IN MEMORy by Pierre Vandervelden
The visit of Commonwealth graves in Communals Cemeteries & Churchyards in Belgium & France
KAIN Communal Cemetery (Hainaut Belgium)
|F. A. G. J. De Labouchere-Sparling - J. Nock - P. F. Elms - J. Murphy - W. J. Christie|
|P/O Francis De Labouchere-Sparling 21/05/1940 aged 19
Francis was co-pilot of Wellington IC R3157 AA-H who crashed near Kain.
The pilot, F/O JN Collins RNZAF was killed and have no known grave, he is commemorated on the Royal Air Forces Memorial at Runnymede, UK.
The others members of the crew, F/L L. P. R. Hockey, Sgts G. Thorpe and J. S. Brooks,were taken P.O.W.
For his Sister, Mrs Irene Domeisen, Connecticut, USA)
CHRISTIE WILLIAM JAMES
United Kingdom Gunner Royal Artillery 1 Lt. A.A. Bty. Age: 20 Date of Death: 16/05/1940 Service No: 1426879 (5)
DE LABOUCHERE-SPARLING FRANCIS ALBERT
United Kingdom Pilot Officer (Pilot) Royal Air Force 75 Sqdn. Age: 20 Date of Death: 21/05/1940 Service No: 41990 (1)
ELMS PERCIVAL FREDERICK
United Kingdom Driver Royal Army Service Corps Secondary Royal Artillery Secondary attd. 4 A.A. Bde Age: 25 Date of Death: 16/05/1940 Service No: T/74076 (3)
United Kingdom Gunner Royal Artillery 1 Lt. Bty. 6 A.A. Regt. Age: 17 Date of Death: 16/05/1940 Service No: 1438889 (4)
United Kingdom Private King's Shropshire Light Infantry 1st Bn. Age: 21 Date of Death: 20/05/1940 Service No: 4034584 (2)
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Casualties informations come usualy from Commonwealth War Graves Commission, see links for more informations
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