TILLY-SUR-SEULLES WAR CEMETERY
From Bayeux, take the D6 southeastwards for about 12 kilometres to Tilly-sur-Seulles. In the centre of the town, turn right (westwards) onto the D13. The cemetery will be found after about 1 kilometre on the left hand side.
The Allied offensive in north-western Europe began with the Normandy
landings of 6 June 1944.
2nd Bn. Essex Regiment
17th June 1944, aged 18.
Plot VI. A. 7.
Son of James Henry and Elizabeth Barker, of Burnley, Lancashire.
Henry Ernest Van Crugten
1st/6th Bn. The Queen's
(Royal West Surrey Regiment)
22nd June 1944, aged 26.
Plot I. A. 3.
Son of Henry and Daisy Van Crugten; husband of Edna May Van Crugten, of New Cross, London.
Picture courtesy of Eileen Robbins, niece of this soldier