Scopwick War Graves

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Scopwick's War Cemetery

Scopwick War Cemetery

Scopwick's War Graves are located in a cemetery to the north of the village in Vicarage Lane. It contains about 70 Commonwealth War Graves, many from the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) which served at nearby RAF Digby during WW2. There are also some German war graves and pre-WW2 military graves. Details of the graves are listed below.  Thanks to Mick & Jen Stocker for providing the details.

Listings: Commonwealth A to L
  Commonwealth M to Z
  German Military
  Pre WW2 Military
Note: Local historian, Pete Ford, has kindly offered to send images of these graves to family members on request. Pete can be contacted via email : Pete Ford
Commonwealth War Graves (A - L)
BALDUFF, W. Warrant Officer II, R127491, Pilot   Royal Canadian Air Force
  age 26 d. 29 Jul 1943  
BARBER, B.H. Warrant Officer II, 4005381, Pilot   Royal Canadian Air Force

age 22

d. 31 Dec 1942
BARBOUR, J.D Flight Sergeant R129339, Pilot   Royal Canadian Air Force
age 22 d. 13 Dec 1942 "In life loved and honoured, in death remembered."
BARNWELL, J.S Pilot Officer Royal Air Force
age 20 d. 19 Jun 1942 His brothers Flt. Lt. Richard Anthony and P.O. David Usher DFC were lost in operations 29.10.1940 and 14.10.1941. Their father Capt. F. S. Barnwell was killed on 2.8.1938 whilst testing an aeroplane.
BROOKS, H. Flying Officer, Pilot   Royal Canadian Air Force
age 28 d. 31 Dec 1942 "They never die who living give up life, that others may live in peace."
BROPHY, M.J. Chief Technician Royal Air Force
age 40 d. 04 Jun 1964
BROUGH, Kevin Paul Senior Aircraftsman T8225603   Royal Air Force
age 23 d. 07 Jul 1990 "Although we are apart …. You're always part of me." Urn "Kev"
BROWN, G.F. Pilot Officer Royal Canadian Air Force
age 23 d. 28 Jan 1943 "O Canada wilt thou deny the prayer of these who dared to die."
BRYCE, John Sergeant Royal Air Force
age 41 d. 17 Jun 1936
COOPER-KEY, A.M. Pilot Officer   Royal Air Force
age 21 d. 24 Jul 1940
DICKSON, J.W. Flt Sergeant R.355A, Air Observer   Royal Canadian Air Force
age 33 d. 27 Mar 1942
EVANS, L.E. Senior Aircraftsman Q4272567   Royal Air Force
age 23 d. 08 Jun 1966 "Treasured memories of a dear husband and father loved and remembered always" Urn "L.E.E."
GIBSON, W.D. Flying Officer   Royal Canadian Air Force
age 21 d. 19 Sep 1942 "Your memory hallowed in the land you loved. Peace perfect peace."
GOULD, G.S. Flight Sergeant R 71707, Pilot   Royal Canadian Air Force
d. 10 Apr 1942
HAIGHT, B.M. Flight Sergeant R 90510, Pilot   Royal Canadian Air Force
age 26 d. 19 Mar 1943 "He will grow not old, at the going down of the sun and in the morning we will remember him."
HANBURY, B.A. Squadron Leader, Pilot   Royal Canadian Air Force
d. 27 Mar 1942
HARE, H. Warrant Officer I, R 78451,Navigator   Royal Canadian Air Force
age 21 d. 31 Dec 1942 "Henry was loved by all who knew him"
HARROD, George Private 2nd Kesteven Home Guard
d. 24 Jun 1942 Accidentally Killed
HENDERSON, C.P. Flt. Lieutenant, Pilot Royal Canadian Air Force
age 21 d. 25 Mar 1941 Son of Captain and Mrs C. E. Henderson, Toronto, Canada
HUGHES, W.R. Pilot Officer   Royal Canadian Air Force
age 28 d. 31 Aug 1941
HUTTON, C.F. Leading Aircraftsman R129339   Royal Canadian Air Force
  age 29 d. 19 Dec 1942 "Our dearly beloved son Charles"
HYDE, G.G. Flt. Lieutenant, Pilot Royal Canadian Air Force
(Additional Information) age 27 d. 17 May 1941 Son of G. Gordon and Lilian Hyde, Montreal, Canada
KENNY, L.A. Junior Technician E8110062   Royal Air Force
age 22 d. 01 Nov 1979 "For Loz much loved husband and father tho far apart you're always in our hearts." Urn - "Loved and remembered always - Rest in Peace - Lawrence Andrew Kenny 30..1.1957 - 1.11.1979."
KIDD, W.F. Aircraftsman 1st Class, R 63958   Royal Canadian Air Force
age 21 d. 03 Jul 1941
KIRTON, H.J. Flying Officer, Navigator   Royal Canadian Air Force
d. 13 Jan 1944
LAWTON, A.B. Pilot Officer Royal Air Force
d. 19 Jun 1940
LEWIS, E.J. Leading Aircraftsman R 53031   Royal Canadian Air Force
age 25 d. 07 Jun 1941
LITTLEWOOD, P.R.B. Flying Officer, Navigator   Royal Air Force
age 22 d. 30 Jul 1943 Beloved youngest son of L. E. and E. G. Littlewood, Vancouver Island, B.C. Canada
LOUDON, M.J.D. Pilot III 3045840   Royal Air Force
age 21 d. 09 Nov 1949 "In loving memory"

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