MARCK CHURCHYARD

 

 

Pas de Calais

 

 

France

 

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Location Information

Marck is a village and commune about 5 miles (7.5 kilometres) east of Calais on the Calais-Dunkirk road (N.40). The Calais-Dunkirk bus service passes through the village, which has a station on the Calais-Dunkirk railway line. Marck was considerably damaged during the war, and the church is still (1958) in ruins. The two British graves are in the north-eastern corner of the churchyard.

 

Burial Details

6914181 Rifleman Walter Albert Palmer, 1st Bn., The Rifle Brigade, died between 22nd May 1940 and 4th June 1940, aged 17. Son of Arthur Henry and Florence Annie Palmer, of Chelsea, London.

7685480 Lance Corporal Robert George Veal, Corps of Military Police, died between 25th May 1940 and 27th May 1940, aged 43.