The Funeral

The next series of photographs are of the airmen’s funeral on 21 June 1944 at Gannes, the procession leaving the church in the centre of the village for the cemetery just outside to the north.

The funeral service was held at the war memorial:

Cemetery Gannes 1944

After the service:

Flowers Gannes 1944

Finally, the two coffins were buried in a grave close to the western wall of the cemetery.