescent 
Image    Street Name: Dolby Crescent Name of Veteran: Reginald Dolby June 16, 1924- December 2, 2013 Rank: Petty Officer Quarters Armourer 1st Class Ship Served: HMS Ajax Date of Service on Ship: 1946 to 1953 Year of Visit/Dedication October 3, 2009 Veteran or Family Visit Reg Dolby and wife Estelle...
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Biographies – The People Behind the Street Names in Ajax