British Military Personnel That Served in WWII

Name Beginning With (B)

Updated 11/24/10

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Name                                    Unit(s)                                                                                    Resource #

Bader, Douglas                                 12 Group, Royal Air Force                                                                              85; 736

Badger                                              C Company, South Staffordshire Regiment, 1st Airborne Division                    39

Babington-Smith, Constance              WAAF                                                                                                           765

Baer, Max                                         Royal Air Force                                                                                              893

Baggs, Bill                                         No. 164 Squadron, No. 35 Reconnaissance Wing, RAF                                 353

Bailey, Bill                                         No. 122 Wing, Royal Air Force                                                                      353

Baldwin, J.E.A.                                 Royal Air Force                                                                                              737

Ball, George Eric                               No. 242 Squadron, Royal Air Force                                                               736

Barker, A. E.                                     B Company, South Staffordshire Regiment, 1st Airborne Division                    39

Barker, Joseph                                  Royal Air Force                                                                                              86

Barlow, R.N.G.                                 No. 617 Squadron; X-Squadron, Royal Air Force                                          737

Barnes, Richard                                 Royal Air Force                                                                                              737

Barnett, D. C.                                    A Company, East Riding Yeomanry                                                                49

Barratt, A.S.                                     Royal Air Force                                                                                               736

Barton, B. J.                                     No. 2 Commando                                                                                            309

Bartsow, A. E.                                  9th Indian Division                                                                                           275

Bateson, R.N.                                  No. 613 Squadron, Royal Air Force                                                                 765

Barwell, George C.                           Royal Air Force                                                                                               737

Basil, Albert E.                                 1st Ranger Battalion (U.S.); British Special Service Brigade                             243; 839

Batson, Douglas                                No. 22 Aircrew Handling Unit, Royal Air Force                                               366

Batten, Raymond                              13th Battalion, 6th Airborne Division                                                                384

Baveystock, Leslie                            Royal Air Force                                                                                               737

Baxter, Hubert Victor                        3rd Infantry Division                                                                                        384

Bayly, Patrick                                    M Commando, Royal Navy Commandos                                                        69

Beach, John                                      Royal Air Force                                                                                               737

Beatty, Bill                                        No. 438 Squadron, Royal Air Force                                                                353

Belchem, David                                 General Montgomery's Staff                                                                            557

Bell, "Dinger"                                    3rd Infantry Division                                                                                         384

Bell, Robert                                      No. 22 Aircrew Handling Unit, Royal Air Force                                               366

Benn, W. G.                                      HMS Royal Oak                                                                                            67; 592

Berry, Joseph                                    No. 501 Squadron, Royal Air Force                                                               162

Berry, Roland "Razz"                         No. 603 Squadron, Royal Air Force                                                               400

Beynon, John                                    British Army                                                                                                    384

Bird, James                                       South Staffordshire Regiment, 1st Airborne Division                                         39

Bisset, James C.                                RMS Queen Mary                                                                                          760

Blagrove, H.E.C.                               Second Battle Squadron                                                                                 592

Blaker, Frank                                    111th Brigade, Chindits                                                                                   326

Blight, E. C.                                      Royal Air Force                                                                                              893

Bogarde, Dirk                                   Queen's Royal Regiment                                                                                  465

Bols, Eric L.                                      6th Airborne Division                                                                                      187

Booth, G. B.                                     Royal Air Force                                                                                              736

Bottomley, Sir Norman                     Royal Air Force                                                                                              765

Bouchier, Cecil                                 Royal Air Force                                                                                              736

Boulding, Roger                                No. 74 Squadron, Royal Air Force                                                                  85

Bourne                                              British Army Film and Photo Unit                                                                    540

Boutwood, John                                HMS Curacao                                                                                                760

Bowman                                           British Army Film and Photo Unit                                                                     540

Bradshaw, Len                                  9th Royal Fusiliers                                                                                           594

Braham, J.R.D.                                 Royal Air Force                                                                                              736

Bramble, Joe                                     M Commando, Royal Navy Commandos                                                        69

Brand, Christopher                            Royal Air Force                                                                                              736

Bretherton, John                                1st Parachute Squadron, Royal Engineers                                                        460

Brettell, Gordon                                No. 133 Eagle Squadron, Royal Air Force                                                       425

Brewer, D.H.                                    Royal Air Force                                                                                              737

Broadhurst, Harry                             83rd Fighter Group, RAF                                                                                353

Broadley, J. A.                                  Second Tactical Air Force                                                                              765

Brodie, C.A.                                     No. 66 Squadron, Royal Air Force                                                                 736

Bromley, Ray                                    N Commando, Royal Navy Commandos                                                         69

Bromley, S. M.                                 No. 264 Squadron, Royal Air Force                                                                541

Brooke, Sir Alan                               General Staff                                                                                                    281; 415; 480; 498; 557; 737

Brooke-Popham, Robert                   Singapore Air Force                                                                                        275

Brooks, S.C.                                    6th Cheshires                                                                                                    594

Brotheridge, H. D. "Danny"               British Army                                                                                                     384

Brown, A. W.                                   3rd Royal Tank Regiment, 29th Armored Brigade, 11th Armored Division        59; 557

Brown, George                                 No. 66 Squadron, Royal Air Force                                                                  541

Brown, George                                 No. 71 Eagle Squadron; No. 133 Eagle Squadron, Royal Air Force                 425

Brown, K.W.                                    "Dam Busters", Royal Air Force                                                                       737

Browning, Frederick "Boy"                1st Allied Airborne Army                                                                                 133; 255; 316; 482

Buchanan, J. S. A.                            Support Company, South Staffordshire Regiment, 1st Airborne Division            39

Buck, Peter L.                                  No. 158 Squadron, Royal Air Force                                                                364

Buckmaster, Maurice                        Special Operations Executive (SOE)                                                                405

Burbridge, Bransome                        Royal Air Force Night Fighter                                                                          736

Burcher, A.F.                                   "Dam Busters", Royal Air Force                                                                       737

Burgum, Bill                                      No. 158 Squadron, Royal Air Force                                                                364

Burnett, Robert L.                             Royal Navy                                                                                                     109

Burpee, L.J.                                      "Dam Busters", Royal Air Force                                                                       737

Burrough, Harold                              Royal Navy                                                                                                      288

Burton, Richard                                Royal Navy                                                                                                      465

Bushell, Roger                                   Royal Air Force                                                                                               85

Butterworth                                       1st Parachute Squadron, Royal Engineers                                                         460

Byers, V.A.                                       "Dam Busters", Royal Air Force                                                                       737

Byrne, "Paddy"                                  No. 74 Squadron, Royal Air Force                                                                  85

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