LISIEUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY

 

 

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Location Information

Lisieux is a town 43 kilometres east of Caen and 40 kilometres south of Le Havre.

From Lisieux take the road to Paris. 400 metres past the Basilique the cemetery will be found on the right hand side. The Commonwealth War Graves Plot is in Section A (Ter.2) Allee No.2.


Historical Information

The town of Lisieux, was two-thirds destroyed by the bombardment of June 6th-7th, 1944.

There are 12 Commonwealth burials of the 1939-1945 war here, 1 of which is unidentified.

 

Burial Details

 

BIGG-WITHER,JOHN FREDERICK,J F,25,,22/08/1944,,Corporal,The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey),1/5th Bn.,France,'6144685',LISIEUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY,Sec. A ter. Row 2. Grave 5.,"SON OF CHARLES FREDERICK AND CAROLINE FRANCES ROSE BIGG-WITHER; HUSBAND OF IRENE BEATRICE BIGG-WITHER, OF RICHMOND, SURREY."


FLATMAN,STEPHEN THOMAS,S T,20,,17/09/1943,,Sergeant,Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve,196 Sqdn.,France,'1336859',LISIEUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY,Sec. A ter. Row 1. Grave 3.,"SON OF GEORGE AND JANE ANNE FLATMAN, OF BERMONDSEY, LONDON."


GILBERT,WILFRED ARTHUR,W A,,,17/09/1943,,Sergeant,Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve,196 Sqdn.,France,'1221820',LISIEUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY,Sec. A ter. Row 2. Grave 2.,


KANE,GORDON ESMOND,G E,23,,17/09/1943,,Sergeant,Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve,196 Sqdn.,France,'1307170',LISIEUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY,Sec. A ter. Row 1. Grave 4.,SON OF HERBERT ESMOND AND NORA VICTORIA KANE; STEPSON OF ANDREW THOMAS DAWSON.


KITCHEN,HAROLD ALLEN NELSON,H A N,23,,17/09/1943,,Flying Officer,Royal Canadian Air Force,196 (R.A.F.) Sqdn,France,'J/14801',LISIEUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY,Sec. A ter. Row 1. Grave 5.,"SON OF HAROLD WILLIAM AND EDNA JANE KITCHEN; HUSBAND OF ELIZABETH CLARK KITCHEN, OF WINNIPEG, MANITOBA, CANADA."


MILLER,RONALD,R,25,,23/08/1944,,Private,The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey),1/5th Bn.,France,'5111431',LISIEUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY,Sec. A ter. Row 1. Grave 6.,"SON OF ANDREW STEPHEN AND HARRIET EMILY MILLER, OF RADFORD, COVENTRY."


PYOTT,GRAHAM FRANCIS,G F,19,,17/09/1943,,Sergeant,Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve,196 Sqdn.,France,'1819377',LISIEUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY,Sec. A ter. Row 2. Grave 1.,"SON OF DAVID AND HILDA PYOTT, OF STOKE HEATH, COVENTRY."


ROLLINGS,HENRY JAMES,H J,27,,23/08/1944,,Private,The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey),1/5th Bn.,France,'965476',LISIEUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY,Sec. A ter. Row 2. Grave 6.,"SON OF ALFRED JAMES ROLLINGS AND LILY LOUISE ROLLINGS, OF PORTISHEAD, SOMERSET."


TAYLOR,ALEXANDER SARGANT,A S,19,,17/09/1943,,Sergeant,Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve,196 Sqdn.,France,'1399348',LISIEUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY,Sec A ter. Row 1. Grave 2.,"SON OF NORMAN SARGANT TAYLOR AND MARGERY ISOBEL TAYLOR, OF MALVERN, WORCESTERSHIRE."


WAKELY,NOEL NATHANIEL,N N,20,,17/09/1943,,Flight Sergeant,Royal New Zealand Air Force,196 (R.A.F.) Sqdn,France,'417132',LISIEUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY,Sec. A ter. Row 1. Grave 1.,"SON OF ALFRED EDWARD AND ROSE WAKELY, OF NAPIER, HAWKE'S BAY, NEW ZEALAND."


WILLIAMS,RICHARD ERIC,R E,26,,19/08/1944,,Private,Durham Light Infantry,10th Bn.,France,'4035711',LISIEUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY,Sec. A ter. Row 2. Grave 4.,"SON OF RICHARD AND ETHEL MAY WILLIAMS, OF BAYSTON HILL, SHROPSHIRE; HUSBAND OF IVY GERTRUDE WILLIAMS, OF BAYSTON HILL."