Flying Officer (Pilot)PURKIS, BASIL LAIRD

Service Number 129554

Died 25/08/1944

Aged 34

101 Sqdn.
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Son of Henry James Purkis and Bessie Purkis; husband of M. Joyce Purkis, of Penheden Heath, Maidstone, Kent. Barrister-at-Law.

Inscription

HE SHALL RECEIVE THE BLESSING FROM THE LORD

Buried at BOULT-AUX-BOIS COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Location: Ardennes, France
Number of casualties: 7

Cemetery/memorial reference: Grave 5.


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.