Petty Officer AirmanHUGHES, GORDON BOOTH

Died 09/11/1945

Aged 21

H.M.S. Heron
Royal Navy

Son of Vernon and Helen Ross Hughes, of Powell River, British Columbia, Canada.

Inscription

SLIPPED THE SURLY BONDS OF EARTH... PUT OUT MY HAND AND TOUCHED THE FACE OF GOD"

Buried at YEOVILTON CHURCHYARD R.N.A.S. EXTENSION

Location: Somerset, United Kingdom
Number of casualties: 22

Cemetery/memorial reference: Row G. Grave 1.


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.