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BASSINGBOURN-CUM-KNEESWORTH - Post War Graves

Since World War 2 - Airmen and Soldiers who died at Bassingbourn base
Compiled and copyright © 2000 Martin Edwards

Bassingbourn-cum-Kneesworth Cemetery
CWGC Graves.
Those to the left are post world war 2,
those to the right contain both Bassingbourn names
and those who flew from the airfield there.
These include Australian, Canadian and
New Zealand airmen


Photographs Copyright © Martin Edwards 2000

In the cemtery at Bassingbourn-cum-Kneesworth stands a memorial fronted by two rows of Commwealth War Graves Commission graves. These are in two blocks the first block being the largest and contains the names of those men who died flying from Bassingbourn airfield in World War 2 intermingled with graves of the Bassingbourn-cum-Kneesworth dead of World War 2, the non-Bassingbourn-cum-Knessworth men are listed here and include Australian, Canadian and New Zealand airmen as well as British and is listed separately. The second, smaller block, contains the names of those men who died at the base since World War 2 and are listed here.

POST WORLD WAR 2
1946-PRESENT

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4183733 Corporal Technician Royal Air Force 16th May 1962 Age 40

ASHLEY

J T

24055247 Lance Corporal Army Catering Corps. 8th January 1972 Age 25

AXWORTHY

C P

Pilot Officer Royal Air Force 20th December 1961 Age 24

BEACH

G M

Flying Officer Royal Air Force 17th April 1967 Age 20

BRINK

J A

Flying Officer Royal Air Force 8th July 1959 Age 28

BROWN

D R

41193315 Master Engineer Royal Air Force 29th May 1966 Age 44

BROWN

R M

Flying Officer Royal Air Force 10th May 1955 Age 22

DONOVAN

J P

Flying Officer Royal Air Force 7th April 1953 Age 28

GILBERT

J P G

W400546 Sergeant Late Royal Air Force 29th August 1968 Age 48

GUY

M R

24153477 Private Royal Anglian Regiment 8th October 1970 Age 18

HAWKES

P J

Flying Officer Royal Air Force 10th May 1955 Age 20

INGLESON

J J

1686103 Flight Sergeant Royal Air Force 24th June 1954 Age 30

KING

J

Pilot Officer Royal Air Force 24th June 1954 Age 23

MAULE

M J

Pilot Officer Royal Air Force 8th July 1959 Age 20

MEEHAM

B D

Pilot Officer Royal Air Force 17th April 1967 Age 25

MITCHELL

N R

Pilot Officer Royal Air Force 16th February 1953 Age 21

MUNDAY

S J

587837 Corporal Royal Air Force 7th March 1960 Age 22

O'BRIAN

F G

Pilot Officer Royal Air Force 16th February 1953 Age 22

RATCLIFFE

J E

Flying Officer Royal Air Force 10th May 1955 Age 20

ROGERS

D J

Flying Officer Royal Air Force 8th July 1959 Age 21

SAUNDERS

H R

Pilot Officer Royal Air Force 4th November 1953 Age 22

SHOWKUM

G L

24331714 Lance Corporal Queens Regiment 10th July 1986 Age 28

SMITH

A J

Pilot Officer Royal Air Force 16th February 1953 Age 23

SPOKES

J

Flying Officer Royal Air Force 24th February 1956 Age 27

WILKINSON

C F

1934851 Junior Technician Royal Air Force 26th October 1963 Age 21

WYCHE

P C

Flight Lieutenant Royal Air Force 24th June 1954 Age 28

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