Cugny Communal Cemetery
Historical Information (Source: CWGC)
There is 1 unidentified burial of the 1914-1918 war and 7 of the 1939-1945 war here. Also a large plot of French War Graves.
- United Kingdom (6)
- Canadian (1)
- Air Force (7)
Halifax, Mark V, LL 358, crashed at Cugny, Aisne on 9th Aug. 1944. Departed from Tempsford, Bedfordshire, 161, Bomber Command. Target: SOE
All 7 crew members are buried here:
1896765 Sergeant Clifford George Bragg, Air Gunner in 161 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, died 9th August 1944, aged 20. Son of Clifford and Florence Lily Bragg of Kingsbury, Middlesex.
1892263 Sergeant Bryan Charles Frederick Dean, Flight Engineer in Royal Air Force Voluntary Reserve, died 9th August 1944, aged 27. Son of Frederick Bryan and Gertrude Mary Dean of West Norwood, Surrey; husband of Josehine Anita Dean of Hamton, Middlesex.
J/89985 Pilot Officer John Bruce Grady, Navigator in 161 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force, attached to Royal Air Force, died 9th August 1944, aged 26. Son of John Earle and Mary Lulu Grady of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
2211419 Sergeant Ellis Markson, Air Gunner in Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, died 9th August 1944, aged 38. Son of David and Sarah Markson; husband of Ethel Markson of Liverpool.
1576493 Flight Sergeant Joseph William Nicholls, Pilot in 161 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 9th August 1944.
54696 Pilot Officer George Edwards Rhead, Air Bomber in 161 Squadron, Royal Air Force, died 9th August 1944, aged 38. Son of George and Mary Rhead; husband of Phyllis Rhead of Stockcross, Berkshire.
1389036 Sergeant Anthony Albert Rivers, Wireless Operator in 161 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, died 9th August 1944.