Cavillon Communal Cemetery

Historical Information (Source: CWGC)

Cavillon Communal Cemetery contains two Commonwealth burials of the First World War and the graves of three Second World War airmen.

 

Served with

  • United Kingdom (5)

Served in

  • Air Force (3)
  • Army (2)

Bristol Blenheim Mk.IV P6894 (OM-Q) 107 Squadron, RAF

Airborne from RAF Wattisham, Suffolk as one of six Blenheim tasked to attack Glisy Aerodrome, near Amiens, France. Blenheim P6894 was shot down over the target area by a Bf 109 of 9/JG 3; force landed at Cavillon, 16 km East North East of Amiens and all three crew killed.

 

Crew of Blenheim P6894:

Sergeant Granville Thomas Truscott (Observer), RAF 581482, aged 25

Pilot Officer Thomas William Maslin (Pilot), RAF 42624, aged 24

Sergeant Stanley Edward Hinton (Wireless Op./Air Gunner), RAF 755307, aged 19

 

Sergeant  STANLEY EDWARD