Scopwick War Graves

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Scopwick's War Cemetery

Scopwick War Cemetery

Scopwick's War Graves are located in a cemetery to the north of the village in Vicarage Lane. It contains about 70 Commonwealth War Graves, many from the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) which served at nearby RAF Digby during WW2. There are also some German war graves and pre-WW2 military graves. Details of the graves are listed below.  Thanks to Mick & Jen Stocker for providing the details.

Listings: Commonwealth A to L
  Commonwealth M to Z
  German Military
  Pre WW2 Military
Note: Local historian, Pete Ford, has kindly offered to send images of these graves to family members on request. Pete can be contacted via email : Pete Ford
Commonwealth War Graves (M - Z)
MARKHAM, K.E. Sergeant 748782, Pilot   Royal Air Force
  age 24 d. 13 Jan 1941    
MAGEE, J.G. Pilot Officer   Royal Canadian Air Force
  age 19 d. 11 Dec 1941    
McMILLAN, J.A. Warrant Officer II, 100424, Pilot   Royal Canadian Air Force
  age 22 d. 21 Jan 1943    
MILBURN, O.S. Sergeant 1324316, Observer   Royal Air Force
  age 33 d. 19 Mar 1943 Vir Propositi Tenax
MORRIS, A.J. AFM, Flying Officer, Pilot   Royal Canadian Air Force
  age 25 d. 21 Mar 1944 "Thy will be done - Memories ever dear."
MORTON-GRAY, H Flying Officer   Royal Air Force
  age 22 d. 22 Feb 1941  
MOSLEY, W.B. Flying Officer, Air Observer   Royal Canadian Air Force
  age 21 d. 31 Dec 1942 Urn - In loving memory of beloved husband, Sue Mosley 31/12/1942, age 21.
MURCHIE, R.McC. Pilot Officer   Royal Canadian Air Force
  age 20 d. 28 Feb 1942  
MURRAY, R.M. Sergeant R 68488   Royal Canadian Air Force
    d. 29 Jul 1941  
MURRAY, A.I. Flt. Sergeant R69654, Pilot   Royal Canadian Air Force
    d. 19 Jan 1942 Son of Alexander A. and Gwendoline R. M. Murray, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada
MURRAY, E.A. Flt. Lieutenant, Flying Instructor   Royal Canadian Air Force
  age 22 d. 30 Jul 1943 "Always Remembered"  
OWEN, J.E. Leading Aircraftsman   Royal Canadian Air Force
  age 20 d. 14 Apr 1941  
PAYNE, H.V. Sergeant R 83868, Pilot   Royal Canadian Air Force
  age 23 d. 09 Jan 1942  
PENDLETON, H.. Sergeant 1398882, Observer   Royal Air Force
  age 41 d. 05 Dec 1942 "England he loved, Proudly he went."
PETERSEN, N.B. Wing Commander, Pilot   Royal Canadian Air Force
  age 28 d. 02 Sep 1941  
REYNOLDS, J.B. BA, Flt. Lieutenant, Pilot   Royal Canadian Air Force
  age 27 d. 18 Feb 1941  
RITCHIE, N.A. Sergeant R 76589, Pilot   Royal Canadian Air Force
  age 23 d. 22 Nov 1942  
SCOTT, W.T. Flying Officer   Royal Air Force
  age 27 d. 06 Mar 1940 Younger son of the late Herbert and Mrs J. Scott of Edinburgh
SISSMAN, R. Pilot Officer   Royal Air Force
    d. 01 Jul 1940  
SMITH, R.G. Sergeant R 68180   Royal Canadian Air Force
    d. 02 Aug 1941  
SMITH, H.G.W. Pilot Officer   Royal Australian Air Force
  age 28 d. 10 Dec 1942 "I thank my God upon every remembrance of you"
STANLEY, D.O. Sergeant 39944, Pilot   Royal New Zealand Air Force
  age 24 d. 27 Oct 1940  
St-HILAIRE, R.J.A.G Aviateure 1re Classe   Royal Canadian Air Force
  age 23 d. 05 Mar 1942  
SWEET, P.M. Pilot Officer   Royal Canadian Air Force
  age 21 d. 27 Mar 1942 "The Lord is my shepherd I shall not want. Psalm 23:1"
WALKER, P.D. Flt. Lieutenant, Pilot   Royal Air Force
    d. 29 Nov 1939  
WARNER, K.E. Flying Officer, Pilot   Royal Canadian Air Force
  b. 22 Apr 1910 d. 05 Dec 1942 of Lexington, Oregon, USA.
WATSON, F.S. Flt. Lieutenant, Pilot   Royal Canadian Air Force
    d. 11 Oct 1941  
WATT, N.A. Flying Officer, Pilot   Royal Canadian Air Force
  age 21 d. 01 Jul 1943 "Have finished my course my soul shall wing its flight on high"
Marker Stone
OFFENBERG, H.M. DFC, Flt Lieutenant, Pilot   Royal Air Force
      Buried here 26.1.1942. Reburied at the Brussels City Cemetery, Evere, Belgium September 1949.

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