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World War Two Roll of Honour - N


Historian Ian Ronayne has produced this listing of Jersey men and women, residents and those with strong connections to the island who lost their lives in conflict in the Second World War. It enlarges on the official Roll of Honour produced by a States Committee in 1982, including a significant number of new names.

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Index to Roll of Honour - N

Name Rank Unit Date of death Status
Nau, Alfred Pierre George [1] Matelot Armurier ss Arras 27 April 1941 Confirmed
Nau, Jean [2] Civilian 27 April 1941 Confirmed
Nerou, Reginald [3] Cabin Boy ss British Splendour 7 April 1942 Confirmed
Nicolle, Garnet John [4] Private New Zealand Infantry 20 April 1941 Confirmed
Nicolle, John Whitley [5] Civilian 14 February 1945 Confirmed
Noel, Clifford Charles Amy [6] Sergeant Royal Artillery 16 January 1943 Confirmed
Noel, Harold John Amy [7] Private Hampshire Regiment 2 November 1943 Confirmed
Norman, Albert John [8] Petty Officer HMS Victory 27 July 1945 Confirmed
Nakonetschnikov, Theodor Occupation Workforce

Notes and references

Please note that some entries, for persons who have not been clearly identified and for whom no local connection has been established, have been omitted, but will be added to the list if more information becomes available. This includes some names which are included in the official 1982 Roll of Honour, with no supporting information

  1. Born in Paris the son of Mrs A Nau of 35 Hill Street and married to Jean who died with him. He had been a cutler before the war in New Street and later Cattle Street. Educated at old National School that later became Don Street School. Left Jersey in 1939 with his wife, a young Scottish woman. They died outside Portsmouth during enemy bombing
  2. Wife of Alfred Pierre George Nau (above) of the Maddens Hotel, outside Portsmouth. Died with her husband at Maddens Hotel as a result of enemy bombing
  3. The only son of Louis and Alma Nerou, of Palm Grove, Mont-a-L'Abbe, St Helier. Educated at De La Salle College he subsequently joined a Royal Mercantile Marine training ship to begin a career in the Merchant Navy British Splendour, a tanker, was torpeedoed and sunk off the coast of North Carolina
  4. Garnet John Nicolle
    Born in St Helier in 1915, the son of Rodney Norman and Lilian May Nicolle, nee Picot, of St Clement. His mother died when he was 11 and he emigrated to New Zealand as a teenager. Fighting in Greece with the New Zealand Infantry he died at the age of 26 and is commemorated at Phaleron War Cemetery
  5. Married to Mabel Rubina (Ruby), nee Thomas, who lived at 57 David Place, St Helier. He was living in St Saviour and working as a farm labourer when the Occupation began. He was arrested in 1943 as a member of the 'St Saviour wireless case' and sent to prison in France and Germany. Died of ill treatment at Dortmund Prison.
  6. Eldest surviving son of Charles Edward and Lizzie Ann, nee Amy, of 25 Grenville Street, St Helier and husband of Jean Mary, of Bristol. Known as 'spud', he worked for butcher Mr Jocelyn before the war and was a coach for Magpies FC. He was an old solider who had passed into the reserve and, while under no obligation, decided to rejoin the army in 1940. Reports indicate he was killed in an accident. His brother Harold (below) was also killed.
  7. The son of the late Charles Edwin and Lizzie Ann Noel of 26 Granville Street, St Helier. Educated at St Mark's School and then emplpoyed by Orviss. He joined RMIJ before the war, being promoted to corporal and winning a medal for machine gunnery. Left with the Militia in 1940. He died at the age of 34 in the Italian Campaign, and was buried in Naples War Cemetery. His brother Clifford (above) died while serving in RAF and his father and two other brothers died in Jersey during Occupation
  8. Eldest son of John Philip and Alice Jane Norman, of 5 Ann Street, St Helier and husband of Margaret Norman of St Helier. Served during the Great War and recalled from the reserve in 1939. He had been ill for six weeks when he returned to Jersey after the Liberation and died at the age of 52. He is buried in Mont a l'Abbe New Cemetery
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