Suggested Names for the Patriot

We received a tremendous response to the request for names for the new 'Patriot'. Hundredes of people voted in the subsequent competition. We are pleased to announce that the name which received the most votes from the shortlisted names: Hero, Patriot, Remembrance, The Unknown Warrior and Wilfred Owen, was:

'The Unknown Warrior'

The winner drawn from a hat, was Mr Kevin Finnerty, from Giggleswick, who received a brass nameplate of 'The Unknown Warrior'. This was presented to Mr Finnerty at the Llangollen 'Patriot Gala' by Mr John Buxton, of Cambrian Transport Ltd., who kindly sponsored three 'Unknown Warrior' nameplates.

A list of all the names received was:


Sir Henry Fowler
Josiah Wedgwood
William Wilberforce
Sir Richard Branson
Sir Winston Churchill
The Iron Duke
Duke of Sutherland
General Montgomery
Florence Nightingale
Sir Barnes Wallis
Sir Robert Watson-Watt (inventor of radar)
Sir Tim Berners-Lee (inventor of the internet)
Midland Patriot
Sir Edward Elgar
Night Mail
Driver John Axon VC
Fred Dibnah
Robert Riddles CBE
HM The Queen
Robin Hood
Sir Frank Whittle
Baby Scot
The Victoria Cross
Charles Babbage (computers)
Driver Jack Mills (Great train robbery)
Lord Dowding
Lord Mountbatten
Saint George
Sir Donald Campbell
Francis Crick
RJ Mitchell
London Midland & Scottish
The Great Britain
New Creation
Baden Powell
Alan Turin (the Enigma man)
Locomotive Pioneer
Lawrence of Arabia

Britain's War Heroes, Military and Veterans:

Captain Noel Godfrey Chavasse VC and Bar MC (WW1)
Captain Frederic John Walker RN (WW2 Battle of the Atlantic hero)
Admiral Sir Max Horton (WW2 Commander in Chief Western Approaches)
Sir Douglas Bader
Lt Colonel H Jones VC
Henry Allingham (Britain's oldest surviving WW1 veteran)
The Unknown Warrior/Soldier
Private Harry Patch
Private Henry Allingham
Private Johnson Gideon Beharry VC
Corporal Byan Budd VC
Robert Humpston VC
Wilfred Owen
John Travers Cornwell VC (Jack Cornwell)
The Glorious Fallen
Glorious Heroes
British Hero
In Memoriam
Armed Serviceman
The Armed Forces
Admiral Sir Henry Leach
Malta GC

Regiments of the British Army and our Armed Forces

The Royal Army Medical Corps
The Grenadier Guards
The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment
The Mercian Regiment
The Parachute Regiment
The Royal Gurkha Rifles
The Rifles
The Royal Marines
Bomber Command
Ghurka Regiment or The Ghurkha
British Legion
The Parachute Regiment
Royal Welsh
Three Lions
Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps
The British Serviceman
Air Training Corps
Air Transport Auxiliary
The Desert Rats
Burma Star
The Royal British Legion
Home Guard

Military Operations

Goose Green
The Falklands
Desert Storm
Dunkirk Veterans
Operation Overlord

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Temporary phone number: 07801 945689

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