Sergeant (Wireless Op./Air Gunner)LANCASTER, WILLIAM NEWTON

Service Number 1131694

Died 19/06/1943

Aged 21

50 Sqdn.
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Son of William and Janet Lancaster, of Wennington.

Inscription

GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN; HE LAID DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS

Buried at LECK (ST. PETER) CHURCHYARD

Location: Lancashire, United Kingdom
Number of casualties: 1

Cemetery/memorial reference: North-west corner.


Cemetery details

CWGC Archives

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DISCLAIMER:
This collection of documents was assembled by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and its predecessors as part of the processes involved in the commemoration of individuals. As a result, they contain many corrections and alterations which reflect their use as working documents. For further information concerning the history of the collection, please see our About Our Records page.
Please be advised that some of the documents, especially the burial returns and exhumation reports, may contain information which some people may find distressing. The original archive records and their digital copies remain the property of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, but are available for re-use for private and non-commercial purposes.