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Location Information

Muneville-sur-Mer is a village and commune about 15 kilometres north of Granville, a town on the west coast of the Cherbourg Peninsula. The village is on the N.171 road to Coutances.

There are 3 Commonwealth burials of the 1939-1945 war here, 11 metres north-west of the north-western corner of the church.

Burial Details

1585560 Flight Sergeant Fulke Henry Arthur Braybrooke, Bomb Aimer in 297 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, died 28th July 1944, aged 25. Son of Charles and Kathleen Eleanor Braybrooke, of Eastcote, Pinner, Middlesex; husband of Iris Gwendoline Braybrooke, of Eastcote, Pinner.

43011 Squadron Leader Lawrence Denis Emblem, Pilot in 297 Squadron, Royal Air Force, died 28th July 1944. Husband of Mary Emblem, of Harpenden, Hertfordshire.

139528 Flying Officer David Pickard, Bomb Aimer in 97 Squadron, Royal Air Force, died 28th July 1944.