IN MEMORy by Pierre Vandervelden

The visit of Commonwealth graves in Communals Cemeteries & Churchyards in Belgium & France

AVELIN Communal Cemetery (Nord France)

Left to right: G. E. Sandys - V. Garfoot - Unknown - A. Rushton - W. W. Begg - Unknown - C. White
Pte Victor Garfoot, died of wounds, 20/05/1940, aged 20.
Victor, son of Mr and Mrs W. Garfoot, of Peterborough, formerly of Bourne, was educated at Bourne Council School, and while residing in Bourne, attended the Baptist Sunday School. He joigned the Territorials at Peterborough and was among some of the first Territorials sent out to France and he was home on leave about the middle of March.
Another son, Pte D. Garfoot is serving with the 5th Northants, who arrived safely in England, from Dunkirk.
For Mrs Louise Norton and Family.

5 casualties

United Kingdom Gunner Royal Artillery 1 Bty. 1 A.A. Regt. Age: 27 Date of Death: 20/05/1940 Service No: 2026688 (5)

United Kingdom Private Royal Army Medical Corps 164 Field Amb. Age: 20 Date of Death: 20/05/1940 Service No: 5884630 (2)

United Kingdom Driver Royal Army Service Corps Age: 20 Date of Death: 27/05/1940 Service No: T/68969 (4)

United Kingdom Captain Royal Army Ordnance Corps Age: 28 Date of Death: 24/05/1940 Service No: 91619 (1)

United Kingdom Private Northamptonshire Regiment 2nd Bn. Age: 27 Date of Death: 24/05/1940 Service No: 5881959 (7)

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Casualties informations come usualy from Commonwealth War Graves Commission, see links for more informations © Pierre Vandervelden - Belgium