IN MEMORy by Pierre Vandervelden
The visit of Commonwealth graves in Communals Cemeteries & Churchyards in Belgium & France
HALINGHEN Communal Cemetery (Pas de Calais France)
|I. C. Greening - W. F. Lewis - J. S. Peckham|
|Photo Courtesy Bernard Sibenaler (Fr)|
|Sgt Ivor Charles
Greening 02/11/1940 aged 20
Only son of Edith Ethel & and the late Emmanuel Charles Greening of Eastleigh Hampshire.
Ivor was lost in action on his first mission, flying in a 59 Squadron Blenheim IV (T2137 TR-P) with Pilot Officer F Lewis and Sgt JS Peckham, they took off at 04.05 hours from Thorney Island. After an attack on the Cap Gris Nez guns they crashed at Halinghen.
This Photo courtesy of Ken Wheeler, an evacuee who was lucky enough to be placed with Mrs. Edith Greening, Ivor’s mother. In her lifetime she never knew what happened to her son.
For Charmian Thompson
GREENING IVOR CHARLES
United Kingdom Sergeant (Obs.) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 59 Sqdn. Age: 20 Date of Death: 02/11/1940 Service No: 742294
LEWIS WILLIAM FREDERICK
United Kingdom Pilot Officer (Pilot) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 59 Sqdn. Age: 20 Date of Death: 02/11/1940 Service No: 84310
PECKHAM JOHN STEPHEN
United Kingdom Sergeant (W.Op./Air Gnr.) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 59 Sqdn. Age: 19 Date of Death: 02/11/1940 Service No: 755635
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