IN MEMORy by Pierre Vandervelden

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

RANVILLE War Cemetery (Calvados France)

Page 1 The Pictures

Page 2 List of Casualties

The Airborne Monument
Photos Courtesy Michael Allbrook
Photo Courtesy Alain Octavie (Fr)
Sgt James Edward Rose 08/06/1944 aged 21
Pte Donald Albert "Eddie" Harbone 20/07/1944 agted 19
His brother Pte William Reginald Harbone aged 24 is buried in Etrepagny Communal Cemetery
Pte Thomas John Hopkins 06/06/1944 aged 19
Rfm Samuel Glass 07/06/1944 aged 22
Pte Robert Daniel Richards 05/07/1944 aged 23
His first headstone was a hearth chimney.
F/Sgt Edward Harry Frederick Atkinson 06/06/1944 aged 22
for Jean Marc Trehiou
Lt Arthur Frederick James Hector 15/06/1944 aged 20
He was the youngest son of Mr. & Mrs. Malcolm Hector of 116 Wyke Road, Wyke Regis, Weymouth, Dorset, UK.
Arthur landed in Normandy by glider on D-Day and was killed during a mortar attack.
for Pete Harden and the people of Chickerell
Arthur is also commemorated on his grandparent's grave in St Mary The Virgin Parish Church in Chickerell
F/L William Wood Lindsay Brown MID 13/08/1944 aged 27
He was the son of Thomas Wood Brown and Nellie Brown, Edmonton, Alberta.
His Spitfire IX - NH178 was shot down by German flak.
Right is a memorial cairn at Brown Lake, Alberta.
The lake was named in his memory.
for Shirley Stone (Can.)


2139 casualties

IF You have a casualty picture, please send me a copy, I'll be glad to show it on this page.

IF You want a king size copy of this picture (300/900 ko - 2592/1944 pixels) please e-mail me.

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