Second Lieutenant PIERS RICHARD EDGCUMBE
Service Number: 87192
Regiment & Unit/Ship
Royal Armoured Corps
12th Royal Lancers
Date of Death
Died 27 May 1940
Age 25 years old
Buried or commemorated at
2. H. 28
- Country of Service United Kingdom
- Additional Info Son of Kenelm William Edward and Lilian Agnes Edgcumbe, of Holwell Court, Hatfield, Herts.
- Personal Inscription WHATSOEVER IS TRUE, NOBLE PURE, GENEROUS AND OF GOOD REPORT; THESE THINGS HE PURSUED WHOLEHEARTEDLY
- N.B. Recent research has shown that Second Lieutenant Edgcumbe is buried here. The Commission is in the process of producing a headstone to mark his grave. Please note that this casualty was previously commemorated on the Dunkirk Memorial; his name will be removed when the appropriate panel is next replaced.