Wittes Churchyard

Historical Information (Source: CWGC)

In the churchyard, some 9 metres north of the corner of the church, are the graves of 3 airmen of the Royal Air Force.

 

Served with

  • United Kingdom (3)

Served in

  • Air Force (3)

 

Pilot Officer (Pilot) BENNETT, RICHARD HENRY MONTAGUE - Service Number 41656

Died 30/06/1940 Aged 21

107 Sqdn. Royal Air Force

Mentioned in Despatches

Son of Harry Montague Bennett and Jean Claire Bennett, of Blairmore, Alberta Canada.

 

Sergeant (Wireless Operator) HARRISON, DENIS STORR - Service Number 527017

Died 30/06/1940 Aged 22

107 Sqdn. Royal Air Force

Son of Thomas Henry and Ann Storr Harrison.

INSCRIPTION: WHEN HE WAS TRIED, HE RECEIVED THE CROWN OF LIFE

 

Sergeant (Observer) LANGFORD, ALBERT BERNARD - Service Number 581228

Died 30/06/1940 Aged 22

107 Sqdn. Royal Air Force

Son of Albert Incram Langford, and Caroline Ethel Langford, of Boston, Lincolnshire.

INSCRIPTION: THE MEMORY OF THOSE DEAR AND HAPPY DAYS, NOW PAST, SHALL LIVE MY WHOLE LIFE THROUGH