Ramegnies-Chin Churchyard

History Information (Source: CWGC)

The British Expeditionary Force was involved in the later stages of the defence of Belgium following the German invasion in May 1940, and suffered many casualties in covering the withdrawal to Dunkirk.

 

Ramegnies-Chin Churchyard contains 21 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War, six of them unidentified.

 

Served with

  • United Kingdom (15)

Served in

  • Army (15)

Some epitaphs make you smile and bring a tear to your eye at the same time, "Bubbles" was only 18 years old.... 

 

Lance Serjeant RIMELL, ARTHUR RICHARD

Service Number 2615321

 

Died 21/05/1940  Aged 18

 

3rd Bn. Grenadier Guards

 

INSCRIPTION

DEAR "BUBBLES" ALWAYS IN OUR THOUGHTS.

FATHER, MOTHER, CHARLES AND DENNIS