IN MEMORy by Pierre Vandervelden

The visit of Commonwealth graves in Communals Cemeteries & Churchyards in Belgium & France

ECQUES Churchyard (Pas de Calais France)

H. Pilling - H. T. Denison - J. A. Marsh
Photo Courtesy Jean-Claude Graux (Fr)
On 30/06/1940 Bomber Bristol Blenheim, 107th Sqdn RAF crashed in Ecques at "La Sabloniere".
Pilot H. Pilling and W.Op./Air Gnr. Denison were killed.
Observer Francis Roched survived, was PoW and died in 2001. According to his will, his ashes were scattered here.

3 casualties

United Kingdom Sergeant (W.Op./Air Gnr.) Royal Air Force 107 Sqdn. Date of Death: 30/06/1940 Service No: 552584

United Kingdom Private Royal Sussex Regiment 4th Bn. Date of Death: 08/06/1940 Service No: 6400442

United Kingdom Squadron Leader (Pilot) Royal Air Force 107 Sqdn. Age: 33 Date of Death: 30/06/1940 Service No: 29178

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Casualties informations come usualy from Commonwealth War Graves Commission, see links for more informations © Pierre Vandervelden - Belgium