IN MEMORy by Pierre Vandervelden
The visit to Commonwealth graves in Communal Cemeteries & Churchyards in Belgium & France
LES SOUHESMES Communal cemetery (Meuse France)
|E. T. Beney & F. W. R. Cole - L. G. Gosper & H. Harwood & W. P. Hudson - C. L. Selman & J. P. Trench|
|F/Lt John Patrick Trench DSO
02/12/1918 - 08/03/1943
Son of D. P. Trench Esq., he was born in Burma.
He was educated in Gresham's School, Norfolk, (1932-1937) and University: Emmanuel College, Cambridge, England.B.A.(1941)
RAFVR 1939-1943, John was commissioned Pilot in May 1941.
In 1984, he was awarded posthumously the Polish Order of Virtuti Militari (Cross of Swords, with Merit) by the Polish government.
|Sgt Eric Thomas Beney 18/12/1913 -
He was born in Lewes.
Second son of John Beney and Mary Louise Charlotte Rich (late Beney, formerly Lawrance).
His father, Pte John Beney served with the Worcestershire Rgt during WWI, died on 23/06/1919 and is buried in Kirkee New Cemetery, India.
for his step-brother Frederick Rich (from Crowborough, East Sussex)
and for his niece Hilary and Terry Manning - Donaldson
|F/Lt Crofton Lustleigh Selman DFC
08/03/1943 aged 24
He was the son of Leonard and Alfreda Florence Selman, and had been married for only 6 months to Betty Selman, of Ferndown, Dorsetshire.
His widow had one son, David (1943-1979).
Crofton was educated at Taunton, (1930-1937) and is on the School's WW2 Memorial.
for Evelyn Empson
BENEY ERIC THOMAS
United Kingdom Sergeant (Air Gnr.) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 7 Sqdn. Date of Death: 08/03/1943 Service No: 1277051
COLE FRANK WILLIAM RICHARD
United Kingdom Flight Sergeant (Flt. Engr.) Royal Air Force 7 Sqdn. Age: 23 Date of Death: 08/03/1943 Service No: 616283
GOSPER LEE GORDON
Australian Pilot Officer Royal Australian Air Force Age: 29 Date of Death: 08/03/1943 Service No: 402985
United Kingdom Pilot Officer (W.Op./Air Gnr.) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 7 Sqdn. Age: 26 Date of Death: 08/03/1943 Service No: 142910
HUDSON WILLIAM PEEL
United Kingdom Flight Sergeant (Air Gnr.) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 7 Sqdn. Age: 36 Date of Death: 08/03/1943 Service No: 1378108
SELMAN CROFTON LUSTLEIGH
United Kingdom Flight Lieutenant (Nav.) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 7 Sqdn. Age: 23 Date of Death: 08/03/1943 Service No: 109922
TRENCH JOHN PATRICK
United Kingdom Flight Lieutenant (Pilot) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 7 Sqdn. Date of Death: 08/03/1943 Service No: 68742
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