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IN MEMORy by Pierre Vandervelden

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

pierre.vandervelden@pi.be

ST NIKLAAS Communal Cemetery (Oost Vlaanderen Belgium)

L. to R.: P. J. Dukelow - L. R. Dunham - H. E. MacDuff - D. S. Bruty - S. A. Jarvis - L. R. Towsley - D. A. W. Mayo - H. W. Chipperfield
R. Thomson
Sgt David Alfred William Mayo 22/10/1922 - 22/05/1944
David was killed whilst returning from a raid on Duisburg on the 21/22 May 1944,
His sister, Marjorie How (Nee Mayo) was in the WAAF, whilst David's brother Phillip was a Captain in the RAF. Their father R. G. E. Mayo was a squadron Leader in the RAF in the second world war, having been a Captain in the Army in WWI. He was gassed at Yppres, and wounded at Passchendalle, where he was awarded the Military Cross. Their mother was a services ambulance driver in WWII.
Marjorie's husband, was in the Beds and Herts Regiment in WWII as was his father in WWI.
Two of his uncles were killed in WWI; one at Yppres and one in Palestine, and his cousin was also killed.
For Phil How and family

9 casualties

BRUTY DONALD SIDNEY
United Kingdom Sergeant (Flt. Engr.) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 550 Sqdn. Age: 24 Date of Death: 22/05/1944 Service No: 1153961

CHIPPERFIELD HENRY WILLIAM
United Kingdom Rifleman King's Royal Rifle Corps 2nd Bn. Age: 28 Date of Death: 09/09/1944 Service No: 6922970

DUKELOW PETER JAMES
United Kingdom Pilot Officer (Pilot) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 550 Sqdn. Age: 21 Date of Death: 22/05/1944 Service No: 170280

DUNHAM LESLIE RONALD
United Kingdom Flying Officer (Nav.) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 550 Sqdn. Age: 21 Date of Death: 22/05/1944 Service No: 154276

JARVIS SIDNEY ALFRED
United Kingdom Sergeant (Air Gnr.) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 550 Sqdn. Age: 19 Date of Death: 22/05/1944 Service No: 1808378 (Sp. Mem.)

MACDUFF HERMAN EARL
Canadian Pilot Officer (Air Gnr.) Royal Canadian Air Force 550 (R.A.F.) Sqdn Date of Death: 22/05/1944 Service No: J/l9534

MAYO DAVID ALFRED WILLIAM
United Kingdom Sergeant (W.Op./Air Gnr.) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 550 Sqdn. Date of Death: 22/05/1944 Service No: 1576545 (Sp. Mem.)

THOMSON ROBERT
United Kingdom Lance Corporal Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 8th Bn. Age: 19 Date of Death: 07/10/1918 Service No: S/42066

TOWSLEY LESLIE ROBERT
Canadian Pilot Officer (Air Bomber) Royal Canadian Air Force 550 (R.A.F.) Sqdn Age: 21 Date of Death: 22/05/1944 Service No: J/93539

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.

IF You want picture of a particular grave, in this cemetery, please e-mail me.

Casualties informations come usualy from Commonwealth War Graves Commission, see links for more informations

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