RENESCURE CHURCHYARD

 

 

Nord

 

 

France

 

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Cemetery Pictures courtesy of Jean-Claude Graux

 


 

Location Information

Renescure is a village on the main N42 between St Omer and Hazebrouck, 6 kilometres east of St Omer.

The church is in the middle of the village and the Commonwealth War Graves plot is behind the large crucifix near the entrance to the church.



Historical Information

There are now nearly 20, 1939-45 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, a small number are unidentified and one, whose grave could not be precisely located, is commemorated by a special memorial inscribed "Buried near this spot."


 

7888062 Corporal

Thomas Michael le Butt Brogden

1st East Riding Yeomanry

Royal Armoured Corps

26th May 1940, aged 20.

 

Son of Alban Thomas Brogden and Mabel Le Butt Brogden, of Hull.

 

Other Burials

 

DANIELS,FREDERICK CHARLES,F C,21,,23/05/1940,,Gunner,Royal Artillery,"6 bty., 2 Searchlight Regt.",France,'1508875',RENESCURE CHURCHYARD,Grave 3.,"SON OF ALFRED AND ROSINA DANIELS, OF BIRMINGHAM."


ECCLES,ARTHUR,A S,20,,22/05/1940,,Lance Corporal,Royal Corps of Signals,4th A.A. Bde. Sigs.,France,'2587747',RENESCURE CHURCHYARD,Grave 1.,"SON OF SYDNEY AUSTIN ECCLES AND CHARLOTTE ECCLES, OF MANCHESTER."


FYTCHE,WILLIAM MORRIS,W M,20,,15/05/1940,,Private,Durham Light Infantry,2nd Bn.,France,'4453140',RENESCURE CHURCHYARD,Grave 4.,"SON OF ALBERT THOMAS AND MARGARET JANE FYTCHE; BROTHER OF EMILY HARLAND, OF BLYTH, NORTHUMBERLAND."


GILBERT,ARTHUR ROYSTON,A R,24,,22/05/1940,,Gunner,Royal Artillery,98(The Surrey and Sussex Yeomanry) Field Regt.,France,'892505',RENESCURE CHURCHYARD,Grave 5.,"SON OF ARTHUR CHARLES AND MIRIAM MABLE GILBERT, OF KENTON, HARROW, MIDDLESEX. A.C.I.I."


GLANCEY,FRANCIS J.,F J,22,,23/05/1940,,Fusilier,Royal Northumberland Fusiliers,9th Bn.,France,'4275834',RENESCURE CHURCHYARD,Grave 7.,"SON OF FRANCIS AND MARY GLANCEY, OF TYNEMOUTH, NORTH SHIELDS, NORTHUMBERLAND."


GREENFIELD,JOSEPH,J,,,23/05/1940,,Gunner,Royal Artillery,"6 bty., 2 Searchlight Regt.",France,'1509001',RENESCURE CHURCHYARD,Grave 11.,"SON OF HAROLD AND WINIFRED COOK, OF PERRY BARR, BIRMINGHAM."


GREY,WILLIAM,W,21,,22/05/1940,,Fusilier,Royal Northumberland Fusiliers,9th Bn.,France,'4274505',RENESCURE CHURCHYARD,Grave 8.,"SON OF JOHN AND CICELY ANNIE GREY, OF WIDDRINGTON COLLIERY, NORTHUMBERLAND."


HOPKINS,HERBERT CECIL,H C,21,,23/05/1940,,Gunner,Royal Artillery,"6 bty., 2 Searchlight Regt.",France,'1509094',RENESCURE CHURCHYARD,Grave 12.,"SON OF SIDNEY AND ETHEL LOUISA HOPKINS, OF COLESHILL, WARWICKSHIRE."


KILFOYLE,ALFRED,A,36,,22/05/1940,,Serjeant,Gloucestershire Regiment,,France,'5178340',RENESCURE CHURCHYARD,Grave 13.,


LEWIS,NORRIS WILLIAM,N W,21,,20/05/1940,,Lance Bombardier,Royal Artillery,"6 bty., 2 Searchlight Regt.",France,'1509205',RENESCURE CHURCHYARD,Grave 6.,"SON OF ARTHUR NORRIS LEWIS AND EDITH LEWIS; STEPSON OF HARRY EDWARD MYERS, OF MARSTON GREEN, WARWICKSHIRE."


WILLIAMS,ERNEST,E,25,,21/05/1940,,Gunner,Royal Artillery,,France,'843057',RENESCURE CHURCHYARD,Grave 2.,


WISEMAN,EDWARD BENJAMIN,E B,21,,26/05/1940,,Trooper,Royal Armoured Corps,1st East Riding Yeomanry.,France,'321908',RENESCURE CHURCHYARD,Sp. Mem. Grave 16.,


WOLFE,JOHN FREDERICK,J F,26,,26/05/1940,,Trooper,Royal Armoured Corps,1st East Riding Yeomanry.,France,'421360',RENESCURE CHURCHYARD,Grave 10.,"SON OF WILLIAM WILSON WOLFE AND LILY JULIA WOLFE, OF HULL; HUSBAND OF GERTRUDE WOLFE, OF HULL."