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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

ESQUELBECQ MILITARY CEMETERY

2. H. 28

France

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
  • 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. Please note that this casualty was previously commemorated on the Dunkirk Memorial; his name will be removed when the appropriate panel is next replaced.
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